Daily Archives: April 25, 2012

Cooperation and the Evolution of Intelligence

The high levels of intelligence seen in humans, other primates, certain cetaceans and birds remain a major puzzle for evolutionary biologists, anthropologists and psychologists. It has long been held that social interactions provide the selection pressures necessary for the evolution … Continue reading

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The Creative Monopoly: alertness, independence and the ability to reclaim forgotten traditions

The competitive spirit capitalism engenders can inhibit the creativity it requires. Think about the traits that creative people possess. Creative people don’t follow the crowds; they seek out the blank spots on the map. Creative people wander through faraway and … Continue reading

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Global Creativity Gap – Universal Concern that Creativity is being stifled at Work and School

New research reveals a global creativity gap in five of the world’s largest economies, according to the Adobe® State of Create global benchmark study. Four in 10 people believe that they do not have the tools or access to tools … Continue reading

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Is Community as Important as Content for Online Learning?

Back in 2001, MIT launched OpenCourseWare, a bold idea to put world-class MIT professors’ lectures, syllabi and resources online to the world for free. Today, Open Education Resources (OER) industry leaders are arguing that the free content is only the … Continue reading

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Harvard University’s Scientists to make their research Open Access

University wants scientists to make their research open access and resign from publications that keep articles behind paywalls. Exasperated by rising subscription costs charged by academic publishers, Harvard University has encouraged its faculty members to make their research freely available … Continue reading

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