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Author and animal scientist Dr. Grandin shares her insights on ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), visual thinking, and human and animal minds. Dr. Grandin, herself autistic, believes the autistic person's capacity to "see the actual things themselves" places autistic individuals in a unique position to understand the ways animals think.
Project: Mind | Browse All
Date: December 9, 2008
Category: Popular Science
Subject(s): Cognitive Science/Psychology
The POLENET project installed their newest high-precision GPS system on Deverall Island, Antarctica. These GPS systems tell scientists how much the ground underneath the ice sheet is moving upward. This has important implications on the movement of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and its interplay with the rock below. Learn more about it in this audio report from correspondent Kelly Carroll.
Project: Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists | Browse All
Date: December 7, 2008
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Geology/Earth Science