Cognitive Science

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First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Robo-puppy and the helicopter parent

Link Think this is good? 1 person thinks this is good 1 people think this is goodIt’s GOODErica Kleinknecht posted April 22, 2014 at 8:53 amThe recent Atlantic monthly article put the helicopter-parenting backlash squarely in the limelight with an ... [Published Good Magazine - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Poverty Is a Wound, Not an Enemy

Nico Hemsley, ColumnistAs a cognitive science major, I never thought that my classwork would inform my alter ego as a columnist on social justice, but it turns out that education can inform your life in ways you don't expect. One of the things I've learned ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Poll results: most interesting classes at UC Berkeley

Last week, we polled UC Berkeley students to find out which classes they thought students should Phase 1 and Phase 2. Guess what — there are actually a lot.Classes offered in psychology, sociology, anthropology and cognitive science seemed to be the most ... [Published Daily Californian - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

On That Which is Called “Memory”

Information itself is a foundational concept for cognitive science theories.But the very definition of information can also cause issues, especially when the term is used to describe the brain "encoding" information from the senses without any regard ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Culture - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

'Like Little Language Vacuum Cleaners,' Kids Suck Up Swear Words

i i iStockphoto.comDr. Timothy Jay says children are like "little language vacuum cleaners" that pick up whatever they hear. iStockphoto.com Most parents are pretty concerned about their kids using foul language.Dr. Timothy Jay, a psychologist and expert ... [Published NPR - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Case Western Reserve University show emphasizes a constellation of research there (slideshow)

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The robotic snow-mower was hard to miss at Case Western Reserve University's Research ShowCASE 2014.Built about as long and wide as a grocery cart, but much closer to the ground, the creation whizzed around Friday on the floor of the ... [Published Cleveland.com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Miss America offers career advice to Central York students

One of the first things Nina Davuluri did as Miss America 2014 was make a lip gloss for Rain Cosmetics.She was no stranger to the chemistry of it, having studied brain, behavior and cognitive science at the University of Michigan."But it was a good example ... [Published York Dispatch - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Please Explain: Empathy

Paul Bloom , professor of psychology and cognitive science at Yale University, and Leslie Jamison , author of The Empathy Exams , and tell us what empathy is, how we develop it, what happens when people don’t develop it, and empathy’s role in human psychology, ... [Published WNYC - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Data-Driven Optimization of the Worker

1. The math of large numbers means that companies with lots of employees are going to try to optimize  everything ."Technology means that no matter what kind of job you have — even if you're alone in a truck on an empty road — your company can now measure ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Four short links: 17 April 2014

Playbook for Strategic Foresight & Innovation — MANY pages of framework and exercises. Good for what it is, but also as a model for how to disseminate your ideas and frame for the world to consume. Why I’m a Crabby Patty About AI and Cognitive Science ... [Published OReilly Network - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

‘Introducing inter-disciplinary collaboration in curriculum’

A plea for introducing interdisciplinary collaboration into the curriculum at multiple levels of education in order to enable students to participate in the development of convergent technologies was made by S.R. Rao, Adviser, Department of Biotechnology ... [Published The Hindu - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

'Link With Premier Institutions, promote Autonomous Research'

Dr S R Rao, advisor to the Department of Bio-technology, Union Ministry of Science and Technology has called upon the universities in the country to give importance to autonomous research.Delivering the ninth convocation address at the Thiruvalluar University ... [Published New Indian Express - Apr 17 2014]

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"A lot of times you don't get to the argument about the positive uses of these [words]," Jay says. "Their use in humor, their use in bonding, their use as a relief from pain or venting or frustration — I look at this as an evolutionary advantage. Why would we have this language? It must do something for us."
"Case students are really focused on what they are doing" said Steven Cramer, a junior from Wisconsin, who is studying cognitive science and economics
...The site states that staff writers "get their information from dozens of interviews with teachers and administrators" which limits the consistency of professional, standardized analysis
...By the end of the year, a class of 60 will be reduced to 25 regular students. No alternatives seem evident. "If a child cannot do the work, we send him home" a teacher once said to me in Mali

