Some random things that i read recently+thoughts

http://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-rt-brazil-prisonreadingl2e8hp75l-20120625,0,7694158.story This is an interesting idea. – http://news.yahoo.com/math-anxiety-school-scientists-too-190128180–abc-news-tech.html http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2012/06/22/1205259109 Not surprised. Surely, there is a similar aversion among filosofy students at my university to logic, since its the formal near-equivalent of math. And when i change to linguistics this fall, i expect to see a similar aversion to formal linguistics (say, generative grammar). I wonder,…

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