Las palabras: símbolos para recuerdos compartidos

Ingreso de Paz Battaner
RAEInforma
Feb 2, 2017
3:50 despertar interes, curiosidad y gusto por la lengua espanola

10:44 refran vasco: “Lo imposible, con esfuerzo se logra”

el significado abstracto
13:09 nominalizaciones de verbos o los adjetivos en sustantivos

45 sentido del humor

<54:32 Borges
las palabras [son] símbolos para recuerdos compartidos
https://revistas.unal.edu.co/index.php/lthc/article/view/37132/50249

1:11:25 el uso de la lengua puede ser espontaneo, mientras que su analisis no lo es nunca

1:14:28 las palabras las llevamos puestas, de modo que corren con nostros cuando las perseguimos, porque la comprension que buscamos es la de nuestra propia naturaleza, como hispanohablantes.

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¿Castellano o español?
20/10/2011
https://www.clarin.com/sociedad/Castellano-espanol_0_SJm-lns2Pmg.html

 

El valor económico del castellano será central en el Congreso de la Lengua
22/09/2017
https://www.clarin.com/cultura/valor-economico-castellano-central-congreso-lengua_0_HyZU30GsZ.html
– una lengua que nos une y nos integra
– celebrar el idioma


7:34 contribuir al buen uso y la unidad del idioma comun

Nobody Is Normal

Yale Research Confirms What You’ve Always Suspected: Nobody Is Normal
We’re all weirdos, science has confirmed, and that’s something to celebrate.
March 19, 2018.
By Jessica Stillman
https://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/yale-research-confirms-what-youve-always-suspected-nobody-is-normal.html

Every day, millions of people around the world ask Google some variation of the question, “Am I normal?” Burdened by shame, we turn to the internet to figure out if our behavior, our bodies, and our deepest emotions mark us as outside the mainstream.

original article:
The Myth of Optimality in Clinical Neuroscience
Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Volume 22, Issue 3, p241–257, March 2018
Avram J. Holmes, Lauren M. Patrick
http://www.cell.com/trends/cognitive-sciences/fulltext/S1364-6613(17)30268-1

also:
https://qz.com/1229137/yale-neuroscientists-debunk-the-myth-of-normalcy-in-life-and-psychiatry

That Drug Expiration Date May Be More Myth Than Fact

That Drug Expiration Date May Be More Myth Than Fact
July 18, 2017
https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/07/18/537257884/that-drug-expiration-date-may-be-more-myth-than-fact

The box of prescription drugs had been forgotten in a back closet of a retail pharmacy for so long that some of the pills predated the 1969 moon landing. Most were 30 to 40 years past their expiration dates …

A dozen of the 14 compounds were still as potent as they were when they were manufactured, some at almost 100 percent of their labeled concentrations.

Intelligence genes

A combined analysis of genetically correlated traits identifies 187 loci and a role for neurogenesis and myelination in intelligence
W. D. Hill, et al.
Molecular Psychiatry (2018)
Published online: 11 January 2018
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41380-017-0001-5

Systems genetics identifies a convergent gene network for cognition and neurodevelopmental disease
Nature Neuroscience (2016) 19, 223–232
Michael R Johnson, et al.
https://www.nature.com/articles/nn.4205

journalistic version:
Intelligence genes discovered by scientists
By Sarah Knapton
21 Dec 2015
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/12061787/Intelligence-genes-discovered-by-scientists.html
Darren Griffin, Professor of Genetics at the University of Kent, said: “Genetics is the science of inheritance, not pre-determinism, and there is no substitute for hard work and application.”

In ‘Enormous Success,’ Scientists Tie 52 Genes to Human Intelligence
Carl Zimmer
MAY 22, 2017
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/22/science/52-genes-human-intelligence.html

Ticks

The growing global battle against blood-sucking ticks
Scientists have no shortage of ideas about how to stop tick-borne illnesses. What is holding them back?
Melinda Wenner Moyer
25 August 2015
http://www.nature.com/news/the-growing-global-battle-against-blood-sucking-ticks-1.18227

Ticks then thrive on the rodents, which are poor groomers.
Studies suggest that larval ticks have a 50% chance of surviving when they feed on mice, but only a 3.5% chance on opossums.

Eisenia fetida: an epigean organism

cocoons

How to Identify Wild Red Wiggler Worms – Eisenia Fetida
Tim Rosanelli
Jun 26, 2014

Why Am I Raising 4 Different Kinds Of Composting Worms? Well Let Me Tell You Why!

  • red wigglers (Eisenia fetida)
  • African night crawlers (Eudrilus eugeniae)
  • Alabama jumper
  • European night crawlers