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Cambridge Journals Online - Behavioral and Brain Sciences - Abstract - Peer-review practices of psychological journals: The fate of published articles, submitted again
A growing interest in and concern about the adequacy and fairness of modern peer-review practices in publication and funding are apparent across a wide range of scientific disciplines. Although questions about reliability, accountability, reviewer bias, and competence have been raised, there has been very little direct research on these variables.
Schmincke kindly sent a set of their PRIMAcryl acrylic 8, 60ml tubes of acrylic paint to test and see how accessible they are. Please remember that Schmincke are not supporting my artwork in anyway,...
Naturally, then, this chip packs in a ton of components. The headliners are undoubtedly the four "Jaguar" CPU cores, based on an evolution of the Bobcat microarchitecture used in Brazos, and the integrated graphics processor, which is derived from the same Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture as t...
Creative, colorful, and unexpectedly wise, “The Painting” is the latest offshore animation to show to kids burned out on computer-generated Hollywood toons. Most of the action takes place inside a dusty artwork hanging on a studio wall, a landscape full of squabbling painted people finished, half-finished, and sketchy. Three of these characters leave the frame to find the Painter and ask him why he left his work unfinished, and their adventure turns into a classic quest tale with large philosophical ideas hovering gracefully in the background. Director Jean-Francois Laguionie’s film has been given a solid English dub, and the dazzling visuals recall the work of Chagall, Matisse, Munch, and other early Modernists. It’s a story to stand next to children’s classics like “The Phantom Tollbooth.”
Where to begin? This three-hour opus has been the talk of Cannes since its debut earlier this week, and at the time of writing is the forerunner to win the Palme d’Or. It had better. Tunisian filmmaker Abdellatif Kechiche has crafted a beautifully intimate film that introduces us to one of the most perfectly defined characters to appear in a movie in recent memory. La Vie d’Adèle (aka Blue Is the Warmest Colour) displays some of the most confident acting and storytelling imaginable.
And it was musical chairs at Richemont, leading some observers to question the luxury group’s long-term commitment to fashion. The fashion division of Richemont, which includes Chloe, Lancel and Azzedine Alaia, reported sluggish growth, dragging down the otherwise stellar performance of the group...
According to a report at Variety, there's been a decline in the number of reviews written by female film critics in the last five years. Examining the results of a new study by Martha Lauzen of San Diego State University's Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film, Pat Saperstein says there are fewer working female critics today than there were five years ago, at least at the industry's top publications
This is the final article of a three-part series where David Gewirtz tests and installs a full-perimeter, Internet-centric, mobile-enabled video surveillance system. In this installment, David reviews the pros and cons of the Logitech Alert system.
When the call came in, I had shit on my hands. I'm speaking literally here, standing atop Quarry Rock in North Vancouver, tomato-faced and lathered with sweat after a hurried hike. My sleeping infant daughter had somehow just managed to relieve herself on the outside of her diaper – real assassination-of-JFK stuf
The multiplexes are jammed with movies for children, but how many great films about childhood are there? “What Maisie Knew,” a modern-dress adaptation of an the 1897 Henry James novel, reverses the trend: It’s told entirely from the point of view of a 6-year-old girl (the remarkable Onate Aprile) as she watches her parents’ relationship fall apart. Can you imagine worse parents than Julianne Moore and Steve Coogan (or at least the characters these actors tend to play)? “What Maisie Knew” is about the erosion of innocence in the midst of plenty, yet it rarely feels heavy-handed, so serene is its own faith in its tiny heroine’s strength. Joanna Vanderham and Alexander Skarsgård costar as two people who’d make better parents than the ones Maisie’s stuck with.