Matthew Botvinick: Computer Modeling of the Mind and Brain - May 6, 2009 PDF
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Brain ==> Computation ==> Behavior. Matthew Botvinick's lab works at the intersection of neuroscience, psychology and computer science, seeking to clarify the computational and neural foundations of human behavior. In pursuit of this mission, they employ a diverse set of research tools, including functional neuroimaging (fMRI), behavioral techniques (reaction time, error, and decision analyses), and computational modeling (neural networks, reinforcement learning mod
The Dongria Kondh: The Story of this remote India tribe's struggles
The Dongria Kondh are one of India’s most remote tribes. They live in Orissa state’s Niyamgiri hills and worship a mountain as a God.
In August 2010 they won an historic victory against the mining company Vedanta Resources, which planned to destroy their forests and sacred mountain to build a vast open-cast mine. Good photos and this 12 minute video tells of their struggle. This is a good video for students to watch and see how this culture lives and how they believed so strongly in t
One-Day Cooking Classes at the CIA
Learn more: http://www.ciachef.edu/enthusiasts Take a mini culinary vacation at our New York or California Campus. See what's happening at our Hyde Park, NY campus on a typical Saturday as food enthusiasts flock to the CIA to take our "Taste of the CIA" cookbook classes. From "Gourmet Meals in Minutes" to "Baking at Home" we have something that will tempt your taste buds.
Vampires! The Psychology, Science, and Impact of a Literary Monster
PULLMAN, Wash.—Vampires are a hot topic in pop culture as the HBO series "True Blood" and the "Twilight Saga" film series take over every corner of the media. But the influence of vampires has been around for centuries. Anne Stiles, a Washington State University assistant professor of English, has been looking at how vampires reflected Victorian society, and how science and the mythical creatures influenced each other. She said it all comes down to our souls and psychology. Starting in the
Diversity Conversation: Stephen Prothero
Rev. Doug VanDoren discusses "God is not One" with author Stephen Prothero as part of the Bob and Aliecia Woodrick Diversity Lecture Series at Grand Rapids Community College.
TALAT Lecture 1202: Metallography of Aluminium Alloys
This lecture aims at providing a survey of the metallographic techniques available for the examination of aluminium and its alloys. The information must be sufficient to be sure that the students and the users are able to choose the most suitable technique to solve their problems in the examination of samples. The lecture should contain a direct understanding of the main problems in the metallography of the different classes of aluminium materials.
Introduction to OO Programming in Java - Classes and arithmetic
This reading material forms part of the "Classes and arithmetic" topic in the Introduction to OO Programming in Java module.
Getting Started: 05 Equalizing volume
Make sure volume levels are uniform using Equalize Volume Levels. Equalize multiple clips with Match Volume.
Working with Soundbooth and Flash
Learn to add cue points to files in Soundbooth, import sounds into Flash, and perform round-trip editing between Flash with Soundbooth.
Basic Instructions on multiplying decimals.
Teaches basic steps for multiplying decimals. Solves problem (4.2 X 5.9) by removing the decimal and working as a whole number. Once solved, shows how to determine the decimal place in the answer by counting the digits behind the decimal in the original problem. Also shows how to round decimal into a whole number to see if answer is correct. Then shows how to solve a problem with no whole number (0.3 X 0.2). Once answered shows how to add zero to whole the whole number place and how to convert t
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture
Colleagues from both academia and business were present on 27 January 2011 for Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall. The garden wall of the lecture's title was Lawrence's metaphor for the potential divide between the two sectors. The lecture reflected Lawrence's career-long wish to get qualitative researchers in the commercial world to talk to their counterparts in the academic world, and vice versa. He discusse
Putting the 'S' into Laughter
World famous South African artist William Kentridge spoke at UCT Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions public lecture on Thursday 8 April He gave a lecture titled Putting the Sinto Laughter looking at Gogol short story The Nose His recent production of Shostakovich opera The Nose premiered at the Metropolitan Opera in New York earlier this month to rave reviews. Kentridge began working on the opera three years earlier producing etchings drawings small
Terry Eagleton on Marxism as a Theodicy
British literary and cultural theorist, Terry Eagleton, delivers a lecture at York University entitled Is Marxism a Theodicy?
"Special Topics: Social Animals, Fall 2009"
" 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."
3.3 Evaluation during implementation of a project At this stage the project activities are monitored to determine how their timing, quality and cost match the plan. The results of this monitoring are reviewed to see whether the plan needs to be modified. New environmental conditions may indicate the need to change the organisation's strategic direction. It might be necessary in that case to re-align the project, so that the outcomes relate to the new direction. In some cases it may be necessary to abort the project, if it is no longer approp
At this stage the project activities are monitored to determine how their timing, quality and cost match the plan. The results of this monitoring are reviewed to see whether the plan needs to be modified. New environmental conditions may indicate the need to change the organisation's strategic direction. It might be necessary in that case to re-align the project, so that the outcomes relate to the new direction. In some cases it may be necessary to abort the project, if it is no longer approp
Color Theory and Using Layers
Students will use the following activities to review the color wheel/theory that they have learned in previous art classes. With this knowledge they will begin to incorporate their color theory into simple sketches on their handheld. The program that they will use will help them learn the importance of using layers, which will help when the students begin work with Photoshop.
How to do a Cartwheel
A very short video about how to do a cartwheel. Poor sound quality. At best a good example of how to do one that could be used in physical education classes under proper supervision.
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Shaping Up The Future: Fitness in Schools
Facing dire predictions of an obese society, Texas is about to become the first state to require daily physical education classes and annual fitness tests for school kids. Some startling statistics in this video. Perfect for physical education or character education classes. Run time 3:04
Time Lapse Bean Seed
Student produced time-lapse video of the growth of a bean seed. Grades pre-K and up. Could be used as an example for classes at any level. The video was a third grade student project. Time lapse video is set to muci. Run time 0:54.
The Judicial Review
A nine minute video done by high school students. The major events are explained in this interview type of presentation. Teachers need to have a word wall to help add depth to some of the terms. Good for most classes.