Latest Epistemology Stories

2013-07-30 23:26:24

Dorn Swerdlin Offers Solutions to Current World System in New Book (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Old science is dead, long live human progress. According to expert actuary Dorn Swerdlin, we have the resources and ability to rid the world of war, terrorism, hunger, and more, but we need a “new science” frame of mind to do it. In his book, “A New Science Worldview: A New Paradigm for Living,” Swerdlin argues the need to develop higher levels of consciousness for a more positive world....

2013-07-24 23:28:44

The Sierra College STEM Collaborative with Northwestern Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching has developed a one-of-a-kind professional development program to train college and high school faculty to teach applied critical thinking and better prepare students for employment. (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 In response to the growing demand for graduates with critical thinking skills, the Sierra College STEM Collaborative established an innovative professional development program --...

2013-07-23 23:26:56

The three new brain exercises help individuals train their ability to perceive and react to the size, distance and depth aspects of their daily environment and sport activities. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 CogniFit, a leading developer of scientific brain training and online brain games, announces the release of three additional brain exercises to train spatial perception. Spatial Perception is the ability to evaluate how things are arranged in space, and investigate their...

Ritualistic Eating Increases Food Enjoyment
2013-07-22 10:11:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although it might not seem like it, going out to any restaurant can be a ritualistic experience. First, you are seated at a table. Then a drink order might be taken. Next a food order. After these steps are completed, a meal slowly begins to arrive at your table. A new study published in the journal Psychological Science has found these rituals before eating, like singing “Happy Birthday†before eating cake, can actually...

2013-06-30 23:17:05

With the nature of health care delivery changing, it is critical that patient care leaders reinvent their vision and core values to focus on the primary asset, which is the experience of the patient. Design a patient experience that is intuitive for the patient and the staff. St Paul, Minnesota (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 For health care organizations, creating the best patient experience starts with knowledge of what the patient values most and an understanding that the experience starts long...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.