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Science Bulletins: Bilingual Brain 'Switch' Found
A recent study led by University College London neuroscientist Cathy Price reveals how the human brain is uniquely adapted to manage multiple languages. Language is processed in various regions of the left cerebral hemisphere. Previous studies using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data showed that bilingual people activate the same general brain areas no matter what language they use. But Price's new experimental method, which involved measuring brain activity after showing subject
The Naked Underground: Female Samurai
In this video clip from The Naked Underground, Don Whitman is in Japan. He is dressed in a samurai suit, and participates in medieval combat with a female samurai. In the end, his loss means he has to pay honor to the female samurai.
Video Culture Class: Spanish Holidays #15 - Constitution Day
Learn more about Spanish culture with SpanishPod101.com! Ever wondered what the most important Spanish holidays are, and how they are celebrated? Then this 25-lesson video series is for you! With this series, you’ll learn the what, why, when and how of 25 well-known holidays in Spain. In this video, you’ll [...]
Well Women Well Women was written for primary health workers who manage the everyday health needs of women. It covers:
Well Women was written for primary health workers who manage the everyday health needs of women. It covers:
Symmetry: ( An Interactive Game)
In this game, students are shown shapes and must identify line(s) of symmetry in each. Shapes shown include isosceles and scalene triangles, a square, a rectangle, and a trapezoid. ( This link is for an interactive game and may take a few minutes to load.)
Just How Small Is An Atom?
This is an EXCELLENT introduction to atoms and their parts (specifically: nucleus and electrons). It simplifies the characteristics of the parts of an atom and compares them to everyday things that a student would be familiar with. (05:27)
Enhancing Professionalism: Human Rights & Me @ the University of Cape Town
Human Rights Education has become an integral part of the curricula in the Health Sciences Faculty at the University of Cape Town. As students develop their knowledge and skills to promote respect for human rights and quality health care they learn to be advocates for social justice, valuing the link between human rights and health. However students frequently report witnessing disturbing situations in their clinical encounters where the disjuncture between the theory and practice is challenging
Gender and Race, Work, and Public Policy, Spring 2005
Women workers rarely appear in labor market theory. When they do, they are represented as a separate category, determined by biological differences and their family responsibilities. Subject examines the status of working women under a variety of governmental policies and labor conditions. First part is a survey of key debates on sex and gender differences in employment and wages. Using the changing structure of the US labor force as an example, second part examines attempted policy responses to
Science Bulletins: Light Pollution—Beyond the Glare
Scientists have long understood that artificial light can disrupt wildlife that takes cues from natural light. It's becoming increasingly clear that light reflected off shiny artificial surfaces such as cars, buildings, and roads can also disrupt animal behavior—sometimes fatally. A new review of research on light pollution by a team of Hungarian and American scientists describes a new concern with polarized light pollution. When light bounces off reflective surfaces, it can become polarized,
The Three Lochs Way: stage 1
A photographic record of the first part of the Three Lochs Way
Hitler's Economics [Day 9 of Robert Wenzel's 30-day reading list that will lead you to become a knowledgeable libertarian, this Mises Daily was originally published August 02, 2003.] For today's generation, Hitler is the most hated man in history, and his reg
[Day 9 of Robert Wenzel's 30-day reading list that will lead you to become a knowledgeable libertarian, this Mises Daily was originally published August 02, 2003.]
For today's generation, Hitler is the most hated man in history, and his reg
Government Medical "Insurance" [Making Economic Sense (1995; 2007)] One of Ludwig von Mises's keenest insights was on the cumulative tendency of government intervention. The government, in its wisdom, perceives a problem (and Lord knows, there are always problems!). The government then int
[Making Economic Sense (1995; 2007)]
One of Ludwig von Mises's keenest insights was on the cumulative tendency of government intervention. The government, in its wisdom, perceives a problem (and Lord knows, there are always problems!). The government then int
Learning space evaluation
The subject of physical learning space has in recent years become increasingly complex This reflection examines what evidence exists in this area
Images of Earth and Space: SC97 Edition
The entire narrated Images video made for Supercomputing 97
El Greco - El expolio de Cristo
Para la catedral de Toledo, El Greco realizó entre 1577 y 1579 una de
sus obras más famosas: El expolio de Cristo. El lienzo estaba destinado al vestuario de la sacristía catedralicia, donde el despojo de las vestiduras de Jesús obtenía un gran valor simbólico. (2:04)
Faculty of Law: Public Law Toolbox: Why it Matters
Mai Chen of CHENPALMER Law Specialists, and distinguished Otago Law alumna discusses New Zealand Public and Employment Law. Mai has recently had her book, Public Law Toolbox published, and she has contributed greatly to public and employment law discourse in New Zealand.
IPL: Professor Richard Walter
Professor Richard Walter of the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology) presents his Inaugural Professorial Lecture on the topic of “Challenges and Diversions in Pacific Archaeology” on 19 October 2011. Professor Walter's research interests include prehistory and archaeology of Oceania with a special interest in Melanesia and Polynesia; material culture analysis; history of archaeological method and theory; ethno-archaeology; and faunal analysis.
Iniciació a les matemàtiques per a l'enginyeria
Dominar la matemàtica és imprescindible, tant en els seus continguts com en la seva metodologia, per a cursar qualsevol grau de caràcter científic. Per això, és necessari comprendre algunes de les seves tècniques i conceptes bàsics (moltes vegades, ja tractats a secundària i batxillerat) abans d'afrontar una assignatura matemàtica dintre dels estudis corresponents. En aquest curs, doncs, es proporcionaran tècniques i conceptes bàsics de l'àlgebra lineal i el càlcul, amb la finalita