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9.00P Introduction to Psychology (MIT) 9.00P Introduction to Psychology (MIT)

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A first course in psychology: how we think, see, feel, learn, talk, act, grow, fear, like, love, hate, lust, and interact. The great controversies: nature and nurture, free will, consciousness, human differences, self and society. Largely experimental and social psychology, with relevant ideas from biology, philosophy, linguistics, economics, anthropology, and the arts. A first course in psychology: how we think, see, feel, learn, talk, act, grow, fear, like, love, hate, lust, and interact. The great controversies: nature and nurture, free will, consciousness, human differences, self and society. Largely experimental and social psychology, with relevant ideas from biology, philosophy, linguistics, economics, anthropology, and the arts.

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psychology | psychology | think | think | see | see | feel | feel | learn | learn | talk | talk | act | act | grow | grow | fear | fear | like | like | love | love | hate | hate | lust | lust | interact | interact | nature and nurture | nature and nurture | free will | free will | consciousness | consciousness | human differences | human differences | self | self | society | society | social psychology | social psychology | biology | biology | philosophy | philosophy | linguistics | linguistics | economics | economics | anthropology | anthropology | 9.00 | 9.00

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9.68 Affect: Biological, Psychological, and Social Aspects of Feelings (MIT) 9.68 Affect: Biological, Psychological, and Social Aspects of Feelings (MIT)

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Affect is to cognition and behavior as feeling is to thinking and acting, or as values are to beliefs and practices. This course considers these relations, both at the psychological level of organization and in terms of their neurobiological and sociocultural counterparts.In this class, diverse aspects of the current scientific paradigm which is based largely on a distrust of emotions is explored as well as other perspectives within a broader human-ecological context. Relevant issues are approached both experientially and theoretically through discussions in class and in study groups, and through field trips and assigned readings. Affect is to cognition and behavior as feeling is to thinking and acting, or as values are to beliefs and practices. This course considers these relations, both at the psychological level of organization and in terms of their neurobiological and sociocultural counterparts.In this class, diverse aspects of the current scientific paradigm which is based largely on a distrust of emotions is explored as well as other perspectives within a broader human-ecological context. Relevant issues are approached both experientially and theoretically through discussions in class and in study groups, and through field trips and assigned readings.

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Affect | Affect | cognition | cognition | behavior | behavior | feeling | feeling | thinking | thinking | acting | acting | values | values | beliefs | beliefs | practices | practices | relations | relations | organization | organization | neurobiology | neurobiology | sociocultural | sociocultural | Psychology | Psychology

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9.70 Social Psychology (MIT) 9.70 Social Psychology (MIT)

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In this course we learn social psychology both theoretically and practically. We examine interpersonal and group dynamics, and explore how the thoughts, feelings and actions of individuals are influenced by (and influence) the beliefs, values and practices of large and small groups. We experience the social interactions and personal reactions in the real social situations of the class. In this course we learn social psychology both theoretically and practically. We examine interpersonal and group dynamics, and explore how the thoughts, feelings and actions of individuals are influenced by (and influence) the beliefs, values and practices of large and small groups. We experience the social interactions and personal reactions in the real social situations of the class.

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group dynamics | group dynamics | thoughts | thoughts | feelings | feelings | actions | actions | influence | influence | beliefs | beliefs | values | values | practices | practices | groups | groups | Psychology | Psychology | social psychology | social psychology | ethics | ethics

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9.68 Affect: Biological, Psychological, and Social Aspects of "Feelings'' (MIT) 9.68 Affect: Biological, Psychological, and Social Aspects of "Feelings'' (MIT)

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Affect is to cognition and behavior as feeling is to thinking and acting or as values are to beliefs and practices. Subject considers these relations, both at the psychological level of organization and in terms of their neurobiological and sociocultural counterparts. Affect is to cognition and behavior as feeling is to thinking and acting or as values are to beliefs and practices. Subject considers these relations, both at the psychological level of organization and in terms of their neurobiological and sociocultural counterparts.

