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KA702: Collaborative Problem-Solving and the Zone of Proximal Development

September 30th, 2008 · No Comments · dissertation, psychology

My presentation for the KA702: Collaborative Problem-Solving and the Zone of Proximal Development. Working on this paper helped me zero in on the core research interest for my dissertation: investigating how knowledge is co-created during the collaborative problem-solving events, and what is the experience of the participants in such groups

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KA 702 Human Development – papers

June 6th, 2008 · No Comments · psychology, research

  About a month ago, I attended a two day seminar on KA 702 Human Development. My research topic was Lev Vygotsky. Upon completion of the session, I wrote a reflection paper as part of my deliverables for this KA. KA 702 Human Development Reflection Paper My overview presentation on Vygotsky is posted here: http://epistemist.com/Papers/Lev […]

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“Marketing actions can modulate neural representations of experienced pleasantness”.

May 14th, 2008 · No Comments · psychology, research

   I have just come across an interesting study that seeks to demonstrate that the price of wine has a physical impact on people’s enjoyment of it. Stanford and CalTech researchers discovered that the volunteers not only thought  the more expensive wine tasted better, but they actually experienced more pleasure when drinking it: the scientists were able […]

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