Monthly Archives: August 2017

Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential

Mindshift reveals how we can overcome stereotypes and preconceived ideas about what is possible for us to learn and become. At a time when we are constantly being asked to retrain and reinvent ourselves to adapt to new technologies and … Continue reading

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Managing Your Lifelong Learning

Searching Lifelong learning on Google returns 28 million results on Google, it is a commonly used term, but many people struggle managing their ongoing education. Knowledge workers are in higher demand than ever before. Being able to keep pace with … Continue reading

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On the role of stigmergy in cognition

Cognition in animals is produced by the self-organized activity of mutually entrained body and brain. Given that stigmergy plays a major role in self-organization of societies, we identify stigmergic behavior in cognitive systems, as a common mechanism ranging from brain … Continue reading

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Pierre Bourdieu – La opinión pública no existe

Me gustaría decir en primer lugar que mi punto no es denunciar de manera mecánica y fácil las encuestas de opinión, pero para llevar a cabo un análisis riguroso de sus operaciones y sus funciones. Esto implica que los tres … Continue reading

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Pierre Bourdieu – Sociología y Democracia

Tengo la convicción, como todo investigador, que la sociología puede contribuir a una acción política realmente democrática, a un gobierno de todos los ciudadanos capaz de asegurar la felicidad de todos los ciudadanos. Esta convicción, quisiera tratar de compartirla, – … Continue reading

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Pierre Bourdieu – Capital simbólico y clases sociales

En esta breve pero densa pieza, escrita para un número especial del journal L’Arc dedicado al historiador medieval Georges Duby (cuya gigantesca obra Bourdieu admiraba y se basaba por su escrupulosa genealogía de la estructura mental y social de la … Continue reading

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¡Obedece, produce, consume! Y… sobretodo no pienses

Pero además de estar en pie de guerra, paralelamente, se cierne otro gran debate que incluso resta importancia a la política educativa. ¿Los sistemas educativos actuales, ya no solo en España sino en el resto del mundo, son coherentes con … Continue reading

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Board games can make you a nicer person with better relationships

Board games allow players to enter into a controlled state of conflict. The process of engaging in that conflict is fun even when you lose, and the outcome is likely to be different the next time around. A good board … Continue reading

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La sociología de la cultura y música en Max Weber

La Sociología de la Cultura de Weber ha quedado desdibujada ante la enorme pluralidad de áreas de estudio que el sociólogo alemán inició. Desde los estudios de metodología que tratan de conciliar la polémica entre las Ciencias ideográficas y las … Continue reading

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Handbook of Research on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

This Handbook of Research on Innovation and Entrepreneurship compiles the outstanding expertise of leading researchers in the fi eld of innovation and entrepreneurship. Such a project inevitably goes back to Schumpeter, and we adopt the motivation of his entrepreneur as our starting point. … Continue reading

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