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Are You More Likely to Remember Stuff You See or Stuff You Hear?

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 05.06.2014 | Science
Jon Hotchkiss

NOTE: At the end of this post, there are two experiments for you to test your own memory to determine which information you are better at recallin...

The Still Image

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 03.04.2014 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

You uncover meaning and find satisfaction through your own ability to pay close, critical attention; through patiently exploring an image; and through discovering patterns, relationships, and associations.

Please Don't Make Me Prove That I'm Disabled

Lia Seth | Posted 05.01.2013 | Women
Lia Seth

I try to keep the conversation light-hearted at first, but once it's clear that my conversational partner is getting a little too light-hearted, I need to make sure that they know I'm serious about the fact that the blue tag hanging on my rearview mirror is mine.

Learning How To See

Annette Poizner | Posted 01.12.2013 | Home
Annette Poizner

In a world that gives the impression that "what you see is what you get," how can we train ourselves to access more information? How can we -- and our kids -- actually learn how to see when we are all inundated by imagery that, on one level, is blinding?

It's All Happening at the Zoo

Michael J. McCarthy | Posted 06.04.2011 | Denver
Michael J. McCarthy

I went to the Denver Zoo recently to reflect. Quite often, a change of scenery helps give me a fresh perspective.

Inspired by Donkey Ears (and Why It Matters)

Katherine Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Katherine Dunn

My newfound affliction to donkey ears is a beautiful gift not only to my art, but also to my life and health. For observing them requires me to stop and experience each enjoyable twitch.

How to Look at Mondrian

James Elkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Elkins

Our eyes are far too good for us. They show us so much that we can't take it all in, so we shut out most of the world, and try to look at things as br...