Category-learning results in new functional circuits between these two areas, and these functional circuits are rhythm-based, which is key because that’s a relatively new concept in systems neuroscience. — Humming in Sync: How Our Brains Can Learn So Quickly — PsyBlog
Some people will tell you that the waltz isn’t just a dance. It caused a social revolution when it first became popular in Vienna in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. — A Rhythm That Has Waltzed Away With Hearts : Deceptive Cadence : NPR
Deric Bownds' MindBlog: Childhood bullying predicts adult inflammation.
BPS Research Digest: Committed nurses cope with stress by dehumanising themselves and their patients - Italian study
Leonardo da Vinci's resume -
When he was around 32 years old, Leonardo da Vinci applied to the Duke of Milan, Ludovico Sforza, for a job. The duke was in need of military expertise and Leonardo’s 10-point CV emphasized his military engineering skills:
3. Also, if one cannot, when besieging a terrain, proceed by…
From a book by Hartmut Esslinger, a collection of photographs of prototypes his company Frog Design worked on for Apple Computer.
The portables and phones are especially interesting.
Adolescents who believe people can change cope better with the challenges of attending high school, a new study finds.
In contrast, those who believed that people’s personalities are fixed and unchangeable fared worse, suffering higher levels of stress and poorer physical health. — Here’s Why Believing People Can Change Is So Important in Life — PsyBlog
No idea if this is for sale anywhere (I couldn’t find it) or if it’s just a design exercise, but this cover for Peter Benchley’s Jaws designed by Tom Lenartowicz is inspired. (via ★interesting)