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TED: Allan Jones: A map of the brain – Allan Jones (2011)

How can we begin to understand the way the brain works? The same way we begin to understand a city: by making a map. In this visually stunning talk, Allan Jones shows how his team is mapping which genes are … Continue reading

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TED: Antonio Damasio: The quest to understand consciousness – Antonio Damasio (2011)

Every morning we wake up and regain consciousness — that is a marvelous fact — but what exactly is it that we regain? Neuroscientist Antonio Damasio uses this simple question to give us a glimpse into how our brains create … Continue reading

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The Roles of Mind and Body in Abstract Thought

http://www-psych.stanford.edu/~lera/papers/mindbody.pdf

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The Meaning of Spatial Thinking

The Meaning of Spatial Thinking, Michael F.Goodchild, University of California, Santa Barbara

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The Great Dying: first it warmed, then it burned

The Great Dying: first it warmed, then it burned http://feeds.arstechnica.com/~r/arstechnica/index/~3/HL9nNx0rhQ0/the-great-dying-first-it-warmed-then-it-burned.ars “Recently, we discussed evidence that the Earth’s biggest mass extinction, the End Permian (often called the Great Dying), was triggered by a physiological crisis: high levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide … Continue reading

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EarthHistory

http://sci.waikato.ac.nz/evolution/EarthHistory.shtml

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