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Affect | Affect | cognition | cognition | behavior | behavior | feeling | feeling | thinking | thinking | acting | acting | values | values | beliefs | beliefs | practices | practices | relations | relations | organization | organization | neurobiology | neurobiology | sociocultural | sociocultural | Psychology | Psychology

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9.70 Social Psychology (MIT) 9.70 Social Psychology (MIT)

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Examines interpersonal and group dynamics, considers how the thoughts, feelings, and actions of individuals are influenced by (and influence) the beliefs, values and practices of large and small groups. Learning occurs mainly through class discussions and participation in study groups. Regular homework assignments, occasional lectures and demonstrations. Examines interpersonal and group dynamics, considers how the thoughts, feelings, and actions of individuals are influenced by (and influence) the beliefs, values and practices of large and small groups. Learning occurs mainly through class discussions and participation in study groups. Regular homework assignments, occasional lectures and demonstrations.

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group dynamics | group dynamics | thoughts | thoughts | feelings | feelings | actions | actions | influence | influence | beliefs | beliefs | values | values | practices | practices | groups | groups | Psychology | Psychology

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9.00W Introduction to Psychology (MIT) 9.00W Introduction to Psychology (MIT)

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This course surveys questions about human behavior and mental life ranging from how you see to why you fall in love. The great controversies: nature and nurture, free will, consciousness, human differences, self and society. Students are exposed to the range of theoretical perspectives including biological, evolutionary, cognitive, and psychoanalytic. One of the best aspects of Psychology is that you are the subject matter. This makes it possible to do many demonstrations in lecture that allow you to experience the topic under study. Lectures work in tandem with the textbook. The course breaks into small recitations sections to allow discussion, oral presentations, and individual contact with instructors. This course surveys questions about human behavior and mental life ranging from how you see to why you fall in love. The great controversies: nature and nurture, free will, consciousness, human differences, self and society. Students are exposed to the range of theoretical perspectives including biological, evolutionary, cognitive, and psychoanalytic. One of the best aspects of Psychology is that you are the subject matter. This makes it possible to do many demonstrations in lecture that allow you to experience the topic under study. Lectures work in tandem with the textbook. The course breaks into small recitations sections to allow discussion, oral presentations, and individual contact with instructors.

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psychology | psychology | think | think | see | see | feel | feel | learn | learn | talk | talk | act | act | grow | grow | fear | fear | like | like | love | love | hate | hate | lust | lust | nature | nature | nurture | nurture | free will | free will | consciousness | consciousness | human differences | human differences | self | self | society | society | social psychology | social psychology | philosophy | philosophy | linguistics | linguistics | economics | economics | anthropology | anthropology | 9.00 | 9.00

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9.75J Psychology of Gender (MIT) 9.75J Psychology of Gender (MIT)

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We will examine current research and theory regarding the validity and utility of commonly accepted gender differences in many realms. Topics include: gender differences in cognitive abilities; the social construction of gender; developmental, family, educational and medical influences; and political and economic forces. We will examine current research and theory regarding the validity and utility of commonly accepted gender differences in many realms. Topics include: gender differences in cognitive abilities; the social construction of gender; developmental, family, educational and medical influences; and political and economic forces.

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individual | individual | thoughts | thoughts | feelings | feelings | actions | actions | gender | gender | gender development | gender development | gender differences | gender differences | cognition | cognition | emotion | emotion | gender stereotypes | gender stereotypes | mental health | mental health | sexuality | sexuality | close relationships | close relationships | work | work | 9.75 | 9.75

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SP.251 PE for ME (MIT) SP.251 PE for ME (MIT)

