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Visual perceptual skills are updated by process similar to memory reconsolidation, study finds

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Visual perceptual skills are updated by process similar to memory reconsolidation, study finds

New research concludes that humans' ability to identify and categorize what they see is kept up-to-date by…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on July 10, 2018 at 10:00am

People who deeply grasp pain or happiness of others, process music differently in brain

People who deeply grasp pain or happiness of others, process music differently in brain

Higher empathy people appear to process music like a pleasurable proxy for a human encounter -- in the brain regions for reward, social awareness and regulation of social emotions

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June 12, 2018
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Southern Methodist…
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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on June 13, 2018 at 1:01pm

If your eyes wrinkle when you smile or frown, you appear more sincere

If your eyes wrinkle when you smile or frown, you appear more sincere

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June 11, 2018
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University of Western Ontario
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Researchers have shown that our brains are pre-wired to perceive wrinkles around the eyes as conveying more intense and more sincere emotions. This eye-wrinkle feature, called the Duchenne…
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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on June 13, 2018 at 12:58pm

Why are sight and sound out of sync?

Why are sight and sound out of sync?

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June 11, 2018
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City University London
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The way we process sight and sound are curiously out of sync by different amounts for different people and tasks, according to a new study.…
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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on June 13, 2018 at 12:54pm

Text on Videos: The Next Big Marketing Medium

Text on Videos: The Next Big Marketing Medium

Video has become one of the most powerful ways to speak to your audience. In the recent 2016 VNI Complete Forecast, Cisco…

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Posted by Timothy Gangwer on June 6, 2018 at 2:15pm

 

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Visual perceptual skills are updated by process similar to memory reconsolidation, study finds

Science Newsfrom research organizationsVisual perceptual skills are updated by process similar to memory reconsolidation, study findsNew research concludes that humans' ability to identify and categorize what they see is kept up-to-date by reactivating lessons learned and allowing them to become stable over timeDate:July 9, 2018Source:Brown UniversitySummary:A new study shows that updating visual perceptual skills -- which humans rely on to recognize what they see, including potential threats,…See More
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Eyes in the back of the headDate:May 10, 2018Source:Tohoku UniversitySummary:A team has tested the human spatial ability to perceive our surroundings without actually seeing it.Share: FULL STORYThis is an experimental setup to investigate implicit learning of surroundings.Credit: Satoshi ShioiriSpatial representations of surroundings, including those outside the visual field, are crucial for guiding movement in a three-dimensional world. The visual…See More
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Daily photography improves wellbeing

Daily photography improves wellbeingTaking a photo each day and posting it online has complex benefitsDate:April 30, 2018Source:Lancaster UniversityTaking a photo each day and posting it online has complex benefits say researchers who say it supports improved wellbeing.This is a popular social phenomenon, with Instagram having over 1.5million photos tagged #365 for each day of the year while there are thousands of members of Blipfoto, a key photo-a-day site.A study co-authored by Dr Liz…See More
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Visual Literacy

Visual literacyFrancis Zammit DimechTuesday, 24 April 2018, 11:36Last update: about 1 day agoIn this week's vlog, MEP Francis Zammit Dimech speaks about his work on a report on Modernisation of Education in the EU currently being discussed within the Committee responsible for Education. Over the past weeks Zammit Dimech met representatives of child care centres, teachers, unions, academics and students to obtain their feedback. They raised various existing concerns which need to be tackled…See More
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Using creative classroom design to promote instructional innovation

Using creative classroom design to promote instructional innovationThis Long Island district is scrapping traditional rows of desks in favor of more flexible learning spaces.by TARA GARCÍA MATHEWSONApril 4, 2018Ann Marie Lynam has been a teacher in Long Island’s Baldwin Schools for 14 years, but this year she says her teaching has changed drastically. She supports much more student collaboration and autonomy, and not because…See More
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Five Strategies for Overcoming Conflict and Bullying in the Classroom

Five Strategies for Overcoming Conflict and Bullying in the ClassroomBy Guest Blogger on April 6, 2018 12:02 PMEditor's Note: Teachers are at the forefront of dealing with conflict and bullying that arises from difference—whether political, racial, religious, or physical. Today, Frosina Kiprijanovska, a primary school teacher in the Republic of Macedonia, shares strategies that can be used to deal with any type of conflict in the classroom.  By guest blogger Frosina KiprijanovskaMost of us…See More
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Augmented Reality

Augmented reality could be helpful for ESOL studentsAugmented realityBy Tyler Kendall | Posted: Thu 6:03 PM, Mar 15, 2018  | Updated: Thu 7:11 PM, Mar 15, 2018 ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- On Thursday, students at Burley Middle School had the opportunity to experience augmented reality as part of a pilot program from Google."Instead of just imagining it in your head, you can actually see it," said Shakira Bravo, a Burley Middle School student.That's one of the…See More
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To Emoji or Not to Emoji? There is No Question

To Emoji or Not to Emoji? There is No Question| MARCH 21, 2016 | BY SARA COTTLEhttps://www.candoideas.com/hs-fs/hubfs/preview-full-Emoji_marketin.jpg?t=1519591057095&width=600&name=preview-full-Emoji_marketin.jpg 600w,…See More
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Why art needs to stay in class

Why art needs to stay in classSurya Praphulla Kumar JANUARY 19, 2018 14:37 ISTUPDATED: JANUARY 19, 2018 18:02 ISTThe Hindu WeekendA new arts conference will discuss its relevance in school, as it improves critical thinking, cognitive ability and concentration. Plus, four global cues we need to followAn art class is to relax, copy what’s on the blackboard and maybe get in a quiet gab. While we may wish this weren’t the case today, in most Indian schools, art education is still outdated. “The…See More
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