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[ACE2013] Social Sciences Make a Difference

[ACE2013] Social Sciences Make a Difference

Zsolt Fabok

April 15, 2013

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  1. Social Sciences Make a Difference @ZsoltFabok http://zsoltfabok.com/ by Zsolt Fabok

    2013-04-15 The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it @aceconf http://aceconf.com/
  2. According to the Oxford dictionary: 1. Unwilling to work or

    use energy 2. Characterized by lack of effort or activity 3. Showing a lack of effort or care (Not to be confused with the work aversion disorder. Source: wikipedia) The 3 symptoms of laziness
  3. Learned helplessness Is a technical term that refers to the

    condition of a human or animal that has learned to behave helplessly, failing to respond even though there are opportunities for it to help itself by avoiding unpleasant circumstances or by gaining positive rewards.
  4. by Robert Rosenthal and Lenore Jacobson (1968) The class room

    experiment image: http://bit.ly/12IiNzR
  5. Hawthorne Effect The phenomenon in which subjects in behavioral studies

    change their performance in response to being observed.
  6. False-consensus Effect There is a tendency for people to assume

    that their own opinions, beliefs, preferences, values and habits are 'normal' and that others also think the same way that they do. This tends to lead to the perception of a consensus that does not exist, a 'false consensus'.
  7. by Edmund Gettier (1963) The Gettier Problem (campus clock version)

    The Gettier Problem is a philosophical thought experiment that has nothing to do with social sciences, yet it is important image: http://bit.ly/MG8Kbn
  8. Gettier Problems The problems are actual or possible situations in

    which someone has a belief that is both true and well supported by evidence, yet which — according to almost all epistemologists — fails to be knowledge.
  9. Seligman, M.E.P., Maier, S.F., and Geer, J. (1968). The alleviation

    of learned helplessness in dogs. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 73, 256-262. Rosenthal, R., and Jacobson, L. (1968). Pygmalion in the classroom: Teacher expectation and pupils' intellectual development'. New York: Rinehart and Winston. ISBN: 1904424066 Elton Mayo (1933). The Human Problems of an Industrialized Civilization. ISBN: 0415604230 Ross, L (1977). The false consensus effect: An egocentric bias in social perception and attribution processes. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 13. ISSN 00221031. Gettier problem: http://www.ditext.com/gettier/gettier.html, http://www.iep.utm.edu/epistemo/ Sources: