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Men and women show surprising differences in seeing motion

Men and women show surprising differences in seeing motion

Date:
August 16, 2018
Source:
Cell Press
Summary:
Researchers have found an unexpected difference between men and women. On average, their studies show, men pick up on visual motion significantly faster than women do.
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Robots have power to significantly influence children's opinions

Robots have power to significantly influence children's opinions

Date:
August 15, 2018
Source:
University of Plymouth
Summary:
Young children are significantly more likely than adults to have their opinions and decisions influenced by robots, according to new research.
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Developing Child Creativity

Developing Child Creativity…

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Finding Balance with Video Games

Finding Balance with Video Games

Video games have changed a lot since Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? and Oregon Trail. Whether it is…

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Master Your Photo Skills with These 6 Easy Tricks

Master Your Photo Skills with These 6 Easy Tricks

by CREATIVELIVE STAFF

June 22, 2018

Photography is a universal language. A way to…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on July 28, 2018 at 9:43am — No Comments

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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Added by Timothy Gangwer on July 10, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments

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

Date:
June 12, 2018
Source:
Southern Methodist…
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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

Date:
June 11, 2018
Source:
University of Western Ontario
Summary:
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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Why are sight and sound out of sync?

Why are sight and sound out of sync?

Date:
June 11, 2018
Source:
City University London
Summary:
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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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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Added by Timothy Gangwer on June 6, 2018 at 2:15pm — No Comments

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

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The Global Search for Education: Could a Robot Replace a Teacher? Should a Robot Replace a Teacher?

The Global Search for Education: Could a Robot Replace a Teacher? Should a Robot Replace a Teacher?

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on June 6, 2018 at 9:54am — No Comments

This is your brain detecting patterns

This is your brain detecting patterns

It is different from other kinds of learning, study shows

Date:
May 31, 2018
Source:
Ohio State University
Summary:
Detecting patterns is an important part of how humans learn and make decisions. Now, researchers have seen what is happening in people's…
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Added by Timothy Gangwer on June 1, 2018 at 10:12am — No Comments

Eyes in the back of the head

Eyes in the back of the head

Date:
May 10, 2018
Source:
Tohoku University
Summary:
A team has tested the human spatial ability to perceive our surroundings without actually seeing it.
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12 Ways to Teach Your Visual Learner

12 Ways to Teach Your Visual Learner

by Education.com…





12 Ways to Teach Your Visual Learner
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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 15, 2018 at 9:29am — No Comments

Virtual avatar-to-avatar interviews may improve eyewitness testimony

Virtual avatar-to-avatar interviews may improve eyewitness testimony

Providing eyewitness accounts may be easier -- and more accurate -- in a virtual environment than in traditional face-to-face interviews

Date:
May 14, 2018
Source:
Frontiers
Summary:
Virtual avatar-to-avatar eyewitness…
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Daily photography improves wellbeing

Daily photography improves wellbeing

Taking a photo each day and posting it online has complex benefits

Date:
April 30, 2018
Source:
Lancaster University…


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Added by Timothy Gangwer on May 1, 2018 at 9:43am — No Comments

Visual Literacy

Visual literacy

Francis Zammit DimechTuesday, 24 April 2018, 11:36Last update: about 1 day ago

In 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…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on April 25, 2018 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Using creative classroom design to promote instructional innovation

Using creative classroom design to promote instructional innovation

This Long Island district is scrapping traditional rows of desks in favor of more flexible learning spaces.

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on April 17, 2018 at 8:31am — No Comments

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