Emerging Science

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What are the technological tools used by today's social scientists to understand the behavior of large populations? This episode explains how Vermont scientists are studying child behavior and teaching robots how to learn. Also, a look at how the Internet is affecting our behavior and how data mining enables scientists to understand the collective behavior and emotions of hundreds of thousands of people. 

Classroom Connections

Season 2 Classroom Connections




  • Traumatic Brain Injury At War
  • Traumatic Brain Injury In Sports
  • Acupuncture: A Connective Tale
  • Climate Change: A Northeast Primer
  • Regenerating Our Future
  • Cyber Shadows
  • Out of This World
  • Disease Origins & Transmission
  • Food Pathogens
  • Ecological Economics
  • Astronomy
  • Fresh Water
  • Transportation
  • Technology Of Social Science
  • Food Webs
  • Energy
  • Weather And Climate Change
  • Remote Wireless Sensing
  • Nanotechnology
  • Emerging Science - Water and The Landscape


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