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1.1 Popular conceptions about addiction and neural ageing

First of all, consider the following statements found in popular information media:

  • Some addictions are in the mind, like that to shopping, gambling or the internet, whereas others are in the body, like an addiction to heroin, alcohol or food.

  • Once you have tried cannabis, you are hooked for life. The craving for cannabis will never go away.

  • The thinking patterns of an addicted brain can never be changed.

  • Sm
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20 fun ideas to bring Halloween to your classroom
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Leesfeest : Lezen is een feest
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Site met samenvattingen, info en recensies van boeken voor kinderen vanaf vier tot zestien jaar en ouder.

De indeling van de site is als volgt:

  • schrijvers (biografie van verschillende schrijvers),
  • recensies (korte inhoud en recensies van …

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Elementary Teacher Finds New Approach to Reading
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3.3 Estimating your personal ecological footprint

In this activity the aim is to begin to engage in mathematical modelling by quantifying your ecological impact. The transition between qualitative quality of life indicators and quantitative ecological footprinting also requires a shift from visual and verbal modelling to mathematical modelling as w
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Introduction

This course gives you an idea of what it is like to study philosophy, introducing you to the teaching methods employed by the Open University in teaching philosophy. If you are considering studying philosophy, we recommend you start here. Although the course is mainly for people who are new to philosophy, you may find it helpful even if you already have some experience of the subject.

The following material was written by Maria Kasmirli as a short introduction to philosophy for students
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iPhone Changing Lives of Autistic Children
A news story that shows how the iPhone can be used to hep autistic students. This is a television newscast and you have to click on the left hand side monitor image for it to play. There are two videos. Not much depth, but it might be of value for some parents and teachers to consider.
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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying Health and Social Care. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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HILT Conference 2014 – Design and teach using HarvardX
PRACTICE OF INSTRUCTION Breakout sessions: Lessons from recent experiments and how-to “Design and teach using HarvardX” Featuring: Samantha Earp, Executive Director, HarvardX; Robert Lue, Faculty Chair, HarvardX; Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, 300th Anniversary University Professor; Trudy Van Houten, Clinical Instructor in Radiology The Annual HILT Conference 2014 was held on September 16 in Wasserstein Hall. See more multimedia from the conference at http://hilt.harvard.edu/multimedia.
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At Fifty
Moving short documentary about Baofeng Yu, otherwise known as "Rocky", and the journey that brought him to owning his own restaurant in Sydney. This is a final year piece from UNSW Art & Design student Xinying Cheng.
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MSU Faculty conversations: Suresh Mukherji
Suresh K. Mukherji, began his career at MSU in August 2013 as professor and chairman of the Department of Radiology and, as of summer 2014, the chief medical officer and the director of Healthcare Delivery for the MSU HealthTeam. To read more, go to http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2014/faculty-conversations-suresh-mukherji/
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One Minute Romanian - flyer
From the makers of the award-winning online language course Coffee Break Spanish comes a new range of titles aimed at busy people who want to acquire the absolute basics of a language. One Minute Languages from the Radio Lingua Network will introduce learners to a new language from scratch. The course is made up of ten lessons and covers topics including basic greetings, introducing yourself, and dealing with language problems. You’ll also learn numbers and other useful words and phrases whi
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All-Volunteer Force through the Gulf War
Draw Down Conference, Stephen Lofgren, Dr. Richard Lacquement and Stephen Kidder. Held at the USAWC. This segment Mr. Lofgren discusses the pressure on leaders to reduce force strength.
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Kent Philharmonic Orchestra: Starry Night Christmas Concert
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Understanding financial statements
Hear from Professor Chris Higson, who teaches on the Accounting and Financial Analysis programme, share his insights on the importance of understanding financial statements.
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Introduction

This study unit is an adapted extract from the Open University course MST209 Mathematical methods and models, which is no longer taught by the University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explore other courses we offer in this subject area.

This unit lays the foundations of Newtonia
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Climate & Wildfires in the 21st Century
Douglas Morton spoke about his research using NASA satellite data and climate models, which have projected drier conditions across the U.S. and other fire-prone landscapes in coming decades, with an increase in frequency of extreme events (e.g., megafires). Speaker Biography: Douglas Morton from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is part of a team of scientists and engineers that develop, operate and analyze data from NASA's fleet of Earth-observing satellites. Morton's research focuses on h
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Irving Fine Fantasia for String Trio I. Adagio, Ma Non Troppo with Richard Wernick
Pulitzer-winning composer Richard Wernick conducts a Master Class on the music of American composer Irving Fine to students from the Peabody Preparatory Performance Academy for Strings. Produced in conjunction with the Library of Congress Irving Fine Centennial Festival. Speaker Biography: Born 1934 in Boston, Massachusetts, Richard Wernick's many awards include the 1977 Pulitzer Prize in Music, and three Kennedy Center Friedheim Awards -- the only two-time First Prize recipient. He received t
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