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Aeon is a digital magazine of ideas, philosophy and culture.
Aerial is the eighth studio album by the English singer-songwriter and musician Kate Bush, released in 2005, twelve years after her 1993 album The Red Shoes.
The American Library Association's Best Fiction for Young Adults, previously known as Best Books for Young Adults (1966-2010), is a recommendation list of books presented yearly by the YALSA division (Young Adult Library Services Association).
Allan Whitenack Snyder is the director of the Centre for the Mind at the University of Sydney, Australia where he also holds the 150th Anniversary Chair of Science and the Mind.
The American Library Association (ALA) is a nonprofit organization based in the United States that promotes libraries and library education internationally.
Asperger syndrome (AS), also known as Asperger's, is a developmental disorder characterized by significant difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication, along with restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior and interests.
The Australian National University (ANU) is a national research university located in Canberra, the capital of Australia.
The Autism Research Centre (ARC) is a research institute that is a part of the Department of Developmental Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge, England.
A Bachelor of Arts (BA or AB, from the Latin baccalaureus artium or artium baccalaureus) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, sciences, or both.
Barking is a town in East London, England, in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and the county of Essex.
BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.
Booklist is a publication of the American Library Association that provides critical reviews of books and audiovisual materials for all ages.
The term Britain is a linguistic descendant (reflex) of one of the oldest known names for Great Britain, an island off the north-western coast of continental Europe.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.
The Centre for the Mind is the brainchild of Professor Allan Snyder FRS, and was launched at the historic Museum of Sydney on 4 August 1997.
Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.
A constructed language (sometimes called a conlang) is a language whose phonology, grammar, and vocabulary have been consciously devised for human or human-like communication, instead of having developed naturally.
Daniel Tammet (born 31 January 1979) is an English essayist, novelist, translator, and autistic savant.
Darold A. Treffert is a psychiatrist who specializes in the epidemiology of autism spectrum disorders and savant syndrome.
A deed poll (plural: deeds poll) is a legal document binding only to a single person or several persons acting jointly to express an active intention.
Derek Paravicini (born 26 July 1979) is a blind English autistic savant and musical prodigy.
A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.
The East End of London, usually called the East End, is the historic core of wider East London, east of the Roman and medieval walls of the City of London, and north of the River Thames.
Educational technology is "the study and ethical practice of facilitating learning and improving performance by creating, using, and managing appropriate technological processes and resources".
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
An epileptic seizure is a brief episode of signs or symptoms due to abnormally excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain.
Esquire is an American men's magazine, published by the Hearst Corporation in the United States.
An essay is, generally, a piece of writing that gives the author's own argument — but the definition is vague, overlapping with those of a paper, an article, a pamphlet, and a short story.
Estonian (eesti keel) is the official language of Estonia, spoken natively by about 1.1 million people: 922,000 people in Estonia and 160,000 outside Estonia.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
A fellow is a member of a group (or fellowship) that work together in pursuing mutual knowledge or practice.
Florent Marchet (born 21 June 1975) is a French singer-songwriter.
Functional magnetic resonance imaging or functional MRI (fMRI) measures brain activity by detecting changes associated with blood flow.
Images and other stimuli contain both local features (details, parts) and global features (the whole).
Hodder & Stoughton is a British publishing house, now an imprint of Hachette.
Joshua Foer (born September 23, 1982) is a freelance journalist living in New Haven, Connecticut, with a primary focus on hard sciences.
Kastljós (Spotlight) is an Icelandic news magazine and talk show on the Icelandic national television channel RÚV.
Catherine "Kate" Bush (born 30 July 1958) is an English singer-songwriter, musician, dancer and record producer.
Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.
Kirkus Reviews (or Kirkus Media) is an American book review magazine founded in 1933 by Virginia Kirkus (1893–1980).
Late Show with David Letterman is an American late-night talk show hosted by David Letterman on CBS, the first iteration of the ''Late Show'' franchise.
Leslie Allan "Les" Murray AO (born 17 October 1938) is an Australian poet, anthologist and critic.
Little, Brown and Company is an American publisher founded in 1837 by Charles Coffin Little and his partner, James Brown, and for close to two centuries has published fiction and nonfiction by American authors.
The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham is a London borough in East London, England.
A memoir (US: /ˈmemwɑːr/; from French: mémoire: memoria, meaning memory or reminiscence) is a collection of memories that an individual writes about moments or events, both public or private, that took place in the subject's life.
A mnemonic (the first "m" is silent) device, or memory device, is any learning technique that aids information retention or retrieval (remembering) in the human memory.
Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything is a nonfiction book by Joshua Foer, first published in 2011.
The National Grid for Learning (NGfL) was a United Kingdom Government-funded gateway to educational resources on the Internet.
In mathematics, the natural numbers are those used for counting (as in "there are six coins on the table") and ordering (as in "this is the third largest city in the country").
Nature Neuroscience is a monthly scientific journal published by Nature Publishing Group.
The New Zealand Listener is a New Zealand magazine which covers a variety of general topics, including current affairs, politics and entertainment.
A novelist is an author or writer of novels, though often novelists also write in other genres of both fiction and non-fiction.
The Open University (OU) is a public distance learning and research university, and one of the biggest universities in the UK for undergraduate education.
Penguin Books is a British publishing house.
The number is a mathematical constant.
Polyglotism or polyglottism is the ability to master, or the state of having mastered, multiple languages.
In mammalian brain anatomy, the prefrontal cortex (PFC) is the cerebral cortex which covers the front part of the frontal lobe.
Ríkisútvarpið (RÚV) (pronounced or) ('The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service') is Iceland's national public-service broadcasting organization.
The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) is a London-based, British organisation committed to finding practical solutions to social challenges.
Savant syndrome is a condition in which someone with significant mental disabilities demonstrates certain abilities far in excess of average.
Scientific literature comprises scholarly publications that report original empirical and theoretical work in the natural and social sciences, and within an academic field, often abbreviated as the literature.
Simon Baron-Cohen (born 15 August 1958) is an English clinical psychologist, professor of developmental psychopathology at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.
Solomon Veniaminovich Shereshevsky (Соломон Вениаминович Шерешевский; 1886 – 1 May 1958), also known simply as 'Ш' ('Sh'), 'S.', or Luria's S was a Russian journalist and mnemonist active in the 1920s.
Stephen Wiltshire (born 24 April 1974) is a British architectural artist and autistic savant.
Synesthesia is a perceptual phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sensory or cognitive pathway.
The Advocate is an American LGBT-interest magazine, printed bi-monthly and available by subscription.
The Australian is a broadsheet newspaper published in Australia from Monday to Saturday each week since 14 July 1964.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Scotsman is a Scottish compact newspaper and daily news website headquartered in Edinburgh.
The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay (born 1989 in India) was diagnosed in early childhood with severe or low functioning non-verbal autism.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
The University of Sydney (informally, USyd or USYD) is an Australian public research university in Sydney, Australia.
The University of Toulouse (Université de Toulouse) was a university in France that was established by papal bull in 1229, making it one of the earliest universities to emerge in Europe.
The World Memory Championships is an organized competition of memory sports in which competitors memorize as much information as possible within a given period of time.
Young Adult Library Services is a quarterly magazine published by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA).
60 Minutes is an American newsmagazine television program broadcast on the CBS television network.
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