Ancient Cities Grew and Developed Like Modern Cities

Ancient Cities Grew and Developed Like Modern Cities, New Study Suggests In studying the construction of ancient cities, like the one Hernán Cortés conquered for Spain in 1521, a team of researchers found several similarities with the modern day. According to Live Science, Cortés wrote in a letter after taking the #Aztec capital city #Tenochtitlan that it resembled what he …

Ancient Settlements Grew Bigger And Denser Much Like Our Modern Cities

Ancient Settlements Grew Bigger And Denser Much Like Our Modern Cities Modern cities with large populations and dense areas tend to be productive. Remarkably, these characteristics also appear to have been exhibited by ancient settlements. Findings of a new study revealed that ancient cities with bigger and denser settlements allowed their inhabitants to become more efficient. For the study published …

The Law of Life

THE LAW OF LIFE OLD KOSKOOSH listened greedily. Though his sight had long since faded, his hearing was still acute, and the slightest sound penetrated to the glimmering intelligence which yet abode behind the withered forehead, but which no longer gazed forth upon the things of the world. Ah! that was Sit-cum-to-ha, shrilly anathematizing the dogs as she cuffed and …

Thousands Of People Are Willing To Die On Mars

ethos: WHY THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ARE WILLING TO DIE ON #MARSI.“The technology to get you back from Mars simply doesn’t exist. We need to do this with the stuff that we have today, and the only way we can do that is by going there to stay.”II.“Any human being can visit the ocean. Anyone can visit the forest. These are …

what age are children ready for school?

When are children “ready” for school? There is much debate about when the transition between play-based pre-school and the start of “formal” schooling should begin. The trend in the UK primary school curriculum over recent decades has been towards an earlier start to formal instruction, and an erosion of learning through play. But the evidence from international comparisons and psychological …

Two-year-olds should be playing, not in school

ethos: Two-year-olds should be playing, not in schoolStart up the jazzResults factoriesKids in a cage? Two-year-olds should be playing, not in school PAM JARVIS, SENIOR LECTURER, DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND FAMILIES AT LEEDS TRINITY UNIVERSITY for The Conversation In order to make young children “school ready”, the English government is now encouragingparents to place their children in school nurseries shortly after their …

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Hunter-Gatherer vs. Farmer hypothesis – The Prize (Part 2)

The hunter vs. farmer hypothesis states that attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and its counterpart in adults, the adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, have their origins in a tendency in those individuals for behaviors characteristic of hunter-gatherer societies over those of farming societies. The hypothesis was proposed by Thom Hartmann and suggest that these conditions may be a result of a form of adaptive behavior. Hartmann developed the Hunter-Gatherer vs. farmer …