for their comments. We are grateful to Jessica Grimes and Amee Kamdar for their outstanding research assistance and professional management of the two-year-long data collection process.
We report the results of a randomized controlled evaluation of the effectiveness of pedagogical agents as providers of affective feedback. These digital learning companions were embedded in an intelligent tutoring system for mathematics, and were used by approximately one hundred students in two public high schools. Students in the control group did not… (More)
private equity firm, has announced that the winner of its Inaugural Africa MBA Business Plan Competition is a four-person MBA team from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business. The theme of the Competition was Microfinance Applications in Sub-Saharan Africa. it will receive a $3,000 prize. The third-place prize of $2,000 will be given to the… (More)
Research into the biological basis of emotional and motivational disorders is in danger of riding roughshod over a patient-centered psychiatry and falling into the dualist errors of the past, i.e., by treating mind and brain as conceptually distinct. We argue that a psychiatry informed by computational neuroscience, computational psychiatry, can obviate… (More)
Hunt, Jeffrey, "Addicted to cigarette (sales) : taxing the Native American cigarette trade" (2012). Honors Theses. Paper 77. ABSTRACT: In order to close a budget deficit, New York State raised its cigarette tax in 2010 to $4.35 per pack. Included in this legislation was a removal of the exemption of cigarettes sold on Native American Reservations from the… (More)