25 Jan 2011: The Veritas Forum: Robots, Autism, & God
Rosalind Picard, Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT, will speak at Rice's 2011 Veritas Forum. She will present her work on affective computing, an interdisciplinary field that explores new sensors and systems that recognize and respond respectfully to human emotions. Dr. Picard will also discuss how her work and her faith mutually inform each other, how they shape her understanding of humanity, and how they inspire her to use her technical expertise to help those with autism.
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JoJo : Scholen voor jongeren - jongeren voor scholen
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10 jaar tewerkstelling van laaggeschoolde jongeren in scholen

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Het JoJo-project (scholen voor jongeren – jongeren voor scholen) is een tewerkstellingsproject voor laaggeschoolde jongeren in scholen. …


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2.6 Evaluating behaviourism

As the previous section indicates, although ‘classic’ behaviourism is rare in contemporary explanations of child development, many of its guiding principles have been retained in some form or other in the field of learning difficulties. One of the advantages of behaviourism lies in its utility as a form of direct communication with children who are too young to speak, or who are otherwise difficult to communicate with about their behaviour. It resulted in decades of research, becomin
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1 Child development

Ideas about children and their development have varied across different periods of history and cultural contexts. Four contrasting, commonly held views of how children develop have been identified:

  • development as discipline;

  • development as natural stages;

  • development as experience; and

  • development as interaction.

Developmental psychology, as a field of enquiry devoted to understanding
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Sussex Development Lecture, 24 February 2011, Salil Shetty, Secretary General, Amnesty International
Sussex Development Lecture, 24 February 2011, Salil Shetty, Secretary General, Amnesty International. Why economic, social and cultrual rights are central to development.
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Introduction to Neuro Linguistic Programming - Raw Materials
The raw materials which make up the Introduction to Neuro Linguistic Programming package which provides a brief introduction to Neuro-Linguistic Programming, an approach which is popular in business and personal development. You will find out where NLP came from; what it actually means and how it can help you to communicate better and reach your potential.
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Social Activism: 2011
Day of Action at Dickinson College on February 22, 2011
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South Asia Seminar Series: Policing, governance, security and India's rise to power
In India, internal security and poor governance are closely linked. Policing is still conducted according to the repressive colonial model and the 1861 Police Act has not been significantly reformed. Policing is also increasingly constrained in its effectiveness by poor governance and corruption, including amongst the political class and especially at state level. In terms of internal security, India's 1.5 million police are currently 'part of the problem' rather than 'part of the solution'. Sin
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14.03.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. BERLIN: Bundesaußenminister Westerwelle kann sich angesichts der Atom-Katastrophe in Japan vorstellen, die Laufzeitverlängerung für deutsche Atomkraftwerke auszusetzen. Die Sicherheit habe Vorrang vor Wirtschaftsinteressen, sagte der FDP-Chef in Berlin. Eine neue Risikoanalyse sei daher nötig. Wirtschaftsminister
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A Perfect Copy
By 1820, the original Declaration was showing signs of wear. John Quincy Adams commissioned a now-famous facsimile. Librarian Doug Mayo describes Colonial Williamsburg's copy.Author(s): No creator set

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Thailand on the verge
Thailand is on the verge: of crisis, of a different future, of the reconsolidation of the old order. Borders open and then rapidly contract. There is unending insurgency and counterinsurgency in southern Thailand. Red and yellow shirt protestors are in the streets. The question of royal succession looms. Violence against migrants grows. Human rights are sliding by the wayside. Law is constantly dismembered and redefined. Join us for a critical discussion of the past, the present, and possible fu
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The chicken rib cage protects the inner organs from damage with small ribs and a large breast bone. The backbone and gliding joint allow the chicken to be flexible
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Tolkien's Languages
These lectures cover an introduction to J R R Tolkien's career, show how medieval literature influenced his fiction, and consider the wider scheme Tolkien worked on linking his mythology to historical and other mythical events.
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PMAD Kurt Schwengel
People Make A Difference with Danny Brassell o3/21/11 Guest: Kurt Schwengel
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Voicing Your Views: Letter to the Editor
Students will explore the editorial section of the newspaper and understand what it is.
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EBI Seminar - James "Ned" Jackson
Envisioning a Renewables-Based Chemical and Energy Industry: Strategies and Transformations for the Biomass Refinery EBI Seminar Speaker James "Ned" Jackson joined the chemistry faculty at Michigan State University in 1988, where he is now a professor. His research interests include experimental and computational studies of dihydrogen bonding, reactive intermediates, design of organic molecular magnetic materials, and development of renewables-based catalytic pathways to "petrochemicals" and fu
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5.2 Blair's babe
A decade ago, the possibility of a link between the MMR vaccine and autism hit the media. Fear of the vaccine spread rapidly and, despite an almost unanimous consensus that the claim was unfounded, still persists today. In this unit, we’ll examine why this controversy took on such a life of its own and why parents still agonise about the vaccine.
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Part 1,"'Die!' Censoring Game Violence"
"Blood, Sex, and Politics in Video Games: How Censorship Is Done (or Not)" Part 1,"'Die!' Censoring Game Violence" MIT GAMBIT Game Lab researcher Konstantin MItgutsch , brilliant as he is, can't figure out how video games are rated. And that's saying something, given that Mitgutsch is a scientific board member of Europe's game-ratings group, Pan European Game Information (PEGI). "Game content rating system like the Entertain
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