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Mental abilities are shaped by individual differences in the brain

Everyone has a different mixture of personality traits: some are outgoing, some are tough and some are anxious. A new study suggests that brains also …

The Brain

Neuroscience will overshadow philosophy

All About the Ego Tunnel

Interview by Richard Marshall.Thomas K. Metzinger is full professor and director of the theoretical philosophy group and the research group on …

Consciousness

Synaesthesia could help us understand how the brain processes language

A new study highlights a fascinating idea for using a multisensory neurological condition to explore bigger psychological questions<p>When we speak, listen, read, or write, almost all of the language processing that happens in our brains goes on below the level of conscious awareness. We might be …

The Brain

How to Mathematically Measure Consciousness

How can we measure the phenomenon of human consciousness?<p>A month ago I was being introduced for the public presentation of my neuroscience PhD …

10 Mind-Blowing Quotes About THE SELF You've NEVER Really Heard!

Have you ever wondered who you are? I know I have. Who are you? Are you the voice reading this text inside your mind, or are you the one listening? …

Decoding the neural representation of fine-grained conceptual categories

Publication date: 15 May 2016 <b><br>Source:</b>NeuroImage, Volume 132<br>Author(s): Marta Ghio, Matilde Maria Serena Vaghi, Daniela Perani, Marco …

Developing Self Awareness So We Can Rewire Our Brain

How long does it take to learn something, what does that actually mean to learn something and what process do we undergo when we’re learning? What …

The Brain

Mind In The Natural World: Can Physics Explain It?

Carlo Rovelli's <i>Seven Brief Lessons on Physics,</i> originally published as a series of essays in an Italian newspaper, was just released in book form in the U.S. on March 1. I read the book by the noted physicist in a single sitting with pleasure and mounting excitement.<p>It is a very clear book and it …

Consciousness

Will the singularity mean the death of religion?

After conquering the kitchen, the game show, and outer space, are our machines heading for religion next?<p>The singularity is a hypothesized time in …

Singularity

Molecular Motor Drives Nano Submarine

Technology keeps making things smaller, but this is ridiculous. Scientists at Rice University in Houston have just made a tiny submarine with a …

The Intelligence of Emotions: Philosopher Martha Nussbaum on How Storytelling Rewires Us and Why Befriending Our Neediness Is Essential for Happiness

“Emotions are not just the fuel that powers the psychological mechanism of a reasoning creature, they are parts, highly complex and messy parts, of this creature’s reasoning itself.”<p><i>“The power of ‘the Eye of the Heart,’ which produces insight, is vastly superior to the power of thought, which</i> …

The relation between p-values and the probability H0 is true is not weak enough to ban p-values

<i>The journal of Basic and Applied Social Pychology banned the p-value in 2015, after Trafimow (2014) had explained in an editorial a year earlier that</i> …

What’s Chipmusic in 2015?

When I wrote my thesis on chipmusic in 2010, chipmusic was in a transition phase. Atleast in Europe, there used to be a lot of influences from genres …

Music Production

There's a Hidden Connection Between Pi and Quantum Mechanics

Physicists have uncovered a hidden connection between a famous 350-year-old mathematical formula for <i>pi,</i> everyone’s favorite irrational number, and …

Quantum Mechanics

Code Craft – Embedding C++: Timing Virtual Functions

Embedded C developers shy away from C++ out of concern for performance. The <i>class</i> construct is one of their main concerns. My previous article <i>Code</i> …

JavaScript

Genius kid provides the best reasoning to his math problem

Always show your work. Well, that's what they said in math class anyways, which was incredibly annoying but also aided the learning process and …

6-Year-Old Genius Stumps Math Teacher With Brilliant Answer To Math Problem

A proud mom recently posted her six-year-old son’s hilarious answer to a math test question online. After correctly answering the first question, he …

Mathematics

Random Variables

A continuous random variable is not defined at specific values. Instead, it is defined over an <i>interval</i> of values, and is represented by the <i>area under</i> …

Mathematics

Think Bayes: Bayesian Statistics Made Simple

<b>B</b>y some piece of luck, I came upon the book <i>Think Bayes: Bayesian Statistics Made Simple</i>, written by Allen B. Downey and published by Green Tea Press …

Data Science

Understanding Bayes: Evidence vs. Conclusions

In this installment of <i>Understanding Bayes</i> I want to discuss the nature of Bayesian evidence and conclusions. In a previous post I focused on Bayes …

SidTracker64Free

The full version of this chiptunes creator arrived to much acclaim back in June. With it’s hefty price tag (for an app anyway), some may have not …

Music Production

Commodore C64 Modifications

<b>About the SID.</b><p>SID 8580R5<p>The SID chip first appeared in Commodore’s C64 home computer system. Since its debut, the SID chip has been the heart of many …

bit computer

We are giving away the designs for free which take considerable time, effort and money to create.<p>While it is possible for anyone to download the …

Money

Vintage Computer Programming Book Market About To Explode!

Last week I was day-dreaming about Forth and vintage computers again. Same old day-dreams. The TI-99/4A with TurboForth seems like the perfect place …

Command-line

Legacy computer brand Commodore returns, with an Android smartphone

The classic brand back in the 1980's that helped popularize the world of personal computing has recently returned, in the form of a smartphone. A …

When Robots Colonize the Cosmos, Will They Be Conscious? (Op-Ed)

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television series and online resource that features the world's</i> …

Problem of Evil: Treatise on the Most Serious Objection

October 28, 2015 by Dave Armstrong<p>Original title: <b>Christian Replies to the Argument From Evil (Free Will Defense): Is God Malevolent, Weak, or</b> …

Alice In Wonderland

Designing for multi-age coop play

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