The Cognitive Tradeoff Hypothesis

The Cognitive Tradeoff Hypothesis

[clangs] This is Inuyama, Japan, a historic city home to Japan’s oldest original wooden castle. It is also home to Kyoto University’s Primate Research Institute.Here, a group of chimpanzees have been trainedto play a game that exposes something shockingabout their memories.This is going to blow your mind.Here is how it works.Take a look at these …

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Going Viral: The Digital Future of Public Health | Rachel McKendry | TEDxExeter

Translator: Rachael Williams Reviewer: Denise RQ Hello everybody. I’d like to begin by asking you to please take out your mobile phones. I know it’s not a request that you’ll be asked at the beginning of many talks. Normally, you’re asked to put them away, but please don’t be shy take them out and hold …

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Ontology, Epistemology and Research Paradigm

Ontology, Epistemology and Research Paradigm

Doing a research project can be daunting, especially when you have to learn a whole set of new terms. In this video I will explain the relationship between research paradigm, ontology, and epistemology. In the simplest terms, the following picture describes the relationship between ontology, epistemology, and research paradigm. So what does ontology and epistemology …

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Ethics in research – Intro to Psychology

Ethics in research – Intro to Psychology

We’ve spent our time talking about research methods. But one crucial aspect we did not discuss in detail is ethics and psychology. It’s important to know that before any study is conducted, whether it’s with humans or animals. It must be approved by a federally mandated committee. For humans, it’s the Institutional Review Board. And …

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Using Data for Better Health Outcomes

Using Data for Better Health Outcomes

I’m Abel Kho. I’m the director of the Center for Health Information Partnerships. The Center for Health Information Partnerships is a center that brings data, people and communities together, and it’s been something that has allowed us to really solve compelling problems. [An example of one of these partnerships is CAPriCORN] CAPriCORN stands for the …

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Konrad Czechowski – How our graduate students are tackling complex societal issues?

Konrad Czechowski – How our graduate students are tackling complex societal issues?

Hi, my name is Konrad Czechowski. I’m doctoral student here at the University of Ottawa in clinical psychology. My research follows two streams. There’s my doctoral research, which is conservative housing and homelessness. The University has different community partnerships which actually allow me to go out into the community and interview people who are homeless …

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Visit the School of psychology experimental laboratories today!

Visit the School of psychology experimental laboratories today!

Passionate about understanding the complexity of human behavior? Come and join our graduate MA/PhD program in Experimental Psychology! The School of psychology awaits to put your talent and enthusiasm at work in sophisticated and creative research environments! The part of a dynamic student community enabling to develop friendship, leadership and strong research skills leading to …

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Dr. David R. Williams : The Social Factors of Health

Dr. David R. Williams : The Social Factors of Health

The field of behavioral sciences has some of the key answers to some of the major crises that the United States faces, in terms of health. My name is David Williams. My work is looking at social factors that affect health. I think most Americans, when we think about health, we think about medical care. …

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The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change: 2019 report

The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change: 2019 report

Our response to climate change today will determine the world we live in tomorrow, and will shape the health of children across the globe, at every stage of their lives. The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change monitors our choices, demonstrating what action, or the failure to act ,means for human health. …

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