Category Archives: Psychology

5 Interesting Links for 03-10-2017

Social Studies (Education) I was unaware social studies was among the classes targeted for budget cuts until reading this article. Certainly that wasn’t true for my sons, both of whom found the history and social studies courses among their favorites. … Continue reading

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Of Sea Urchins and Hook-Worms (redux): the Power of Fairy Tales.

I posted this originally in 2013, but I think it has odd resonance in a time when truth and fact have given way to media and public figure pronouncements, when something shared on Facebook could look just as true as … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 09-02-2016

Representation (Gaming) A solid opinion article on the troubles of realistic avatars that fail to offer Black options so alienate players. (Via Facebook) http://jezebel.com/the-invisible-girls-of-pokemon-go-1784845462 Composer (Interesting People) Courtney Bryan, a composer of unusual classical music, explains her muses and motivations … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 08-05-2016

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Instincts (Animals) An example of how much was known to our ancestors that we’ve lost in the form of a beautiful, haunting song that served a serious purpose. http://www.lifebuzz.com/calling/ Science … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 07-22-2016

Jewelry (Art) This article offers an interesting breakdown of what steampunk is along with practical suggestions and examples of steampunk jewelry you can make yourself. (Via Pinterest) http://jewelrymakingjournal.com/how-to-make-steampunk-jewelry/ Holocaust (History) A legend becomes truth as new non-invasive techniques uncover a … Continue reading

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