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The Pull of Social Media: Are We Becoming Ever ... [Published PRWeb UK - 10 mins ago]
Robo-puppy and the helicopter parent [Published Good Magazine - 15 hours ago]
Poverty Is a Wound, Not an Enemy [Published Individual.com - Apr 22 2014]
Poll results: most interesting classes at UC Be... [Published Daily Californian - Apr 21 2014]
Case, Kent professors featured on PBS Series "Y... [Published Cleveland.com - Apr 21 2014]
Why Buddhist Meditation Can't Solve All Our Pro... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 21 2014]
Focusing On Context Helps Alleviate Bad Memories [Published Red Orbit - Apr 21 2014]
On That Which is Called “Memory” [Published Scientific Blogging - Culture - Apr 21 2014]
'Like Little Language Vacuum Cleaners,' Kids Su... [Published NPR - Apr 20 2014]
Week Ahead April 20, 2014 [Published Spokesman-Review.com - Apr 20 2014]
Case Western Reserve University show emphasizes... [Published Cleveland.com - Apr 19 2014]
Improving How We Review Edtech: 3 Case Studies [Published Edutopia - Apr 18 2014]
How we can stop the rise of the schooled illite... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
HITACHI HIGH TECHNOLOGIES : Enters into the Bra... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 18 2014]
Please Explain: Empathy [Published WNYC - Apr 17 2014]
Miss America offers career advice to Central Yo... [Published York Dispatch - Apr 17 2014]
The Data-Driven Optimization of the Worker [Published Yahoo! Finance - Apr 17 2014]
Why Science Cannot Unlock the Secret of the Hum... [Published Philadelphia Trumpet - Apr 17 2014]
Four short links: 17 April 2014 [Published OReilly Network - Apr 17 2014]
New Memory Model Explains How Neurons Select... [Published Red Orbit - Apr 17 2014]
Four short links: 17 April 2014 [Published O'Reilly Radar - Insight, analysis, and researc ... - Apr 17 2014]
Google : Qualcomm Institute Experiments with Ne... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 17 2014]
In 80s, incubator boosted businesses in Yellow ... [Published Yellow Springs News - Apr 17 2014]
The bilingual brain is more nimble and efficient [Published Irish Times - Apr 17 2014]
‘Introducing inter-disciplinary collaboration i... [Published The Hindu - Apr 17 2014]
'Link With Premier Institutions, promote Autono... [Published New Indian Express - Apr 17 2014]
Crush of the week: Natalie Ep [Published Yale Herald - Apr 17 2014]
America Cleans Up Its Homophobic Lexicon [Published Huffington Post - Apr 16 2014]
Brain starts to slow down at 24, study suggests [Published Radio Canada International - Apr 16 2014]
If I Knew You Were Coming, AI'd've Baked a Cake [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
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On That Which is Called “Memory” [Published Scientific Blogging - Culture - Apr 21 2014]
Information itself is a foundational concept for cognitive science theories.But the very definition of information can also cause issues, especially when the term is used to describe the brain "encoding" information from the senses without any regard ...
Four short links: 17 April 2014 [Published O'Reilly Radar - Insight, analysis, and researc ... - Apr 17 2014]
Playbook for Strategic Foresight & Innovation — MANY pages of framework and exercises. Good for what it is, but also as a model for how to disseminate your ideas and frame for the world to consume. Why I’m a Crabby Patty About AI and Cognitive Science ...
Early Career Scientists and Engineers receive h... [Published The Sietch Blog - Apr 16 2014]
Press Release 14-055Early Career Scientists and Engineers receive highest honor from the White House Twenty NSF-funded scientists recognized for strengthening America's scientific enterprise President Obama talks with PECASE recipients at the ...
Beyond Our Wildest Hypotheses [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 13 2014]
Barbara Ehrenreich – a trained biologist who, in her latest book , reveals her own brushes with mystical experiences – argues ( NYT ) that scientists should take such matters seriously: If mystical experiences represent some sort of an encounter, as ...
Your Brain Isn’t Equipped to Deal With the Hear... [Published TIME.com - Apr 09 2014]
You might be scrambling to come up with a new password after news Tuesday of a vicious software bug that leaves our bank information, credit card numbers, emails, passwords and other sensitive and supposedly protected information vulnerable to being ...
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