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Broca and Wernicke Are Dead – It's Time to Rewrite the Neurobiology of Language

<i>Summary: Researchers argue the Classic Model of the neurological basis of language function is obsolete in a new study.</i><p>Source: BPS.<p><b>Flick through any</b> …

Chomsky's Theory of Language Learning Dead? Not So Fast...

To read the headline accompanying Ibbotson and Tomasello’s (I&T) recent article in Scientific American, “Evidence Rebuts Chomsky’s Theory of Language …

Noam Chomsky

The Roles Neuroplasticity and EMDR Play in Healing from Childhood Trauma

Studies on neuroplasticity have become increasingly popular in the last several years. It was once thought that our brain was fixed and unchanging …

Neurology

Working Remotely From Anywhere In The World Is Possible, Even For STEM Majors

Our crazy advances in technology have changed everything from the way we communicate with our friends to the way we select our weekend plans. It's …

College & University

How to Implement Remote Working

Are you looking to instigate remote working for your organisation but aren't sure how best to implement it? This blog post explains how to go about …

Milton Keynes

The Most Beautiful Home Offices That Boost Productivity

Thanks to todays technology, working from your corporate headquarters is quickly becoming a thing of the past. With wireless hotspots and the ease of …

Home Decorating

Remote working, small business employees have their say

What Remote Working Means & The Tools We Use - Buffer's Founder Chat Friday

proposing Language AI

NLP system<p>What it would be like if our machines could talk to us like human, great. But as far as all our current NLP systems are concerned, there …

Creative people’s brains really do work differently

What makes highly creative people different from the rest of us? In the 1960s, psychologist and creativity researcher Frank X. Barron set about finding out. Barron conducted a series of experiments on some of his generation’s most renowned thinkers in an attempt to isolate the unique spark of …

Creativity

Ability to Learning Second Language May Depend on Strength of Brain Connections

<b>Learning a second language is easier for some adults than others, and innate differences in how the various parts of the brain “talk” to one another</b> …

The Brain

What Do the Words You Use Say About You?

A lot.<p>Your personality can be determined just by looking at the way you text message. You can make accurate judgments about your favorite author’s …

Language

Lost In Translation: How Foreign-Speaking Patients Suffer Without Medical Interpreters

Hospitals take different approaches to support people with low English-speaking ability. In this 2004 photo, medical interpreter Carmen Diaz …

Medicine

The Incredible Thing We Do During Conversations

When we take turns speaking, we chime in after a culturally universal short gap.<p>One of the greatest human skills becomes evident during conversations. It’s there, not in what we say but in what we don’t. It’s there in the pauses, the silences, the gaps between the end of my words and the start of …

Linguistics

The case of the disappearing determiners

For the past century or so, the commonest word in English has gradually been getting less common. Depending on data source and counting method, the …

How to Find the Right Remote Work Space for Your Company

Working remotely sounds like a great idea. Who wouldn’t love the flexibility to choose where and when you work? But working remotely can come with some challenges, making choosing the right remote work location perhaps the most important business decision you’ll make.<p>Here are the top secrets of …

Competency-Based Education: No More Semesters?

"I went to a four-year university." "That job requires a one-year certificate." "It's a two-semester course." "She's a fifth-year senior." What do these expressions have in common? They use time as the yardstick for higher education.<p>Essentially, this means measuring not how much you've learned, but …

Draft a Branching Scenario in 6 Steps

<i>By Shelley A. Gable</i><br>How often have you encountered eLearning packed with information, yet lacks an outlet to apply that new knowledge in a meaningful …

Chomsky Was Right, We Possess An Internal Grammar

<b>A team of neuroscientists has found new support for MIT linguist Noam Chomsky’s decades-old theory that we possess an “internal grammar” that allows</b> …

Linguistics

Chomsky told us: We have grammar in our heads - Futurity

New evidence supports Noam Chomsky's decades-old theory that we have internal grammar that helps us process language, even when it's nonsensical.

Noam Chomsky

The Top 5 Neuroscience Breakthroughs of 2015

Is it really that time of year again already? We’ve reached the end of another exciting twelve months for neuroscience, so let’s look back like we …

Neurophilosophy

Scenario-based design overview

<b>Overview of the Scenario-Based Framework</b> <br>(Exerpt from "<b>Usability Engineering: Scenario-Based Development of Human Computer Interaction</b>" <br>by Mary Beth …

UX Design

Competenze digitali, prerequisito per il 40% dei posti di lavoro - Wired

Nel corso del 2015 due giovani su cinque sono stati assunti grazie alle proprie competenze digitali. La Lombardia, con il 26,2% di assunzione, è la …

8 Engaging Ways to use Technology in the Classroom to Create Lessons That Aren’t Boring | Emerging Education Technologies

Dozens of free web tools and ideas that can pack a technology integration punch and kick those lessons up a notch<p>Are you tired of delivering the same …

Elearning example: Branching scenario for US Army

You’re a US Army sergeant in Afghanistan. Can you help a young lieutenant overcome cultural differences and make a good impression on a Pashtun …

U.S. Army

Network of artificial neurons learns to use language

A network of artificial neurons has learned how to use language.<p>Researchers from the universities of Sassari and Plymouth found that their cognitive …

Strengthening Brain Connections

<b>Newly identified mechanism allows the brain to strengthen links between neurons.</b><p>When the brain forms memories or learns a new task, it encodes the …

Neuroscience