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Feeding the Five Thousand – or was it Three? Researchers Claim Most Crowd Estimations Are Unreliable
The public should view crowd estimation with scepticism, say the authors of a study in Significance.
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Women in their seventies who exercise and eat healthy amounts of fruits and vegetables have a longer life expectancy, according to research published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
How far is too far? 60 cases illustrating modern bioethical dilemmas
The Little Book of the Shrinking Dollar by Addison Wiggin reveals how the Federal Reserve is failing America and the top 10 reasons why the dollar is losing value, while offering plenty of solutions for how investors can protect their wealth and prosper during the crisis that lies ahead.
In his new book, MoneyShift: How to Prosper from What You Can't Control, Dr. Jerry Webman, OppenheimerFunds' Chief Economist, explores the potential risks as well as the benefits of the investing options now available; from putting money into emerging markets to investing in our own human capital and knowing which traditional investment vehicles remain highly profitable.
According to new research, plus interviews with dozens of con artists and thousands of victims, basic consumer smarts are no match for the emotional appeals that clever cons use to defraud consumers of millions of dollars every year. No matter how successful or intelligent, anyone can fall victim to a crime.
Advertising - the more you try to ignore it, the greater influence it may have on you…
A groundbreaking book, Jugaad Innovation shows leaders everywhere why the time is right for jugaad to emerge as a powerful business tool in the West--and how to bring jugaad practices to their organizations.
The Occupy Wall Street movement is, to Morris Berman, an unsurprising uprising against evident society-wide dysfunction. However, though he’s hopeful they’ll succeed, he’s written an entire book chronicling rebellions—from the left and from the right—against what he calls America’s “hustle culture,” and he shows the protesters have 400 years of history going against them.
Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., and EMBO today announced that EMBO Molecular Medicine will, as of March 2012, join the Wiley Open Access publishing program.
Dr. Vera Köster, Website & Managing Editor, Wiley-VCH, is the recipient of this year’s prize of the Society of German Chemists (GDCh) for journalists and writers.
Wiley-Blackwell today announced a partnership with the Society of Actuaries to publish six prestigious publications in the field of actuarial science beginning in 2012.
In 2012 Wiley-Blackwell, the Scientific, Technical, Medical, and Scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., will begin publishing 44 titles new to its journal program, including 16 new launches and 40 journals published in collaboration with societies or other organizations.
Wiley-Blackwell today expanded its partnership with the British Educational Research Association (BERA) by announcing the publication of two further journals together. In 2013 the British Journal of Educational Technology will be joined at Wiley-Blackwell by the British Educational Research Journal and the new Review of Education: An International Journal of Major Studies in Education.
The inaugural issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association is now live.
New Edition Released, ‘Red Capitalism: The Fragile Financial Foundation of China's Extraordinary Rise'
Authors Carl Walter and Fraser Howie tell the story of China’s incredible ascension, how it got to where it is now, and what the future holds in the second edition of ‘Red Capitalism: The Fragile Financial Foundation of China's Extraordinary Rise, Revised Edition’.
World-Renowned Thought Leader, Bruce Schneier, Writes New Book On How To Solve The Most Important Problem We Face In Society And Business: Trust
REGULATING WALL STREET has been honored with a 2011 PROSE Awards.
The PROSE Awards recognize the very best in professional and scholarly publishing by bringing attention to distinguished books, journals and electronic content, published annually in subject areas ranging from economics to biomedicine.
As 11 different regulatory agencies now begin the process of adopting the Dodd-Frank Act’s 243 new formal rules, more than 40 NYU Stern finance faculty have come together to offer key proposals to integrate into this critical legislation whose outcomes will shape the future of global financial architecture for years to come.
Potentially key fingerprint evidence is currently not being considered due to shortcomings in the way it is reported, according to a report published today in Significance, the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society and the American Statistical Association. Researchers involved in the study have devised a statistical model to enable the weight of fingerprint evidence to be quantified, paving the way for its full inclusion in the criminal identification process.