Guest Column

October 15, 2018

Welcome to my new column, Tangents.  The word tangent can have a variety of meanings, for example, in geometry a tangent refers to "a straight line or plane that touches a curve or curved surface at a point, but if extended does not cross it at that point." Leibniz defined it as the line through a ...

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I teach Psychology at a Community College. As a Professor, I try to incorporate a variety of techniques in the hopes I might have my students retain the information from my course. I try to “connect” the topics I need to cover to events which are relative to my students, such as everyday typical ...

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