Jun 4, 2015; Informatics Journal Club Webinar; Patricia Flatley Brennan and William W. Stead

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Informatics to support the IOM Social and Behavioral Domains and Measures Link: http://jamia.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/04/24/jamia.ocv035 Hripcsak G, Forrest CB, Brennan PF, Stead WW. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2015 Apr 24. pii: ocv035. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocv035 Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison William W. Stead, MD Vanderbilt University Consistent collection and use of social and behavioral determinants of health can improve clinical...

Forensics: Follow the Science

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Forensic science is an integral part of the American judicial process--essential to both prosecutions and defenses. However, the field has also come under scrutiny. A briefing on May 12 at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the American Psychological Association, highlighted how the use of the scientific method can inform the field of forensics and ways to improve judicial system outcomes through evidence-based inquiry....

Cost-effectiveness of non-surgical peri-implantitis treatments

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Aim: The purpose of the present study was to assess the cost-effectiveness of various alternatives of non-surgical peri-implantitis treatment. Materials and Methods: A decision analytical model was constructed and populated with parameter estimates from recent literature for reduction in pocket probing depth (PPD) in response to eight different treatment alternatives. A micro-costing approach combined with an online expert survey was applied to simulate a decision-making scenario taking...
Authors: Stefan Listl, Nadine Frühauf, Bettina Dannewitz, Christiane Weis, Yu-Kang Tu, Huei-Ju Chang, Clovis Faggion

Do Actions Speak Louder Than Words? - Scientists & Engineers on Sofas (and other furnishings)

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Why do we gesture? What role do simple hand movements play in some of the most fundamental aspects of language? Susan Goldin-Meadow has dedicated her career to asking, and answering, those big questions. Her eponymous lab at the University of Chicago studies gesture’s role in cognition, development and the acquisition of verbal language. Goldin-Meadow visited the National Science Foundation to discuss some of her most exciting work – examining how gesture can change the way we think....

Молитва о получении. Системно-векторная психология Юрия Бурлана - svp

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Что такое молитва? Мы молимся только о себе. Мы не воспринимаем больше никого кроме себя. При этом, даже когда мы молимся сердцем, мы не очень понимаем, чего просим. И не можем элементарно получить даже то, что уже давно нам дано… Оригинал здесь http://youtu.be/JgctxOHx11c

Archaeologists uncover the remains of two Ice Age infants

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A National Science Foundation-funded team of archaeologists from the University of Alaska Fairbanks had uncovered the remains of two Ice Age infants, buried more than 11,000 years ago. The discovery represents the youngest human remains ever found in the North American Arctic. One infant died shortly after birth, and the other was probably a late-term newborn. The excavation took place in central Alaska, with the cooperation of local and regional native groups. The two infants were...