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Nov 20 2014

Read the most viewed articles from Earth Perspectives - Transdisciplinarity Enabled, SpringerOpen

Earth Perspectives - Transdisciplinarity Enabled focuses on publishing and promoting integrating approaches to research, analysis and prediction of the Earth System, including the role of humans that either contribute to and/or are affected by the Earth System variability and changes.

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Nov 19 2014

Read articles from Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, Springer

Psychonomic Bulletin & Review (2013 Impact Factor: 2.986) is well-established as a top outlet for rigorous theoretical position papers, literature reviews, and punchy new experimental results in experimental psychology and related disciplines. Areas of coverage include attention and perception, memory, psycholinguistics, problem solving, decision making, behavioral and cognitive neuroscience, comparative psychology, social cognition, and cognitive development.

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HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2368354.

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Nov 19 2014

New additions for social sciences at HKU Libraries

Every Wednesday, the new titles for the current week are put on New Book Display, G/F, Main Library.

Click on the links below to find the new additions for social sciences for the current week and the past three weeks:

Users can also subscribe to RSS feeds to receive the latest updates.

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Nov 18 2014

Psychology Headlines Around the World from Socialpsychology.org

1. “Smart Drug” Does Not Make People Smarter, Say Researchers

2. In Heart Disease Cases, Stress Affects Women More Than Men, Study Finds

3. This Is Your Brain Trying to Be Funny

4. Smelling Egg-Cigarette Odor While Asleep Reduces Smoking

5. Mindfulness Meditation Has Positive Impact on Breast Cancer Survivors

6. Parent-Infant Communication Differs by Gender Shortly After Birth

7. Working Late or Irregular Shifts Linked to Cognitive Decline

8. Are Psychologists in the U.S. States That Have the Most Mental Illness?

Source: http://www.legacy.socialpsychology.org/

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Nov 17 2014

Access Routledge Behavioral Science Open Access collection from Routledge

To make it as simple and enjoyable as possible for you to keep up-to-date with the latest open access publications, Routledge has collated all articles published on an open access basis. Uniting articles from Cognitive Psychology, Creative Arts, Mental Health, Neuroscience & Neuropsychology, Psychology and Psychotherapy & Counselling portfolios, these articles are all freely available to read online from publication.

Please click here to read the Behavioral Science open access collection.

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Nov 17 2014

Latest Resources from Migration Information Source

Policy Beat
Immigration Not Decisive in the Midterms, But Results Critical to the Congressional Debate

While immigration and the Latino vote may not have been decisive in the 2014 midterm elections, the Republican takeover of the Senate come January 2015 and increased majority in the House have significant implications for the outcome of the immigration debate. This article examines the changing dynamics and the president’s intent to proceed with executive action to shield some of the unauthorized immigrant population from deportation.

Feature
Pacific Island Nations, Criminal Deportees, and Reintegration Challenges
Pacific Islanders with criminal convictions have found themselves deported from Australia, New Zealand, or the United States, which have shifted their immigration enforcement priorities in recent years. This article explores the significant barriers to reintegration that criminal deportees in Pacific Island countries face upon their return, including difficulty accessing community networks and jobs.

[Source: Migration Information Source November 13, 2014]

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Nov 15 2014

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1.生長與矯正牙齒 [信報財經新聞] 2014-11-13 C02 健康生活 有齒人生 邵致

2. 箍牙一定脫牙? [信報財經新聞] 2014-11-06 C02 健康生活 有齒人生 張嘉熙

3.「智慧齒」與智慧始 [am730] 2014-11-03 A26 NEWS 醫學人

4.「漱口」與「漱喉」[am730] 2014-11-03 A28 HEALTH ZONE 衞建

5. 常塞牙易致口臭 [成報] 2014-11-02 B06 生活解碼 保健養

[Source: Wisenews]

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Nov 14 2014

Access Special Issues from Routledge Criminology

Special Issue: Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism: Different Peas, Same Pod?

This Global Crime special issue contributes to the current debate over the crime–terror nexus through the use of a multidisciplinary approach, based both on theoretical reflections and on case studies.

Please click here to read the Editorial.

HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b3025125

Special Issue: The Evolution of Victimology: Pedagogy, Research, Services, and Advocacy

This special edition of the Journal of Criminal Justice Education seeks to enhance the knowledge and understanding of the field of victimology along with presenting the challenges and opportunities for educators and service providers

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HKUL users can continue to access the journal via http://library.hku.hk/record=b2061620

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Nov 14 2014

Access the latest Development Studies Research from Routledge

Highly Cited Research Collection 2014 - Free to access

This Highly Cited Research Collection has been created to showcase some of the recent work published in our Development Studies journals that is having an impact on scholarship already. These articles are free for you to read online to help inform your own research projects.

Please click here to enjoy free access and start reading.

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Nov 13 2014

New Publications from ISEAS Publishing

Southeast Asians and the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM): State’s Interests and Institution’s Longevity

Evi Fitriani

The inauguration of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Bangkok in 1996 was celebrated with enthusiasm and hopes in the two regions because this forum represented a breakthrough in Asia-Europe relations. The region-to-region pattern of the relations becomes the study framework that enables the explorations of central themes which include the Asian regional identity, ASEAN collective diplomatic prominence, and the informality of the ASEM institution.

The South China Sea and China-ASEAN Relations

Zhao Hong

From the late 1990s up to until recently, China’s approach to Southeast Asia and various territorial and maritime disputes was to engage in “good neighbour policy” and bilateral negotiations. In the recent years, however, Beijing’s actions have somewhat departed from this broadly benign approach. For China, energy security and maritime development are the main considerations.

The Future of ASEAN

Hassanal Bolkiah

The Singapore Lecture Series was inaugurated in 1980 by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies with a founding endowment from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), and augmented by a generous donation in 1983 from Exxon Mobil Asia Pacific. On 22 April 2014, the 34th Singapore Lecture was delivered by His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muizzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam.

Vietnam: Straddling Southeast Asia’s Divide

Huong Le Thu

Some analysts see Southeast Asia dividing into continental and maritime sub-groups, largely due to great power rivalry. This paper seeks to address the implications of this division for Vietnam. Sustaining positive bilateral relations with China has been challenging for Vietnam because of the asymmetry of power between the two neighbours.

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