Practical Uses of Matrix Mathematics
Let’s consider some practical uses of matrix mathematics in a variety of settings, along with a brief introduction to matrices. Matrix mathematics applies to several branches of science ... row of the third column. An example of a square matrix with ...
Forget What You Know About Good Study Habits
In a recent review of the relevant research, published in the journal Psychological Science in the Public ... learning is another matter, and psychologists have discovered that some of the most hallowed advice on study habits is flat wrong.
What Does Science Tell Us About Teaching Kids to Think?
And indeed some forms of writing--persuasive or expository essays for example -- explicitly call for carefully ordering thinking. The foregoing logical case may be convincing, but the data are not. Efforts to use writing to teach subject matter have had ...
Disordered Hyperuniformity: A Weird New State of Matter in Chicken Eyes
Amorphous solids have only a "limited, localized order proximate to their structural units," but no long ... This type of matter has a long-range order, but also flows like a liquid. Examples include some soap solutions, surfactants and cholesterol ester.
Seven Examples of a "Police State," and How They Are Appearing in the US
Framing the current political climate in these terms is quite blunt, and can be jarring to some people because it automatically conjures images of, for example ... of “police state” language. I think that’s completely reasonable. But no matter ...