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No Such Thing as a Bad Pie?

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Now THAT don't add up!

This is why we make you learn statistics! The pie chart is bad enough, check out the video of newscaster reading off the numbers. Doh!


In the late 1960s, psychologist Walter Mischel performed a series of tests on preschoolers referred to as The Marshmallow Tests. Mischel would give a child a single marshmallow, then leave him or her alone in the room with it. Before he departed, he'd make each kid an offer: if they wanted to, they could eat it immediately -- but if they waited for him to return, they'd get two marshmallows. The tests were designed to examine willpower and the mental processes behind delayed gratification. Watching kids go through the experiment can be poignant... and adorable.

Ted Talks - How the mind works

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At a conference about ideas, it's important to step back and consider the engine that creates them: the human mind. How exactly does the brain -- a three-pound snarl of electrochemically frantic nervous tissue -- create inspired inventions, the feeling of hunger, the experience of beauty, or the sense of self -- and how reliable is it?



This guy is a crack up. Real showmanship in discussing the terminology to discuss areas / divisions of the antonomy as they relate to the brain and the visual system as he prepares his students to conduct brain dissections.


He goes on to further discuss the auditory system, brain stem, spine, olfactory system...

Apollo 13 Square Peg Round Hole

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The Amazing Bubble Man

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This is a good example of creativity. I wonder how long it took to learn these tricks and I wonder how many other things he tried before he was successful at them.


He has been doing this for awhile

(October 23, 2009) Stanford Professor of psychology and neuroscience, Anthony Wagner PhD, discusses how the brain supports memory for everyday events, and will evaluate whether "mind reading" with brain imaging can detect when a person remembers the past and how this might be used as evidence in a court of law.

Includes a discussion of patient called "HM"; amnesia - real world versus hollywood; anterograde v retrograde; patient "EP"; role of the hippocampus; episodic memory; flash blub memory; subjective experience of reliving the past; brain imaging; lie detection; machine learning algorithms;

Link to India's novel use of brain scans -



A Wierd Mashup of Sounds

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Go to this website to play many videos at once. AudioGravity

There are about 18 different videos you can play together to create your own blenfd of music. This is a good example of how the components mix together to become one single larger sound.

Japan Mall Fountain

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Falling water creates falling objects. Another example of how the brain creates/constructs reality.


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Remember the consciousness chapter and the AWAREness model. Part of consciousness is being aware of self and others. How conscious do you think this dog is? Even if you don't care - the clip is pretty funny....