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.
[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
Hot new technology showcased at the 1st INCF Congress of Neuroinformatics: Databasing and Modeling the Brain.
Brains R Us: The Science of Educating, a full day of short lectures by 34 top scientists and educators on applying learning about learning.
A profile of investigator Collin Stultz, who specializes in Alzheimer’s research at MIT.
Art and science converge as David Byrne and Daniel Levitin talk about music and cognition in a SEED Salon.