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Archives for August, 2007


Positive Praise

[Image by Alcino]

title Emotions That Praise Others and Change the Self
description "Jonathan Haidt discusses his research on three rarely studied emotions in the field of positive psychology: moral elevation, admiration, and awe. Positive psychology is the scientific study of positive emotions, strengths-based character, and healthy institutions."
producer Boston College
featuring Jonathan Haidt
format Real Video or mp3
date 30/03/06
length 01:51:36
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Behavioural Neuroscience Lab

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title Grisham's Ultimate Lecture: Olfactory and Limbic Systems
description One of a series of lectures from Psychology 116 - Behavioral Neuroscience Laboratory. Subscribe to their podcasts here.
producer UCLA Office of Instructional Development
featuring William Grisham
format Real Video, or mp3
date 09/12/06
length 01:05:42
direct video link :8080/ramgen/psych116-2006
drect audio link
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[Image: the best-in-show bot at Robogames 07. When I blocked its path, it stopped moving forward and asked my name. I didn't answer but took this photo.]

title Transrobotism (Human-Robot Bonds)
description "When a humanoid robot successfully mirrors human emotion and evokes an emotional response from us, what happens to our understanding of ourselves and our emotional reality? This provocative panel discussion on the emerging new realities of human-machine...
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Common Sense Modeling

[image is the logo of Dr. Forbus' Qualitative Reasoning Group at Northwestern University]

title Qualitative modeling of common sense understanding
description Interactive virtual colloquium on cognitive modeling.
producer Cognitive Science Society
featuring Ken Forbus
format Flash interactive (without a pause button)
date 09/12/02
length in slide/audio segments, total approx 01:30:00
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title Measuring Exocytosis in Neurons Using Time-Lapsed Imaging
description A molecular biology grad student demonstrates how to measure exocytosis in cultured neurons. The Journal of Visual Experiments (JoVE) is an open access science journal vlog of sorts, publishing videotaped research and interviews.
producer Jamila Newton and Venkatesh Murthy
featuring Jamila Newton
format annotated streaming
date 30/11/06
length 00:06:55
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Non-motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s

[Image by Mademoiselle Lavender]

title Non-motor Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease
description Webcast with lecture on autonomic, psychological and non-anatomical effects of Parkinson's Disease, by neurologist Dr. Mandar Jog of St. John's, Newfoundland. Followed by one-hour Q&A answering questions from the web and live audiences.
producer Parkinson Society Canada/Societe Parkinson Canada
featuring Mandar Jog
format streaming in popup window
date **/06/06
length 02:00:12

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Lucifer Effect

title The Lucifer Effect
description Situationist psychology from Phil Zimbardo (of the Stanford Prison Experiment), on evil and The Lucifer Effect. "Philip Zimbardo helps us understand what causes people who began life with good intentions, to discard them."
producer MIT
featuring Philip Zimbardo
format Real Media, video or audio
date 02/04/07
length 01:50:51
direct video link ;size=hi
direct audio link
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