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The sensing, thinking, moving body is the basis of our experience in the world; it is the very foundation on which cognitive intelligence is built. Physical Intelligence, then, is the inherent ability of the human organism to function in extraordinary accord with its physical environment. This class--a joint offering from the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) and Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) for both PE and academic credit--uses the MIT gymnastics gym as a laboratory to explore Physical Intelligence as applied to ME and design. Readings, discussions and experiential learning introduce various dimensions of Physical Intelligence which students then apply to the design of innovative exercise equipment. The sensing, thinking, moving body is the basis of our experience in the world; it is the very foundation on which cognitive intelligence is built. Physical Intelligence, then, is the inherent ability of the human organism to function in extraordinary accord with its physical environment. This class--a joint offering from the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) and Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) for both PE and academic credit--uses the MIT gymnastics gym as a laboratory to explore Physical Intelligence as applied to ME and design. Readings, discussions and experiential learning introduce various dimensions of Physical Intelligence which students then apply to the design of innovative exercise equipment.

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thinking | thinking | moving | moving | being | being | kinesthetics | kinesthetics | proprioception | proprioception | movement | movement | body | body | disbility | disbility | coordination | coordination | human organism | human organism | sensing | sensing | feeling | feeling | limbs | limbs | physical thinking | physical thinking | physical intelligence | physical intelligence

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9.75J Psychology of Gender (MIT) 9.75J Psychology of Gender (MIT)

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We will examine current research and theory regarding the validity and utility of commonly accepted gender differences in many realms. Topics include: gender differences in cognitive abilities; the social construction of gender; developmental, family, educational and medical influences; and political and economic forces. We will examine current research and theory regarding the validity and utility of commonly accepted gender differences in many realms. Topics include: gender differences in cognitive abilities; the social construction of gender; developmental, family, educational and medical influences; and political and economic forces.

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individual | individual | thoughts | thoughts | feelings | feelings | actions | actions | gender | gender | gender development | gender development | gender differences | gender differences | cognition | cognition | emotion | emotion | gender stereotypes | gender stereotypes | mental health | mental health | sexuality | sexuality | close relationships | close relationships | work | work | 9.75 | 9.75

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9.70 Social Psychology (MIT) 9.70 Social Psychology (MIT)

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This course examines interpersonal and group dynamics, considers how the thoughts, feelings, and actions of individuals are influenced by (and influence) the beliefs, values, and practices of large and small groups. Learning occurs through a combination of lectures, demonstrations and in-class activities complemented by participation in small study groups and completion of homework assignments. This course examines interpersonal and group dynamics, considers how the thoughts, feelings, and actions of individuals are influenced by (and influence) the beliefs, values, and practices of large and small groups. Learning occurs through a combination of lectures, demonstrations and in-class activities complemented by participation in small study groups and completion of homework assignments.

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group dynamics | group dynamics | thoughts | thoughts | feelings | feelings | actions | actions | influence | influence | beliefs | beliefs | values | values | practices | practices | groups | groups | psychology | psychology | social psychology | social psychology | ethics | ethics | self-esteem | self-esteem | aggression | aggression | social behavior | social behavior | cognition | cognition | attention | attention | emotion | emotion | motivation | motivation | personality behavior | personality behavior | interpersonal relationships | interpersonal relationships | human activity | human activity | physiological | physiological | neurological | neurological

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9.68 Affect: Neurobiological, Psychological and Sociocultural Counterparts of "Feelings" (MIT) 9.68 Affect: Neurobiological, Psychological and Sociocultural Counterparts of "Feelings" (MIT)

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This course studies the relations of affect to cognition and behavior, feeling to thinking and acting, and values to beliefs and practices. These connections will be considered at the psychological level of organization and in terms of their neurobiological and sociocultural counterparts. This course studies the relations of affect to cognition and behavior, feeling to thinking and acting, and values to beliefs and practices. These connections will be considered at the psychological level of organization and in terms of their neurobiological and sociocultural counterparts.

