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Campus Argument Goes Viral As Evergreen State Is Caught In Racial Turmoil (HBO)

Campus Argument Goes Viral As Evergreen State Is Caught In Racial Turmoil (HBO)

Last month, Evergreen State College in Washington went crazy— when a professor of evolutionary biology named Brett Weinstein objected to a Day of Absence— when white students and faculty were asked to voluntarily leave campus. Weinstein branded it a form of racial segregation. A group of student protesters called him a racist. The confrontation incited …

Functional Communication Training (research foundations)

[MUSIC PLAYING] DR. WAYNE W. FISHER: I will be talking today about the treatment of problem behavior using functional communication training. Functional communication training is one of a number of function-based treatments. Function-based treatments are ones that try to understand and treat problem behavior in its environmental context, and to explain that I have a …

Why is science communication important?

Why is science communication important?

Why is science communication important? After all, scientists are really busy discovering important stuff, and there are already established ways of communicating with other scientists That said, science communication can be good for science, and the people who do it. It can help with funding — especially with broader impact statements, and non-traditional funding sources. …