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Cognitive and cultural embeddedness

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Our cultural choices and traditions (language, religion, customs and practices, history and collective memory, the value we ascribe to our heritage, public spaces and specific landscapes) define who “we” are. This plural “we” can refer to a number of entities that intertwine or even conflict: people, nation, region, society… As time goes by, internal and external influences introduce contradictory forces into this complex identity, helping to preserve, change, or even eradicate a human group’s collective values. This group will evolve down the generations in accordance with the way in which cultural elements are ...
brain response to the perceived threat of harm. Anger becomes the predominant feeling behaviorally, cognitively, and physiologically when a person makes the conscious choice to take action to immediately stop the threatening behavior of another outside force. The English term originally comes from the term anger of Old Norse language. Anger can have many physical and mental consequences. The external expression of anger can be found in facial expressions , body language , physiological responses, and at times in public acts of aggression . 1 Humans and non-human animals for example make loud sounds, attempt to look physically ...
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7/5/2010 Open Thread | Gene Expression | Discover Magazine
I think it is probably best to have a weekly open thread for links and what not of interest. So I’ll just do this every week (in fact, I’m going to schedule a bunch ahead), and leave links or pointers. I suppose people could ask questions too, as a lot of my blog posts which are more didactic emerge through reader feedback (often via email). July 5th, 2010 Tags: Open Thread by Razib Khan in Blog | 11 comments | RSS feed | 1.   Tweets that mention 7/5/2010 Open Thread | Gene Expression | Discover Magazine -- Topsy.com Says: July 5th, 2010 at 6:52 pm [...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by ... market research, surveys and trends
Dr Michael Kindler's review of "Learning from one another"
has offered a  review of the teachers manual "Learning from one another" (LFOA). What follows is an analysis of his review. Words are important. At the risk of sounding trivial, words are used by the mind to evoke an imagery built through their structures and the links they establish with already existing knowledge we have acquired along the way. First and foremost they give meaning to what we hear or read because of their power to create a landscape in our minds. Often they span a  number of inflections, sometimes subtly differentiated branch-offs from the stem, much like a meadow unfolds into various patches as we ... market research, surveys and trends

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Taiwanese Gifted Students' Views Of Nature Of Science - Research ...
This study examined the conceptions of nature of science (NOS) possessed by a group of gifted seventh-grade students from Taiwan. The students were engaged in a 1-week science camp with emphasis on scientific inquiry and NOS. A Chinese version of a NOS questionnaire was developed, specifically addressing the context of Chinese culture, to assess students' views on the development of scientific knowledge. Pretest results indicated that the majority of participants had a basic understanding of the tentative, subjective, empirical, and socially and culturally embedded aspects of NOS. Some conflicting views and misconceptions ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Experimental studies on cognitive training have suggested that the effects of experience are narrow in augmenting or maintaining cognitive abilities, while correlational studies report a wide range of benefits of an engaged lifestyle, including increased longevity, resistance to dementia, and enhanced cognitive flexibility. The latter class of evidence is ambiguous because it is possible that it is simply the case that those with relatively better cognitive vitality seek out and maintain a wider range of activities. We report data from a field experiment in which older adults were randomly assigned to participate in a program ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Economic Action and Embeddedness: The Problem of the Structure of ...
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Cristina Carpinelli is a politolog. She deals with research works, from economic and social point of view, concerning Central-Est Europe (Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland), South-Est Europe (Bulgaria, Romania, balkan Countries), Russia and all Former Soviet Union Countries. Recently, She has also become an expert on gender issues in Countries mentioned above. She can't answer the questions relative to other geo-economic and political areas or about other questions outside her competence/knowledge. She lives and works in Milan (Italy). Experience Cristina Carpinelli wrote many articles and essays on the Ussr and ...