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Thinking | Teaching | Talking - March 2020


Thinking | Teaching | Talking

March 17 · Issue #6 · View online

A monthly curation for those of us who
• Think critically.
• Teach young minds how to think critically.
• Communicate critically assessed information to interested audiences.

Since we are all in a social distancing mode, here’s a good collection of reading material while you stay at home. Remember, there’s much more from the past months, at the website:

The beautiful, mysterious science of how you hear | Jim Hudspeth
Has progress in science and technology come to a halt?
Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today … to write our obituaries
How the compass unlocked the world | David Biello
The future of sleep
Top Economists Study What Happens When You Stop Using Facebook
Is social media killing intellectual humility?
How a child's first language includes more than words
How to Write Usefully
If You Can Correctly Pronounce Every Word in This Poem – (Actually, Most People Can)
Using Models to Stay Calm in Charged Situations
Researchers reveal the secret to waiting in line patiently
How We Pay Attention Changes the Very Shape of Our Brains
Like a moth to a flame, we’re drawn to metaphors to explain ourselves
Explainer: Nietzsche, nihilism and reasons to be cheerful
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