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The Stanford Prison Experiment: A Simulation Study of the Psychology of Imprisonment

The Stanford Prison Experiment: A Simulation Study of the Psychology of Imprisonment

Welcome to the Stanford Prison Experiment web site, which features an extensive slide show and information about this classic psychology experiment, including parallels with the abuse of prisoners at Abu Ghraib. What happens when you put good people in an evil place? Does humanity win over evil, or does evil triumph?
Dreyfus model of skill acquisition

Dreyfus model of skill acquisition

In the fields of education and operations research, the Dreyfus model of skill acquisition is a model of how students acquire skills through formal instruction and practicing. Brothers Stuart and Hubert Dreyfus proposed the model in 1980 in an influential, 18-page report on their research at the University of California, Berkeley, Operations Research Center for the United States Air Force Office of Scientific Research.[1] The original model proposes that a student passes through five distinct stages: novice, competence, proficiency, expertise, and mastery. The original five-stage model[edit]

Learning styles

Learning styles Learning style is an individual's natural or habitual pattern of acquiring and processing information in learning situations. A core concept is that individuals differ in how they learn.[1] The idea of individualized learning styles originated in the 1970s, and has greatly influenced education.[2] Proponents of the use of learning styles in education recommend that teachers assess the learning styles of their students and adapt their classroom methods to best fit each student's learning style. Although there is ample evidence for differences in individual thinking and ways of processing various types of information, few studies have reliably tested the validity of using learning styles in education.[2] Critics say there is no evidence that identifying an individual student's learning style produces better outcomes.

Four stages of competence

Four stages of competence In psychology, the four stages of competence, or the "conscious competence" learning model, relates to the psychological states involved in the process of progressing from incompetence to competence in a skill. History[edit] The Four Stages of Learning provides a model for learning.
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Neuroskeptic For years, I and others have been arguingthat the current system of publishing science is broken. Publishing and peer-reviewing work only after the study's been conducted and the data analysed allows bad practices - such as selective publication of desirable findings, and running multiple statistical tests to find positive results - to run rampant. So I was extremely interested when I received an email from Jona Sassenhagen, of the University of Marburg, with subject line:Unilaterally raising the standard. Sassenhagen explained that he's chose to pre-register a neuroscience study on a public database, the German Clinical Trials Register (DRKS).


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The headlines BBC: Truth or lie – trust your instinct, says research British Psychological Society: Our subconscious mind may detect liars Daily Mail: Why you SHOULD go with your gut: Instinct is better at detecting lies than our conscious mind Mind Hacks
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Healthy Diets | Fat Loss | Simple Meal Plans | Mike Roussell | Nutrition, Health, and Fitness Stripped to the Essentials
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Over 200 Free Online Educational Resources (v.2.3) Warning: Very long post. Please open in a new browser tab. Here is decades' worth of knowledge freely available online for those who love to learn. Links that fit under multiple categories are listed only once. Johnathan Chung - Google+ - Over 175 Free Online Educational Resources (v.1.2) … Johnathan Chung - Google+ - Over 175 Free Online Educational Resources (v.1.2) …
The Brain; An introduction to neurology for kids ages 8-13.
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information fluency search tips Searching Tip #1 Don't waste time looking for things you are not likely to find on the Internet. What you are likely to find on the Internet: Text to Moby Dick Scripts to Shakespeare's plays What you most likely won't find on the Internet: Text to Harry Potter Text to The Lord of the Rings information fluency search tips
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Digital Tools Teaching Strategies Every month, we review some of our favorite educational apps that have been released or updated. You can find all the posts in our series here. Below you’ll find a mixture of iOS, Android and Web-based apps. Awesome Apps for Science Experiments, Storytelling, Coding and More

Awesome Apps for Science Experiments, Storytelling, Coding and More

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10 iPad Apps for Web Curation

10 iPad Apps for Web Curation Curation vs. Aggregation? Curation is such a necessity these days. The overwhelming wave of information we are exposed to is drowning us in facts and opinion.
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Know the score. Ask Siri for baseball, basketball, football, hockey, and soccer scores as well as schedules, rosters, and stats. Choose a movie. Ask Siri to get showtimes, buy tickets from Fandango, look up movie facts, play trailers, show you reviews, and more.


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The Facebook Blog UPDATE on December 12, 2012: We've updated our controls for managing your content. Learn more here. Today we're announcing a bunch of improvements that make it easier to share posts, photos, tags and other content with exactly the people you want. You have told us that "who can see this?" could be clearer across Facebook, so we have made changes to make this more visual and straightforward.
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