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Idealism. Not philosophical idealism, but children's idealism. Why does it leave? Why does it stay?

A bumper-sticker remark I liked: "I Don't Should On Myself." Mispronounce "should" and it sounds like "shit". I was 45-ish before I read in…

Started by Tom Sarbeck

4 Jun 10, 2013
Reply by Melvinotis

Your Brain, Typically Female or Male?

All my youth, I was very tomboy, played with the boys and their toys. During my teens my play with boys turned from gravel pits and Tonka t…

Started by T A A

13 Nov 7, 2011
Reply by Tatyana Harris

The Magic of Thinking Big

The Magic of Thinking Big 'The Magic of Thinking Big' is a title of a book that fmd dozens of hardheaded, practical ideas, techniques, and…

Started by Hope

0 Feb 26, 2011

If Modern Humans Are So Smart, Why Are Our Brains Shrinking?

  by Kathleen McAuliffe; illustrations by Stuart Bradford From the September 2010 issue; published online January 20, 2011 Discover     Jo…

Started by Sydni Moser

0 Feb 3, 2011

Self-Deception and it's causes

There are so many people in this world that seem to be a certain thing; however, upon further introspection, we find that many of these peo…

Started by Matt

4 Dec 23, 2010
Reply by Matt

The Rich Are Different: More Money, Less Empathy

By Maia Szalavitz Wednesday November 24, 2010 TIME Looking for empathy and support? You're more likely to get it from a poor person than…

Started by Sydni Moser

0 Nov 27, 2010

The Evolving Minds Of Humans

NPR November 12, 2010 LISTEN To This (22 min.) Story HERE: Why do humans have consciousness? In his new book, Self Comes To Mind, neurolo…

Started by Sydni Moser

1 Nov 13, 2010

Faking It

Freakonomics Podcasts - NPR 04.12.10 By Stephen J. Dubner If the human psyche were a big map, nestled somewhere between the Sea of Cheatin…

Started by Sydni Moser

3 Oct 15, 2010
Reply by T A A

How To Live Forever! Or Why Habits Are A Curse

by Alva Noë October 1, 2010 NPR The experienced length of a day, or week, or season, has nothing to do with calendrical time. This is co…

Started by Sydni Moser

1 Oct 11, 2010
Reply by doone

Digital Model Provides Support for Altruism by Evolution

http://news.msu.edu/story/8327/   EAST LANSING, Mich. — Using digital evolution techniques that give scientists the ability to watch evolut…

Started by Michael Sizer-Watt

0 Sep 24, 2010

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