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Terra Nova: Hurricanes and Virtuality

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Big data through the lens of the history of psychology--a personal reflection | Media Psychology UKMedia Psychology UK

Dr Regina Tuma, from Fielding University reflects on Big Data applying a psychological lens.
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The Psychology of Why Tinder Works

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Trick-cyclists rally in defence of Facebook emoto-furtling experiment

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'All REAL men ignore consent and privacy'
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The Art Of Penalty Kicks And The Science Of Choking

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In those final moments before firing a shot, what goes on in an athlete's head?
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The Real Reason You Should Be Worried About That Facebook Experiment

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The private sector and tech companies are increasingly funding what was once independent social science research.
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Brazil benefiting from psychology classes, says Neymar

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Teresópolis (Brazil) (AFP) - The Brazil team's use of a psychologist is helping them cope mentally with the huge burden of expectation that comes with trying to win the World Cup on home soil, according to Neymar. Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari brought sports psychologist Regina Brandao in to work with the squad on Tuesday, after the emotionally draining penalty shoot-out victory against Chile last weekend. Several Brazil players, including captain Thiago Silva, goalkeeper Julio Cesar and Neymar himself have been seen breaking down in tears at World Cup games, in particular after the win against Chile.
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Le potentiel du blogue pour l’apprentissage de l’écriture — RIRE

Le potentiel du blogue pour l’apprentissage de l’écriture — RIRE | Shrink and Geek | Scoop.it
Le Réseau d'information pour la réussite éducative (RIRE) diffuse de l'information susceptible de répondre aux besoins des acteurs de la réussite éducative.
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Escales 2014. Jouer, dites-vous ?

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Après Paris et Lille, la prochaine journée du Copes se tiendra à Lyon. Cette journée de rencontres sera organisée entre les différents acteurs de toute la France, du réseau de la petite enfance, de la protection de l’enfance, de l’adolescence et de la famille, et ce, quelles que soient leurs fonctions, leurs places et leurs compétences.
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Today's teenagers are the best-behaved generation on record

Today's teenagers are the best-behaved generation on record | Shrink and Geek | Scoop.it
They smoke less, drink less and get pregnant less the generations of teens before them.
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South Korea's Game Addiction Law could treat games like drugs and alcohol - CNET

South Korea's Game Addiction Law could treat games like drugs and alcohol - CNET | Shrink and Geek | Scoop.it
The debate surrounding video games has escalated due to the South Korean government's impending Game Addiction Law, which would see games regulated like drugs or alcohol.
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Les promeneurs du Net

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La présence éducative sur Internet est déjà une réalité en Suède. En partenariat avec la CAF et la Maison des Adolescents, le conseil général a initié une démarche similaire dans la Manche. Une délégation suédoise a été accueillie en mars et a sillonné le territoire, l’occasion d’échanges enrichissants avec les professionnels œuvrant en faveur de la jeunesse, qui formeront bientôt le réseau manchois des promeneurs du Net. De Cherbourg à Coutances, en passant par Lessay, suivez-les et découvrez ces hommes et ces femmes à l’écoute des jeunes.
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Is It Good For Kids To Have A Pet? | The Thoughtful Animal, Scientific American Blog Network

Is It Good For Kids To Have A Pet? | The Thoughtful Animal, Scientific American Blog Network | Shrink and Geek | Scoop.it
People overwhelmingly believe that having pets is overall a good thing for children. Indeed, a 2003 paper by developmental psychologist Gail F. Melson reports that most ...
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Why Aren’t Educators Integrating Video Games? | Welcome to Wendy Blancher's Personal Website

Why Aren’t Educators Integrating Video Games? | Welcome to Wendy Blancher's Personal Website | Shrink and Geek | Scoop.it
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The Art Of Penalty Kicks And The Science Of Choking

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Trick-cyclists rally in defence of Facebook emoto-furtling experiment

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The Science and Psychology of Twitter: Why We Follow, Favorite and Share

The Science and Psychology of Twitter: Why We Follow, Favorite and Share | Shrink and Geek | Scoop.it
When I choose someone new to follow, when I compose a new tweet, when I share and favorite an update, I seldom think about the why. My following sessions would probably seem haphazard to an outsider,…
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Facebook's Sandberg apologizes for news feed experiment

Facebook's Sandberg apologizes for news feed experiment | Shrink and Geek | Scoop.it
Facebook's No. 2 executive Sheryl Sandberg apologized for the psychological experiment on nearly 700,000 unsuspecting users.
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"Games, Motivation and Learning: A Research and Practice Mod

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Thinking Skills Club Founder Mitch Moldofsky's E-Book “Braiming” Examines The Pros And Cons Of How Computer Games Affect Young Brains

Thinking Skills Club Founder Mitch Moldofsky's E-Book “Braiming” Examines The Pros And Cons Of How Computer Games Affect Young Brains | Shrink and Geek | Scoop.it
Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 -- In straightforward English, Thinking Skills Club founder Mitch Moldofsky offers insights into how computer games affect the children who play them. Topics include violence, addiction, gamification, the use of games in school and the brain game industry.
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In Celebration of the Inner Rogue

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Looney Tunes Cartoons Were More Brutal Than You May Remember

Looney Tunes Cartoons Were More Brutal Than You May Remember | Shrink and Geek | Scoop.it
When California tried to ban the sale of violent video games to minors, the Supreme Court mocked its efforts, noting that old Looney Tunes cartoons provoked the same tendency toward violence in children as a Grand Theft Auto-style bloodbath. But just how violent were Looney Tunes? A video compiled by...
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Can We Cure Violence?

Can We Cure Violence? | Shrink and Geek | Scoop.it
In a fairly radical reversal it now appears that violent video games actually cure violence rather than cause violence.
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Cherbourg-Octeville: Promeneurs du net

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Video Games Are No Longer Bad for Children

Video Games Are No Longer Bad for Children | Shrink and Geek | Scoop.it
Video games are no longer bad for children. Video games have always had a bad reputation when it comes to parents of young children. The themes in games are often related to guns, violence, and gir...
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