Friday, March 05, 2010

getting cognitive

The inaugural issue of Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science is out, including 

Brian T. Edwards in Watching Shrek in Tehran: The seen and the unseen in Iranian cinema. "Econo-Jihad": Jihadist terror organizations have set economic terrorism as their new target, intending to harm and paralyze Western economies, the United States in particular. 

Warning: Your reality is out of date: Samuel Arbesman introduces the mesofact. 

Jami Attenberg reviews Reality Hunger: A Manifesto by David Shields (and more and more and more and more and more and more 

and more and more and moreand more and more and more and more). 

How locavores could save the world: The latest yuppie craze could do more than just cut emissions — it might also help feed the poor. 

From Fast Company, how much longer can shopping malls survive? A look at how health care is no stranger to the reconciliation process (and more). 

Dress Code: Tony Perrottet goes behind the rumor that Hoover wore women's clothing

The Tribe That Bites: Allison Gaudet Yarrow on the unlikely rise of the Jewish vampire

Modernizing the idea of the great French salons — elegant gatherings of intelligentsia — a Toronto businessman's soirees are provoking thought about how city and country can be run.

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