Tagged: food for thought

Today: Goldstein on Food

“WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT FOOD” A lecture on food & writing, by Darra Goldstein, Editor of Gastronomica & Professor of Russian, Williams College 24 April 2012, 7 pm, Barristers’ Hall, in the BU School of Law Free and Open to the Public Sponsored by the NEH Distinguished Teaching Professorship

Physical constants seem to vary, in SpaceDaily

In a challenge to the meaning of the concept “physical constant” as it is taught in CC105, a team of astrophysicists, led by John Webb in the University of New South Wales, Australia are claiming they have discovered a kind of variability in a fundamental constant of nature (via SpaceDaily): New research suggests that the […]

Cognitive research on study habits, in the NYTimes

In an article for the The New York Times, Benedict Carey examines the recent research that suggests that some of the received wisdom on study habits may be counter-productive: In recent years, cognitive scientists have shown that a few simple techniques can reliably improve what matters most: how much a student learns from studying. [...] […]