Deceit and Self Deception: fooling yourself the better to fool others [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Robert Trivers | After decades of research, one of the most influential theoretical evolutionary biologists of our time has returned to found the principles of a provocative new science on why we lie to ourselves. Robert Trivers argues that we deceive ourselves the better to deceive others. Self-deception is something we all practice and it is diverse, widespread and powerful. It can also apply to a wide range of phenomena from airplane crashes, to false historical narrat
This has been taken from Eloise Greenfield's poem "By Myself." The poem is part of the suggested reading material on the corestandards.org website for grades K-1. The video includes text, narration, and images.
Superheroes or SAMs? A Change in Practice for a New Kind of Educational Leader
A universal belief is that good principals create and sustain dynamic efforts for school reform, and without them, schools would not succeed. School success is dependent on effective school leadership. There is growing fear, however, that the principal’s increasing responsibilities and the ability to lead are becoming unrealistic, and school success will suffer in the wake of the leader’s overwhelming role.
What Is A Tsunami?
How do tsunamis form and what exactly are they? (The viewer will have to watch this on the original site.) This is from WCVB TV.) (01:04)
Driving a Performance Culture
Faisal Abdalla, vice president of independent Toyota distributor Adbul Latif Jameel, talks Sept. 27, 2011, at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://www.thunderbird.edu
The Story of Kokopelli
11.10.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Die ukrainische Ex-Regierungschefin Julia Timoschenko ist wegen Amtsmissbrauchs schuldig gesprochen worden. Ein Gericht in der Hauptstadt Kiew sah es als erwiesen an, dass Timoschenko in ihrer Regierungszeit mit Russland Gasverträge zum Nachteil der Ukraine abgeschlossen habe. Dadurch habe die Ex-Sowjetrepublik ein
PG 258 - 265 SANFORD AND SCOTT'S JUNIOR LATIN READER
Mahzarin R. Banaji Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
RIM says working on BlackBerry fix
Oct 12 - Summary of business headlines: BlackBerry troubles spread to U.S.; Pepsi beats forecast, warns of price hike; Fed considered many economy-boosting options -Minutes; Stocks rally as Slovakia approves bigger euro bailout fund. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Atlanta Georgia's History
A brief history of Atlanta's early days city compared to most cities in the history perspective. Began as a railroad center in the 1800s, and soon with given time developed into a more substantial city. It was also one of the main cities to fight in the civil war, and was soon burned to the ground after the bloodiest battle it withstood. Soon after the
war, it was rebuilt and continues to thrive as Georgia's capital city today. This one minute video is a quick overview and provides good i
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Example Of Light Intensity Activity in a Classroom
Virtual Maths Data Handling Light Survey exercise - , Example Of Light Intensity Activity in a Classroom, worksheet and activity resources
Todd Rakoff Byrne Professor of Administrative Law, Harvard Law School
Differences in STEM Baccalaureate Attainment by Ethnicity
Kimberly Koledoye, John R. Slate, Sheila Joyner
In this study, we examined the extent to which differences were present in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) baccalaureate a
Inside the News: China trade data dampens risk appetite
Oct. 13 - Chinese trade data dampens risk appetite, reigniting fears of a slowdown in the world's second largest economy. European shares fall, as the ECB warns government bond writedowns may damage the euro.
Glencore near $900m loan deal: sources
Oct.13 - Glencore, the world's biggest commodities trader, is expected to sign a deal within days for a $800-$900 million loan to Indonesia's Bakrie Group, sources say. Sonia Legg reports
Another profit warning from Carrefour
Oct.13 - Europe's No. 1 retailer Carrefour expects its operating profit for 2011 to fall by as much as 20 per cent, amid tough retail conditions in western European markets. Kirsty Basset reports
Leading the world in prosthetic limbs
Oct.13 - The middle of Germany, miles from a motorway or airport is home to Otto Bock, world market leader in prosthetic limbs and it's preparing to bring two innovations, the Genium leg prosthesis and the Michelangelo hand on to the market. German paralympic athlete Heinrich Popow is an ambassador for Otto Bock and plans to go for gold at London 2012. Joanna Partridge reports
Thai floods swamp ancient temple and threaten Bangkok
Oct.13 - Buddhist monks scramble to save sacred texts from rising floodwaters as a temple near Bangkok is inundated. Nick Rowlands reports.
G7 growth outlook totters as euro zone teeters on brink
Oct. 13 - The latest Reuters poll gives the Q4 outlook for the world's biggest economies which are flirting with recession as the debt-ridden euro zone teeters on the brink of default.