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Mapping the Ebb and Flow of Psychogeography
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December 12, 2022

Mapping the Ebb and Flow of Psychogeography

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Claudia Goldin on the Gender Pay Gap
Social Science Bites
December 1, 2022

Claudia Goldin on the Gender Pay Gap

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Watch the Video: What’s Next for #AcademicTwitter?
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November 17, 2022

Watch the Video: What’s Next for #AcademicTwitter?

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Watch the Video – Re-thinking the Therapeutic: Affect, Alienation, and Politics in Therapeutic Culture
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November 14, 2022

Watch the Video – Re-thinking the Therapeutic: Affect, Alienation, and Politics in Therapeutic Culture

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The Future of Academic Twitter After Elon Musk

The Future of Academic Twitter After Elon Musk

After much speculation, Twitter has been acquired by Elon Musk. In this post, Mark Carrigan asks, if now is the time to rethink academic twitter by separating out the knowledge exchange and academic community building functions that have up to this point taken place side by side on Twitter.

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Americans’ Knowledge Deficit, and Confidence Surplus, about Politics

Americans’ Knowledge Deficit, and Confidence Surplus, about Politics

The author’s research shows that many Americans think they know much more about politics than they really do.

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Report Highlights the Potential Uses of Ontologies in Behavioral Sciences

Report Highlights the Potential Uses of Ontologies in Behavioral Sciences

Ways of thinking about knowledge have proliferated academic discussions for centuries, providing insights into how to maximize potential impacts. Ontologies, or the […]

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How Does Journal Standardization Impact Intellectual Creativity?

How Does Journal Standardization Impact Intellectual Creativity?

Drawing on a recent survey of forty years of research papers in the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS) and interviews with authors, Wolfgang Kaltenbrunner, Kean Birch, Thed van Leeuwen and Maria Amuchastegui observe an increasing homogenization of published work. Weighing up the pros and cons of this development, they discuss whether it has enhanced or limited intellectual innovations in STS.

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Will Hutton on the State of Social Science

Will Hutton on the State of Social Science

Political economist and journalist Will Hutton, author of the influential 1995 book The State We’re In, offers a state-of-the-field report on the social sciences in this Social Science Bites podcast.

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How Does Architecture Affect Our Emotions?

How Does Architecture Affect Our Emotions?

Think of a time when you felt vulnerable. Perhaps you were in a hospital corridor, or an exam hall, about to be tested. Now, focus on the building you were in. What if, without you knowing, the design of that space was affecting you?

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From Crisis to Change: Why Bad News Can Be Good News

From Crisis to Change: Why Bad News Can Be Good News

Can bad news about companies be good news for them? How should companies turn crisis management to change management?

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Julia O’Connell Davidson on the Hope and the Hypocrisy of Addressing ‘Modern Slavery’

Julia O’Connell Davidson on the Hope and the Hypocrisy of Addressing ‘Modern Slavery’

An interview with Sociologist Julia O’Connell Davidson, who has long examined the various components of exploitation and violence that often get lumped into the catch-all term of outrage, ‘modern slavery.’

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