Ruth W. Messinger on being comfortable with being uncomfortable
Ruth W. Messinger, President, American Jewish World Service, delivers the Baccalaureate Address on Friday, May 17, 2012 at Elon University.
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6.345 introduces students to the rapidly developing field of automatic speech recognition. Its content is divided into three parts. Part I deals with background material in the acoustic theory of speech production, acoustic-phonetics, and signal representation. Part II describes algorithmic aspects of speech recognition systems including pattern classification, search algorithms, stochastic modelling, and language modelling techniques. Part III compares and contrasts the various approaches to sp
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The Grand Rapids Choir of Men and Boys gave a special performance on MAy 18, 2012.
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‘Euthanasia and assisted suicide: A discussion we need to have’ Panel: Professor Sean Davison, Hon. Maryan Street, MP, Professor Grant Gillett, John Kleinsman, Associate Professor Colin Gavaghan Chair: Professor Paul Trebilco. This event includes the presentation of a research paper on attitudes towards euthanasia in New Zealand by Thomas Noakes-Duncan.
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Each year, the College of Engineering at Oregon State University honors outstanding alumni and friends with the Oregon Stater Awards for their contributions to the engineering profession and to Oregon State University. Several of the 2012 honorees offered words of wisdom to the next generation of engineers.
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1.1.5 Avoiding hazards

If you are aware of potential risks you can take sensible action to reduce them, so do think about what might be difficult or even dangerous in what you are about to do before you do it.

Lifting and moving equipment

Lifting and moving things that are awkward and heavy may result in back injuries, so take care when lifting.

If you have any existing injuries, be particularly careful to avoid doing anything that might make them worse.

Some simple tips:


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Visual Studio Toolbox: Debugger Canvas | Visual Studio Toolbox

In this episode, Kael Rowan of Microsoft Research joins us and shows the Debugger Canvas. Debugger Canvas is a power tool for Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate that pulls together the code you're exploring onto a single pan-and-zoom display. As you hit breakpoints or step into code, Debugger Canvas shows the methods that you're debugging, including call lines and local variables, to help you see the bigger picture as well as the details.

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Deze werkblaadjes dienen voor een les waarbij de leerlingen leren werken met online woordenboeken.

Enkele verschillende websites worden uitgeprobeerd en de leerlingen leren a.d.h.v. de vragen heel wat bij over:

  • Welke …

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Introduction

This unit provides a further opportunity for you to take notes using audio visual material. Before continuing to watch the clips, please ensure that you have already worked through DD208_1.

Use the advice and guidance that you learnt in DD208_1 to take notes on the video clip presented in this unit. Use the note taking techniques you learnt, and remember that your notes need to reflect what each video is showing. You need to identify the nature of the debates and the arguments and ident
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5.3 Event-related potentials

When a sense organ (eye, ear, etc.) receives a stimulus, the event eventually causes neurons to ‘fire’ (i.e. produce electrical discharges) in the receiving area of the brain. The information is sent on from these first sites to other brain areas. With appropriate apparatus and techniques it is possible to record the electrical signals, using electrodes attached to the scalp. The electrical potentials recorded are called event-related potentials (ERPs), since they dependably f
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5.1 Introduction

Modern techniques for revealing where and when different parts of the brain become active have recently provided a window on the processes of attention. For example, one of these brain-scanning techniques, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), has been used to show the behaviour of an area of the brain that responds to speech. It turns out also to become activated in a person viewing lips making speech movements in the absence of sound. For this to happen there must be connecti
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2.6 Summary of Section 2

The results of the visual attention experiments we have considered can be interpreted as follows.

  • Attention can be directed selectively towards different areas of the visual field, without the need to re-focus.

  • The inability to report much detail from brief, masked visual displays appears to be linked to the need to assemble the various information components.

  • The visual information is captured in parallel, but assemb
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • understand different cognitive psychological aproaches used to examine such forms of attention as attention to regions of space, attention to objects and attention for action;

  • summarise the different cognitive psychological approaches undera fairly abstract definition of the term;

  • know how ideas about attention have changed and diversified over the last fifty years and how well they have stood up to ex
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Pancreatitis
This patient education program discusses both acute and chronic pancreatitis, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options. It also reviews the anatomy of the digestive system. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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Tinnitus
This patient education program explains tinnitus and provides tips for coping with its symptoms. It also reviews the anatomy of the ear and hearing, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for tinnitus. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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References

Barnes, P. (1985) E206 Personality, Development and Learning, Unit 1, Raising Questions, Milton Keynes, The Open University.
Bradley, B.S. (1989) Visions of Infancy, Cambridge, Polity.
British Psychological Society (2000) Code of Conduct, Ethical Principles and Guidelines, Leicester, British Psychological Society.
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This two-minute video is about the salary range of a physical therapist assistant. The salary ranges from about 20 to 30 dollars per hour, whereas an actual PT salary ranges from $90,000 to $100,000 dollars a year. Both do just about the same thing but the main difference is that the assistants prepare the patients for the actual PT.
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Approaching transportation as a complex, large-scale, integrated, open system (CLIOS), this course strives to be an interdisciplinary systems subject in the "open" sense. It introduces qualitative modeling ideas and various techniques and philosophies of modeling complex transportation enterprises. It also introduces conceptual frameworks for qualitative analysis, such as frameworks for regional strategic planning, institutional change analysis, and new technology development and deployment. And
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