Tag Archives: exploration

Culture of Fear

This documentary details the epidemic of fear in our society, ranging from child predators to terrorism. It features interviews with Dr. Noam Chomsky, David Kucinish, and many other experts offering an in-depth exploration on various topics of fear.

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Reasoning, Learning, and Creativity: Frontal Lobe Function and Human Decision-Making

Anne Collins & Etienne Koechlin PLoS Biology Abstract The frontal lobes subserve decision-making and executive control—that is, the selection and coordination of goal-directed behaviors. Current models of frontal executive function, however, do not explain human decision-making in everyday environments featuring … Continue reading

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A psychoanalytic inquiry into social aggression as a form of bullying among female students

Tina Martin Debevec Georgia Southern Abstract of the Dissertation Bullying among children and adolescents, particularly within the school setting, has drawn much attention in recent years as a reaction to an onslaught of high profile school violence in the 1990s. … Continue reading

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Leadership and the rise of the corporate psychopath: What can business schools do about the ‘snakes inside’?

Source: e-Journal of Social & Behavioural Research in Business Abstract Purpose: Leadership styles are reviewed and reassessed given recent research that links destructive leadership behaviours exhibited by unscrupulous executives with traits commonly identified as indicators of corporate psychopathy. Method/approach: A … Continue reading

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Kerry Blockade – The Final Stand

Source: Youtube The final day of the Kerry Blockade against Coal Seam Gas exploration activities by Arrow Energy in the Scenic Rim in SE Queensland. Viewer’s discretion advised: Strong Language.

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(UPDATED*) The Atlantic: Why GM foods are dangerous. Oh? Some cry foul.

Source: MIT This week The Atlantic, accelerating away from its old persona as a  sharp but thoughtful monthly magazine with an East Coast Ivy League ethos and into the hurry-up-and-shock-me world of on line journalism, posted a story sure to … Continue reading

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Botany of Desire

Featuring Michael Pollan and based on his best-selling book, this special takes viewers on an eye-opening exploration of the human relationship with the plant world, seen from the plants’ point of view. The program shows how four familiar species — … Continue reading

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2011 BBC Horizon: The Nine Months That Made You

An exploration of theories pioneered by British scientist Professor David Barker, who believes that the time people spend in the womb is so profoundly important that it could affect every area of their subsequent development, from health and personality to … Continue reading

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