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Realising the benefits of sports and physical activity : the human capital model (2015)
Journal Article
Cope, E., & Parnell, D. (2015). Realising the benefits of sports and physical activity : the human capital model. Retos : nuevas tendencias en educación física, deporte y recreación Federación Española de Asociaciones de Docentes de Educación Física, 28, 147-154

Despite the fact that physical activity is universally acknowledged to be an important part of healthy functioning and well being, the full scope of its value is rarely appreciated. This paper introduces a novel framework for understanding the relati... Read More about Realising the benefits of sports and physical activity : the human capital model.

Hate and racist speech in the United States - a critique (2015)
Journal Article
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2015). Hate and racist speech in the United States - a critique. Philosophy and Public Issues, 6(1), 77-123

This article attempts to explain why the United States is exhibiting the most liberal stand on protecting freedom of expression. It is argued that the American credo is comprised of strong belief in liberty and individuality and of strong anti-govern... Read More about Hate and racist speech in the United States - a critique.

Are chimeras ‘natural’? Disgust, ethics and ‘nature’ (2015)
Book Chapter
Gonzalez-Arnal, S. (2015). Are chimeras ‘natural’? Disgust, ethics and ‘nature’. In A. D. Ornella (Ed.), Making Humans: Religious, Technological and Aesthetic Perspectives, 107-127. Inter-Disciplinary Press

In this chapter I argue, against Mary Midgley, that the ‘yuk’ feeling that is elicited by chimeras should not be taken into account when making moral evaluations of the kind of biotechnology that creates them (‘algeny’, according to Midgley). She lin... Read More about Are chimeras ‘natural’? Disgust, ethics and ‘nature’.

Features in the ion emission of Cu, Al, and C plasmas produced by ultrafast laser ablation (2015)
Journal Article
Kelly, T. J., Butler, T., Walsh, N., Hayden, P., & Costello, J. T. (2015). Features in the ion emission of Cu, Al, and C plasmas produced by ultrafast laser ablation. Physics of Plasmas, 22(12), doi:10.1063/1.4937800. ISSN 1070-664X

© 2015 AIP Publishing LLC. The bi-modal nature of charge integrated ion kinetic energy distributions, which result from ultrafast laser produced plasmas, is discussed in this paper. A negatively biased Faraday cup was used as a charge collector to me... Read More about Features in the ion emission of Cu, Al, and C plasmas produced by ultrafast laser ablation.

Confronting the internet's dark side: Moral and social responsibility on the free highway (2015)
Book
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2015). Confronting the internet's dark side: Moral and social responsibility on the free highway. https://doi.org/10.1017/cbo9781316226391

© Raphael Cohen-Almagor 2015. Terrorism, cyberbullying, child pornography, hate speech, cybercrime: along with unprecedented advancements in productivity and engagement, the Internet has ushered in a space for violent, hateful, and antisocial behavio... Read More about Confronting the internet's dark side: Moral and social responsibility on the free highway.

The Visvalingam algorithm: metrics, measures and heuristics (2015)
Book
Visvalingam, M. (2015). The Visvalingam algorithm: metrics, measures and heuristics. https://doi.org/10.1080/00087041.2016.1151097

This paper provides the background necessary for a clear understanding of forthcoming papers relating to the Visvalingam algorithm for line generalisation, for example on the testing and usage of its implementations. It distinguishes the algorithm fr... Read More about The Visvalingam algorithm: metrics, measures and heuristics.

Children’s Spatialities: Embodiment, Emotion and Agency (2015)
Book
J. Seymour, A. Hackett, & L. Procter (Eds.), (2015). Children’s Spatialities: Embodiment, Emotion and Agency. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137464989

Drawing from a wide range of disciplines, including anthropology, sociology, architecture and geography, and international contributors, this volume offers both students and scholars with an interest in the interdisciplinary study of childhood a rang... Read More about Children’s Spatialities: Embodiment, Emotion and Agency.

Toward an explanation of continuous improvement in expert athletes: The role of consciousness in deliberate practice (2015)
Journal Article
Toner, J., & Moran, A. (2015). Toward an explanation of continuous improvement in expert athletes: The role of consciousness in deliberate practice. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 46(6), 666-675. https://doi.org/10.7352/IJSP.2015.46.666

In a body of research spanning three decades, Janet Starkes and her colleagues have produced a wealth of empirical evidence on the importance of deliberate practice in the development of elite performers. Within this corpus of work, a number of studi... Read More about Toward an explanation of continuous improvement in expert athletes: The role of consciousness in deliberate practice.

