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Environment and Human Evolution & Our Vulnerable Planet: Climate Change – Dr. Jennifer Cole, spring 2014

Honors Biology / Geography / Geology / Interdisciplinary no prerequisites appropriate for science and non-science majors alike interdisciplinary & interactive Biology, Geography, and Geology majors wanting to use these classes for credit in their degree programs should contact their academic … Continue reading

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How divided is your brain & what does it mean to be human?

What are the most important differences between the two brain hemispheres? How do they work together and against each other in shaping our world and the way we experience it? Why are people less happy today than they were half … Continue reading

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Who cares about humanity? – Another great conversation (to be continued)

Yesterday evening we enjoyed another great conversation at the 2nd Honors Salon. Sam McFarland expertly introduced the topic and the conversation was lively and wide-ranging, revolving around empirical and ethical questions. Here are some key points and questions we discussed: … Continue reading

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Who cares about humanity? Find out at the 2nd Honors Salon tonight at 7pm!

A conversation with Sam McFarland on his extensive research Andre & Magda Trocme Here is a recent text by Sam as background reading: Studies of Caring for All Humanity Article in Scientific American discussing the Identification With All Humanity Scale … Continue reading

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Who cares about humanity?

Join us for a fascinating conversation with Sam McFarland on his extensive research at the second Honors Salon! Andre & Magda Trocme Tue, Mar 5, 7-8.30pm Here is a recent text by Sam as background reading: Studies of Caring for … Continue reading

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A Question for the Holiday Season: Who among Us Identifies with All of Humanity?

Psychologists discover a new element of religious – and political – impulses Do you feel for everyone? (Image: iStock/lionvision) A scale developed by psychologists Sam McFarland, Matthew Webb, and Derek Brown at Western Kentucky University measures the degree to which … Continue reading

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