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Jun 27

“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

Jun 18

“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

Jun 17

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Jun 16

Deric Bownds' MindBlog: Childhood bullying predicts adult inflammation.

Jun 05

BPS Research Digest: Committed nurses cope with stress by dehumanising themselves and their patients - Italian study

Jun 04

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Jun 02

Leonardo da Vinci's resume -

jkottke:

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…

May 28

Early Apple prototypes

jkottke:

From a book by Hartmut Esslinger, a collection of photographs of prototypes his company Frog Design worked on for Apple Computer.

Apple prototype

The portables and phones are especially interesting.

May 23

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

May 22

Great Jaws book cover

jkottke:

Jaws Cover

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)