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Improving our cognitive toolkit – The Edge Question 2011 – Part III

Welcome back to some of the thoughtful answers of some bright minds to the question: What scientific concept would improve everybody’s cognitive toolkit? This post is part III of my small series about the Edge Question 2011; if you have … Continue reading

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Improving our cognitive toolkit – The Edge Question 2011 – Part II

Welcome back to some of the thoughtful answers of some bright minds to the question: What scientific concept would improve everybody’s cognitive toolkit? This post is part II of my small series about the Edge Question 2011; if you have … Continue reading

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Improving our cognitive toolkit – The Edge Question 2011

Edge Question of the Year Since 1999 the Edge Foundation, a think tank for science, society and technology, has been posing an annual question to its members who always return stunning answers. I already wanted to write about the Edge … Continue reading

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On Science, Art and Beauty – An artist’s soul in a scientist and vice versa

I very well remember a situation during the first two years of my PhD-thesis when a then good friend was confiding to me that she thought she would never be a good scientist, that she would much rather do something … Continue reading

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