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Elections 101: How Does the Presidential Election Affect Congressional Races?
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Elections 101: How Does the Presidential Election Affect Congressional Races?

Presidential elections do affect what happens down the ballot. When people go to the polls to vote in a presidential election year they’re usually drawn there by the presidential race. There are very few voters who are motivated to turn

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Why Your Brain Is A Surprising Threat To Democracy.
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Why Your Brain Is A Surprising Threat To Democracy.

Welcome Tweedesters, In this video, I will use university research papers to show how your brain is biased to certain beliefs, regardless of what facts are presented. There are two leading theories of human belief revision— desirability bias and confirmation

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How minority voters could swing the 2016 presidential election
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How minority voters could swing the 2016 presidential election

The rapid growth of hispanic, asian, and other minorities is the reason for this nation’s diversity explosion and has implications for our country’s elections. Combined, the growth of these populations accounted for more than nine tenths of the nation’s total

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Research Roundtable: Sustaining Nutrition Policy through Presidential Transitions
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Research Roundtable: Sustaining Nutrition Policy through Presidential Transitions

Hello, welcome to Research Roundtable! I’m Annette Brown, Principal Economist here at FHI 360. I’m here today with my colleague Jessica Escobar-Alegria. Jessica and her co-authors, Edward Frongillo and Christine Blake, published some research called “Sustainability of food and nutrition

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About the Democracy Resource Center
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About the Democracy Resource Center

I’ve worked in a lot of libraries over the course of my career and the staff at the Democracy Resource Center is the most cooperative and most helpful of any that I’ve worked at. I’ve had the privilege of working

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A Selfish Argument for Making the World a Better Place – Egoistic Altruism
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A Selfish Argument for Making the World a Better Place – Egoistic Altruism

Until recently, the vast majority of the world population worked on farms and the total production of the world’s economy was mostly the total agricultural output. And this output was limited by the fixed size of the land. The total

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What Honeybees Can Teach Us About Democracy
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What Honeybees Can Teach Us About Democracy

[Theme Music] So once again it is election season here in the United States of America, and watching all this TV and reading all the news, it is hard not to think that there must be a better way of

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Elon University’s Adam Aiken on how politicians’ investments line up with their ideologies
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Elon University’s Adam Aiken on how politicians’ investments line up with their ideologies

I’m Owen Covington director of the Elon University news bureau I’m here with Adam Aiken assistant professor of finance in the Love School of Business we’re here to talk about some recently published research that professor Aiken has had hand

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Physical Activity: Making Sense of Current Research, Persistent Myths, and Common Barriers
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Physical Activity: Making Sense of Current Research, Persistent Myths, and Common Barriers

MS.CURTIS: Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you for joining today’s webinar, “Physical Activity: Making Sense of Current Research, Persistent Myths, and Common Barriers.” I’m Leslie Curtis, Director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases’ Weight-control Information

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