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Affect | Affect | cognition | cognition | behavior | behavior | feeling | feeling | thinking | thinking | acting | acting | values | values | beliefs | beliefs | practices | practices | relations | relations | organization | organization | neurobiology | neurobiology | sociocultural | sociocultural | psychology | psychology | stress | stress | ecological identity | ecological identity | human relationship with nature | human relationship with nature

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9.70 Social Psychology (MIT) 9.70 Social Psychology (MIT)

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Our conjoint participation in the 9.70 learning system places us in a consensually-shared social situation. (All of the foregoing words are important. Do you understand their meaning in this context?) We will endeavor to organize ourselves into a community of discourse that approximates (albeit in an altogether partial way) a meaningful, real-world research enterprise: Like all scientific communities, we will work with limited resources. Unlike "real" scientific communities, ours will operate under the constraint of predetermined project duration and contractually agreed-upon limits in the amount of time and effort to be contributed to it by the individual participants. Toward this end, we randomly divide the membership of the class – at the outset — into subsystems – s Our conjoint participation in the 9.70 learning system places us in a consensually-shared social situation. (All of the foregoing words are important. Do you understand their meaning in this context?) We will endeavor to organize ourselves into a community of discourse that approximates (albeit in an altogether partial way) a meaningful, real-world research enterprise: Like all scientific communities, we will work with limited resources. Unlike "real" scientific communities, ours will operate under the constraint of predetermined project duration and contractually agreed-upon limits in the amount of time and effort to be contributed to it by the individual participants. Toward this end, we randomly divide the membership of the class – at the outset — into subsystems – s

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group dynamics | group dynamics | thoughts | thoughts | feelings | feelings | actions | actions | influence | influence | beliefs | beliefs | values | values | practices | practices | groups | groups | Psychology | Psychology | social psychology | social psychology | ethics | ethics | self-esteem | self-esteem | aggression | aggression | complex social creatures | complex social creatures | mental functions | mental functions | behavior | behavior | symbolic interpretation | symbolic interpretation | critical analysis | critical analysis | social sciences | social sciences | sociology | sociology | perception | perception | cognition | cognition | attention | attention | emotion | emotion | motivation | motivation | personality behavior | personality behavior | interpersonal relationships | interpersonal relationships | human activity | human activity | physiological | physiological | neurological | neurological | human development | human development | natural sciences | natural sciences | humanities | humanities | psychologist. | psychologist.

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9.68 Affect: Biological, Psychological, and Social Aspects of "Feelings" (MIT) 9.68 Affect: Biological, Psychological, and Social Aspects of "Feelings" (MIT)

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Affect is to cognition and behavior as feeling is to thinking and acting, or as values are to beliefs and practices. Considers these relations, both at the psychological level of organization and also in terms of their neurobiological and sociocultural counterparts. In addition to attending weekly class sessions and doing regular homework assignments, students are required to participate in small study groups that meet independently for two hours per week. Affect is to cognition and behavior as feeling is to thinking and acting, or as values are to beliefs and practices. Considers these relations, both at the psychological level of organization and also in terms of their neurobiological and sociocultural counterparts. In addition to attending weekly class sessions and doing regular homework assignments, students are required to participate in small study groups that meet independently for two hours per week.

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Affect | Affect | cognition | cognition | behavior | behavior | feeling | feeling | thinking | thinking | acting | acting | values | values | beliefs | beliefs | practices | practices | relations | relations | organization | organization | neurobiology | neurobiology | sociocultural | sociocultural | Psychology | Psychology | Biological | Biological | Social Aspects | Social Aspects | exercise behavior | exercise behavior | stress | stress | environmental factors | environmental factors | ecological identity | ecological identity | human relationship with nature | human relationship with nature | positive affiliations | positive affiliations | therapeutic education | therapeutic education | natural care | natural care

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24.211 Theory of Knowledge (MIT) 24.211 Theory of Knowledge (MIT)

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This course focuses on the study of problems concerning our concept of knowledge, our knowledge of the past, our knowledge of the thoughts and feelings of ourselves and others, and our knowledge of the existence and properties of physical objects in our immediate environment. This course focuses on the study of problems concerning our concept of knowledge, our knowledge of the past, our knowledge of the thoughts and feelings of ourselves and others, and our knowledge of the existence and properties of physical objects in our immediate environment.

