Category Archive: Article

Jul 10

From ‘World of Warcraft’ to Weight Loss: How Virtual Reality Can Change Behavior | TIME.com

From World of Warcraft to Weight Loss: How Virtual Reality Can Change Behavior Most studies involving video games and avatars have been connected with weight gain, but seeing our virtual selves could also melt pounds away — if the avatar adopts the right healthy habits.   Barbara Truman‘s insight: More evidence that everyone who wants …

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Jun 15

Transdisciplinary Reflections: Transdisciplinarity as Play and Transformation | Integral Leadership Review

Transdisciplinary Reflections: Transdisciplinarity as Play and Transformation Barbara Truman‘s insight: Concerns about dismissing the value of ciritcal thinking toward theoretical anemia. Recommendation to explore the work of Richard Bernstein re: pragmatism, critical theory and hermeneutics. Be like the French and play with ideas to become a pragmatic fallibilist capable of acting while constantly questioning one’s assumptions. …

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Jun 15

Transdisciplinarity: The Politics and Practices of Knowledge Production

Transdisciplinarity: The Politics and Practices of Knowledge Production A guest post from Laura Shepherd. Laura teaches international politics at the University of New South Wales. Her most recent book is Gender, Violence and Popular Culture: Telling Stories. Her resea…   Barbara Truman‘s insight: The challenge of disciplinary publishing and the conundrum of not challenging one’s disciplinary path. …

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Jun 15

‘Transdisciplinarity’: A Future Workforce Skill – Talent Management magazine

‘Transdisciplinarity’: A Future Workforce Skill Talent Management magazine, The Business of Talent Management   Barbara Truman‘s insight: See the report produced by the Institute for the Future for the Apollo Research Institute called Future Work Skills 2020 IBM is mentioned as exemplar. “Key to the transdisciplinary mindset is the “T-shaped person,” a concept popularized by …

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Jun 09

Wolfgang Pauli, Carl Jung, and the Acausal Connecting Principle: A Case Study in Transdisciplinarity

Wolfgang Pauli, Carl Jung, and the Acausal Connecting Principle: A Case Study in Transdisciplinarity Barbara Truman‘s insight: Delightful article describing the transdiscisplinary pitfalls of collaboration. The example is perfect for my site that I chose to call Serendipitous Synchronicity. Some may wonder if I was just being playful akin to how I named my Second …

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