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Handbook of Magneto-Optical Data Recording: Materials, Subsystems, Techniques (Materials Science and Process Technology)
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780815513919, isbn: 0815513917,
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This handbook brings together in a single volume expert contributions on the many aspects of MO data recording, including the materials in use, techniques for achieving recording function, and storage device subsystems. As a multiple author treatment, it brings perspective from many viewpoints and institutions. The insights delivered should be valuable to a wide audience from students to practitioners in all areas of information storage..
The Myth of Mirror Neurons: The Real Neuroscience of Communication and Cognition
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An essential reconsideration of one of the most far-reaching theories in modern neuroscience and psychology. In 1992, a group of neuroscientists from Parma, Italy, reported a new class of brain cells discovered in the motor cortex of the macaque monkey. These cells, later dubbed mirror neurons, responded equally well during the monkey's own motor actions, such as grabbing an object, and while the monkey watched someone else perform similar motor actions. Researchers speculated that the neurons
Standard Deviations: Flawed Assumptions, Tortured Data, and Other Ways to Lie with Statistics
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Did you know that baseball players whose names begin with the letter ''D'' are more likely to die young? Or that Asian Americans are most susceptible to heart attacks on the fourth day of the month? Or that drinking a full pot of coffee every morning will add years to your life, but one cup a day increases the risk of pancreatic cancer? All of these ''facts'' have been argued with a straight face by credentialed researchers and backed up with reams of data and convincing statistics.