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Stories by Jason G. Goldman

Are E-Readers Value-Added?

A recent paper from the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy came across my desktop yesterday called e-Reading and e-Responding: New Tools for the Next Generation of Readers.

April 17, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Friday Afternoon Jams

Music for Brainvoyaging: Crosby, Stills, and Nash – Daylight Again. Filmed live in 1982 at L.A.’s Universal Amphitheater

April 16, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Extra, Extra

Figure 1: The Borg isn’t so bad, after all. Blog News: What a fantastic first week in the Borg ScienceBlogs. Welcome, again, to all the new readers.

April 16, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

What Is Beauty? Your Kids’ Newest Art Critic

Do animals create art? So far, this seems a uniquely human ability. But do animals have a sense of the aesthetically pleasing? What about the ability to judge and critique art?

April 15, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

New Scibling

I have a new Scibling! I only got to retain the title of newest blog here for about 24 hours, because yesterday Alex Wild’s blog, Myrmecos, was assimilated into the Borg.

April 15, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Wednesday Morning Jams

Rarely does country music make me wish youtube had an auto-repeat function. “Need You Now” by Lady Antebellum. Live at the 2009 Country Music Awards.

April 14, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Photoshop Anyone?

Any artists out there? As my Photoshop skills leave something to be desired, I am opening up a contest for any reader who would like to send me ideas for banners, as well as a square logo, for the Thoughtful Animal...

April 13, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Monday Pets: Biological Evidence That Dog is Man’s Best Friend

The party isn’t over yet! Here’s another helping of Monday Pets. Enjoy! Wild Dog crawled into the Cave and laid his head on the Woman’s lap… And the Woman said, “His name is not Wild Dog any more, but the First Friend.” –Just So Stories, Rudyard Kipling...

April 12, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman


Welcome to the new home for The Thoughtful Animal! The main focus of this blog is animal cognition. Animals do some pretty cool things, and there are some clever ways for figuring out how an animal thinks...

April 12, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman
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