Axing anthropology A-level is ‘cultural barbarism’

Axing #anthropology A-level is ‘cultural barbarism’, say experts Dismayed academics are seeking the support of Prince Charles in a bid to reverse the exam board decision The organisers of a growing movement to reverse the decision to ditch anthropology as an A-level subject are seeking the support of Prince Charles, who studied the discipline in the late 1960s. An online …

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Axing anthropology A-level is cultural barbarism

Axing #anthropology A-level is ‘cultural barbarism’, say experts Dismayed academics are seeking the support of Prince Charles in a bid to reverse the exam board decision The organisers of a growing movement to reverse the decision to ditch anthropology as an A-level subject are seeking the support of Prince Charles, who studied the discipline in the late 1960s. An online …

Historically, Individualism Seen As Tied To Class Changes

Historically, Individualism Seen As Tied To Class Changes Rising #individualism in the U.S. over the last 150 years is tied to changes in social class and a societal shift toward more white-collar jobs, according to new research published in the journal Psychological Science In the first study of its kind, researchers looked at U.S. culture over the past century and a half …

The Browns – An Anthropologist Best Scary Dream

View image | gettyimages.com An Anthropologist Best Scary Dream I am so excited to recapping “Sister Wives!” I have been gawking at this mismatched bunch since the beginning, and now that we know that a hierarchy shift in the harem is on the horizon, I will be looking at this mess with a whole new and extra disgusted perspective. Let’s …

Four strategies for remembering everything you learn

Four strategies for remembering everything you learn To wit, new education research shows that low-achieving students have “substantial deficits” in their understanding of the cognitive strategies that allow people to learn well. If you’re going to learn anything, you need two kinds of prior knowledge: – knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming  – knowledge about how learning …

The government is expanding its growth investment programme

The government is expanding its growth investment programme The government has announced plans to expand the Growth Deals programme with an extra £1 billion of investment in local economies The Growth Deals programme combines all the funding provided by the government to England’s 39 Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) – including allowances for infrastructure, housing and social improvement – into one …

The Prize (Part 1)

Nomadic populations A genetic variant associated with ADHD has been found at higher frequency in more nomadic populations and those with more of a history of migration. Consistent with this the health status of nomadic Ariaal men was higher if they had the ADHD associated genetic variant (7R alleles). However in recently sedentary (non-nomadic) Ariaal those with 7R alleles seemed to have slightly worse health. …

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The Average Black Girl

Ernestine Johnson Performs ‘The Average Black Girl’ on Arsenio Hall Show – ###youtube. Ernestine Johnson kicks off the show with an amazing and moving performance of “The Average Black Girl.” You will get chills from this performance. Booking: [email protected] #website: www.ernestinejohnson.com #twitter: http://tinyurl.com/myn7yhl #facebook: http://tinyurl.com/kr7e4xk #instagram: http://tinyurl.com/kmcwupf

Species Are Disappearing From Earth

Here’s How Fast Different Animals Are Disappearing From #Earth From red pandas to golden-striped salamanders, Earth’s wildlife is in trouble. Many scientists believe our planet is in the early stages of a mass extinction, an event defined by a loss of 75% of species on Earth. It will be the sixth one to occur in the planet’s 4.5 billion year history …