Edusemiotics, the Divided Brain and Connectivism

Jenny Connected

Semiotics is the study of signs, such as in body language, rituals, linguistics, media and advertising. The situation presents a paradox for linear analysis. I have recently been exploring Iain McGilchrist’s ground-breaking work on the divided brain (see The Master and his Emissary.

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Understanding ‘Betweenness’ – seeing beyond the parts

Jenny Connected

It even goes beyond language. ‘ It would mean recognising ‘knowing’ as a reciprocal, reverberative process, a back and forth, reflecting the way in which neurones behave, which is not linear, sequential, unidirectional.

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‘Betweenness’ : a way of being in the world

Jenny Connected

This examination leads us to conclude that language online is subject to a dialectical tension that both includes and excludes. Escher’s lithograph is one that Iain McGilchrist often uses to discuss the paradox of linear analysis.

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Non-Duality Dude: A One-Act Play

How to Save the World

Human species are a million years old, human art is at least 100,000 years old, and abstract language merely 30,000 years old. image from Pixabay, CC0. Scene One: Mid-afternoon, summer. The main floor of a small, open concept house.

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