Monthly Archives: November 2010

Ken Robinson Says Schools Kill Creativity

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‘Sleeping On A Problem’ May Be The Best Way To Solve It

A research has suggested that the best way to solve a complicated problem is to distract yourself for a few minutes with something else or sleep on it overnight. Those who consciously struggle with a difficult question are more likely … Continue reading

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Smart People Sleep Late

Sleep is a fundamental component of animal biology. New evidence confirms that, in humans, its timing reflects intelligence. People with higher IQ’s (intelligence quotients) tend to be more active nocturnally, going to bed later, whereas those with lower IQ’s usually … Continue reading

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12 Events That Will Change Everything, Made Interactive

This Web-only article is a special rich-media presentation of the feature, “12 Events That Will Change Everything,” which appeared in the June 2010 issue of Scientific American.

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Ecosystem Engineering Could Turn Sprawl Into Sanctuary

For over a decade, University of Arizona ecologist Michael Rosenzweig has preached a gospel of what he calls reconciliation ecology: designing everyday landscapes to support as many plants and animals as possible. He says it’s the only way of averting … Continue reading

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