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‘The mind is a pattern-seeking machine’ (Stephen Jay Gould)

The mind, basically, is a pattern-seeking machine… We tend to seek patterns… and then we tell stories about them. I think we’re pretty much conditioned to look for a pattern and to try to interpret it in terms of certain … Continue reading

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Your Brain on Study Abroad: The Experience Changes Lives, and Neurons, a Scholar Says

Karin Fischer, The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 31, 2013 (subscription required) Closely related: Interacting with international students develops many important skills (June 13, 2013) This is a summary of a session at the recent NAFSA conference in St. Louis, … Continue reading

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