Stefano Sorvillo

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Four neuromyths that are still prevalent in schools – debunked

It’s not true that you only use 10% of your brain, nor can you categorise students by ‘learning styles’ – let’s cut this nonsense from classrooms<p>It is no surprise that many teachers have an interest in neuroscience and psychology since areas such as memory, motivation, curiosity, intelligence and …

The Brain

Travaglio vs Meloni: “Rozzano? Gesù bambino come il pandoro”. “Magari, almeno non lo mettono nella pipì”

Botta e risposta serrato tra il direttore de <b>Il Fatto Quotidiano, Marco Travaglio</b>, e la leader di <b>Fratelli d’Italia, Giorgia Meloni</b>, sul <b>caso del</b> …

Lars Iyer: 'Real philosophers feel a burning sense of vocation'

A contemporary version of Wittgenstein, my central character has much in common with the great thinker, but faces hard challenges in the modern university<p>I like to write about philosophers in my fiction, but what a gloriously difficult subject philosophy is! EM Cioran asks: “How can a man be a …

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Paris Attacks: Refugees Blamed For Terrorist Acts, One Person Nails The Response

The horrific terrorist attacks on Paris have unleashed a wave of anti-refugee sentiment as people seek to apportion blame for the killings.<p>Even stars …

Buonanno propone il bonus pistola: “Contributo comunale di 250 € per chi ne compra una”

Il sindaco leghista ha chiesto una sovvenzione alla commissione europea per l’acquisto di armi per la difesa personale: «Darò 250 euro ai cittadini …

Scientists say this is the most feel-good song ever written

Using science to determine something as subjective as a "feel-good song" is bound to raise some hackles. But that didn't stop British electronics manufacturer Alba from surveying 2,000 UK adults about what their favorite feel-good songs were.<p>They cited songs included ABBA's "Dancing Queen" to The …

Theresa May loses court battles against two failed asylum seekers

High court judges rule against UK home secretary in unlawful detention and asylum appeal claims<p>Theresa May has lost two court cases involving failed asylum seekers within a few days.<p>In one case, a high court judge has ruled that Ethiopian Gadisa Ararso, 27, is entitled to compensation because he …

Immigration

Casapound, come non amare un’organizzazione politica così tollerante?

Sono tutti molto arrabbiati per le giornate turbo goliardiche organizzate da <b>CasaPound</b>. Gente insensibile che insiste nel dire che i centri sociali, …

#Labour, vince #Corbyn, il “vecchietto di Sinistra”

Dicevano che era troppo vecchio per fare il segretario di partito e, soprattutto, era troppo di sinistra per vincere. Due cliché andati molto di moda …

Comment on Jeremy Corbyn’s victory: the Fabian Society responds by Jim Butler-Daulby

How gracious of you to you accept the public vote. As you state, keeping the Labour Party in line with the general consensus in order for it to …

United Kingdom

Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn elected with huge mandate

Election of backbench MP and anti-war campaigner means party now has one of the most leftwing, anti-establishment leaders in its history<p>Jeremy Corbyn has been elected leader of the British Labour party, in a stunning first-round victory that dwarfed even the mandate for Tony Blair in 1994.<p>He won …

North London

What does Jeremy Corbyn think?

A brief summary of the beliefs and policy proposals of the newly elected Labour leader<p>Jeremy Corbyn is the new leader of the Labour party. This is what he thinks:<p><b>On the economy</b><p>Corbyn is opposed to austerity and plans to bring down the deficit by growing the economy and taxing the wealthy instead.<p>He …

United Kingdom

Leadership result shows dramatic shifts within Labour party

While there has been a huge increase in individual party membership there has also been a significant decline in trade union activity<p>Labour’s leadership election result does not just show Jeremy Corbyn has won handsomely but also how fast and why the party is changing.<p>There has been a huge increase …

United Kingdom

Nazismo, “i soldati di Hitler drogati di metanfetamine per affrontare la guerra”

L’esercito della Germania di <b>Hitler</b> avrebbe fatto uso di stimolanti chimici in modo sistematico. In particolare di <b>Pervitin</b>, una metanfetamina che nel …

Le frontiere sono una gabbia per tutti

01 settembre 2015 13:10<p>La frontiera, questa linea invisibile nata, nella sua accezione moderna di linea rigidamente definita, nel cinquecento, ha …

Vienna scende in piazza per accogliere i rifugiati

01 settembre 2015 17:04<p>Ventimila persone hanno partecipato a un corteo che si è tenuto a Vienna per chiedere rispetto e accoglienza per le migliaia …

Testosterone and the brain: New study suggests sex hormones change the way we process language.

