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Researchers find abstract art evokes a more abstract mindset than representational art – Medical Xpress

A team of researchers at Columbia University has found that abstract art tends to evoke a more abstract mindset than does representational art. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the group describes their online study…

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A team of researchers at Columbia University has found that abstract art tends to evoke a more abstract mindset than does representational art. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the group describes their online study involving art and paid viewers and what they learned from it.
Representational art depicts subject matter that is generally recognized by viewers. Paintings of people, buildings, fruit or other objects are examples of representational art,…

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Stop Saying Isaac Newton Was an Overachiever in Lockdown. Here’s The Reality – ScienceAlert

There’s no doubt that modern science owes the 17th century English polymath Sir Isaac Newton some gratitude. You don’t get a whole unit of force named after you for nothing.

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There’s no doubt that modern science owes the 17th century English polymath Sir Isaac Newton some gratitude. You don’t get a whole unit of force named after you for nothing.
But if you’re feeling guilty that your time in isolation hasn’t been as productive as his was reported to have been, go easy on yourself; his Annus Mirabilis wasn’t as mirabilis as you might think.
In a year short on inspiration and big on staring wistfully out of windows in hopes that 2021 has a little less plague, smoke,…

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Blue Moon 2020: How to see the rare Halloween lunar event – 7NEWS.com.au

The lunar event will take place on October 31 for the first time in 19 years.

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This years Halloween is looking extra spooky with a rare lunar event set to light up the skies.
A Blue Moon – the origin of the popular idiom – occurs when two full moons land in one calendar month.
The phenomena happens about once every two or three years.
The lunar event will take place on October 31 for the first time in 19 years. Credit: Getty Images
But a Blue Moon on Halloween is a much rarer, and eerier, event.
For the first time in 19 years, stargazers will see a rare Blue Moon on O…

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Estée Lauder Is Sending a Product Into Space, Because Even Astronauts Love Their Serums – POPSUGAR Beauty Austrailia

As a company, Estée Lauder has done a lot within the beauty industry over the last few decades, but the brand has never launched one of its own products

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As a company, Estée Lauder has done a lot within the beauty industry over the last few decades, but the brand has never launched one of its own products into space until now. The company announced on Sept. 18 that it’s sending one of its star products the Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex into space at the end of the month.
According to a release, the serum will be photographed and filmed by the crew aboard the International Space Station for Estée Lauder to later use f…

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