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SMC 75: World Science Festival 2012 – Final Report

A report from the end of the World Science Festival 2012. Jim Fallon’s TED talk. ..

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SMC Mini: World Science Festival 2012 – Icarus

A report from the opening night of the World Science Festival 2012. Icarus at the Edge of Time. And we meet LeVar Burton. ..

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SMC 45: Rhyme, Memory, Rap, Beowulf

Rhyme & Memory The study of rhyme, in memory and language, is ongoing. (1, 2, 3) World Science Festival 2011 panel on memory. Do rhymes facilitate memory? (1, 2) In children, rhyme training improved rhyming skill but not memory. Recall of phonologically similar items is worse than dissimilar ones. (This paper has some good summary […]

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SMC 32: World Science Festival, Baba Brinkman

A somewhat vague discussion about the fantastic World Science Festival. .. Interview with Baba Brinkman. The Rap Guide to Evolution in NYC at the Soho Playhouse. ..

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