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Sum of the parts? How our brains see men as people and women as body parts

Sarah Gervais EurekAlert Study finds that both genders process images of men, women differently. When casting our eyes upon an object, our brains either perceive it in its entirety or as a collection of its parts. Consider, for instance, photo … Continue reading

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Darwin’s Dangerous Idea – Body and Soul

In the first episode of the three-part series, Andrew Marr explores how Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection has taken on a life of its own far beyond the world of science. He argues that Darwin’s theory has transformed … Continue reading

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Disappearing Dead: Economic Optimism about Immortality

PBS NewsHour Will we one day be able to live forever? What is the goal of economics if not the greatest good for the greatest number of people? Substitute “happy, healthy, never-ending life” for “greatest good” and you can see … Continue reading

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The Great Capitalist Heist: How Paris Hilton’s Dogs Ended Up Better Off Than You

Alternet Elites say that we need inequality to encourage the rich to invest and the creative to invent. That’s working out well — for 1% pooches. Editor’s Note: When harmful beliefs plague a population, you can bet that the 1% … Continue reading

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World’s first GM babies born

Michael Hanlon Daily Mail The world’s first genetically modified humans have been created, it was revealed last night. The disclosure that 30 healthy babies were born after a series of experiments in the United States provoked another furious debate about … Continue reading

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The Skinny on Obesity

UCTV Sugar impacts the brain just as much as the waistline. In this episode, Dr. Robert Lustig explains the biochemical shifts that sugar causes, making us store fat and feel hungry at the same time. Series: “UCTV Prime: The Skinny … Continue reading

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What is a Good Teacher?

Michael Wilshaw et al. RTA In the opening debate of a new series of Education Matters Debates with Teach First Sir Michael Wilshaw HMCI, Matthew Taylor, Peter Hyman, Ndidi Okezie and Gillian Hargreaves ask: what will it take to ensure … Continue reading

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Julian Assange Interviews Slavoj Zizek and David Horowitz

Julian Assange Journeyman Pictures In the second episode of his ground breaking new series, Julian Assange is joined in house arrest by intellectual superstar Slavoj Zizek, and via satellite by divisive right wing figurehead David Horowitz. This episode pitches left … Continue reading

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Can computers have true artificial intelligence?

BBC News Is it possible to create true artificial intelligence and, if so, how close are we to doing so, asks mathematician Professor Marcus du Sautoy. It was while I was making my last BBC TV series, The Code, that … Continue reading

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Bilingual children switch tasks faster than speakers of a single language

Robert Bock EurekAlert Bilinguals slower to build vocabulary but better at multitasking. Children who grow up learning to speak two languages are better at switching between tasks than are children who learn to speak only one language, according to a … Continue reading

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