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The Intersection of Invention and Innovation
The Intersection of Invention and Innovation
09.15.14

Earlier this week, Forbes covered in an article the difference between “innovation” and “invention,” saying invention refers to creating something new, while innovation more often means improving something that already exists. Innovation is a current buzzword often attached with technological advancements, making “invention” feel outdated and old-fashioned. Starting this week, allow the students of Massachusetts [...]

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Neuroaesthetics Seeks to Understand How Humans Judge Beauty
Neuroaesthetics Seeks to Understand How Humans Judge Beauty
09.12.14

Is there a recipe for beauty? Do each of our brains process and respond to aesthetic information in similar ways? These are among the questions pondered by neuroaesthetics — a relatively new scientific sub-discipline (only formally defined in 2002) that studies the neural basis of artistic perception, creativity and achievement. Neuroaesthetics seeks to better understand [...]