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Category Archives: IDEAS

Failure as Strength – The power of Failure for Innovation & Learning from Defeat

It’s really hard to talk about failure. The “Admitting Failure” website, connected to engineering failure stories at its creation, hopes to change that.  _____________________   …acknowledging failure is often a catalyst … Continue reading

May 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Esref Armagan: A Blind Turkish Painter

Back in 2008 two Doctor/researchers from Harvard were looking for some answers on how Esref’s brain operates. Dr. Amir Amedi and Dr. Alvaro Pasqual-Leone were using Esref as the bases for their studies in neural plasticity and how … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Teach : How the Blind Draw

Source: http://www.artbeyondsight.org How the Blind Draw: Blind and sighted people use many of the same devices in sketching their surroundings, suggesting that vision and touch are closely linked – by John M. Kennedy : … Continue reading

March 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Learning A New Skill Works Best To Keep Your Brain Sharp

See on Scoop.it – Thinking differently plus Brain training has become a multimillion-dollar industry. But if you want to improve your memory, don’t waste your time and money on brain … Continue reading

May 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why Fukushima Was Preventable

See on Scoop.it – Thinking differently plus Public sentiment in many states has turned against nuclear energy following the March 2011 accident at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. The … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

3D Printing in the Home: 1 In 3 Americans Ready For 3D Printer

See on Scoop.it – Thinking differently plus 3D printing is becoming more affordable and accessible for consumers. A recent study from, surprise, a 3D printer company reveals a growing interest … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

3D Printing in the Home: Fad, Fantasy, or the Future?

See on Scoop.it – Visual Thinking Plus In response to a post on 3D printing, two readers provide just about the most interesting commentary I have seen in years. Kristin … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art you can see with your eyes closed – Chapel Hill News

See on Scoop.it – Visual Thinking Plus Art you can see with your eyes closed Chapel Hill News By Tara Lynne Groth. Facebook Twitter Google Plus Reddit E-mail Print. Kristin … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The One Thing You Need to Generate Great Ideas

See on Scoop.it – Visual Thinking Plus A drawing is worth a thousand words. That’s my version of the age-old adage. When it comes to expressing the functional and emotional … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

When Memorization Gets in the Way of Learning

See on Scoop.it – Thinking differently plus A teacher’s quest to discourage his students from mindlessly reciting information Kristin Newton‘s insight: How do people learn best? Is it the same … Continue reading

September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

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