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Researcher reports on animals' reflective minds

(PhysOrg.com) -- A principle area of investigation in the field of metacognition is the question of whether nonhuman animals can - like their human counterparts - monitor or self-regulate their own cognitive states and processes.

dateFeb 23, 2011 in Other
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Game-on for a new way of playing

A University of Portsmouth graduate has designed the first video game of its kind, where the player enters the sub-consciousness of the main character.

dateDec 14, 2010 in Software
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Free will is an illusion, biologist says

(Phys.org)—When biologist Anthony Cashmore claims that the concept of free will is an illusion, he's not breaking any new ground. At least as far back as the ancient Greeks, people have wondered how humans seem to have ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Other feature
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Texas Tech Librarian 'Proves' Existence of Spider-Man

Yes, Mary Jane, there is a Spider-Man. At least, that’s what pop-culture guru and associate humanities librarian for Texas Tech University Libraries Rob Weiner set out to prove in an article published in the International ...

dateJun 30, 2009 in Other
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