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What shrinks the brain and bloats the head?

If you give a parakeet a mirror, it will spend most of its day staring at itself and become reclusive and aggressive to all other stimulation.  478 more words

I want Equal Opportunities, not Equality

I was having a discussion with a friend of mine a few days ago about basic human rights when she said that ‘for equality to work, people with Special Needs and Disabilities should be treated in exactly the same way as everyone else’. 443 more words


Old Tree are taken to Plantoys factory

PlanToys® are made with clean, natural rubberwood from rubber trees which no longer produce latex. To keep the rubberwood pure, no fertilizer is added to the soil for three years before the trees are cut. 19 more words

To Praise, or Not to Praise, That Is the Question

How are parent’s supposed to know what to say when their children does something well?  There exists a plethora of parenting philosophies that advise parents to always, sometimes or never praise children for a job well done. 1,165 more words


School Sends The Wrong Message About Bullying

You would like to just assume that they meant well. That’s the nice thought of course. However, it’s not always that simple. In this case, one can safely say that this was just stupid. 402 more words

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Robo-Puppy & the Helicopter Parent

Comparative Psychology – gaining understanding of human behavior by making comparisons to non-human agents — can be hard for students to appreciate, especially when the comparison is between humans and computers, a core element to the Cognitive Science enterprise. 1,057 more words