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The Sally Anne task: a psychological experiment for a post-truth era?

For decades, developmental psychologists have been fascinated with the question of how children develop theory of mind – in other words, how we come to understand that other people can have different types of thoughts, beliefs and knowledge to ourselves. A key milestone in this journey involves …

Psychology

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Quantum Mechanics

Psychology explains why so many leaders pass the buck—and who is really to blame

Leaders know all too well that with great power comes great responsibility. This mantra has been echoed by luminaries including Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and even Spiderman.<p>It is the great charge of a leader to shoulder responsibility for making decisions that …

Leadership

Seb Fontaine live at THE EGG (Krafted) recorded on Evermix

10 Essential Characteristics of a 21st Century Educator

<i>This is a first draft and I am trying to learn through reflection. Would love your thoughts on the ideas below.</i>People have come to loathe the term …

Pedagogy

This Meditation Exercise Builds Mental Muscle and Cures Procrastination

Imagine always having the strongest mind in the room.<p>That would mean being smart, sure.<p>But more importantly, you’d be grounded and unflappable. No …

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

Eliott Edge #2: Why it matters that you realize you’re in a computer simulation

According to IEET readers, what were the most stimulating stories of 2015? This month we’re answering that question by posting a countdown of the top …

Dark Matter

Physicists and Philosophers Hold Peace Talks

If only for three days<p>Physicists typically think they “need philosophers and historians of science like birds need ornithologists,” the Nobel laureate David Gross told a roomful of philosophers, historians, and physicists in Munich, Germany, paraphrasing Richard Feynman.<p>But desperate times call for …

9 Philosophical Thought Experiments That Will Keep You Up at Night

Sometimes, the best way to illustrate a complicated philosophical concept is by framing it as a story or situation. Here are nine such thought …

8 Great Philosophical Questions That We'll Never Solve

Philosophy goes where hard science can't, or won't. Philosophers have a license to speculate about everything from metaphysics to morality, and this …

6 Powerful Chrome Apps for Classroom Management

November 6, 2015<br>For those of you using Chrome in their instruction, below is a collection of some of our favourite extensions to use for classroom …

8 ‘Paranormal’ Scientific Studies That Will Make You Question The True Nature Of Reality

If you google “parapsychology,” the first thing that will probably pop up is a Wikipedia entry loosely (and, in my opinion, rather offensively) …

Memory and Unforgettable eLearning Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on October 17, 2015<p>The ability for our minds to enhance or impair the memories we experience is mind-blowing. The Memory and Unforgettable …

eLearning

The mistake we all make... and the simple experiment that reveals it

Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. At the age of 19, he dropped out of Harvard to start Microsoft, and in a few short years he made it the most profitable corporation in the world. It’s tempting to think that he must be one of the smartest people who ever lived.<p>Gates is undoubtedly …

Psychology

Pumped: our long love affair with trainers – in pictures

A sell-out exhibition and new book chart the inexorable rise of the sneaker. Here we show some classics from the book Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture, published by Skira Rizzoli on 10 July

Non-fiction

Consciousness has less control than believed, according to new theory

Consciousness — the internal dialogue that seems to govern one’s thoughts and actions — is far less powerful than people believe, serving as a …

7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

<b>Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b><i>(Ed note: This post has been updated from a 2013 post)</i>So we’re …

Education Technology

This ex-Apple engineer's new app turns your iPad into a second display for your Mac or PC

Duet Display is an app designed to get some extra use out of your iPad.<p>Instead of letting your iPad collect dust when you're not using it, Duet Display turns your iPad into a second display for your computer, using the iPad's charging cord to connect to your computer.<p>Duet Display originally …

Play

When we think and talk about learning, the metaphors we use matter. The language we employ when we describe how learning works can illuminate the …

23 Things Top Students Do

They are the ones you catch out of the corner of your eye. They get their exam back, calmly flip through the few (if any) errors they made, and …

Pedagogy

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

<b>Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b> and<b> TeachThought Staff</b><b>Purpose:</b> Improving our chance …

Pedagogy

The Hard Truth About Soft Skills | Inc.com

I have a serious issue with the term "soft skills." You know, those skills that the United States Department of Labor lists as Communication; Enthusiasm and Attitude; Teamwork; Networking; Problem Solving and Critical Thinking; and Professionalism. Every one of those skills is absolutely critical …

Employment

KQED

Why haven’t education reform efforts amounted to much? Because they start with the wrong problem, says John Abbott, director of the 21st Century …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …