Michael Wesch and You Tube

Michael Wesch, anthropologist of the digital age, delivers a lengthy lecture at the Library of Congress on the emergence of You Tube and the uses of video in an Internet age. Viral trends in video, global consumption, and the creation of meaning and connections… Lots in this talk, plus some funny clips. We’ve featured Wesch […]

Michael Wesch and Media Literacy

Michael Wesch is an anthropologist who focuses on digital ethnography, student learning, and how new media and technology are changing the way we interact with each other and the world. He has a new lecture covering Media Literacy, an hour from a “master teacher” as one review says. So enjoy: The hattip goes to Savage […]

Wednesday Round Up #113

This week I do a mini feature in the top of the list on behavioral health, then give some other favs, before giving a quite nice collection of video game links – and believe me, it’s about more than just video games. Then it’s anthropology and the mind. Enjoy! Top of the List – Behavioral […]

Wednesday Round Up #103

I really like this round up – one of my better efforts of late, I think. Some great stuff up top, and then lots of good material on new media, social networking, gaming, etc. Then a neuroanth mash-up, followed by drugs, genetics, mental health, and of course chickens. Top of the List Emily Polis Gibson, […]

Wednesday Round Up #86

Lots of small categories this week – sport, placebo, digital anthropology, and Elinor Ostrom – before the mind and anthropology finish it off. Top of the List PsyBlog, How Rewards Can Backfire And Reduce Motivation Intrinsic rewards matter, unexpected rewards too. Getting something you expect? Not so much. Maximilian Forte, Welcome To ZERO ANTHROPOLOGY: The […]

Four Stone Hearth #71: Australiana edition

Neuroanthropology.net is pleased to bring you the 71st edition of Four Stone Hearth, the itinerant swagman of the anthropology world, with blog entries herded together from all corners of this immense anthropological territory. A Hot Cup of Joe will be hosting the next edition in two weeks time, so, if you couldn’t get your listing […]

Varieties of Public Anthropology

So I wrote an overview of Rob Borofsky’s efforts in Public Anthropology the other day. But there are plenty of other varieties of public anthropology. So here’s a quick guide to some that I’ve found in the form of blogs, associations and communities, some literature that you can access online, and graduate programs with a […]

Wednesday Round Up #64

So a few favs, then some more complicated decision making, followed by anthro and the brain, and finished off with some very good stuff on our new lives online. Top of the List The Economist, Expats at Work “Living abroad gives you a creative edge” – so anthropologists rule! See Jonah Lehrer’s nice riff on […]

Anthro Hits the Links

Open Anthropology has put together a great collection entitled Economics Blogs in a Time of Crisis: Policy, Development, Globalization, and Transformation. From neuroeconomics to bonobo land and political economy, you can find something to fit your taste (ah, capitalism) in Max’s list. Somatosphere gives us Teaching Anthropology of the Body. You can get Eugene’s syllabus, […]