Month: March 2014

Brain Scans are Fascinating But Behavior Tells Us More

In a pair of views from our partner site The Conversation, two exponents of brain research discuss the utility of brain scan technology. Here Catherine Loveday suggests that observational methods are still more valuable.

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Woodcut of Harvard's Matthews Hall

A Sheepskin Isn’t the Same as a Balance Sheet

The generation of knowledge by professors. The transformative conversations that happen outside of the classroom. The advancements in our understanding of society. How can you put a value on any of these things?

6 years ago
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Charles M. Russell painting ofm a cattle roundup

Round-up of Social Science Research

The following article is drawn from SAGE Insight, which spotlights research published in SAGE’s more than 700 journals. The article linked […]

6 years ago
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Human testing

Publication Ethics and Biomedical Imperialism

Applying ethics to social science research can raise as many issues as it answers. A new set of guidelines on which Robert DIngwall consulted gives clarity in some cases like manipulation of images and duplicate publication but leaves some other controversies unsettled.

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