A group of friends and I, all recent college graduates, have decided to meet weekly to discuss interesting recent sociology and psychology research. How would we go about finding it outside of ScienceDaily, and - more importantly - how can we access it now that we're all without database access?
posted by LSK
on Jul 26, 2012 -
I was relieved to hear that they found the Chilean miners alive, and amazed that they will be trapped for four months until rescue.
It also reminded me that I like reading books about people who are isolated somewhere for a long time. (I hope this doesn't sound morbid.)
I'm not so much interested in tragedy and death; I'm more interested in the psychology and group dynamics of people who are forced to live closely together.
Space station? Submarine? Post-apocalyptic abandoned museum? [more inside]
posted by exceptinsects
on Aug 23, 2010 -
What is the label for an entity or idea which began as nothing and came to have identity through its own fictionalisation? That is, notions diametrically opposed to 'simulacra' - in that the entity has no referent to begin with... [more inside]
posted by 0bvious
on Feb 21, 2006 -