Archives for July 10, 2012

Barnes and Noble Wants to Break Your Budget

You may wish to say the Lord's Prayer — particularly the part about "Lead us not into temptation" — before you visit this link. … [Read more...]

Does the Brain Need Stories?

If you invited me to a seminar led by brain scientist John Medina, New York Times-bestselling author of Brain Rules and Brain Rules for Baby, and told me he was going to talk about the brain and its need for narrative, I would sign right up.Medina, a developmental molecular biologist who is also the director of the Brain Center for Applied Learning Research at Seattle Pacific University, blogs at Brainstorm. (I happen to be that blog's editor, but I often forget I'm editing because I get … [Read more...]