Sunday, January 27, 2008

Max Planck Institute for Human Development:

In their words:
The Max Planck Institute for Human Development is a multidisciplinary research establishment dedicated to the study of human development and education. Its inquiries are broadly defined, but concentrate on the evolutionary, social, historical, and institutional contexts of human development, as well as examining it from life-span and life-course perspectives.

(Click on Graphic to visit site)

Gerd Gigerenzer author of Calculated Risks and Simple Heuristics (two excellent books) is co-director of the institute.

Monday, January 07, 2008

Big Think: The new conversation

Big hat-tip to the New York Times, today for this:

(click on photo to visit link)

Still under construction, hopefully it will keep growing and become economically viable.