The Western reception of Sergei Taneyev (2015)
Journal Article
Desbruslais, S. (2015). The Western reception of Sergei Taneyev. Zhurnal Obshchestva teorii muzyki, 9(1), 7-18

Sergei Taneyev is not a common name in Western musicology. Short studies of his theoretical writings include Allen Forte’s critical review of New Grove (1982), Ellon Carpenter’s survey in Russian Theoretical Thought in Music (1983), and Catherine Nol... Read More about The Western reception of Sergei Taneyev.

The selected works of Margaret Oliphant, Part V Volume 20 - Hester (2015)
Book
V. Sanders (Ed.), (2015). The selected works of Margaret Oliphant, Part V Volume 20 - Hester

Margaret Oliphant (1828-97) had a prolific literary career that spanned almost fifty years. She wrote some 98 novels, fifty or more short stories, twenty-five works of non-fiction, including biographies and historic guides to European cities, and mor... Read More about The selected works of Margaret Oliphant, Part V Volume 20 - Hester.

Breakbeat syncretism: The drum sample in African American popular music (2015)
Book Chapter
Oliver, R. (2015). Breakbeat syncretism: The drum sample in African American popular music. In J. Metcalf, & C. Spaulding (Eds.), African American Culture and Society After Rodney King: Provocations and Protests, Progression and 'Post-Racialism', 177-192. Ashgate

Parameters for a two-state solution (2015)
Journal Article
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2015). Parameters for a two-state solution. Palestine-Israel journal, 21(2), 112-119

It is now fashionable to bury the idea of a two-state solution, saying it is no longer practical. However, all who are quick to bury the idea are very slow to propose an alternative, possibly because no alternative exists. What follows is an attempt... Read More about Parameters for a two-state solution.

Integrating methods for ecosystem service assessment and valuation: mixed methods or mixed messages? (2015)
Journal Article
Hattam, C., Böhnke-Henrichs, A., Börger, T., Burdon, D., Hadjimichael, M., Delaney, A., …Austen, M. C. (2015). Integrating methods for ecosystem service assessment and valuation: mixed methods or mixed messages?. Ecological economics : the journal of the International Society for Ecological Economics, 120, 126-138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2015.10.011

A mixed-method approach was used to assess and value the ecosystem services derived from the Dogger Bank, an extensive shallow sandbank in the southern North Sea. Three parallel studies were undertaken that 1) identified and quantified, where possibl... Read More about Integrating methods for ecosystem service assessment and valuation: mixed methods or mixed messages?.

Simulating the influences of groundwater on regional geomorphology using a distributed, dynamic, landscape evolution modelling platform (2015)
Journal Article
Barkwith, A., Hurst, M. D., Jackson, C. R., Wang, L., Ellis, M. A., & Coulthard, T. J. (2015). Simulating the influences of groundwater on regional geomorphology using a distributed, dynamic, landscape evolution modelling platform. Environmental modelling & software : with environment data news, 74, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2015.09.001

A dynamic landscape evolution modelling platform (CLiDE) is presented that allows a variety of Earth system interactions to be explored under differing environmental forcing factors. Representation of distributed surface and subsurface hydrology with... Read More about Simulating the influences of groundwater on regional geomorphology using a distributed, dynamic, landscape evolution modelling platform.

Integrating user-centred design in the development of a silent speech interface based on permanent magnetic articulography (2015)
Book Chapter
Cheah, L. A., Gilbert, J. M., Gonzalez, J. A., Bai, J., Ell, S. R., Fagan, M. J., …Rychenko, S. I. (2015). Integrating user-centred design in the development of a silent speech interface based on permanent magnetic articulography. In Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies; Communications in Computer and Information Science, 324-337. Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-27707-3_20

Abstract: A new wearable silent speech interface (SSI) based on Permanent Magnetic Articulography (PMA) was developed with the involvement of end users in the design process. Hence, desirable features such as appearance, port-ability, ease of use and... Read More about Integrating user-centred design in the development of a silent speech interface based on permanent magnetic articulography.