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35 Scientific Concepts That Will Help You Understand Life

35 Scientific Concepts That Will Help You Understand Life

Aug 5, 2013-- "In order to sharpen our reasoning skills, we must have a good grasp of our own cognitive biases, as well as the basic laws of the universe. But in a dynamic world, new laws are constantly emerging." How do we keep pace with humanity's changing understanding of ourselves and the universe? Thankfully, Edge.org has interviewed hundreds of the world's most influential thinkers, including neuroscientists, physicists and mathematicians, distilling their collective knowledge into nearly 200 essays. Read distillations of the top 35 concepts here. (505704 reads)


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