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MIL-OSI Global: A memory pill? Cognitive neuroscience’s contributions to the study of memory

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - Canada  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: A memory pill? Cognitive neuroscience’s contributions to the study of memory

Source: The Conversation – Canada – By John Bergeron, Emeritus Robert Reford Professor and Professor of Medicine, McGill University During the first weeks of the new year, resolutions are often accompanied by attempts to learn new behaviours that improve health. We hope that old bad habits will disappear and new healthy habits will become automatic. […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Gillette’s #MeToo-inspired Super Bowl ad represents a cultural shift

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - Canada  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Gillette’s #MeToo-inspired Super Bowl ad represents a cultural shift

Source: The Conversation – Canada – By Andrea Benoit, Academic Review Officer, University of Toronto Gillette has already dropped what is likely to be the most talked about 2019 Super Bowl commercial. “We believe” refers directly to the #MeToo movement, sexual harassment and bullying, and the commercial has generated lots of buzz because of its […]

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MIL-OSI Global: The urgent need for Democrats to embrace progressive policies

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - Canada  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: The urgent need for Democrats to embrace progressive policies

Source: The Conversation – Canada – By Bruce J. Berman, Professor Emeritus of Political Studies and History, Queen’s University, Ontario The vigorous agenda of social reform and expanded government services, particularly in health and higher education, promoted by Bernie Sanders in the 2016 primaries, and now by a new class of Democrats in Congress, has […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Sign language needs policy protection in Ghana

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - Canada  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Sign language needs policy protection in Ghana

Source: The Conversation – Canada – By Mama Adobea Nii Owoo, PhD Student, University of Toronto In 1957, when Ghana gained independence from British colonial rule, African-American educator Andrew Foster established the first school for the Deaf in Ghana. In so doing, Foster consolidated and echoed Kwame’s Nkrumah’s independence day declaration of freedom for Ghanaians. […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Memo to Iowa congressman: Western civilization was never just western

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - Canada  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Memo to Iowa congressman: Western civilization was never just western

Source: The Conversation – Canada – By J.M. Opal, Associate Professor of History and Chair, History and Classical Studies, McGill University “White nationalist, white supremacist, western civilization — how did that language become offensive?” These sentiments, shared by U.S. Congressman Steve King of Iowa in an interview with the New York Times, have unleashed a […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Video games could teach spatial skills lost to a society dependent on devices

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Video games could teach spatial skills lost to a society dependent on devices

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Lloyd White, Lecturer (Geology), University of Wollongong Video games have long been criticised for encouraging violence and antisocial behaviour. And parents often express concern that they could have detrimental effects on their child’s learning abilities. But research has shown that off-the-shelf video games can also aid learning […]

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MIL-Evening Report: The Liberal Party is failing women miserably compared to other democracies, and needs quotas

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: The Liberal Party is failing women miserably compared to other democracies, and needs quotas

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Chris Wallace, ARC DECRA Fellow, Australian National University Look around the world this week and you see women exercising power and influence everywhere. In the United States, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is wrangling US President Donald Trump over his shutdown of federal government. In the UK, Prime […]

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MIL-Evening Report: What’s behind the increase in bowel cancer among younger Australians?

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: What’s behind the increase in bowel cancer among younger Australians?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Suzanne Mahady, Gastroenterologist & Clinical Epidemiologist, Senior Lecturer, Monash University Bowel cancer mostly affects people over the age of 50, but recent evidence suggests it’s on the rise among younger Australians. Our study, published recently in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, found the incidence of bowel cancer, […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Forest soil needs decades or centuries to recover from fires and logging

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Forest soil needs decades or centuries to recover from fires and logging

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Elle Bowd, PhD scholar, Australian National University The 2009 Black Saturday fires burned 437,000 hectares of Victoria, including tens of thousands of hectares of Mountain Ash forest. As we approach the tenth anniversary of these fires, we are reminded of their legacy by the thousands of tall […]

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MIL-Evening Report: How to identify, understand and teach gifted children

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: How to identify, understand and teach gifted children

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By John Munro, Professor, Faculty of Education and Arts, Australian Catholic University This is a longer read at just under 2,000 words. Enjoy! The beginning of the 2019 school year will be a time of planning and crystal-gazing. Teachers will plan their instructional agenda in a general way. […]

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