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philosophy | philosophy | knowledge | knowledge | belief | belief | foundationalism | foundationalism | reliabilism | reliabilism | epistemology | epistemology | ontology | ontology | theory | theory | reliable | reliable | thoughts | thoughts | feelings | feelings | existence | existence | objects | objects | properties | properties | physical | physical | noumenal | noumenal | environment | environment | partial | partial | external | external | world | world | skepticism | skepticism | empirical | empirical | a priori | a priori | truth | truth | justified | justified | justification | justification | true | true | false | false | probability | probability | externalist | externalist | logic | logic | decision | decision | choice | choice | chance | chance | coherentism | coherentism

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21W.730-5 Writing on Contemporary Issues: Culture Shock! Writing, Editing, and Publishing in Cyberspace (MIT) 21W.730-5 Writing on Contemporary Issues: Culture Shock! Writing, Editing, and Publishing in Cyberspace (MIT)

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This course is an introduction to writing prose for a public audience—specifically, prose that is both critical and personal, that features your ideas, your perspective, and your voice to engage readers. The focus of our reading and your writing will be American popular culture, broadly defined. That is, you will write essays that critically engage elements and aspects of contemporary American popular culture and that do so via a vivid personal voice and presence. In the coming weeks we will read a number of pieces that address current issues in popular culture. These readings will address a great many subjects from the contemporary world to launch and elaborate an argument or position or refined observation. And you yourselves will write a great deal, attending always to the ways yo This course is an introduction to writing prose for a public audience—specifically, prose that is both critical and personal, that features your ideas, your perspective, and your voice to engage readers. The focus of our reading and your writing will be American popular culture, broadly defined. That is, you will write essays that critically engage elements and aspects of contemporary American popular culture and that do so via a vivid personal voice and presence. In the coming weeks we will read a number of pieces that address current issues in popular culture. These readings will address a great many subjects from the contemporary world to launch and elaborate an argument or position or refined observation. And you yourselves will write a great deal, attending always to the ways yo

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contemporary | contemporary | contemporary issues | contemporary issues | culture | culture | culture shock | culture shock | urban and environmental crises | urban and environmental crises | economic imperialism | economic imperialism | sexual and reproductive politics | sexual and reproductive politics | the ethics of biotechnologies | the ethics of biotechnologies | issues of race and gender | issues of race and gender | the romance of technology | the romance of technology | robotics and cyborg cultures | robotics and cyborg cultures | media saturation | media saturation | language and representation | language and representation | writing | writing | workshop | workshop | Honeymoon Phase | Honeymoon Phase | Negotiation Phase | Negotiation Phase | Adjustment Phase | Adjustment Phase | Reverse Culture Shock | Reverse Culture Shock | anxiety | anxiety | feelings | feelings | surprise | surprise | disorientation | disorientation | uncertainty | uncertainty | confusion | confusion | assimilating | assimilating | current | current

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A Girl 'Seeing'

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Here is a young girl who is blind - examining mounted birds at Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens. Charlton Deas, curator at Sunderland Museum was a pioneer in making museums accessible to disabled people, especially blind/visually impaired people. In 1913 he organised a number of handling sessions for both blind adults and children. Ref: TWCMS:K13593_2 view the set www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157626903151525/ (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure - for image licensing enquiries please follow this link www.twmuseums.org.uk/image-licensing/

