from month 07/2013

The spread of medical innovations

Atul Gawande has an interesting article in the New Yorker about the spread of medical innovations. He points out some striking disparities in the speed at which medical innovations spread -- mere months for anesthetics, decades for aseptic surgery. He offers some interesting pointers to understand ...

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iCog Cognitive Science Conference, Sheffield, 29 Nov – 1 Dec

iCog, An interdisciplinary conference for postgraduate and early-career researchers in cognitive science to take place 29 November - 1 December 2013, University of Sheffield. Deadline for submission of abstracts:20 September 2013 Guest speakers will be: Margaret A Boden (Cognitive Science, ...

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Did the Neandertals speak?

In an open access article, "On the antiquity of language: the reinterpretation of Neandertal linguistic capacities and its consequences" published in Frontiers in Language Sciences, that challenges received views on the evolution of language and its time depth, Dan Dediu and Stephen ...

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Did the Neandertals speak?

In an open access article, "On the antiquity of language: the reinterpretation of Neandertal linguistic capacities and its consequences" published in Frontiers in Language Sciences, that challenges received views on the evolution of language and its time depth, Dan Dediu and Stephen ...

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