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    Everything you wanted to know about sleep disorders but were too tired to ask. Open Sleep Forum. SleepNet links to over 200 sites. New to the site is The SnoozeNews page.

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    Much of Layng's work in experimental and educational settings over the past 27 years. By applying "the learning sciences"--as opposed to "the educational arts"--to determine how people learn and how best to teach, Layng has won friends and stirred controversy in Chicago education circles.

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  • The Center for the Advancement of Health

    The most intractable health problems of today will never be solved without full recognition of how intimately our health is linked to our attitudes,emotions, thoughts, behaviors, social relations and economic status.To achieve a significant role in mainstream health care, behavioral approaches will need the support of vigorous scientific research. That research is being done, but it is far from complete, and it is scattered across the scientific landscape.

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  • Center for Research in Language

    The Center for Research in Language (CRL) brings together faculty, students and research associates who share an interest in the nature of language, the processes by which it is acquired and used, and the mediation of language in the human brain.

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    Readings in Classical Adlerian Psychology and Distance Training in Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy. From the Alfred Adler Institute of San Francisco.

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  • Comparative Psychology

    This chapter was prepared following a series of visits to laboratories and field stations where comparative psychology is under very active investigation. What has been observed, taken with this year's publications in the psychological, ethological, and biological journals, and the chapters of previous Annual Reviews, has given the chapter its form.

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  • What Does it Mean to be a Research-Based Profession?

    Research currently plays an extraordinarily weak role in educational decision-making. From Mount Olympus the gods in ancient Greek mythology controlled the events affecting the lives of humans living below. As Lovely tells it, modern education is not much different. The system provides more incentives for faddism than for the development of practices that get results. The mechanisms for distinguishing expensive fads that fail from practices that produce visible results are weak and ineffective.

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