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blind | children | adults | johnalfredcharltondeas | charltondeas | handlingsessions | sunderland | sunderlandmuseum | touch | see | objects | collections | access | curator | northeast | newcastleupontyne | tyneandwear | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | oldphotographs | oldphotos | younggirl | mountedbirds | birds | feathers | beak | neutralbackground | dress | cloth | expression | bodygesture | ribbon | hair | paintings | frame | landscape | oil | oils | rope | boundary | pole | stand | decoration | shoe | crease | stocking | blouse | arm | hand | face | stilt | halfmemorytheglasstrunk | seeingthroughtouch | senses | feel | feeling | unusual | fascinating | socialhistory | blackandwhitephotograph | mark | floor | grain | debris | wood | mount | stuffing | wintergardens | examination | examining | accessible | disabled | visuallyimpaired | taxidermy

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PE.920 PE for ME (MIT) PE.920 PE for ME (MIT)

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The sensing, thinking, moving body is the basis of our experience in the world; it is the very foundation on which cognitive intelligence is built. Physical Intelligence, then, is the inherent ability of the human organism to function in extraordinary accord with its physical environment. This class--a joint offering from the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) and Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) for both PE and academic credit--uses the MIT gymnastics gym as a laboratory to explore Physical Intelligence as applied to Mechanical Engineering and design. Readings, discussions and experiential learning introduce various dimensions of Physical Intelligence which students then apply to the design of innovative exercise equipment. The sensing, thinking, moving body is the basis of our experience in the world; it is the very foundation on which cognitive intelligence is built. Physical Intelligence, then, is the inherent ability of the human organism to function in extraordinary accord with its physical environment. This class--a joint offering from the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) and Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) for both PE and academic credit--uses the MIT gymnastics gym as a laboratory to explore Physical Intelligence as applied to Mechanical Engineering and design. Readings, discussions and experiential learning introduce various dimensions of Physical Intelligence which students then apply to the design of innovative exercise equipment.

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thinking | thinking | moving | moving | being | being | kinesthetics | kinesthetics | proprioception | proprioception | movement | movement | body | body | disbility | disbility | coordination | coordination | human organism | human organism | sensing | sensing | feeling | feeling | limbs | limbs | physical thinking | physical thinking | physical intelligence | physical intelligence

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9.68 Affect: Biological, Psychological, and Social Aspects of "Feelings" (MIT)

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Affect is to cognition and behavior as feeling is to thinking and acting, or as values are to beliefs and practices. Considers these relations, both at the psychological level of organization and also in terms of their neurobiological and sociocultural counterparts. In addition to attending weekly class sessions and doing regular homework assignments, students are required to participate in small study groups that meet independently for two hours per week.

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Affect | cognition | behavior | feeling | thinking | acting | values | beliefs | practices | relations | organization | neurobiology | sociocultural | Psychology | Biological | Social Aspects | exercise behavior | stress | environmental factors | ecological identity | human relationship with nature | positive affiliations | therapeutic education | natural care

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9.70 Social Psychology (MIT)

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Our conjoint participation in the 9.70 learning system places us in a consensually-shared social situation. (All of the foregoing words are important. Do you understand their meaning in this context?) We will endeavor to organize ourselves into a community of discourse that approximates (albeit in an altogether partial way) a meaningful, real-world research enterprise: Like all scientific communities, we will work with limited resources. Unlike "real" scientific communities, ours will operate under the constraint of predetermined project duration and contractually agreed-upon limits in the amount of time and effort to be contributed to it by the individual participants. Toward this end, we randomly divide the membership of the class – at the outset — into subsystems – s

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group dynamics | thoughts | feelings | actions | influence | beliefs | values | practices | groups | Psychology | social psychology | ethics | self-esteem | aggression | complex social creatures | mental functions | behavior | symbolic interpretation | critical analysis | social sciences | sociology | perception | cognition | attention | emotion | motivation | personality behavior | interpersonal relationships | human activity | physiological | neurological | human development | natural sciences | humanities | psychologist.

