Highlights • Discontinuous spatial relationships induce updating and comparison of features. • Change detection increases after abrupt shifts in spatial relationships. • These relational triggers induce the perception of new events. • Change detection increases at the boundaries between events. • Relational triggers leverage limited resources for attention to informative events. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0010027714002509

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Discontinuous spatial
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I take heart that they pushed aside everything else in the drug pipe lines all around the world. each company focused exclusively on COVID-19 vaccine followed all regulations. i don’t know about russia’s but their scientists science really well – and there’s been enough shared information that they bounced off each other. they all built on past research as they’ve made similar things before. I don’t want to think how many animals were tested for this but I imagine quite a lot worldwide. and with 700 million vaccinations worldwide, i’d expect to see some cluster of horror in some genetically fragile population. it would come from someplace as bad news travels fast by many means. and yet .. it seems the drug making has been very competent. will we turn into werewolves or develop some awful sci fi issue? i don’t think so. they make the smallest weakest changes possible that work rather than broad solutions like the DDT days.

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Love the concept. Wasn’t until I winnowed down a part of my research to these words: things time system words work science mind point brain human part thinking idea systems and searched in Google Scholar did I learn about boundary objects, which is perfectly in the zone. Origin of concepts. Where’s the gap between objects? How does that change and how is it created? What is its lifecycle? etc.

Love the concept. Wasn’t
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Tying it back to the other stuff I was on yesterday – all the neat circuit looking things – that should mostly fit neatly under “FACTS”, mostly likely 501: Philosophy of Science. I’ll double check but I’m pretty certain. It’ll be very cool if so. (but almost equally likely 190: Modern Western Philosophy or 120: Epistemology, causation & humankind)

Tying it back to
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NO OVERLAP VERSION FACTS 501: Philosophy & theory 0.33 FACTS 190: Modern western philosophy 0.3 FACTS 120: Epistemology, causation & humankind 0.3 PERSONAL 780: Music 0.25 PERSONAL 200: Religion 0.21 SOCIETY 320: Political science 0.1 SOCIETY 360: Social problems & services; associations 0.1 SOCIETY 100: Philosophy & psychology 0.1 SOCIETY 022: Administration of physical plant 0.09

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This is Not a Boundary Object: Reflections on the Origin of a Concept. I did another Latent Dirichlet Allocation on a cleaner copy of my writings saved on icopiedyou . com using “Topic Modeling Tool” https://github.com/arunbg/Topic-Modeling-Tool (as my WordStat 8 trial expired but the only part I use is LDA) and set it to find 3 topics. It found 3. One had to do with school and power structures I think, another probably about nostalgia, but this is the one that interested me: things time system words work science mind point brain human part thinking computer idea systems A search in Google Scholar has this coming up as #2 and removing “computer” and it comes as #1: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0162243910377624 This is Not a Boundary Object: Reflections on the Origin of a Concept

This is Not a
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