Identifying Drivers of Social Network versus Nonsocial Network Learning

Research Paper Title Individual differences in learning social and nonsocial network structures. Background How do people acquire knowledge about which individuals belong to different cliques or communities? And to what extent does this learning process differ from the process of learning higher-order information about complex associations between nonsocial bits of information? Methods Here, the authors… Read More

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Considering the Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Super Soldiers

Research Paper Title Super Soldiers: The Ethical, Legal and Social Implications. Abstract The Spartan city-state produced what has been perhaps one of the most ruthless military forces in recorded history, second only to Hitler’s Schutzstaffel. Crucial to Sparta’s supremacy was the belief that military training and education began at birth. Those judged by state officials to have… Read More

Using Social Media as an Effective Teaching Aid

Research Paper Title Theory through Application: A Study in the Use of Social Media for Teaching. Abstract Despite the growing integration of social media in their personal and professional lives, many faculty remain uncertain about its application to the classroom. One barrier for the adoption of social media as a learning tool is continued uncertainty about effective practices… Read More

The Triad of Active Learning, Social Issues & Game Theory

Research Paper Title Exploring Active Learning to Connect Social Issues and Game Theory. Abstract Active learning is a frequent topic in higher education, typically resulting in questioning the type of empirical data on the effectiveness. Sceptics point to the lack of time for ‘covering’ material, a major challenge for the ever growing knowledge base ubiquitous in every discipline.… Read More

Learning through Gamification

On first glance ‘gamification’ has all the hallmarks of an L&D buzzword, destined to burn bright but inevitably fizzle out. But the reality is that gamification is all around us and appears to be here to stay. And it’s not just about playing Candy Crush during the morning commute. Your shopping trip is ‘gamified’ as… Read More