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INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO
“In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.” Warren Buffet
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Race perception isn’t automatic

Race perception isn’t automatic | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Last week’s column for BBC Future describes a neat social psychology experiment from an unlikely source. Three evolutionary psychologists reasoned that that claims that we automatically categorise people by the ethnicity must be wrong.
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The Science of Sleepy Teenagers - Slate Magazine

The Science of Sleepy Teenagers - Slate Magazine | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
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The Science of Sleepy Teenagers
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Follow the Health and Science section. Follow stories by Russell Foster. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate.
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The World's First Stock Market Crash Happened Nearly 300 Years Ago

The World's First Stock Market Crash Happened Nearly 300 Years Ago | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Building on a long tradition of catastrophic financial market crashes, the economic meltdown caused by the bursting of the housing bubble in 2008 is only the latest in a long line of epic stock market fails.
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The future isn't what it used to be

The future isn't what it used to be | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Why don't we have flying cars and hotels in space? Mo Rocca explores what futurists got wrong (with poll)
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Google's Eric Schmidt and the New Digital Age

Google's Eric Schmidt and the New Digital Age | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Says that despite the efforts of repressive gov'ts, global citizens will find ways to connect via the Internet, but will have to work even harder to protect their privacy from thieves
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David Pogue on Google Glass

David Pogue on Google Glass | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
The most futuristic piece of consumer technology might be Google Glass - like a second screen for your smartphone that you wear. David Pogue of The New York Times has taken them out for a spin.
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"The Jetsons": A blast from the past

"The Jetsons": A blast from the past | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
The idea of what the future may hold was largely framed by a single mid-20th century family, the Jetsons - a family that raised our hopes and expectations for the future. Lee Cowan reports.
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As You Know, Puzzles Are A Pastime : NPR

As You Know, Puzzles Are A Pastime : NPR | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
For each given category, name something in the category where the first letter is also the first letter of the category.
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Netflix CEO says future of TV is in apps - Washington Post

Netflix CEO says future of TV is in apps - Washington Post | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Netflix CEO says future of TV is in apps
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After Netflix's blockbuster earnings sent its stock soaring this week, the company's chief executive made a bold prediction: TV as we know it is coming to an end.
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Film psychology THE SHINING spatial awareness and set design 1of2

How Stanley Kubrick used Escher-styled spacial awareness & set design anomalies to disorientate viewers of his horror classic The Shining. This is a must for...

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The Future Of Advertising Is Facial Recognition

The Future Of Advertising Is Facial Recognition | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
If Rana el Kaliouby has her way, you will never have to channel surf again. Affectiva, the company that el Kaliouby founded with MIT colleague Rosalind Picard, develops technology that reads minute facial expressions to measure emotion.
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Why Being Right Can Be Wrong For a Relationship | Psychology ...

Why Being Right Can Be Wrong For a Relationship | Psychology ... | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Three ways to build stronger, happier relationships in life By Christina Curtis...
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Study shows daily stress impacts mental health - The Aggie

Study shows daily stress impacts mental health - The Aggie | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
The Aggie Study shows daily stress impacts mental health The Aggie Susan Charles, UC Irvine professor of psychology and social behavior, along with her colleagues, conducted a study investigating the long-term effects of minor stress events in...
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Analyzing products of the future that flopped

Analyzing products of the future that flopped | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
The Segway, New Coke and the Toaster Egg are just some of the marketing fiascos preserved in the New Product Works collection (My dad put in a nice performance on "CBS Sunday Morning" talking about innovative products--pretty cool!
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56 Acronyms and Initialisms

A weekly show hosted by John Green, where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John sorts through a number of acronyms an...

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46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom

46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

Infographics are interesting–a mash of (hopefully) easily-consumed visuals (so, symbols, shapes, and images) and added relevant character-based data (so, numbers, words, and brief sentences).

The learning application for them is clear, with many academic standards–including the Common Core standards–requiring teachers to use a variety of media forms, charts, and other data for both information reading as well as general fluency...


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gruppo 1 master's curator insight, May 23, 2013 10:36 AM

Format: infographic

Target: teachers, learners, researchers

Topic: This learning application is clear, with many academic standards - including the Common Core standards - requiring teachers to use a variety of media forms, charts, and other data for both information reading as well as general fluency.

 

Tags: infographic, Mobile learning, Education, MLearning  

Daniel Compton's curator insight, May 23, 2013 3:33 PM

A great source for working on visual literacy

maite collados's curator insight, January 14, 11:24 AM

Las infografías son una herramienta muy útil por su factor visual: en poco espacio y de forma visulamente agradable y atrayente, engloba datos y relaciona conceptos.

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The future flops

The future flops | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
They were supposed to be making our lives easier, but many of them did not succeed. Dean Reynolds takes a look at some products that didn't keep the promise of being the next great thing.
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David Pogue on Google Glass

David Pogue on Google Glass | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
The most futuristic piece of consumer technology might be Google Glass - like a second screen for your smartphone that you wear. David Pogue of The New York Times has taken them out for a spin.
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3-D printing: The next dimension

3-D printing: The next dimension | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Instead of just two dimensions we can now print in three. A new way of manufacturing is being used to make everything from toy tractors to electric cars. Now, researchers are using 3D printing to engineer human tissue.
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Here's What The Twinkies Comeback Trail Looks Like

Here's What The Twinkies Comeback Trail Looks Like | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Junk food enthusiasts everywhere can celebrate, as the return of Twinkies is assured. The cream-filled golden cakes synonymous with childhoods past will be on shelves as early as July.
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An Infographic Guide to This Summer's Movies - Vulture

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An Infographic Guide to This Summer's Movies
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Summer is upon us, and nothing says "summer" like infographics of movies.
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SEED OF HUMILITY

SEED OF HUMILITY | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
You are not the center of the universe. The center of the universe is in you. Know the difference!

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Nightline

Nightline | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
ABC's 'Nightline' is late-night television's news program featuring Cynthia McFadden, Terry Moran and Bill Weir for in-depth reporting on today's major news stories.
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The Unexpected Benefits of Compassion for Business | Psychology ...

The Unexpected Benefits of Compassion for Business | Psychology ... | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Compassionate workplaces - good for employees AND the corporate bottom line. By Emma M. Seppala, Ph.D....
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The Good News | Psychology Today

The Good News | Psychology Today | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
The news makes the world seem terrible. It isn't. By Jennifer Hamady...
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