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    How Technology Is Leading Us Into the Imagination Age

    Original @ Singularity Hub In many ways, the future is unpredictable. A report by the World Economic Forum reveals that almost 65 percent of the jobs elementary school students will be doing in the future do not even exist yet. Combined with technological automation and the disappearance of traditional jobs, this leaves us with a critical question: how can […] [...]

    New diabetes self-management education course for South Asian population

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Researchers at King’s College London have signed an agreement with three partner organisations to offer a customised type 2 diabetes self-management education programme for the South Asian population in three London Boroughs. [...]

    Air Force diabetes prevention program shows promising results

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories “I wish I knew this 30 years ago,” is a common feeling among Air Force veterans after receiving diabetes education. Like most of the 89 million Americans with prediabetes, many active duty Airmen do not know the ways they can prevent or delay the onset… [...]

    Visual perception of summary statistics not following mathematical rules

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Cognitive psychologists of the Higher School of Economics have experimentally demonstrated that people are capable of estimating the mean size of visible objects and their approximate number simultaneously, showing for the first time that these two cog… [...]

    Nearly every job is becoming more digital — Brookings study

    Original @ KurzweilAI » News Digital technology is disrupting the American workforce, but in vastly uneven ways, according to a new analysis of 545 occupations in a report published today by the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program. The report, “Digitalization and the American workforce,” provides a detailed analysis of changes since 2001 in the digital content of 545 occupations that represent 90 [...] [...]

    Nurse as Maker: Democratizing Medical Innovation Starts Here

    Original @ Singularity Hub Inventing and improving medical devices can be a long and arduous process. Oftentimes it’s also a process that takes place far from the end user—the patient. But what if research and development of medical devices was democratized? What if the practitioners who work most closely with patients were brought into the product innovation pipeline? This […] [...]

    New Yale lab will use virtual reality games to reduce risks in teens

    Original @ Science-technology & Health The goal of the lab is to develop and test VR games for health education and behavioral intervention in youth and young adults. [...]

    Intentional teaching makes the biggest impact on early childhood outcomes

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A comprehensive review of research on several measures of the quality of early childhood education suggests that the instructional practices of preschool teachers have the largest impact on young children’s academic and social skills. The review helps … [...]

    California’s progressive policies don’t hurt jobs, economy, study finds

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Research from UC Berkeley’s Center for Labor Research and Education measuring the impacts of numerous progressive California policies enacted over the last six years finds no negative effects on employment and economic growth. [...]

    Studies uncover the hard-hitting consequences of sports-related head injuries

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Playing contact sports can injure the brain even if head impacts don’t result in concussions, according to new research presented today at Neuroscience 2017, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world’s largest source of emerging … [...]