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The Reinvention of Bestiaries, Floras, and Herbaria: Alternative Decolonial Modernities in Contemporary Latin American Art.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):A Contracorriente. Spring2022, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p1-33. 33p.

Abstract:The article reports that since Columbus famously spied mermaids near the coast of Hispaniola on January 8, 1493, European descriptions of the flora and fauna of the New World have been spiced with marvels and misconceptions of all kinds. Topics include...

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Fourth-Grade Primary School Students' Misconception on Greatest Common Factor and Least Common Multiple.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Education Research International. 10/8/2021, p1-11. 11p.

Abstract:This study is aimed at determining students' misconceptions on the teaching material of the greatest common factor and least common multiple. The sample of this study consisted of 124 fourth-grade elementary school students in the academic year of 2019...

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Mistake or Manipulation? Conceptualizing Perceived Mis- and Disinformation among News Consumers in 10 European Countries.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Communication Research. Oct2022, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p919-941. 23p.

Abstract:In the midst of heated debates surrounding the veracity and honesty of communication, scholarly attention has turned to the conceptualization of mis- and disinformation on the supply-side of (political) communication. Yet, we lack systematic research o...

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On single point forecasts for fat-tailed variables.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Journal of Forecasting. Apr2022, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p413-422. 10p.

Abstract:We discuss common errors and fallacies when using naive "evidence based" empiricism and point forecasts for fat-tailed variables, as well as the insufficiency of using naive first-order scientific methods for tail risk management. We use the COVID-19 p...

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THOUGHTS FROM A BRAIN COLLECTOR.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):Discover. Nov/Dec2021, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p56-60. 5p. 4 Color Photographs, 1 Cartoon or Caricature.

Abstract:KY: We look at differences in brains between shark species and what that can tell us about shark behavior. GREENLAND SHARK PACIFIC SLEEPER SHARK This illustration approximates MRI brain scans of two different shark species. KY: Most people think when t...

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'Blundering Brutuses': Michael Field, Nonconformism, and The Politics of Social Purity.

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Source(s):Literature & Theology. Sep2022, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p229-251. 23p.

Abstract:This article explores the contexts of nonconformism and social purity that underpin Michael Field's (Katharine Bradley and Edith Cooper) verse drama Brutus Ultor (1886). Based on new archival research, the article explores Bradley's role in the Ladies ...

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