The Psychological Science Accelerator: Building A “CERN For Psychology”
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Nicholas is a graduate research fellow at the University of Tennessee, Department of Psychology.

                       

The Psychological Science Accelerator: Building A “CERN For Psychology”

The science of human behavior holds great promise for illuminating processes that impact every one of our lives every day. We study how one can feel anger in one moment, and then contrition or joy in the next. We explore how someone can remember their childhood but forget where they left the keys. We investigate how people make sensible decisions in one case but act irrationally in another. Turning the microscope upon ourselves can produce scientific findings with tremendous implications...

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The Blind Spot – Reducing Knowledge Gaps In Urban Poverty With Earth Observation Interacting With Structured And Unstructured Geodata

We live in a period of one of the largest human migrations ever: the shift from rural to urban environments, resulting in an urbanized world (UN, 2018). We also live in times where more data is available than ever before in human history. So should we not have the necessary data available to understand these processes of global urbanization? How is it still possible that the World Migration Report (2015) states in 2015 that we still face major knowledge gaps...

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