29 July 2012

Items to Share: 29 July

Education/academic focus
Other Business
  • George Miller has died It's amazing to find how authors of utterly classic papers in psychology have been with us until so recently--the reference to his Magic Number Seven--plus or minus two is in the linked piece.
  • Fairies (Chronicle of Higher Education) Geoff Pullum seems to be fated perpetually to kill the hydra-headed "Eskimo words for snow" myth, but "British words for rain" may be a contender for replacement.
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