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The power within vulnerability – Juice Daily

How does “the power of vulnerability” sit within a context that eschews victim-blaming? While I have no issue with accepting that we each have weaknesses and limitations, it seems like turning vulnerability into a “power” is delegating responsibility to others…

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Good set of articles on open research and its challenges

Could Open Research benefit Cambridge University researchers? Lauren Cadwallader, Joanna Jasiewicz, Marta Teperek, Unlocking Research, 2016/08/09 Good series from the University of Cambridge Office of Scholarly Communications on the challenges facing contemoporary scientific research. Here’s the list of articles: The mis-measurement problem – 11…

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Manchester City signs first eSports player

Source: Manchester City signs first eSports player So, apparently Kieran Brown will be representing Manchester City in eSports tournaments and fan events around the world playing the FIFA soccer video game. The lines between physical sports leagues and video game…

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Home | Psychlopaedia

Source: Home | Psychlopaedia From my email from the Australian Psychological Society: A new way to appreciate psychology Psychlopaedia is a new website, brought to you by the APS, that will help the public better understand the benefits and breadth of psychology. Psychlopaedia provides engaging,…

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Psst…Wanna buy a bottle of air?

“Maybe the whole world has gone mad.” This rather succinct summation was how education historian and public school advocate Diane Ravitch rounded out her consideration of a new idea tha… Source: Psst…Wanna buy a bottle of air? (via Stephen Downes) This…

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Memory and schema

For lab members interested in memory and schema, Bartlett (1932) is original memory book that everyone cites – so probably a good plan that we read it too 🙂 Link to the works of Bartlett Link to an online version of…

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