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Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) is an American interdisciplinary research organization at Stanford University, California, that offers a residential postdoctoral fellowship program for scientists and scholars—from the United States and abroad—studying "the five core social and behavioral disciplines of anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, and sociology".[1][2] It is one of the nine members of Some Institutes for Advanced Study (SIAS).  
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about 3 years ago
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Dr. William B. Swann –

Bill Swann is a Professor of Social and Personality Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. His primary appointment is in the Social-Personality area of the Psychology Department, but he also has appointments in Clinical Psychology and in the School of Business. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota and undergraduate degree from Gettysburg College. Bill has been a Fellow at Princeton University and at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. He has also been elected a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society. He has received multiple research scientist development awards from the National Institutes of Mental Health and research awards from the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Mental Health and the National Institute on Drug Abuse. In 2010, he served as President of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology. In 2016, he received the Distinguished Lifetime Career Award from the International Society for Self and Identity.  
labs.la.utexas.edu
about 3 years ago
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Ub Iwerks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ubbe Eert "Ub" Iwerks, A.S.C. (/ˈʌb ˈaɪwɜːrks/; March 24, 1901 – July 7, 1971) was an American animator, cartoonist, character designer, inventor, and special effects technician, who created Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and Mickey Mouse with Walt Disney. The works Iwerks produced alongside Disney went on to win numerous awards, including multiple Academy Awards.  
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about 3 years ago
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American Institutes for Research

Early ChildhoodP-12 Education and Social DevelopmentHigher Education and Career ReadinessHealth and WellnessAdult Learning and the Workforce  
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National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Official website of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH is one of the world's foremost medical research centers. An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the NIH is the Federal focal point for health and medical research. The NIH website offers health information for the public, scientists, researchers, medical professionals, patients, educators, and students. The Site has extensive information on funding and training opportunities, clinical trials, health news and links to the many Institutes and Centers that make-up the NIH.  
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about 3 years ago
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Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) 2016

Congress of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) 2016: Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from EAN 2016.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Billy Wilder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Billy Wilder (/ˈwaɪldər/; German: [ˈvɪldɐ]; June 22, 1906[1] – March 27, 2002) was an Austrian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist and journalist, whose career spanned more than fifty years and sixty films. He is regarded as one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of Hollywood's golden age. With The Apartment, Wilder became the first person to win Academy Awards as producer, director and screenwriter for the same film.[2]  
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MS Highlights From the 2016 Annual Neurology Meeting CME

: Hear experts discuss new data on multiple sclerosis presented at the 2016 American Academy of Neurology meeting.  
medscape.org
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Perspectives on Key MS Data From the Annual Neurology Meeting CME

: Hear summaries of the most relevant research in multiple sclerosis that was presented at the 2016 American Academy of Neurology meeting.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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What's New in Acne and Rosacea

Dr Hillary Baldwin summarizes the latest acne and rosacea news from the 2016 American Academy of Dermatology meeting.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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From Vancouver, an Update on Multiple Sclerosis

Drs Krieger and Fox review some of the trends and outcomes in multiple sclerosis research at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2016 Annual Meeting in Vancouver.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Viviana Zelizer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Viviana A. Rotman Zelizer, is a sociologist and the Lloyd Cotsen ‘50 Professor of Sociology at Princeton University. She is a prominent economic sociologist who focuses on the attribution of cultural and moral meaning to the economy. A constant theme in her work is economic valuation of the sacred, as found in such contexts as life insurance settlements and economic transactions between sexual intimates. In 2006 she was elected to the PEN American Center and in 2007 she was elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.  
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Some scientists are exempted from government’s “gagging clause”

Scientists have welcomed the government’s announcement that research councils and the national academies will not be bound by a controversial “gagging clause” but have called for more clarity about who will be exempt.  
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New AAN Guideline on Use of Botulinum Neurotoxins

The American Academy of Neurology has released new recommendations on the use of botulinum neurotoxin products in the treatment of blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, adult spasticity, and headache.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Jerome “Jerry” Bruner | Inside the Academy

JEROME “JERRY” BRUNER is Research Professor of Psychology and Senior Research Fellow in Law at New York University. As a co-founder and past director of the Harvard University Center for Cognitive Studies, Bruner’s pioneering research on perception and cognitive processes laid the foundation for social science scholarship for more than a half-century. Having served as a member of the President’s Science Advisory Committee in the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations, Bruner was an influential architect in the development of new social studies curriculum for the middle grades and the early childhood program Head Start. Read More…  
insidetheacademy.asu.edu
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Ivan Pavlov And His Dogs

There’s a large chance that you’ve heard the name of the Nobel laureate I.P. Pavlov, even if you might not know anything about his work. There are streets, institutes, subway stations, naukograds, even planets named after the renowned Russian psychologist and physiologist, but what is it he  
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over 3 years ago
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What's Hot at AAN 2016?

A rundown of changes to the program and expected highlights of the American Academy of Neurology 2016 Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Ending the Spread of Hepatitis B and C Doable, Report Says

Hepatitis B and C could be eliminated as public health problems in the United States, but it will take a lot of dedication and hard work, a new Academies report shows.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2016 Annual Meeting

American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2016 Annual Meeting: Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAN 2016.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) 2016 Annual Assembly

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) 2016 Annual Assembly: Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAHPM 2016.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago