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Neuroethics Conference on Regulating Human Mental Capacity

Georgia State University will host the first “Neuro-Interventions and the Law Conference: Regulating Human Mental Capacity” to be held September 12-14 in the GSU Student University Center, 44 Courtland Street SE. The conference is sponsored by the Atlanta Neuroethics Consortium … Continue reading

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Glass Plate Negatives of Downtown Atlanta, circa 1927

Dixie Sales Company, circa 1927

A collection of glass plate negatives from the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library have been digitized, and are now available in the Georgia State University Digital Collections.  The collection of nearly 100 images consists of downtown Atlanta storefronts and streets before the … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Displaced by disaster: recovery and resilience in a globalizing world

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Devastating hurricanes, earth-scorching wildfires and damaging tornadoes always happen somewhere far, far away from most Americans; or so they believe when they watch another disaster unfold on the news. And most times, they do. However, no community is immune from … Continue reading

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WSB Radio Log Books

Log books from the WSB Radio records have been digitized and are now available online through the Digital Library of Georgia and the Digital Public Library of America .  These program and booking logs cover the time period from WSB’s … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: East Meets East: Chinese Discover the Modern World in Japan, 1854–1898: A Window on the Intellectual and Social Transformation of Modern China

cover, Douglas Reynolds, East Meets East

Department of History professor Douglas R. Reynolds, along with Carol Reynolds, has recently published the book East Meets East: Chinese Discover the Modern World in Japan, 1854–1898: A Window on the Intellectual and Social Transformation of Modern China (2014). From … Continue reading

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Ferguson, Missouri: Difficult Stories

map of Ferguson, Missouri in relation to St. Louis City

On Saturday, August 9, a Ferguson, Missouri police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, age 18, a graduate of Normandy High School who was about to begin classes at Vatterott College on Monday, August 11. Details remain murky but there … Continue reading

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J. Mack Robinson College of Business’ New Dean

Richard D. Phillips has replaced Fenwick Huss as Dean of the J. Mack Robinson College of Business. Phillips, who holds a Ph.D. in Insurance and Finance from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, joined Robinson in … Continue reading

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Research on Resilience and Disability

GSU Sociology Professor Ben Kail

Checkout this recent research publication by GSU Sociology Department and Affiliate Faculty Member of the Gerontology Institute Professor Ben Kail and colleagues: Manning, Lydia K., Dawn C. Carr, and Ben Lennox Kail. 2014. “Do Higher Levels of Resilience Buffer the Deleterious … Continue reading

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New Database: JoVE Neuroscience

The Georgia State University Library now has access to JoVE Neuroscience. JoVE Neuroscience is a multidisciplinary section of the Journal of Visualized Experiments: a peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological, medical, chemical and physical research … Continue reading

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Publication Retractions Take YEARS to Appear in PubMed

Performing a complex literature review can be challenging; taking into account whether the resulting articles have been retracted, have erratum or have been corrected and republished makes the task even more difficult. Researchers in Lyon, France found that the time-lag … Continue reading

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