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Seven ways to …

Prompted by a question on Twitter, I assembled some suggestions for “balancing towards more ‘right-hemisphere’ thinking”.
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Figure it out

It is a wonderful book about understanding. There are rich, comprehensive, very plausible descriptions of how we understand by associations, with external representations, and through interactions.
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Bates vs. Downes

Connectivism is difficult to understand without the level of ‘concepts’. Of course concepts are just folk psychology, but this can serve as ‘shorthand’.
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#ethics21 Week 4: many concepts

This week has brought plenty of ethical concepts, and I need to share how interesting I found it to put them all on a map and connect them.
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The whole idea of wrapped/ collapsed/ congealed may again seem like a rip-off… Continue reading

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Limit case

In his new book, McGilchrist applies the concept of the limit case to a large variety of relationships.
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The Extended Mind

Offload the material and see it anew — great advice for using the “Extended Mind”.
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Seeming rip-off

Some writing of mine might seem like I had been inspired by a book that I did not cite or acknowledge. But I had not read it before.
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Distant Associations

What kind of knowledge, understanding, and skills is necessary for people, jobs, and society, given that technology takes giant steps to compete with us in ever more aspects? I think it is the ability to come up with an associative connection between distinct areas.
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My prediction for the upcoming year.
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