102 Like 3 Dislike
In this video, Prof. Pete Carr (faculty member at the University of Minnesota, Department of Chemistry) shares an algorithm to read a scientific paper more efficiently. One might start reading the paper in the order in which it is written, for example, title, abstract, introduction, etc., however, there is a more efficient method to extract the most information from the article, in the least amount of time.
If you spend hours and hours of studying, without improving your grades, or information retention, then learn how to study smart by Marty Lobdell. Lobdell taught Psychology at Pierce College in Washington State for 40 years. During Lobdell's career, he has taught tens of thousands of students and he wants students to succeed. After watching students cram for eight hours or more for a test without any improvement, Lobdell has developed a studying technique that helps the brain retain the information that you are studying in this video "Study Less, Study Smart" https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPRFLpSJSNHCBqTGKF-AUaA
Some of our planet's most mysterious places seem to defy the laws of science. Here are some of such. ►https://www.instagram.com/eskifymedia/ ►https://twitter.com/EskifyMedia ►https://eskify.com ► https://www.facebook.com/EskifyMedia/ ►Subscribe ► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtNdZrjjurSTFv-JgvQjssw ►Second channel ► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx58ZgF5V--kY4TJ37-rv-w The devil's kettle waterfall is believed by some to be a gateway to another universe or even to hell itself. The two streamed waterfall has baffled geologists for decades as no one can work out where the water flowing into the kettle leads. It's as if it simply disappears. But that's not the only mysterious water structure. In the amazon river is now known to be a boiling river hot enough to kill any creature to fall into it. It was thought nothing more than a myth until it's recent discovery and no one knows why the water is hot enough to boil. In India stands a small village known for having a high twin rate. It's obvious why the settlement is now known as twin town but less obvious why so many twins are born here. Suggested answers include the claim that government experiments secretly changed the genetics of locals decades ago. Perhaps the most mysterious location is the zone of silence in Mexico, a place known for magnetic phenomena and as a dead zone for radio. You will receive no radio signal while in the zone and don't expect your compass to be reliable. Also watch out for mutated animals or strange alien like figures - those are never a good sign.
Professor James Arvanitakis talks to us about 5 common mistakes that PhD candidates make during their study. 1. PhDs waste too much time in their first year of study. 2. PhDs forget about important administration matters. 3. PhDs don't start planning for their future careers. 4. PhDs cancel meetings with their supervisors. 5. PhDs don't take good notes during their time with supervisors. Do you agree with these points? What mistakes do you think research students make? Let us know in the comments below! Professor James Arvanitakis is the Dean of the Graduate Research School. For more information about studying a research degree at Western Sydney University, visit our website: http://www.westernsydney.edu.au/graduate_research_school/grs/higher_degree_research_students/find_a_supervisor
Blockchain explained. Shai Rubin, CTO of Citi Innovation Lab, explains in an easy and simple way the basics of blockchain.
PhD students or researchers starting a new research project or initiating work in an unfamiliar research direction often undertake a scientific literature search in order to inform themselves with respect to a chosen topic. This start-up phase involves wading through and reading scores, if not hundreds, of research papers that have already been published in the area of interest. Reading a large quantity of scientific papers and capturing the essential information from them is a very challenging task. Furthermore, this difficulty only increases with the passage of time as the complexity of literature increases as well as the quantity of publications.
This lecture aims to instruct a starting PhD candidate or researcher on how to read a scientific research paper. By “read” we mean extracting the essential, most important information from a (previously) published scientific conference or journal paper. During the course of a PhD, the candidate will read many research papers containing a vast amount of information. However, it is not possible to remember all of the details presented, nor is it necessary. Here we identify and describe the essential knowledge that is best extracted and summarized when reading a research paper.
Robert S. Laramee, How to Read a Visualization Research Paper: Extracting the Essentials, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications (IEEE CG&A), Vol. 31, No. 3, May/June 2011, pages 78-82
Connect with DataVis Bob on Facebook: