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  1. tinyome

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    Week 5 post 5:
    1. Society: https://aeon.co/ideas/how-the-24-ho...ail&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-ab3763091d-69400049
    MIP: time=measured differently; clock=defines time
    2. Philosophy: https://aeon.co/ideas/how-much-does-it-matter-whether-god-exists
    MIP: God’s existence = doesn’t matter
    3. Psychology: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/16/well/mind/pessimism-may-be-bad-for-your-heart.html
    MIP: Pessimism= bad health
    4. Science: http://www.iasc-culture.org/THR/THR_article_2016_Fall_Daston.php
    MIP: science=forever changing
    5. Psychology: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/?icid=hjx004
    MIP: keep in touch=yourself
     
  2. UM_premed

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    SC23 WEEK 5 Post #4
    1) Education:
    https://www.theatlantic.com/educati...rced-neutrality-leads-to-polarization/516222/
    MIP: Unity in schools-->identity crisis in some students.
    2) Popular Culture: https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2017/02/girls-hbo-final-season-review/516177/
    MIP: Best stories have deeper purpose than pleasure.
    3) Sociology: https://www.michigandaily.com/section/columns/ashley-zhang-we-are-all-immigrants-here
    MIP: Public should be united. We are all immigrants.
    4) Politics: https://www.michigandaily.com/section/columns/roland-davidson-talking-points-democracy
    MIP: Liberals need to step away from philosophy sometimes in order to be effective. Be adapted.
    5) Psychology: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/16/well/mind/pessimism-may-be-bad-for-your-heart.html
    MIP: Pessim.=bad for you.
     
  3. UM_premed

    UM_premed

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    SC23 WEEK 5 Post #5
    1) Economics:
    https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/economic-science/
    MIP: Econ=/=sci --> N.Prize not real
    2) Philosophy: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/philosophers-asleep/
    MIP: Philosophers can't sleep. Philosop. put people to sleep. Sleep=stop thinking
    3) Archeology: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smith...ight-save-mosuls-cultural-heritage-180962091/
    MIP: Cultural heritage=important. Cultural heritage-->public appreciation & identity.
    4) Anthropology: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/pharaonic-feast-afterlife-history-cultural-travel-180961617/
    MIP: Food in the afterlife was important. Food was apart of burial tradition.
    5) Architecture: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/cultural-property-laws/
    MIP: CPL=important -->slow down. Countries should limit restrictions of CPL.
     
  4. IWillMakeIt1

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    WEEK 16 POST 4

    Theater: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/modern-fiddler-mcat-cars-daily/
    Fiddler on the Roof musical=returned since 1964= tevye tries to maintain Jewish tradition

    Psychology: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/eating-mcat-cars-for-breakfast/
    MIP: late-night eating=disturb cog+sleep

    Philosophy: https://aeon.co/ideas/if-aquinas-is-a-philosopher-then-so-are-the-islamic-theologians
    MIP: Islamic theologians=philosophers (Au); Islamic philosophy=/=die after Averroes.

    History: https://aeon.co/essays/what-have-we-lost-now-we-can-no-longer-read-the-sky
    MIP: Tech=disconnected us from the stars=lose ourselves.

    Literature: https://newrepublic.com/article/140244/big-short-sarah-manguso-aphorisms
    MIP: Manguso aphorsims=short+powerful=personal experience.
     
  5. PP36

    PP36 Priya Prasad

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    Week 19, Post 3

    1. Theatre: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/modern-fiddler-mcat-cars-daily/
    • MIP: Musical = good
    2. Anthropology: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/ritual-significance/
    • MIP: Gobekli = mystery
    3. Art: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/instinctive-art/
    • MIP: Dubuffet = promote Art Brut; Dubuffet art = variety; Du: Everything = fascinating
    4. Architecture: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/antarctica/
    • MIP: Dome C = extreme
    5. Economics: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/work-life-balance/
    • MIP: “Work-life balance” = wrong; Care = need economic value
     
  6. PP36

    PP36 Priya Prasad

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    Week 19, Post 4

    1. Education: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/childish-learning/
    • MIP: child brain = plastic; adult decreased plasticity = needed
    2. Geography: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/coding-geography/
    • MIP: Geo students = need coding; Geo = replaced by software
    3. Political Science: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/north-korea/
    • MIP: US =/= take NK seriously; NK = realists; NK = anti-US
    4. Religion: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/sufism/
    • MIP: Sufism = amazing
    5. Sociology: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/complexity-ten-thousand-hours/
    • MIP: Preparation = most important
     
  7. rbharucha

    rbharucha 5+ Year Member

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    11. Economics: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/economic-science/

    MIP: 1. Nobel Prize = purely business 2. Economics = true science → dangerous 3. Modeling = mistake

    12. Economics: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/industrial-standard-living/

    MIP: 1. IR = progress? 2. IR impact = debatable?

    13. Drama: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/modern-fiddler-mcat-cars-daily/

    MIP: 1. Musical comedy = glamour + reality 2. Tevye = maintains Jewish tradition

    14. Technology: http://www.economist.com/news/leade...so-much-modern-entertainment-industry-nirvana

    MIP: 1. Technology = rise + increase attention

    15. Government: http://www.economist.com/news/leade...ahu-stop-land-grabs-why-israels-new-law-makes

    MIP: 1. Israel construction = legal + unjust
     
  8. IWillMakeIt1

    IWillMakeIt1

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    WEEK 16 POST 5

    Philosophy: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/motivation-for-cars-daily/
    MIP: purifying phil. from science=Caused phil. to be insignificant+average science=BAD

    Economics: http://www.economist.com/news/leade...so-much-modern-entertainment-industry-nirvana
    MIP: consumers=concentrate on big platforms on internet despite infinite tech.

    Literature: https://www.thenation.com/article/marxs-revenge/
    MIP: Marx biography= Paradox of Marxism=inflect later history

    Education: https://www.theatlantic.com/educati...rced-neutrality-leads-to-polarization/516222/
    MIP: France gov't devotion to national culture=Muslim students fighting for their identity.

    Literature: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2017/02/09/f-ing-around/
    MIP: Obscene Lang field=benefits+spreading+no recent discoveries.
     
  9. PP36

    PP36 Priya Prasad

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    Week 19, Post 5

    1) Philosophy: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/motivation-for-cars-daily/
    • MIP: Institutionalization of phil. = bad
    2) Psychology: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/eating-mcat-cars-for-breakfast/
    • MIP: night snacking = bad for brain
    3) Psychology: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/dancing-brain/
    • MIP: Dance = good for brain; Dance = prevent dizziness; Marking = good
    4) Archaeology: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/betrayal-of-trust/
    • MIP: Betrayal –> species spread
    5) Population Health: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/nudge/
    • MIP: Does nudging work?; Nudging = bad
     
  10. pch

    pch 7+ Year Member

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    Week 16 post 1
    Psychology: https://www.khanacademy.org/test-pr...ls-tutorial/e/primordial-and-complex-jealousy
    MIP: Jealousy= complex cognitive ability + break up threat and protect relationship

    Technology: https://qz.com/907715/in-a-first-wi...line-too-unreliable-to-be-used-as-a-citation/
    MIP: Wikipedia= prohibit Daily Mail news outlet + unreliable

    Ecology: https://aeon.co/ideas/do-only-human...ail&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-6d982cb113-69400049
    MIP: Non humans= have feelings + soul

    Philosophy: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/motivation-for-cars-daily/
    MIP: Philosophy= science + inadequate. Purification= end of knowledge

    Art: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/modern-fiddler-mcat-cars-daily/
    MIP: New Fiddler on the Roof= superb
     
  11. CrazyStudent

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    Music: https://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/02/opinion/sunday/open-the-music-industrys-black-box.html?_r=0



    Music Ind = no transparency; author = neutral



    Science: http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/47849/title/Opinion--Aging--Not-a-Disease/

    Musa = flawed theory; author = negative



    Health: http://www.the-scientist.com/?artic...615/title/Opinion--WHO-s-Silence-on-Cannabis/

    WHO = Silent, use=rising + need regulation; author = neutral

    Arts and Culture: http://www.dailyo.in/arts/kaabil-hrithik-roshan/story/1/15574.html

    Kabil = best theatre; author = positive



    Politics: http://dailytimes.com.pk/opinion/09-Feb-17/usefulness-of-trump

    Trump is good for Muslims; author = positive
     
  12. pch

    pch 7+ Year Member

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    Week 16 post 2
    Architecture: https://www.khanacademy.org/test-pr...oning-skills-tutorial/e/designing-courthouses
    MIP: Courthouse architecture= affect social cognition and mood

    Religon: https://aeon.co/ideas/understanding...ail&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-517dcf2473-69400049
    MIP: People should be more religiously literate

    Health: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/measuring-population-health/
    MIP: Measurement of health success= challenge + neglect distribution. Closing health gaps= should be heart of effort

    Politics: http://www.economist.com/news/leade...ahu-stop-land-grabs-why-israels-new-law-makes
    MIP: Isreal’s new law= pothole + condemned by other countries

    Technology: http://www.economist.com/news/leade...so-much-modern-entertainment-industry-nirvana
    MIP: Technology= paradox + winners of consumer attention are large companies
     
  13. CrazyStudent

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  14. dim17

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    20.1

    Psychology
    https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/an-occasional-late-night-raid/
    MIP: late night eating= alter brian physiology (ex: mice experiment- learning & memory decline)

    Philosophy
    https://aeon.co/essays/what-the-oral-histories-of-russian-jews-reveal-about-memory
    MIP: memory= falliable (ex: misha)

    Technology
    https://aeon.co/ideas/why-upgrading-your-brain-could-make-you-less-human
    MIP: bio-enhancement =blur line between humans & things + will intensify bad tendencies (ex: sarah human=thing)

    Politics
    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/feb/11/americans-arent-attached-democracy-rule-law
    MIP: US problem= erosion of faith in law & democracy

    Psychology
    https://aeon.co/essays/what-amnesiac-patients-can-tell-us-about-how-memories-are-made
    MIP:LSJ = lost memories ( retro & anterograde amnesia)
     
  15. IWillMakeIt1

    IWillMakeIt1

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    WEEK 17 POST 1!!!
    Population Health: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/measuring-population-health/
    MIP: measure success of HCP=hard=neglect distribution, 3 Reason why fix problem, 3 solutions.

    Psychology: https://aeon.co/essays/what-amnesiac-patients-can-tell-us-about-how-memories-are-made
    MIP: Dense amnesia patients=live in the moment (ex: Johnson)

    Religion: https://aeon.co/ideas/understanding-other-religions-is-fundamental-to-citizenship
    MIP: Religion=divisive idea=Bad; solution= religious literacy

    Archaeology: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smith...ight-save-mosuls-cultural-heritage-180962091/
    MIP: Mosul heritage+archaeological sites=should be protected; solution=Smithsonian train Iraqis

    Music: https://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/02/opinion/sunday/open-the-music-industrys-black-box.html?_r=1
    MIP: Music Industry=complicated+lack of transparency; solution=cooperation
     
  16. SRSJS

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    1) Health https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/dec/22/little-miss-flint-water-crisis-amariyanna-copeny
    MIP: Flint water crisis =/= fixed, lead still in water, government failure, people are skeptical about water safety and test results

    2) Technology http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/0...telligence_n_14726890.html?ir=Canada+Business
    MIP: Universal basic income needed in future (Musk) b/c all jobs=automated. Will need to give life meaning w/o employment. Future= symbiosis b/t humans + AI.

    3) Environment + Energy https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/09/...-energy-renewable.html?ref=energy-environment
    MIP: Wind Energy > hydroelectric power. Winder Energy= governmental incentives and increased jobs.

    4)Health https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/feb/13/tipping-point-cities-exercise-more-harm-than-good
    MIP: cycling + pollution= dangerous for health. Polluted air = diseases once pass breakeven point.

    5)Health http://www.theglobeandmail.com/repo...e-us-better-in-the-workplace/article33949710/
    MIP: Happiness before success. Happiness = productive + success. Boost happiness via Hobbies i.e. in nature.
     
  17. IWillMakeIt1

    IWillMakeIt1

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    WEEK 17 POST 2

    Economics: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/canadian-millennials/
    MIP: Canadian>American Millennials=employ. range+household income

    Population health: https://aeon.co/ideas/the-very-microbes-that-helped-us-evolve-now-make-us-sick
    MIP: Allergies+autoimmune increase=modern world

    Economics: https://aeon.co/essays/trust-the-inside-story-of-the-rise-and-fall-of-ethereum
    MIP: Buterin ethereum=remove the need for trust

    Literature: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opin...3c4b4fb5a63_story.html?utm_term=.8cf9e5f72e50
    MIP: Origin of Species=has nothing to do with abolitionism

    Philosophy: https://philosophynow.org/issues/118/The_Right_to_Be_Poor
    MIP: property ownership=mere us vs. actual ownership=process of disowning it.
     
  18. pch

    pch 7+ Year Member

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    Week 16 post 3
    Philosophy: https://www.khanacademy.org/test-pr...and-reasoning-skills-tutorial/e/what-is-life-
    MIP: life= not the same as matter. Codes and specific genes/proteins= divide matter from life

    Medical: https://aeon.co/ideas/the-very-micr...ail&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-1ed5272825-69400049
    MIP: Causes of increase in autoimmune diseases= not only biology + change in standards

    Society: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/canadian-millennials/
    MIP: Canadian millennials= doing well vs American millennials due to wise policy making

    Life: http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/47849/title/Opinion--Aging--Not-a-Disease/
    MIP: Mumtaz Musa’s idea of aging= disease= flaw

    Religon: https://www.theatlantic.com/educati...rced-neutrality-leads-to-polarization/516222/
    MIP: French schools= debate of religious identity + secularism= solution. Laicite= don’t dispel stereotypes + restriction
     
  19. SRSJS

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    1) History http://globalnews.ca/news/2708235/what-was-the-komagata-maru-incident-and-why-does-it-matter/
    MIP: Komagata maru= racism in Canada, Continous passage rules= strict to stop immigrant workers, Apology needed and given by Trudeau in House of Commons

    2)Population Health http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tan...-than-public-about-worlds-growing-population/
    MIP: World has finite resources= infinite population, Scientists more concerned then American population. Population will continue to grow.

    3) Politics http://globalnews.ca/news/3052069/c...ts-growth-good-for-the-bottom-line-imf-chief/
    MIP: Equal pay= good for business, Governments= need to fight for equal pay for women

    4)Population Health http://articles.latimes.com/2014/apr/18/science/la-sci-sn-bullying-victims-middle-age-20140418
    MIP: Victims of bullying in childhood = psychological consequences for decades

    5) Environment https://www.theguardian.com/environ...ic-pollution-found-in-10km-deep-mariana-trenc
    MIP: Pollution of deep remote ocean= impact of humans, POP's = chemical that don't breakdown in environment
     
  20. keets28

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    Culture: http://www.economist.com/news/books...ntainous-south-eastern-corner-mapping-history
    life on border of Europe is tragic

    Arts: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/modern-fiddler-mcat-cars-daily
    Musical returned to broadway + is good. Scenes are sensitive, music and actors performance = good/powerful/emotional.

    Philosophy: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/motivation-for-cars-daily
    today’s philosophy is limited, separated from other disciplines/ purified by institutions.

    Health:https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/measuring-population-health
    measure of success of health programs= hard. Gaps in health should be narrowed.

    Economics: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/canadian-millennials
    Canadian millennials are better off (financially) than US millennials
     
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    1) Science https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170210131226.htm
    MIP: Pregnancy difference male vs female fetus. Female fetus= increased inflammatory response.

    2) Science https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170214162852.htm
    MIP: Abdomen fat related to diseases. Genetic predisposition to abdomen fat linked to several diseases.

    3) Science https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170215084050.htm
    MIP: Mild stress=beneficial= autophagy. heat=>stress=>increased autophages + buildup of protein aggregates

    4) Psychology https://www.psychologytoday.com/blo...er-confronting-the-family-member-who-hurt-you
    MIP: Hurt person=wants apology. Will be re-traumatized if there are unrealistic apology expectations.

    5) Environment https://www.theguardian.com/environ...re-species-lost-global-warming-say-scientists
    MIP: Underreported= climate change on wildlife. Climate= already changed. Some species=more vulnerable.
     
  22. IWillMakeIt1

    IWillMakeIt1

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    Week 17 Post 3!

    Literature: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/anatomy-of-criticism/
    MIP: Anatomy of Criticism=primary experience+powerful+interconnect all genre

    History: https://aeon.co/essays/how-did-europe-become-the-richest-part-of-the-world
    MIP: Europe great enrichment=political fragmentation+competing science

    Psychology: https://aeon.co/ideas/on-shared-false-memories-what-lies-behind-the-mandela-effect
    MIP: Mandela effect=/=parallel worlds; Mandela effect=association+confabulation+suggestibility

    Sociology: https://www.theguardian.com/environ...re-species-lost-global-warming-say-scientists
    MIP: climate change=endanger wild life=under-reported; Action is required

    Literature: http://bostonreview.net/literature-culture/ulka-anjaria-goddess-loss
    MIP: Roy's novel=changed indian literature+possibility of a social change
     
  23. pch

    pch 7+ Year Member

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    Week 16 post 4
    Science/Art: https://www.khanacademy.org/test-pr...s-tutorial/e/what-separates-science-from-art-
    MIP: Art and science= different (Au, Huxley). Science destroys art

    Education: https://qz.com/31376/40-of-foreign-...ds-on-campus-the-culture-shock-of-loneliness/
    MIP: social adjustment for foreign students= difficult

    Art: https://www.theguardian.com/artandd...ting-the-art-market-but-id-buy-ones-this-good
    MIP: Art forgery= crisis. Author likes these forgers

    Neuroscience: https://aeon.co/ideas/on-shared-fal...ail&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-9ee0141a35-69400049
    MIP: Mandela Effect= trusting false memory. Reasons include consolidation of neuron network, general associations and suggestability

    Literature: https://aeon.co/ideas/on-shared-fal...ail&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-9ee0141a35-69400049
    MIP: Anatomy of Criticism= different from general approach + beautiful + imaginative+ answers questions about literature for author
     
  24. PP36

    PP36 Priya Prasad

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    Week 20, Post 1

    1. Literature: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/anatomy-of-criticism/
    • MIP: Anatomy of criticism = amazing
    2. Economics: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/canadian-millennials/
    • MIP: Can. millennials = doing better
    3. Population health: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/measuring-population-health/
    • MIP: closing gap = important; not measuring distribution = bad
    4. Economics: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/french-economic-woes/
    • MIP: Political class = scared of CGT; CGT = too powerful
    5. History: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/historical-women/
    • MIP: Female voice = ignored
     
  25. pch

    pch 7+ Year Member

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    Week 16 post 5
    Ecology: https://www.khanacademy.org/test-pr...ills-tutorial/e/the-human-footprint-in-mexico
    MIP: human activities= affect ecological patterns (ex: Mexico)

    Work: https://www.fastcompany.com/3068137...-two-days-each-week-to-work-on-just-one-thing
    MIP: Setting aside focus days= helps focus on one task to complete

    Psychology: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/anger-in-the-age-entitlement/200904/emotions-in-the-real-world
    MIP: Emotions without social context=misunderstood + inaccurate/incomplete

    Medicine: http://www.salon.com/2017/02/16/kids-with-adhd-have-some-smaller-brain-regions-than-normal/
    MIP: ADHD= smaller brain regions + no link to behaviour+ doesn’t equal bad

    Economy: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/economic-explosion/
    MIP: Entrepreneur explosion= global + happening in today’s world
     
  26. keets28

    keets28

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    Culture: http://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2017/02/pr-ven
    Yiddish is making a comeback

    Economics: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/economic-explosion/
    startups are increasing

    Literature: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/anatomy-of-criticism/
    anatomy of criticism= good. Frye= genius

    Literature: https://aeon.co/essays/unveiling-the-erotic-mysteries-at-the-heart-of-homers-odyssey
    4 mysteries of book. why would O leave?= intended mystery

    psychology: https://aeon.co/ideas/on-shared-false-memories-what-lies-behind-the-mandela-effect
    shared false memories exist. There are other (not physics) explanations.
     
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    SRSJS

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    Jan 6, 2017
    1) History https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/feb/15/the-fire-this-time-legacy-of-james-baldwin
    MIP:Baldwin= public figure + writings= inspiration now. Peck= making documentary of Baldwin's writings and relating them to Ferguson.

    2) Health https://www.psychologytoday.com/blo.../is-there-link-between-poor-sleep-and-obesity
    MIP: Poor sleep linked to obesity. Obesity = health + sleep disorders.

    3) Economy https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/11/161122124116.htm
    MIP: Black vs White earnings= back to 1950s gap. Less educated (low skilled) black men= impacted most. Due to economy (Great recession)

    4) Environment https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170214130441.htm
    MIP: Crustal faults= seismic risk. Islands connected by continental crusts.

    5) Ethics https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160826104836.htm
    MIP: Female circumcision= illegal in Egypt due to the negative affects including death. Doctors=performing circumcisions. Doctors =influencing mothers decision and giving ambigious answers.
     
  28. PP36

    PP36 Priya Prasad

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    Jun 9, 2016
    Week 20, Post 2

    1. Philosophy: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/realist/
    • MIP: Anti-realism = dying; Realism = popular
    2. Political Science: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/american-execution/
    • MIP: capital punishment = ↓; CP = bad
    3. Economics: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/economic-explosion/#comment-405
    • MIP: Entrepreneurial explosion –> changing world
    4. Philosophy: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/humanism/
    • MIP: Science =/= best; Humanities = good
    5. Philosophy: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/women-in-philosophy/
    • MIP: Women philosophers = many; Focus on W ideas, not gender
     
  29. pch

    pch 7+ Year Member

    246
    5
    Mar 4, 2010
    Week 16
    Psychology: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/first-impression/
    MIP: First impression dominate context + no second chance for first impression

    Ecology: https://aeon.co/ideas/there-is-a-mo...ail&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-7d5806d696-69400049
    MIP: Zoos= great + not harmful to animals. Animals in captivity= have rare alternative in the wild

    Culture: https://www.khanacademy.org/test-pr...tutorial/e/post-colonialism-in-papuan-culture
    MIP: Eri’s novel= Toaripi life + devastating Australian colonization

    Sociology: https://www.michigandaily.com/section/columns/ashley-zhang-we-are-all-immigrants-here
    MIP: Asians as model minority= troubling + should stand up and shouldn’t feel distant from racism

    Medicine: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/16/well/mind/pessimism-may-be-bad-for-your-heart.html?_r=0
    MIP: Pessimism= increases heart diseases+ death (ex: Finnish study)
     
  30. IWillMakeIt1

    IWillMakeIt1

    414
    255
    Oct 29, 2016
    WEEK 17 POST 4

    Psychology: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/first-impression/
    MIP: 1st impression=dominate+altered slowly over multiple context

    Economics: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/economic-explosion/
    MIP: increase+easily accessibly Startups=entrepreneur+city movement

    Ethics: https://aeon.co/ideas/there-is-a-moral-argument-for-keeping-great-apes-in-zoos
    MIP: Au=justifying how good zoos for apes

    Literature: https://aeon.co/essays/unveiling-the-erotic-mysteries-at-the-heart-of-homers-odyssey
    MIP: Odyssey' 4 mysteries=same solution

    Population Health: https://aeon.co/essays/the-next-pandemic-will-be-nothing-like-ebola
    MIP: Next pandemic=best adapted human-human transmission strain.
     
  31. SRSJS

    SRSJS

    75
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    Jan 6, 2017
    1) Psychology https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/first-impression/
    MIP: First impressions matter + dominates in the same contexts + can be changed in different contexts.

    2) Science https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/01/080130170343.htm
    MIP: blue eyed people have a common ancestor. Genetic variation (melanin)= very small.

    3) Psychology https://www.psychologytoday.com/blo...sophy/201702/what-does-it-take-be-truly-happy
    MIP: Happiness =/= just feeling good. Bad ppl=/= happy.

    4) Economy https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/feb/16/stock-market-crash-optimism-recklessness-boom-bust
    MIP: Stock market= high=> will crash b/c of herd mentality (ignore warnings)

    5) History http://www.smithsonianmag.com/histo...tapping-wall-street-run-government-180962146/
    MIP: American leaders= wealthy elites. Rules put in place for ethical conduct. WWI/WWII= showed + impact business people had in politics + public accepted them.
     
  32. Nirajan Nepal

    Nirajan Nepal

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    Feb 16, 2017
    1. art: http://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2017/02/personalities-or-problems
    MI: Biography >> successful than socio-political documentaries

    2. History: https://aeon.co/essays/how-did-europe-become-the-richest-part-of-the-world
    MI: Euro Prosperity = Long political fragmentation

    3. Economy https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/03/wall-street-diversifies-itself/513851/
    MI; ETF = diverse , more women, blacks
    = no male wanted ETF in 1990's
    4. Art: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2015/nov/27/nazi-art-berlin-hamburger-bahnhof
    MI: art affected by political issues (Nazi's )

    5. Philosophy: http://nautil.us/issue/29/scaling/the-trouble-with-theories-of-everything
    MI: everything is implied by scale
    more you penetrate less you see
     
  33. yoobi17

    yoobi17

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    Feb 16, 2017
    History: https://aeon.co/essays/how-did-europe-become-the-richest-part-of-the-world
    MIP: Europe’s fragmentation leads to economic success


    Humanities: http://www.cabinetmagazine.org/issues/61/wood.php
    MIP: Revolution results in continuous work structure and change


    Business: https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/02/segregation-invented/517158/
    MIP: Segregation did not always exist, created over time


    Economics: http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21717108-trade-figures-augur-well-global-economy-asias-exports-rebound
    MIP: Global demand in Asia is leading to rebound


    Population Health: http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21717020-blame-worm-cause-nodding-syndrome
    MIP: Nodding syndrome is mysterious
     
  34. meowrawr136

    meowrawr136 blacktiger280

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    Feb 5, 2016
    Psychology: http://www.theguardian.pe.ca/opinio...king-to-yourself-make-your-mind-unsound-.html
    MI - inner conversations create empathy

    Sociology: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/feb/17/5-pound-note-debate-bank-vegans-hindus-sikhs
    MI- state ideals before people

    Humanities: http://www.economist.com/news/books...ights-outdo-themselves-why-so-many-artists-do
    MI - the end of life sets artists free to create masterpieces

    Economics: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/economic-science/
    MI - economics= science is detrimental and should be reverted by including social science in the category of science

    Literature: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/with-some-exaggeration-mcat-cars-daily/
    MI - Noble prizes do not celebrate good literature
     
  35. FightMilk

    FightMilk

    12
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    Feb 15, 2017
    1.) Political Science: https://www.economist.com/news/book...-modernity-two-centuries-ago-counter-argument
    MI - Islam is a topic of debate and has adopted Western values.

    2.) Music: https://www.economist.com/news/book...ights-outdo-themselves-why-so-many-artists-do
    MI - Beethoven's emotional music embodies "late style."

    3.) Education: http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Great-Shame-of-Our/239148
    MI - Adjunct professors are poor despite being important.

    4.) History: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opin...3c4b4fb5a63_story.html?utm_term=.885374ab6a15
    MI - Darwin's Origins of Species was separate from religion but also not found on racist ideas.

    5.) Economics: https://aeon.co/essays/how-did-europe-become-the-richest-part-of-the-world
    MI - Fragmented Europe demonstrates how competition is beneficial.
     
  36. ktwang

    ktwang 2+ Year Member

    20
    1
    May 27, 2015
    Economics: http://www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2017/02/economist-explains-13
    MIP: carbon tariffs only works in theory

    Science: http://www.newyorker.com/tech/eleme...netic-field-stored-in-a-jar?intcid=mod-latest
    MIP: Some old clay jars give us info about earth's magnetic field but we still know little about it

    Sports: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/17/opinion/sunday/the-color-of-fandom.html?ref=opinion&_r=0
    MIP: Race of the player affects his fan base

    History: http://publicdomainreview.org/2012/10/17/truth-beauty-and-volapuk/
    MIP: Factors including umlauts killed the language Volapük

    Education: http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/letters/for-many-students-college-is-not-a-good-investment/
    MIP: College isn't a smart investment for everyone
     
  37. IWillMakeIt1

    IWillMakeIt1

    414
    255
    Oct 29, 2016
    WEEK 17 POST 5!!1

    Literature: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/britannia-obscura/
    MIP: Parker=alternative topographies of UK

    Literature: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2...ack-every-day-from-the-best-job-ive-ever-had-
    MIP: AU=fear unemployment= writing fiction difficulties.

