Rafael Duarte

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Terrific Mini Guide to Help Students Think Critically

December 26, 2014<br>Questioning is the key to critical thinking and through questions students get to explore the deep layers of meanings that would …

Review: Agalloch, 'The Serpent & The Sphere'

It's been four years since Agalloch released <i>Marrow of the Spirit</i>, a spectacular record that exposed the cultish metal band to a wider audience seeking something ritualistic and caustic in heavy music. For all of its lengthy and textured songs, <i>Marrow</i> kept things fairly linear — thrilling in its …

Our godless brains: Emerging science reveals mind-blowing alternatives to a higher power

<b>(akindo via iStock)</b><p>Science has yet to uncover many mysteries of the mind. But there are more reasons than ever why God isn’t necessary<p>W.R. Klemm<p>April 26, 2014 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Mental Biology: The New Science of How the Brain and Mind Relate.”<p>Physics is the mother science. As such, it …

The Most Important Book of the Twenty-First Century

If I were a Republican policy-maker, if I were the Koch brothers, if I worked for Goldman Sachs, Capital in the Twenty-First Century would frighten me more than anything at Occupy Wall Street.<p><b>The term must-read</b> has lost most of its urgency by this point—if indeed it had any urgency to begin with. …

Despite Known Dangers, Docs Still Prescribe Codeine to Kids

Doctors are still widely prescribing codeine for kids with coughs, colds and injuries, despite robust evidence that the ancient narcotic doesn’t work for many children — and may be fatal to some.<p>Experts say that parents and health care professionals need to rethink their reliance on the popular …

Ditch the 10,000 hour rule! Why Malcolm Gladwell’s famous advice falls short

<b>Malcolm Gladwell (Hachette Book Group)</b><p>Contrary to what the bestselling author would tell you, obsessive practice isn’t the key to success. Here’s why<p>Peter C. Brown • Henry L. Roediger III • Mark A. McDaniel<p>April 20, 2014 3:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Make It Stick: The Science of Successful …

How to Not Try

Trying too hard can be counterproductive and unattractive. Use your brain's cognitive control regions to shut down your brain's cognitive control regions.<p>Trying hasn't gone out of style. It was never in style. Cool is in style, and cool means moving through the world at once effortlessly and …