Archive for September, 2008

Web 2.0 May Make You Fat

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Social contagion and obesity – people tend to gain weight as their friends do, acording to a study discussed by David Granet, James Fowler, Michael Gottschalk.


Learning from Suicide

Friday, September 19th, 2008

[Image: The Suicide by Edouard Manet.]

title Suicidal Individuals: Evaluation, Therapies, and Ethics – Part 2
description Human subjects and ethics in research, and the problem of high risk suicidal people being excluded from studies (eg. drug trials). From the great Allen L. Edwards Psychology Lecture series, vodcast on the Research Channel.
producer University of Washington
featuring Marsha Linehan
format wmv, mpeg4, Quicktime
date 28/02/07
length 00:57:37
link http://www.researchchannel.org/prog/displayevent.aspx?rID=16248&fID=4139

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What’s New in Neuroinformatics

Monday, September 15th, 2008

Hot new technology showcased at the 1st INCF Congress of Neuroinformatics: Databasing and Modeling the Brain.


The Science of Educating

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Brains R Us: The Science of Educating, a full day of short lectures by 34 top scientists and educators on applying learning about learning.


Alzheimer’s PI Profile

Friday, September 5th, 2008

A profile of investigator Collin Stultz, who specializes in Alzheimer’s research at MIT.


Music Cognition from Rock Stars

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

Art and science converge as David Byrne and Daniel Levitin talk about music and cognition in a SEED Salon.


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