The Economist asks: Does power inevitably corrupt?
Anne McElvoy interviews prominent psychologist Dacher Keltner, author of new book The Power Paradox, to investigate how power is acquired, maintained and abused
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Refuge: transforming a broken refugee system [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Alexander Betts, Professor Paul Collier | At this event in which they will talk about their new book, Paul Collier and Alexander Betts will discuss how the world is facing its greatest refugee crisis since the Second World War, yet the institutions responding to it remain virtually unchanged from those created in the post-war era. As neighbouring countries continue to bear the brunt of the Syrian catastrophe, European governments have enacted a series of ill-considered gest
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Trump and China in the Asian Century [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Arne Westad | The election of Donald Trump as President signals a profound change in US foreign relations. Basic US approaches to the world in place since at least 1945 seem to be shifting, as are traditional concepts of friends and enemies. In this lecture, Professor Arne Westad of Harvard University asks what the reactions to the Trump presidency are likely to be in eastern Asia and whether we are facing a fundamental power shift in the region. He will also discuss how th
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Social Mobility: Can family policy make a difference?
Naomi Eisenstadt gives a talk for the UBVO seminar seires on 1st December 2016. Please note, there were technical difficulties during the recording of this episode so it will stop at 12:34. We apologise for this.
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4 Billion Years in Under 10 Minutes
Have you ever wondered how our earth was created? Here is a brief history about the Earth. (09:31)
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4.2 Using antidepressants for grief

In addition to tranquilisers, antidepressant medication may be considered when a person approaches a doctor for help following bereavement. Prescribing doctors may feel under pressure to ‘do something’ to help the person who presents to them. Neither party may be aware of other options that may be effective in helping in these potentially difficult situations. Indeed, local support groups, psychotherapy, counselling and other possible alternatives may not be readily available.

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The Psychology of Narcissism - W. Keith Campbell
Narcissism isn’t just a personality type that shows up in advice columns; it’s actually a set of traits classified and studied by psychologists. But what causes it? And can narcissists improve on their negative traits? W. Keith Campbell describes the psychology behind the elevated and sometimes detrimental self-involvement of narcissists. Lesson by W. Keith Campbell, animation by TOGETHER. (05:09)

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Valley Forge, 1777 (The American Revolution)
When the Continental Army made camp at Valley Forge during the American Revolution, times were tough. The winter was bitter cold, and there was disease and hunger. (01:30)

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#353: From Proletariat to Precariat: Navigating Uncertainty in a Globalised Economy

American labor historian Leon Fink discusses the rise of the Precariat -- people in developed economies in a permanent state of underemployment or intermittent work due to changes in working conditions since the 19th century. Presented by Elisabeth Lopez.

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#396: Rivers as persons: What it means to give legal rights to nature

Environmental law researcher Erin O'Donnell and economist Julia Talbot-Jones explain what's behind recent moves to give legal personhood to rivers in India, New Zealand and elsewhere. With philosophical roots going back decades, new legal and legislative developments granting personhood to nature seek both to recognise indigenous or religious c
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Special Monologue: Independência do Brasil
A monologue about today's holiday in Brazil: Independência (Independence day). The post Special Monologue: Independência do Brasil appeared first on Really Learn Portuguese.

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BIEB 166 - Lecture 19 - 2/22/2010
BIEB 166 - Lecture 19
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Procrastination: Crash Course Study Skills
We’re going to help you figure out how to get the better of your desire to procrastinate in the future. (10:26)

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Case-control studies
This resource looks at cases (diseased subjects) and controls (non-diseased subjects) and investigates their exposure status.
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Darwin and the Other Christian Tradition
Lecture given by Prof. Ernan McMullin as part of Summer Course 5
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Why do scientific writers sometimes act irrationally when faced with religion? An historical survey
Talk given by Dr Allan Chapman as part of short course 8
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Narwhals (Part 1)
Unicorns of the Arctic - Narwhals (Part 1) (podcast) by Anna Shi (15:01)

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What Makes a Successful CEO?
Cassandra Frangos, who guided Cisco's leadership transition when John Chambers stepped down as CEO, discusses her new book on the skills and career strategies many C-Suite executives share.
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Curious George Helps to Teach about Backyard Bugs
The children head to the back yard in search of bugs.  They turn over rocks and find a centipede, slug, and pill bug. By looking at the critters, they learn how they live and what they do.
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