2.2 Researching ourselves Psychology aims to provide understandings of us, as humans. At a personal level this closeness to our private concerns draws us in and excites us. However, since psychologists are humans, and hence are researching issues just as relevant to themselves as to their research participants, they can be attracted towards researching certain topics and maybe away from others. This is perhaps more evident for psychological research that is most clearly of social relevance. At a societal level all kin
Psychology aims to provide understandings of us, as humans. At a personal level this closeness to our private concerns draws us in and excites us. However, since psychologists are humans, and hence are researching issues just as relevant to themselves as to their research participants, they can be attracted towards researching certain topics and maybe away from others. This is perhaps more evident for psychological research that is most clearly of social relevance. At a societal level all kin
El director o la directora
This unit is designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of Spanish-speaking societies and cultures and extend the practical skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. You will examine the world of Spanish and Latin-American art and explore the difference between art and craft.
Carbon leakage: EU cap-and-trade rules could do more harm than good
Despite its good intentions, the next phase of EU emissions trading scheme (to be implemented in 2013) could end up doing more harm than good, both to the global environment and to European industries that must comply with the rules, says David Drake, a PhD candidate in Technology and Operations Management at INSEAD.
Will you be watching the Olympics?
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The MMR vaccine: Public health, private fears
A decade ago, the possibility of a link between the MMR vaccine and autism hit the media. Fear of the vaccine spread rapidly and, despite an almost unanimous consensus that the claim was unfounded, still persists today. In this unit, we’ll examine why this controversy took on such a life of its own and why parents still agonise about the vaccine.Author(s):
Charge Generation and Transport Mechanisms I
By: icamp2012school Koen Vandewal, Stanford University
Using improved selecting and masking
Select soft edges and areas of fine detail by using the improved Refine Edge and Refine Mask dialog boxes. View underlying layers to create realistic composites, and finesse selections by using refinement brushes.
UK data lurches towards crisis levels
Aug. 1 - UK gloom deepens as the latest manufacturing PMI numbers fall far more than expected and approach crisis levels. Markit Chief Economist Chris Williamson gives us the lowdown.
Value of a UST Education
An overview of the core curriculum at the University of St. Thomas
Student Invitation - Computer Science 50th anniversary at Purdue University
Come join the celebration of 50 years of computer science at Purdue University. October 5, 2012
IBM Blue Gene/Q Supercomputer Unveiled
The University of Rochester is one of the first academic institutions in the nation to receive the next generation of IBM's high performance supercomputers. The new system -- called the Blue Gene/Q -- is one of most powerful and efficient computer systems in the world and will be part of a new center at the University of Rochester dedicated to health research. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and other members of the state delegation were on hand for the public unveiling of the Blue Gene/Q, house
SaBrina Jeffcoat: Studio Art Major Plans to Pursue Medical Illustrating -- School of the Arts
SaBrina Jeffcoat realized her junior year that being a biology major wasn't her true passion. So, she switched to studio art with plans to become a medical illustrator - thus combining two skill sets. The studio art curriculum is designed to heighten and develop the student's awareness of his/her own aesthetic identity. In studio art courses, students identify and resolve visual problems through intuitive and analytical decision making while dealing with the consequences of those decisions thro
Learning to See in the Arts and Sciences -- Biology and Art Learning Community
Is art merely decoration for your wall? Is science simply the production of facts? This learning community highlights the creative processes - the generation of novel and unexpected ideas and synthesis of these ideas to achieve a goal - common to both Fine Art and Science. While their materials differ, both approach their work through observing the world with a sense of wonder and curiosity. Learning to observe intently is essential for both artists and scientists and will be taught through c
AgShare Planning and Pilot Project Impact Study
The aim of the AgShare Planning and Pilot Project is to create a scalable and sustainable collaboration of existing organizations for African publishing, localizing, and sharing of teaching and learning materials that fill critical resource gaps in African MSc agriculture curriculum.
This Impact Study focussed on assessing AgShare impact on the three layers of the project, namely: teaching and learning, project ‘take up’, and farming practice.
Exciton and Carriers in Semiconductor Nanocrystals
By: icamp2012school Matthew Beard, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Photonic Control and Plasmonics for PV I
By: icamp2012school Edward Yu, University of Texas at Austin
Ping 149: The Outlook is good, body controlled PC's, Win8 RTM, Paid apps | Ping! This week Laura and Paul enjoyed themselves while bringing all the hot news to you in bite size morsels. Enjoy
This week Laura and Paul enjoyed themselves while bringing all the hot news to you in bite size morsels. Enjoy
Otis Art History 26 - Neo-Classicism
From the Caves to Romanticism, take a journey through centuries of art and learn about the role of art in culture and the place of the artist in society. This series of five-minute podcasts from Otis College of Art and Design features sumptuous images and informative texts. Presented by Dr. Jeanne Willette, faculty at Otis College of Art and Design.
Cosmology | Lecture 3
Lecture 3 of Leonard Susskind's Modern Physics concentrating on Cosmology. Recorded January 26, 2009 at Stanford University. This Stanford Continuing Studies course is the fifth of a six-quarter sequence of classes exploring the essential theoretical foundations of modern physics. The topics covered in this course focus on classical mechanics. Leonard Susskind is the Felix Bloch Professor of Physics at Stanford University. (2:00:27)