The visual brain involved in hearing echoes… Echolocation in bats and men…
Why art matters…Museums are places of learning…Play and creativity…
I’d like [visitors] to have a window into the studio and feel an ambition about what sculpture can be, feel the energy, both positively and negatively…these are the things I am trying to do without irony or anything hidden.
The British-born, Los Angeles-based sculptor Thomas Houseago has just come
Striking museum gold…I can see through you…Let’s go avant-garde… Bug-eyed Neanderthals…Bees do it…
Consciousness is not a thing, but a process – William James.
Process is the new
How smart is your four-year-old? Not as smart as a chimp, or maybe even Aesop’s rook. Watch these videos in the BBC News report Spitting and Urinating Chimps ‘Replay Aesop’s Fable.
“I can see often, clearly in my head, a broadcasting booth, soundproof in glass, sitting at the head of a classroom. And on each student desk sits a radio, everyone tuned in to a different wavelength.”
How important is Learning as opposed to Teaching? Can we judge by Googling the two words? I did so and counted the number of hits returned.
Bingo… The teaching establishments are catching up with us, the people.
The smell of fresh cut grass means very different things to green plants vs to us humans.
The smell comes from a class of chemicals called Green-leaf Volatiles (GLV) which can protect the plant against predators.