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NC State Humanities and Social Sciences: In the Community

NC State Humanities and Social Sciences: In the Community

[MUSIC] Wall: Well, it started a little more than two years ago. Several of us had an interest in common, and that was what we would need to do to adapt the conditions in the neighborhood so that we could stay in our homes rather than plan to go to retirement homes. When we realized […]

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School of Social Sciences – Psychology Laboratories

School of Social Sciences – Psychology Laboratories

[MUSIC PLAYING] We have a wide variety and range of equipment here in psychology. The main areas we have is specialist equipment, eye tracking, where we have two eye trackers. We have behavioral neural science laboratory with EG equipment, 128 channels. We also have a new driving simulator for work on hazard perception and research […]

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Social Sciences in Web of Science Core Collection

Social Sciences in Web of Science Core Collection

Web of Science Core Collection spans far more than just science, including over 3300 journals across all disciplines in the Social Sciences – let’s look at how searching Web of Science can easily help you make surprising connections to related research that is helping drive innovation… Jane Goodall’s work in primatology is known across the […]

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Major Sociological Paradigms: Crash Course Sociology #2

Major Sociological Paradigms: Crash Course Sociology #2

What’s up with society, exactly? I mean, is it a smoothly functioning whole, with different parts that fit together to keep it ticking? Or is it a jumble of different, competing groups, constantly at each other’s throats, struggling for control? Or maybe it’s, you know, a bunch of people who are just trying to get […]

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Sociology & the Scientific Method: Crash Course Sociology #3

Sociology & the Scientific Method: Crash Course Sociology #3

What puts the “science” in “social science”? The things you probably think of as “science” – like biology, or physics, or chemistry – can seem a world apart from sociology and the concepts we’ve introduced so far. But sociology is a type of science; it’s just not one that uses beakers or microscopes. Rather than […]

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Comparative Research Designs and Methods – Presentation of the course

Comparative Research Designs and Methods – Presentation of the course

welcome to this course on comparative research designs and comparative methods in the social sciences my name is Dirk Berg Schlosser I am professor of political science at the University of Marburg in Germany in political science, but also in the other social sciences, like sociology or economics, we are often interested at finding out […]

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Baccalaureates Social Sciences – Alexander’s experience

I wanted to apply my theoretical subject knowledge that I’d done so far in school up to that point and apply it to something where it’s very much doing a project rather than just learning about something, or writing about it in the final exam. Something that gets you out doing a project in in […]

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The NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

The NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

(MUSIC) At the National Institutes of Health, the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research is bringing together experts from disparate fields to work collaboratively on some of the nation’s most complex and pressing health challenges. We think that behavioral factors remain a very important explanation for why people die early, and we think that […]

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Trajectories of Secondary Data Use in the Social Sciences

Trajectories of Secondary Data Use in the Social Sciences

[Amy] Okay, thank You Dharma. So this presentation is a little bit of a mash-up of what I do at ICPSR. It’s also a little bit of how I came to ICPSR because some of that is rooted in my own Summer Program experience. And it’s a little bit about the research that we do […]

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Baccalaureates Social Sciences – Kirsten’s experience

Baccalaureates Social Sciences – Kirsten’s experience

I thought that it was a very different type of project, something I’d never done before and the prospect of leaving school without the support and without going through a kind of independent project different to dissertation was quite daunting. So I thought the baccalaureate would give me an opportunity to kind of research for […]

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