    Literature: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2...tal-james-salter-erotic-writing-sport-pastime
    MIP: Salter's writing=eroticism+imagination of romance=greatest stylist of all

    Literature: http://exhibitions.nypl.org/biblion/outsiders/creation-remix/essay/essaymoeck
    MIP: Frankenstein’s Creature= much sympathy as Milton’s Satan=Miltonic theme of creation.

    Ethics:https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/13/opinion/sunday/the-real-problem-with-hypocrisy.html
    MIP :Hypocrisy problem= falsely signals their own virtue
     
  38. rbharucha

    rbharucha 5+ Year Member

    21
    0
    Aug 25, 2011
    1. Healthcare: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/measuring-population-health/

    MIP: 1. Measure healthcare success = challenge 2. Solution = solving health gaps

    2. Literature: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/anatomy-of-criticism/

    MIP: 1. AOC = unique + noteworthy 2. Frye = critic + genius

    3. Economics: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/canadian-millennials/

    MIP: 1. Canadian millennials = successful 2. Canadian success = wise policy-making

    4. Psychology: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/first-impression/

    MIP: 1. 1st impression = everlasting 2. 1st impression sometimes change

    5. Economics: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/economic-explosion/

    MIP: 1. Digital startup inc = global movement
     
  39. pch

    pch 7+ Year Member

    246
    5
    Mar 4, 2010
    Week 16
    Literature: https://www.khanacademy.org/test-pr...orial/e/film-adaptation-of-chinese-literature
    MIP: Deppman’s book= looks at connection of film and literature + distinctness between them

    Science history: https://aeon.co/ideas/galileo-s-rep...ail&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-4e042fdfb9-69400049
    MIP: Galileo’s greatness= not justified + was not alone in his success

    Literature: https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/britannia-obscura/
    MIP: Parker’s book= alternative to topographies with land + spurs reflection and thought

    History: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/pharaonic-feast-afterlife-history-cultural-travel-180961617/
    MIP: Ancient Egyptians= wanted perfect afterlife + mummified food included for afterlife

    Cimate Change: https://www.theguardian.com/comment...ate-change-should-provoke-shame-in-our-hearts
    MIP: Climage change= threat to wildlife + extinction
     
  40. KalajianT

    KalajianT

    3
    0
    Feb 16, 2017
    1. Art. http://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2017/02/personalities-or-problems
    MI: Today's awarded documentaries do not effectively generate thought evoking story-lines

    2. Art. http://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2017/02/reds-whites-and-truths
    MI: Russian artwork from a century ago is remembered for its embodiment of the transition of culture from revolution to Stalin.

    3. Culture. http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2017/02/daily-chart-10
    MI: Young people have always been progressive with their thoughts and actions except when it comes to the right to free speech.

    4. Nature.
    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/16/...pan-region&WT.nav=c-column-middle-span-region
    MI: Ram hunters are the best conservationist as they use their earnings to fund conservative efforts

    5. International Affairs.
    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/18/...column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news
    MI: With a dec. in US influence of global nuclear plant construction, there is concern that safety measures regarding these plants will not be heavily implemented.
     
  41. dim17

    dim17

    104
    0
    Sep 29, 2016
    21.1

    History
    https://aeon.co/essays/the-macho-violent-culture-of-italian-fascism-was-prophetic
    MIP: Today’s Libertarians= love hatred

    Psychology
    https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/first-impression/
    MIP: 1st impression dominates all other contexts

    Econ
    https://www.jackwestin.com/daily/mcat-cars-practice/canadian-millennials/
    MIP: Canada millenials= doing better than US millennials facilitated by good policy

    Education
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/post...ade-surprisingly-fast/?utm_term=.bfa91a17dccf
    MIP: investment in early education interventions= effects fade fast

    Culture
    https://www.theguardian.com/comment...t-women-hosts-anti-choice-republican-dystopia
    MIP: wm= hosts not individuals during pregnancy ( Humphrey)
     
  42. NerdLife

    NerdLife

    35
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    Jun 20, 2016
  43. Nirajan Nepal

    Nirajan Nepal

    25
    0
    Feb 16, 2017
    1. economics: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/feb/16/stock-market-crash-optimism-recklessness-boom-bust
    MI: bubble getting bigger, policies not good

    2. psychology:https://www.psychologytoday.com/blo...sophy/201702/what-does-it-take-be-truly-happy
    MI: happy is not to feel good

    3. biology: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/01/080130170343.htm
    MI: blue eye= common ancestry

    4. history: http://www.cabinetmagazine.org/issues/61/wood.php
    MI: julian --> gergorian calendar
    +industrial reform
    + religious reform
    5. population science: http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21717020-blame-worm-cause-nodding-syndrome
    MI: nodding syndrome = autoimmune
     
  44. NerdLife

    NerdLife

    35
    0
    Jun 20, 2016
    2. Politics: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...-news:page/in-the-news&utm_term=.0f28034317ed

    MI: Lethal injection = inhumane, Arizona = unconstitutional promoting use of prisoner providing death drug/lawyer injecting it

    3. Health: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170213151306.htm

    MI: Link btwn increase gut flora = increase risk of alzheimer's

    4. Education: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...nts-with-disabilities/?utm_term=.0e552f7ab5c9

    MI: Block Medicaid = negative impact on poor/special needs kids

    5. Evolution/Religion: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opin...3c4b4fb5a63_story.html?utm_term=.4d1530a680ae

    MI: Americans instilled God created species, Darwin = origin of species +/- but follows after God
     
  45. damas95

    damas95

    4
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    Feb 15, 2017
    Week 1- Post 1

    Education: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/08/the-problem-with-tuition-free-public-education/496238/

    MIP: Eliminating tuition has great potential in improving access to education, but only if an unfair 2-tier system is avoided.


    Economics: http://www.economist.com/blogs/buttonwood/2017/02/recovery-trade

    MIP: Optimism about global recovery and global profits, yet the risk of a short lived trend remains.


    Ethics: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/jan/11/new-fertility-procedure-may-lead-to-embryo-farming-warn-researchers-in-vitro-gametogenesis

    MIP: Ethical challenges associated with embryo farming should be considered as the field of embryo farming rapidly expands.


    Philosophy: https://philosophynow.org/issues/108/The_Party_Without_Me

    MIP: Death is not easy but knowing and preparing for it consoles us, especially if we know we are leaving a lasting impression behind.


    Architecture: http://www.archdaily.com/805614/ar-issues-the-digital-age-has-not-killed-craft-only-restructured-it

    MIP: Crafting a magazine is not any easier with technology and requires great skills and talents to create something not ordinary.
     
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  46. givemethenews

    givemethenews

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    Feb 14, 2017
    Population Health: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2017/02/regional-actors-stand-myanmar-170213140632476.html
    MI- Rohingya - widely discriminated against
    Popular Culture https://www.theguardian.com/comment...d-killer-why-patriots-calling-hero-chris-kyle
    MI- Chris Kyle saw Iraqi deaths in black/white
    http://www.usnews.com/opinion/artic...ionship-between-art-leadership-and-innovation
    MI- Business- learn innovation from art
    http://www.salon.com/2011/11/06/whats_the_language_of_the_future/
    MI- English dominates by its spread/influnece
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...nts-with-disabilities/?utm_term=.4ac0723c6483
    MI: Medicaid=important for certain edu programs
    - cut by Rep. by block grants
     
  47. anna.d

    anna.d

    8
    1
    Jan 30, 2017
    Week 1 (SC27) - Post 1 of 5

    Literature: https://www.thenation.com/article/marxs-revenge/
    MIP: The image of Marx presented in his 19th century biographies does not present an accurate portrait of the man that should be used to inspire the movement in the 21st century.

    Sociology: https://aeon.co/essays/how-baring-and-sharing-online-increases-social-conformity
    MIP: Modern media has transformed the public's perceptions of shame and privacy, so that we perpetuate self-monitoring willingly.

    Archaeology:
    https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/12/161208125826.htm
    MIP: The translation of knowledge impacted human migration patterns; people moved east-west rather than north south because there were similar climates that people understood how to live in.

    History: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2...g-bodies-what-did-the-victorians-have-to-hide
    MIP: Beards in Victorian England were more than just facial hair; they may have served psychological, cultural and biological purposes.

    Linguistics: http://www.slate.com/articles/life/...ademic_jargon_more_than_ever_under_trump.html
    MIP: Jargon used by academics should be defended and accepted.
     
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  48. SoA'17

    SoA'17

    47
    5
    Nov 16, 2016
    1.Journalism: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...old-war-and-the-world/?utm_term=.1b6e1d46e6f1
    MIP: Thomas Schelling created a form of communication that altered the way the US/USSR dealt with each other.
    Tone: Positive

    2.Entertainment: http://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2016/12/hey-jimi
    MIP: Jimi Hendrix was known for changing the way the instrument was played.
    Tone: Pro-Hendrix

    3.History: http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/wwii/ahf/mineta/background.htm
    MIP: Japanese Americans were profiled after the Pearl Harbor Attack
    Tone: Anti-profiling

    4. Politics: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/20...casino-bill-amid-stalling-tactics-opposition/
    MIP: A bill to regulate casino industry in Japan created tension and opposition in the Japanese parliament
    Tone: Neutral

    5. Science: http://www.universetoday.com/131399/space-exploration-represents-best-humanity/
    MIP: Employing cooperation, initiatives, dedication in space exploration initiatives represents the best of humanity.
    Tone: Positive
     

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