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21W.730-5 Writing on Contemporary Issues: Culture Shock! Writing, Editing, and Publishing in Cyberspace (MIT)

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This course is an introduction to writing prose for a public audience—specifically, prose that is both critical and personal, that features your ideas, your perspective, and your voice to engage readers. The focus of our reading and your writing will be American popular culture, broadly defined. That is, you will write essays that critically engage elements and aspects of contemporary American popular culture and that do so via a vivid personal voice and presence. In the coming weeks we will read a number of pieces that address current issues in popular culture. These readings will address a great many subjects from the contemporary world to launch and elaborate an argument or position or refined observation. And you yourselves will write a great deal, attending always to the ways yo

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contemporary | contemporary issues | culture | culture shock | urban and environmental crises | economic imperialism | sexual and reproductive politics | the ethics of biotechnologies | issues of race and gender | the romance of technology | robotics and cyborg cultures | media saturation | language and representation | writing | workshop | Honeymoon Phase | Negotiation Phase | Adjustment Phase | Reverse Culture Shock | anxiety | feelings | surprise | disorientation | uncertainty | confusion | assimilating | current

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24.211 Theory of Knowledge (MIT)

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This course focuses on the study of problems concerning our concept of knowledge, our knowledge of the past, our knowledge of the thoughts and feelings of ourselves and others, and our knowledge of the existence and properties of physical objects in our immediate environment.

Subjects

philosophy | knowledge | belief | foundationalism | reliabilism | epistemology | ontology | theory | reliable | thoughts | feelings | existence | objects | properties | physical | noumenal | environment | partial | external | world | skepticism | empirical | a priori | truth | justified | justification | true | false | probability | externalist | logic | decision | choice | chance | coherentism

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24.211 Theory of Knowledge (MIT)

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This course focuses on the study of problems concerning our concept of knowledge, our knowledge of the past, our knowledge of the thoughts and feelings of ourselves and others, and our knowledge of the existence and properties of physical objects in our immediate environment.

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philosophy | knowledge | belief | foundationalism | reliabilism | epistemology | ontology | theory | reliable | thoughts | feelings | existence | objects | properties | physical | noumenal | environment | partial | external | world | skepticism | empirical | a priori | truth | justified | justification | true | false | probability | externalist | logic | decision | choice | chance | coherentism

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9.75J Psychology of Gender (MIT)

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We will examine current research and theory regarding the validity and utility of commonly accepted gender differences in many realms. Topics include: gender differences in cognitive abilities; the social construction of gender; developmental, family, educational and medical influences; and political and economic forces.

Subjects

individual | thoughts | feelings | actions | gender | gender development | gender differences | cognition | emotion | gender stereotypes | mental health | sexuality | close relationships | work | 9.75

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24.211 Theory of Knowledge (MIT)

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This course focuses on the study of problems concerning our concept of knowledge, our knowledge of the past, our knowledge of the thoughts and feelings of ourselves and others, and our knowledge of the existence and properties of physical objects in our immediate environment.

Subjects

philosophy | knowledge | belief | foundationalism | reliabilism | epistemology | ontology | theory | reliable | thoughts | feelings | existence | objects | properties | physical | noumenal | environment | partial | external | world | skepticism | empirical | a priori | truth | justified | justification | true | false | probability | externalist | logic | decision | choice | chance | coherentism

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POSTERS KLAXON!

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ireland | sports | boys | election | may | posters | tuesday | shops | 30th | excursions | 20thcentury | waterford | hurling | munster | theatreroyal | feis | 1911 | watchmaker | glassnegative | jeweller | hearne | bankofireland | gswr | nationallibraryofireland | patrickpower | barronstrandstreet | cathedralofthemostholytrinity | industrialexhibition | waterfordboatclub | catholicyoungmenssociety | ahpoole | richardwhelan | greatsouthernwesternrailways | tipperaryraces | poolecollection | limerickbybeachcomber | arthurhenripoole | dublinandsoutheasternrailway | vision:outdoor=0849 | 41barronstrandstreet | troophorse | leinstercouncilgaa | mullingarraces | jamesjfeely | carriebaillie | margaretdollard

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