Archives for January, 2011

Social science websites of the week
Reports
January 17, 2011

Social science websites of the week

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MINDSPACE: A simple checklist for behaviour change
Research
January 16, 2011

MINDSPACE: A simple checklist for behaviour change

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Business and Management INK
January 14, 2011

Service Marketing

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Business and Management INK
January 13, 2011

NCAA Coaching Carousel

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NAS to Organize Planning Meeting on Possible Development of K-12 Behavioral and Social Sciences Education Framework

NAS to Organize Planning Meeting on Possible Development of K-12 Behavioral and Social Sciences Education Framework

The National Academies’ Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (DBASSE) will be awarded funding for a planning meeting to determine whether to conduct a full panel study to develop a framework for kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) behavioral and social sciences education.

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New UK Campaign for Social Science

New UK Campaign for Social Science

The Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS) will next week launch a major campaign to promote UK social science and raise its visibility […]

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What happened to theory in the 21st century?

What happened to theory in the 21st century?

The last two decades have brought to psychology a renewed attempt to integrate both new forms of cognition (embodied, distributed cognition) as […]

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Work-Life Balance

Work-Life Balance

“Work–Life Balance?: An Autoethnographic Exploration of Everyday Home–Work Dynamics” by Laurie Cohen, Joanne Duberley, and Gill Musson was one of the top downloaded […]

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Reform of English laws on free speech

Reform of English laws on free speech

The British government has confirmed that it will introduce a Defamation Bill in the spring, to change the law on libel and […]

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Unequal America: Causes and consequences of the wide—and growing—gap between rich and poor

Unequal America: Causes and consequences of the wide—and growing—gap between rich and poor

This is an extract from a post originally published  in Harvard Magazine. When Majid Ezzati thinks about declining life expectancy, he says, […]

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The value of history to public policy

The value of history to public policy

Statements such as ‘knowing about history helps us to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past’ are commonplace.  There is no doubt […]

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Is CSR Worthwhile to Firms?

Is CSR Worthwhile to Firms?

“Doing Good And Doing Better Despite Negative Information? The Role Of Corporate Social Responsibility In Consumer Resistance To Negative Information” by Andreas […]

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