We sat down recently with James R. Flynn to chat about his groundbreaking research on IQ, and what’s next for the Flynn Effect.
Biological systems are complicated. In fact, they are so complicated that researchers often must turn to computer simulation to examine how living systems function. For example, it is increasingly recognized that common medical problems such as heart disease, diabetes, and obesity arise from interaction between genetic and environmental factors, and physiological systems. The only feasible approach for gaining a predictive understanding of such complex interactions is through computer simulation.
Treat yourself to a micro Venice vacation this afternoon, courtesy of San Diego State University and Venice: History of the Floating City author Joanne M. Ferraro.
From chazzanut to flamenco to Chinese opera, John Potter takes us on a journey around the world in A History of Singing. In part one, he and co-author Neil Sorrell discussed their inspiration for tackling such a seemingly daunting topic; in this final installment, John highlights a few standout examples—with clips!
Robert Cannon’s series concludes with a look at more modern operas, starting in the nineteenth century.