However much we’d like to think of gender as a social construct, science suggests that real differences do exist between female and male brains. The …

Wasp study finds sting in the tail for cancer cells

Research has found a Brazilian wasp’s venom could destroy tumours of leukaemia, prostate and bladder cancer without harming healthy tissue<p>The venom of the Brazilian wasp <i>Polybia paulista</i> contains a powerful “smart” drug that selectively targets and destroys tumour cells without harming normal cells, …

Cancer Cells

Stephen Hawking's fantastic vision of black holes may solve 40-year paradox

<b>(CNN) —</b> Want to know what happens after you pass through a black hole? Just look around you. You might land in another universe that is similar to our own, if Stephen Hawking is right. Or in a very different one.<p>The iconic astrophysicist joked about it this week as he unveiled a proposed solution …

Universe

Jeremy Corbyn: The Tories are taking us back to 1979 – we need a strategic state

This absentee government, which is ideologically committed to rolling back the state, is compounding inequality and stunting economic growth<p>To succeed, we need to build shared economic growth. This government is failing to reform the economy, and hoping that the same failed economic neglect that …

Economics

Jeremy Corbyn has reminded Labour at last why austerity must be opposed

The unlikely leadership frontrunner looks vulnerable to criticism over some policies and pledges. But someone in opposition had to come out fighting<p>The seeds for the phenomenon of the rise and rise of Jeremy Corbyn were sown when Labour either voiced acceptance of George Osborne’s welfare cuts or …

United Kingdom

WISE WORDS: Joss Stone Reveals Why She Follows Her Instincts Now, And The Best Advice She's Ever Been Given

In the latest in our WISE WORDS interview series - where stars from a whole range of fields share the important life lessons they've learned along …

This popular 'smart pill' enhances brain function with an added benefit

In the years since, modafinil has become popular for another, off-label use: to boost a person's cognitive abilities — an effect that hadn't been thoroughly studied by scientists.<p>Now a team of researchers has reviewed the literature to find that modafinil does, in fact, increase a number of …

5 Arguments Religious People Should Quit Using.

<b>5. The Belief That Religious People Are Being Persecuted In America.</b><p>This is a very common argument that many religious people seem to believe, but …

Group 3

Rush for dual-nationality passports as EU migrants fear Brexit

From work permits to healthcare, pensions to tax, EU citizens in UK and Britons in Europe worry they could be in a precarious position after 2016’s referendum<p>Thousands of people – continental Europeans in Britain as well as UK citizens abroad – are so alarmed at the potential impact of a British …

United Kingdom

Jeremy Corbyn’s world: his friends, supporters, mentors and influences

His campaign has electrified the Labour leadership election, but what do we know about the MP for Islington North? Here’s a glimpse into his life<p>This was supposed to be just a matter of Buggins’ turn for Jeremy Corbyn, the 66-year-old MP for Islington North who appears to be on the verge of being …

York University

Corbynmania storms Scotland – part revivalist fervour, part Spinal Tap

Scotland, summer 2015, and a couple of very odd things are happening in the Labour movement. On the one hand, of course, it’s filling halls in ways undreamed of three months ago. An overspill hall was needed in Edinburgh. Friday night’s Glasgow gig for the brand new poster-boy of the left, a mere …

Sinn Féin

Scottish Labour campaigners rally behind Jeremy Corbyn

Thousands flock to see Labour leadership frontrunner in Scotland as demoralised party north of the border seeks a route back from collapse<p>Labour campaigners in Scotland have hailed Jeremy Corbyn as a likely saviour of their demoralised party after more than 2,000 supporters packed out a series of …

Scotland