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COVID-19 exceptionalism

COVID-19 exceptionalism

Posted on 23 August 2021 by

By Lisa Bortolotti and Kathleen Murphy-Hollies Exceptionalism Exceptionalism is the idea that a country is superior to other countries and in virtue of this superiority it is not subject to […]

Am I Humble? Are You Humble?

Am I Humble? Are You Humble?

Posted on 2 December 2019 by

 If one were to boil the concept of civil public discourse down into a single idea, it may be this: avoid ad hominems. Ideas should be debated, scrutinized, and questioned, […]

Applying Findings from Neuroscience to Education in Practice and Educational Policy-Making

Applying Findings from Neuroscience to Education in Practice and Educational Policy-Making

Posted on 10 September 2018 by

In this blog post, the last post of my post series, I intend to outline, by means of concrete examples, how findings from neuroscience can contribute practically to the improvement […]

Identifying Core Psychological Processes with Neuroimaging Experiments to Improve Education in Practice

Identifying Core Psychological Processes with Neuroimaging Experiments to Improve Education in Practice

Posted on 27 August 2018 by

Following my previous post for this blog, in this post I discuss why examining psychological processes related to teaching and learning can provide useful insights about how to improve education. Many […]

Improving moral education through neuroscience

Improving moral education through neuroscience

Posted on 13 August 2018 by

Thanks to the rapid development of science and technology, scholars interested in morality now have more sophisticated ways to do their research. To date, relatively simple methods, such as the […]

The Multiple Ways to Criticise Stereotyping

The Multiple Ways to Criticise Stereotyping

Posted on 12 February 2018 by

Do you assume that the person wearing the uniform in the shop is a shop assistant, that the teacher enjoys the company of children, or that the vegan has a […]

What is Google Doing to Us?

What is Google Doing to Us?

Posted on 4 December 2017 by ,

By J. Adam Carter and Emma C. Gordon Suppose you wanted to know who the first pope was after St. Peter (answer: Pope Linus, born 10 AD), or what the […]

Rallying the troops versus quieting the indignation

Rallying the troops versus quieting the indignation

Posted on 3 July 2017 by

A new National Rifle Association (NRA) video advertisement in the United States sparked controversy this week. Critics indicated that the emotive ad barely falls short of calling for violent action […]