Monthly Archives: February 2013

4th Summer Institute in Cultural Neuroscience

http://culturalneuroscience.isr.umich.edu/home.htm   July 15-26, 2013   Center for Culture, Mind, and the Brain University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan Co-Directors:  Shinobu Kitayama (kitayama@umich.edu) Carolyn Yoon (yoonc@umich.edu)   Application Deadline:  March 15, 2013   We invite you to apply to attend … Continue reading

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“Methods in studying social cognition” Call for Registration/Poster submission – deadline extended March 1st

April 3-5, 2013; Schloss Mickeln, Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf, Germany The aim of this meeting is to bring together empirical scientists and philosophers to explore novel experimental methods of studying social cognition. In particular, the workshop hopes to gather researchers dedicated … Continue reading

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Mist

Water dances to some unseen rhythm—an unspoken law, like the wind.  Some of the closest things are distant—in the seat of being /gut / intuition / insight— wearing a host of ill-conceived words.  We are 70% water, so watching this … Continue reading

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UH Mexican American Studies Visiting Scholar Program (2012-13)

The Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Houston is soliciting applications for its Visiting Scholars Program for the 2013-14 academic year.  All interested scholars from relevant disciplines are encouraged to apply.   Visiting scholars receive a salary appropriate … Continue reading

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The Harvard Psychology Department is currently accepting applications for teaching positions in Cambridge, MA for 2013-14:

FULL-TIME HARVARD COLLEGE FELLOWS The Psychology Department participates in the Harvard College Fellows Program for new or recent PhDs. This position consists of approximately 75% teaching and 25% research under the supervision of  a  faculty member in the department.  Applications … Continue reading

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W.S. Merwin

Distance is where we were but empty of us and ahead of me lying out in the rushes thinking even the nights cannot come back to their hill any time I would rather the wind came from outside from mountains … Continue reading

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Threat Bias Interacts with Combat, Gene to Boost PTSD Risk

From:  http://www.nimh.nih.gov/science-news/2013/threat-bias-interacts-with-combat-gene-to-boost-ptsd-risk.shtml?utm_source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govdelivery Press Release • February 13, 2013 Threat Bias Interacts with Combat, Gene to Boost PTSD Risk Israeli Soldiers Tracked through Deployment to ID Predictors – NIH Study Soldiers preoccupied with threat at the time of enlistment or with … Continue reading

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Enough words?

How does a part of the world leave the world? How can wetness leave water?   Don’t try to put out a fire by throwing on more fire! Don’t wash a wound with blood!   No matter how fast you … Continue reading

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sometimes i cry for icarus. sometimes i burn candles all night ~ and try to make his wings — mani

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the sumerians believed the stars were gods and wrote to please them. if only we were like them how beautiful our writing would be. — mani

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