Tag archive for psychology

unwrap the unseen

The methods and tools of Big Data visualization have value in every field of scholarship and science, even in the humanities.

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getting seen to get safe

Psychologists employ a technology used in Hollywood filmmaking to make pedestrians and bicyclists more conspicuous to drivers.

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a wake-up call for drowsy drivers

Finding a reliable way to test for fatigue could help save lives.

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When a warrior can’t go it alone

It’s their job to go where no one should have to go. To see what no one should have to see.

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Bits & bites

“We thought about the obesity problem,” Muth says. “They have pedometers to track steps. What if we had something to track bites?”

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drive able

From the sweaty-palmed sixteen-year-old who just passed his driving test to the slow-moving eighty-six-year-old who still takes herself to the doctor, driving is the key to independence in America.

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the bullies of cyberspace

Cyberbullying is as real as traditional bullying—and as painful. Online, perceived anonymity is a dangerous weapon.

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A bit dense

Psychologist Jim McCubbin knew last fall that news of his research had gone viral. Still, he was surprised when it made it to Saturday Night Live.

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