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In my experience, the explanation that Fell and Russell suggest (i.e. that we each construct our own version of reality and therefore cannot be an objective observer; which in turn means we have to take responsibility for our observations and explanations) is challenging for many people. When I attend workshops where these ideas are expressed for the first time, people often become angry. You may be able to identify with them. If so, please try to use your discomfort productively for your own
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UW Middle School Animation 2011
Meet Jolene Bolos
A student in NYIT's School of Management shares a unique perspective on the field of accounting. New York Institute of Technology (NYIT).
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Ph.D. candidate explores remote Guiana Shield
For the past several years, Lesley de Souza has focused her research efforts in a place so remote, it's nearly impossible to access: the Guiana Shield. A mountainous, forested region just north of Brazil, the Shield has no cities, cold drinks or showers. Instead, it welcomes visitors with attractions such as anacondas, piranhas, jaguars, venomous snakes and a tiny fish called a candiru that is rumored to invade humans by swimming up the urethra. de Souza knows that should she ever receive a pois
Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp - Week 1
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Summer Technology Camp
Armstrong students show kids that engineering can be fun and rewarding.
Breakingviews: Reeling markets have more than S&P to thank
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Humanoid Robots Playing Soccer, Part 2: How They Work
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This course examines traditional performances of the Arabic-speaking populations of the Middle East and North Africa. Starting with the history of the ways in which the West has discovered, translated and written about the Orient, we will consider how power and politics play roles in the production of culture, narrative and performance. This approach assumes that performance, verbal art, and oral literature lend themselves to spontaneous adaptation and to oblique expression of ideas and opinions
Guide to the Homestead Album Oral History Project, 1975-1977
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I am a Spider (Becca Wann '14, Womens Soccer)
Becca Wann reflects on what it means to be a Richmond Spider.
Mississippi River: Post-Flood Flyover
A slower version of the Mississippi River: Post-Flood Flyover
SMU student talks with CBS about higher air fares
SMU Student Body President Austin Prentice talked with Anna Werner of CBS News on October 12, 2011, about the sharp increase in airfares.
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PSYC 212-01, Human Experimental, Fall 1998
There are three goals. First, I will expose you to the basic research techniques used in psychology. You will learn the fundamental principles of research design, how psychologists gain knowledge. You will also develop skills and competencies needed to begin a research project. Second, I hope to give you enough practical experience so that you will be ready for upper-level laboratory courses and so that you can make an informed decision about possibly pursuing a research career after you graduat
2011 McColl School Investment Forum at Queens
Queens Trustee Alex Porter moderated an enlightening discussion with economists and investment experts who spoke about domestic and global opportunities and current trends in the investment world. Panelists included Joe Bossong, managing partner of ASI Healthcare, an independent research firm assisting institutional money managers with investment in the healthcare industry; Harry Bowen, Ph.D., professor of international business and finance, McColl School of Business; Randy Kincaid, Ph.D., profe
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What happens when we pull on a pulley and the pulley is pulling on other things? This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification.