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TurkPrime.com: A versatile crowdsourcing data acquisition platform for the behavioral sciences

that are common to the social and behavioral sciences. Like MTurk, TurkPrime is an Internet-based platform that runs on any browser and does not require any downloads or installation. Tasks that can be ... ; Online research - Leib Litman and Jonathan Robinson share first authorship of this article. Access to participants is of central importance to researchers in the social and behavioral sciences. Until the

Quetelet and the emergence of the behavioral sciences

Adolphe Quetelet was one of the most prominent figures of the second half of the nineteenth century, yet in present-day histories of several social sciences the impact of his ideas is widely ignored ... various social phenomena, notably crime, whose implications were widely debated. In the second part the influence he exerted on some key figures in the then emerging social sciences is traced in some detail

Assessing Individual Intellectual Output in Scientific Research: Mexico’s National System for Evaluating Scholars Performance in the Humanities and the Behavioral Sciences

statistical random sample of researchers listed in the area of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences—one of SNI’s first and better consolidated academic divisions comprising a wide range of research disciplines ... disciplines officially comprised in SNI Area IV: the Humanities and Behavioral Sciences. Although the members of a Review Committee are representative of the spectrum of disciplines normally encompassed in the

Differences in basic digital competences between male and female university students of Social Sciences in Spain

terms of the basic digital competences that a student can employ throughout his/her university life and later in the job market. The reason for focusing the study in the area of Social Sciences is that ... significant differences in basic digital competences to first-year male and female university students studying Social Sciences courses, specifically Social Education, Social Work and Pedagogy, in Spain

Policy sciences and democracy: a reexamination

, which promised 'contributions reflecting all aspects of the policy sciences in all forms-think pieces, case studies, ideological essays, tirades, and historical surveys' (1970: 2). Yet, how can such ... policy sciences conceived by Harold D. Lasswell. To reexamine here the relationship between policy sciences and democracy (cf. Dryzek and Torgerson 1993), we need to focus on key elements of that framework

Educational Technologies in Medical and Health Sciences Education

, behavioral, and physiological measures) identifies their advantages and disadvantages. One example of an advantage is with self-report measures: they are efficient for group comparisons in a variety of

Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Children of Incarcerated Parents

This paper explores children’s trauma symptoms related to parental incarceration and lays the groundwork for the implementation of Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) within a ... of High Rates of Incarceration , In J. Travis, B. Western , & S. Redburn, (Eds.). Committee on Law, & Justice, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education . Washington: The National

Using incentives to recruit physicians into behavioral trials: lessons learned from four studies

Objective To describe lessons learned from the use of different strategies for recruiting physicians responsible for trauma triage, we summarize recruitment data from four behavioral trials run in ... . Results: We ran a series of behavioral trials with the primary objective of understanding the influence of heuristics on physician decision making in trauma triage. Three studies were observational; one

Behavioral stress alters corticolimbic microglia in a sex- and brain region-specific manner

synaptic and dendritic plasticity, and cognitive-behavioral function. Here, we examined the effects of acute (3h/day, 1 day) and chronic (3h/day, 10 days) restraint stress on microglial density and ... for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior, Indiana University , Bloomington, IN , United States of America 1 Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University , Bloomington, IN

Socio-behavioral risk factors among older adults living with HIV in Thailand

Background There has been a global increase in HIV infection in persons 50 years of age and older. This group is at risk for development of chronic illness that may be exacerbated by socio-behavioral ... Department of Global Health and Socio-epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan, 2 Research Institute for Health Sciences, Chiang Mai University , Chiang Mai , Thailand , 3 Faculty

Recent trends in the U.S. Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (BSSR) workforce

While behavioral and social sciences occupations comprise one of the largest portions of the “STEM” workforce, most studies of diversity in STEM overlook this population, focusing instead on fields ... Public Affairs, The Ohio State University , Columbus, Ohio , United States of America 2 Editor: Joshua L Rosenbloom, Iowa State University , UNITED STATES While behavioral and social sciences occupations

Are vent crab behavioral preferences adaptations for habitat choice?

Ocean University , Keelung , Taiwan 1 Editor: Wan-Xi Yang, Zhejiang University College of Life Sciences , CHINA Data Availability Statement; All relevant data are within the paper Hydrothermal vent ... with HVs show behavioral, physiological, morphological, and reproductive adaptations [8±9]. This holds for symbiotic associations [ 10 ], physiological and biochemical systems for sulfide

Quantifying space, understanding minds: A visual summary approach

importance in the behavioral sciences for use in modeling human behavior. A high correlation between values for spatial measures and specific behaviors can provide insights into an environment's legibility ... various spatial behavioral measures (e.g., wayfinding performance). The primary motivation for understanding the relationship between spatial measures and human behavior is to gain insight into the

Behavioral and pathophysiological outcomes associated with caffeine consumption and repetitive mild traumatic brain injury (RmTBI) in adolescent rats

assigned to 3 mild injuries using our lateral impact device or 3 sham procedures. Following injury induction, behavioral outcomes were measured with a test battery designed to examine symptoms consistent

Professor Da-Wen Sun Elected as a Foreign Member of Polish Academy of Sciences

and Consumer Sciences, Warsaw University of Life Sciences , 159 c Nowoursynowska, 02-776 Warsaw , Poland - Professor Da-Wen Sun, UCD Professor of Food and Biosystems Engineering from UCD School of ... Biosystems and Food Engineering, has been elected as a foreign member of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Polish: Polska Akademia Nauk, PAN). The election is the highest lifetime honours bestowed by the Polish

Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavioral Intervention Plans: Review of the Law and Recent Cases

child’s learning or that of others, consider the use of positive behavioral interventions and supports, and other strategies, to address that behavior.”). 3 20 U.S.C. § 1414(d)(1)(A). 196 B.Y.U. EDUCATION

Analyse Discriminante Des Difficultes D’apprentissage En Milieu Universitaire : Cas Des Etudiants De La Filiere Des Sciences Economiques Et De Gestion De l’UM5R

122 students. The results of this study, while confirming the important role of the student's behavioral and metacognitive commitment in the learning process, emphasize the deficiencies of the ... Gestion De l'UM5R Saïd Radi 0 Economiques et Sociales - Souissi- 0 0 Mohammed V University in Rabat, Maroc Salwa Bahyaoui, (Enseignante-chercheur) Faculté des Sciences Juridiques, Economiques et Sociales

Nudges for Health Policy: Effectiveness and Limitations

health and healthcare. The working group produced a report, jointly commissioned by the Behavioral Science and Policy Association and the White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team, that identified ... the use of “nudges,” a behavioral strategy for shaping human behavior from the framework, Libertarian Paternalism. In this Article, a nudge is defined as any aspect of choice architecture or any method

Recent Trends in Behavioral Environmental Economics

sciences, psychology and behavioral economics which aim at exploring individuals’ attitudes towards social risks. Their findings suggest, perhaps surprisingly, that individuals tend to be catastrophe ... ). The behavioral economics literature challenges the concept(s) of homo oeconomics and its two main pillars of characterization—self-interest and rationality. Inter alia, Fehr and Gächter (1998) paired

Synthetic data for open and reproducible methodological research in social sciences and official statistics

data in a safe environment or with remote access, methodological research suffers from the availability of adequate data sources. In economic and social sciences, an additional drawback results from the ... , we present a synthetic but realistic dataset based on social science data, that fosters evaluating and developing estimators in social sciences. The focus is on supporting comparable and reproducible