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Our Most Shared Article (based on social media sharing and clicks) in March was from OCTOBER. Editors David Joselit, Carrie Lambert-Beatty, and Hal Foster ask, "Is it possible, or desirable, to decenter the human in discourse on art in particular? What is gained in the attempt, and what—or who—disappears from view?" Artists, writers, critics, and philosophers respond in this Questionnaire. This selection is freely available to read through the end of April.

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MIT Press Journals is proud to present our Most Shared Articles feature. At the beginning of each month, we ungate the previous month's "most shared" journal article (based on social media sharing and clicks). The article will be free for all to read for the month.
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Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments wants your papers for a special issue on "Perception and Cognition in Augmented Reality." Submit your work by 31 May 2016.

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For 250 weeks, our From the Archive Friday (FTAF) program has connected current events to articles on topics as varied as postvernacular Yiddish, moon music, and the biology of interior decoration. In honor of the 250th FTAF, we're bringing back the top 5 most popular selections from the series' history (based on page hits). These 5 articles will be freely available to read until Friday, March 11th. ‪#‎FTAF‬
MIT Press Journals is proud to present From the Archive Friday (FTAF). Each Friday, we select an article from the depths of our online archive and make it freely available for one week. The free article will be posted on this page, and announced to our followers on Twitter, Facebook, ...
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We are inundated with stimuli every day. How do our brains make sense of all the data flooding our senses? Rosa I. Arriaga (Georgia Institute of Technology) explains her study, which appeared in the October 2015 issue of NEURAL COMPUTATION.

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We’re celebrating with our newest print partner, NAUTILUS—a different kind of science magazine. Enjoy an exclusive discount for MIT Press readers. Through 9 March, NAUTILUS is offering 1-year, print + prime subscriptions for just $39 (reg. $49) or 2-year subscriptions for $66 (print + prime, reg. $79). Enter MITPRESS at checkout.
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We’re redesigning our Journals website, and we can’t do it without you. Give us your two cents on how our site operates for a chance to win a $100 VISA Gift Card. Take our user survey by 1/29 to be entered into the drawing: svy.mk/1ZNKDXD

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Does the presence of irrelevant neuroscience information make explanations of psychological phenomena more appealing? We talk to Diego Fernandez-Duque (Villanova University) about “neuro-gibberish” for this month’s Spotlight on Science Q&A.

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MIT Press Journals is excited to present Spotlight on Science (SOS), a Q&A series devoted to our science journals. Each month, we will interview the authors of our new, upcoming, and classic science articles and share the Q&A on the MIT Press blog. We will also ungate each month's featured ...
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Scholars are banding together to try to upend academic publishing. My colleagues and I recently launched Open Mind: Discoveries in Cognitive Science, a new Open-Access journal through MIT Press.

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Richard Aslin writes about the science of the tax-dollar double dip: Much research is federally funded, but if you want to see what you paid for in a scientific journal, that’s going to cost you—again.
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We're pleased to announce the forthcoming launch of Open Mind: Discoveries in Cognitive Science. This open access journal will provide a venue for the highest caliber, most innovative work in cognitive science. Richard Aslin, William R. Kenan Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and Director of the Rochester Center for Brain Imaging, will edit the publication. Now open for submissions!

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Announcing the Journal of Design and Science, a joint online publication from the Media Lab and MIT Press that offers lively discussions across all fields of design and science, unconventional formats, and widespread participation. JoDS is built on PubPub, a new publishing platform developed at the Media Lab that enables iterative peer review powerful, intuitive authoring tools, and easy integration of multimedia, images, and large data sets.

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PubPub is a platform for totally transparent publishing. Read, Write, Publish, Review.
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The toxic effects of ingesting ‪#‎lead‬ feel like basic knowledge today, but this week's article from our journal archives shows that connecting those dots was a complex and variegated procedure. Read it for free for the week. ‪

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MIT Press Journals is proud to present From the Archive Friday (FTAF). Each Friday, we select an article from the depths of our online archive and make it freely available for one week. The free article will be posted on this page, and announced to our followers on Twitter, Facebook, ...
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From the Archive Friday: The Supreme Court of the United States issued its landmark decision on abortion in the Roe v. Wade case on this day in 1973. In this week's selection from our archives, Ted Joyce examines the debate over whether legalized abortion lowers crime. You can access this article from THE REVIEW OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS for free for the week.
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