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Nature of Evidence Lecture featuring Brooke Gladstone

At the first lecture in the “Understanding the Nature of Evidence” series, Brooke Gladstone, host and managing editor of WNYC's On the Media, reflected on how the internet,…

From  Princeton Council on Science and Technology on May 21st, 2021 0 likes 1 plays

Hope Springs…Motivated Reasoning? An Exploration of the Interdependence of Hope and Belief as an Explanation for Why We Prescribe Overly Optimistic Beliefs, Emma Cottrill, UG '21 (2311968)

Research suggests that when asked to reason about another person, people tend to say the person ought to form motivated, unrealistic, overly optimistic beliefs. Why do people say others ought to…

From  Research Princeton Research Day on April 29th, 2021 1 likes 56 plays

Iron Overload-Induced Oxidative Stress in Myelodysplastic Syndromes and its Cellular Sequelae, Cecilia Kim, UG '23 (2289803)

The myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are a group of blood disorders that lead to improper blood cell formation and anemia. As a result, MDS patients often require red blood cell transfusions, which…

From  Research Princeton Research Day on April 26th, 2021 1 likes 35 plays

CITP Seminar: Sharad Goel - One Person, One Vote

About a quarter of Americans report believing that double voting is a relatively common occurrence, casting doubt on the integrity of elections. But, despite a dearth of documented instances of…

From  CI Center for Information Technology Policy on February 25th, 2021 0 likes 15 plays

Objectivity and the News: Reexamining Facts, Truth, and Fairness

The social and political upheavals of the past year have sparked renewed attacks on objectivity, a hallmark of American journalism. Does news coverage require a makeover? Or a reaffirmation of core…

From  Margo Bresnen on February 19th, 2021 0 likes 121 plays

EHL Seminar 4: Failing Strategies 1

EHL Seminar 4: Failing Strategies 1 Tuesday, October 27 Speakers: John Haldon (History, Princeton) Tom McGovern (Hunter College CUNY) Success and Failure in the Norse N. Atlantic: Origins, Pathway…

From  Sarah Porter on February 16th, 2021 0 likes 0 plays

The Justinianic Plague: Apocalypse or Overblown? - Lee Mordechai and Merle Eisenberg

The Justinianic Plague: Apocalypse or Overblown? Speakers: Lee Mordechai, Hebrew University Merle Eisenberg, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center in Annapolis June…

From  Sarah Porter on December 4th, 2020 0 likes 24 plays

Avoiding Plague like the Plague: Some Pathogenic Context for Late Antique Pandemics - Tim Newfield

Avoiding Plague like the Plague: Some Pathogenic Context for Late Antique Pandemics Speaker: Tim Newfield, Georgetown University, Washington June 4, 2020 In…

From  Sarah Porter on December 4th, 2020 0 likes 12 plays

The ‘Plague of Cyprian’: Sources, Problems, Origins and the ‘Crisis of the Third Century’ - Sabine Huebner

The ‘Plague of Cyprian’: Sources, Problems, Origins and the ‘Crisis of the Third Century’ Speaker: Sabine Huebner, University of Basel May 28, 2020 In…

From  Sarah Porter on December 4th, 2020 0 likes 162 plays

CITP Seminar: Vanessa Teague - Some Election Integrity Problems are Surprisingly Easy to Solve and Others are Very Very Hard

This talk will compare two recent advances in the understanding of election integrity. The Scytl/SwissPost e-voting solution was intended to provide complete verifiability for Swiss government…

From  CI Center for Information Technology Policy on November 24th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays

Charlotte Higgins Interview

From  Classics Classics SCAD on November 2nd, 2020 0 likes 62 plays

Bolting Blue: What Explains the Dramatic Change in Asian American Voting Patterns

Karthick Ramakrishnan is associate professor of political science at the University of California, Riverside. He has published several books and articles on civic participation, immigration policy,…

From  American American Studies on October 12th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays