GLS 2011 Panel 3: Is culture stronger than leadership?
Is culture stronger than leadership? Matt Brittin, Stephen Leonard, Sir Martin Sorrell and David Sproul discuss their thoughts on this question at the Global Leadership Summit 2011

STS.005 Disease and Society in America (MIT)
This course examines the growing importance of medicine in culture, economics and politics. It uses an historical approach to examine the changing patterns of disease, the causes of morbidity and mortality, the evolution of medical theory and practice, the development of hospitals and the medical profession, the rise of the biomedical research industry, and the ethics of health care in America.
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Humans are social animals; social demands, both cooperative and competitive, structure our development, our brain and our mind. This course covers social development, social behaviour, social cognition and social neuroscience, in both human and non-human social animals. Topics include altruism, empathy, communication, theory of mind, aggression, power, groups, mating, and morality. Methods include evolutionary biology, neuroscience, cognitive science, social psychology and anthropology.

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Intervenant: Boukary OUEDRAOGO, Médecin-chef du district sanitaire de Baskuy chez la Fonction publique du Burkina Faso

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The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Brush Your Teeth
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