from day 05/08/2011

Paul Bloom on pleasure and essentialism

Here is pleasurable TED talk by Paul Bloom on pleasure, summarizing a main theme of his work and in particular his book, How pleasure works (2010) http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayerhttp://video.ted.com/talk/stream/2011G/Blank/PaulBloom_2011G-320k.mp4&su=http     ...

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Google Effects on Memory

A new article entitled "Google Effects on Memory: Cognitive Consequences of Having Information at Our Fingertips" by Sparrow, Liu & Wegner should be of interest to scholars interested in the effect of culture on cognition. It documents the effect of having access to online ...

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