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The People Behind the PhDs 13: Tarik S. Bel Bahar Paranormal psychology, I feel strange and my brain won’t stop 3-3

The People Behind the PhDs 13: Tarik S. Bel Bahar Paranormal psychology, I feel strange and my brain won’t stop 3-3

Who do you know that researches altered states of consciousness and cognitive-affective processes, neuropsychology of mystical experiences, and brain dynamics? Thanks to Dr. Z you can meet Dr. Tarik S Bel-Bahar.

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Dr. Tarik Bel-Bahar is an experimental psychologist who has examined brain dynamics and psychometrics in a broad range of contexts. He completed his PhD in personality and neuroscience at the University of Oregon, and has held postdoctoral positions at Anna Freud Centre/University College London, University of California San Diego, Duke University, and the University of Michigan. He is currently a researcher with the Translational Epidemiology lab at the New York State Psychiatric Institute with a focus on EEG-derived brain dynamics associated with depression. His interests include the neuropsychology of affect, personality, social cognition, religious experience, contemplation, and altered states.

He hopes that everyone aspiring to PhD training has a long-term vision as well as intrinsic motivation for the topics of their chosen field.

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The People Behind the PhDs 13: Tarik S. Bel Bahar Paranormal psychology, I feel strange and my brain won’t stop 2-3

Who do you know that researches altered states of consciousness and cognitive-affective processes, neuropsychology of mystical experiences, and brain dynamics? Thanks to Dr. Z you can meet Dr. Tarik S Bel-Bahar.

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Dr. Tarik Bel-Bahar is an experimental psychologist who has examined brain dynamics and psychometrics in a broad range of contexts. He completed his PhD in personality and neuroscience at the University of Oregon, and has held postdoctoral positions at Anna Freud Centre/University College London, University of California San Diego, Duke University, and the University of Michigan. He is currently a researcher with the Translational Epidemiology lab at the New York State Psychiatric Institute with a focus on EEG-derived brain dynamics associated with depression. His interests include the neuropsychology of affect, personality, social cognition, religious experience, contemplation, and altered states.

He hopes that everyone aspiring to PhD training has a long-term vision as well as intrinsic motivation for the topics of their chosen field.

About Dr. Z Podcasts

The mission of Dr. Z Podcasts is to find, record, and share stories about humans engaged in one of the 6As* of life.

*6As = athletics, adventure, academics, art, advocacy, human algorithm. The 6As is the name of the book I am writing and the foundation for Dr. Z Podcasts.

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Thanks for visiting my site. My name is Zachary Brooks, the “Z” behind “Dr. Z.” Enjoy the content and please send me questions and comments. *I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

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The People Behind the PhDs 13: Tarik S. Bel Bahar Paranormal psychology, I feel strange and my brain won’t stop 1-3

The People Behind the PhDs 13: Tarik S. Bel Bahar Paranormal psychology, I feel strange and my brain won’t stop 1-3

Who do you know that researches altered states of consciousness and cognitive-affective processes, neuropsychology of mystical experiences, and brain dynamics? Thanks to Dr. Z you can meet Dr. Tarik S Bel-Bahar.

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Dr. Tarik Bel-Bahar is an experimental psychologist who has examined brain dynamics and psychometrics in a broad range of contexts. He completed his PhD in personality and neuroscience at the University of Oregon, and has held postdoctoral positions at Anna Freud Centre/University College London, University of California San Diego, Duke University, and the University of Michigan. He is currently a researcher with the Translational Epidemiology lab at the New York State Psychiatric Institute with a focus on EEG-derived brain dynamics associated with depression. His interests include the neuropsychology of affect, personality, social cognition, religious experience, contemplation, and altered states.

He hopes that everyone aspiring to PhD training has a long-term vision as well as intrinsic motivation for the topics of their chosen field.

About Dr. Z Podcasts

The mission of Dr. Z Podcasts is to find, record, and share stories about humans engaged in one of the 6As* of life.

*6As = athletics, adventure, academics, art, advocacy, human algorithm. The 6As is the name of the book I am writing and the foundation for Dr. Z Podcasts.

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About Dr. Z

Thanks for visiting my site. My name is Zachary Brooks, the “Z” behind “Dr. Z.” Enjoy the content and please send me questions and comments. *I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

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The People Behind the PhDs 12: Michael Sayle, Acceptance of reality. English for academic purposes 3-3

The People Behind the PhDs 12: Michael Sayle, Acceptance of reality. English for academic purposes 3-3

Michael Sayle is a Global Professor in the English for Academic Purposes Program. He serves as the head of English for Academic Purposes in the joint law program between Ocean University of China (OUC) and the University of Arizona (UA).

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The People Behind the PhDs 12: Michael Sayle, Acceptance of reality. English for academic purposes 2-3

Michael Sayle is a Global Professor in the English for Academic Purposes Program. He serves as the head of English for Academic Purposes in the joint law program between Ocean University of China (OUC) and the University of Arizona (UA).

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The People Behind the PhDs 12: Michael Sayle, Acceptance of reality. English for academic purposes 1-3

Michael Sayle is a Global Professor in the English for Academic Purposes Program. He serves as the head of English for Academic Purposes in the joint law program between Ocean University of China (OUC) and the University of Arizona (UA).

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The People Behind the PhDs 11: Iman Daryaei, The lights go out, contrast agent, I can almost see 1-3

The People Behind the PhDs 11: Iman Daryaei, The lights go out, contrast agent, I can almost see 1-3

Iman Daryaei is a multidisciplinary researcher with expertise in chemical synthesis, biological chemistry, drug discovery and development, cancer biology, and medical imaging at NuvOx Pharma. Iman finished his PhD in Biological Chemistry at the University of Arizona where he also completed a a PhD Minor in Entrepreneurship.

 

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Born and raised in Iran, Iman Daryaei moved to US in 2009 to pursue a Master of Science (MSc) in Medicinal Chemistry at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUe). I was admitted for a PhD degree in Biological Chemistry at the University of Arizona in 2011. My interest in entrepreneurial activities led me to complete a minor degree in Entrepreneurship at the McGuire Entrepreneurship Program at University of Arizona in 2016. Since then I am working for NuvOx Pharma, a Pharmaceutical Company, in Tucson Arizona where I am using my expertise in chemistry and molecular imaging for early detection of cancer and treatment of neurological disorders.

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Among Dr. Daryaei’s research topics contrast agents which are substances used to increase the contrast of structures or fluids within the body in medical imaging. Read more at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contrast_agent. With greater contrast in images, medical professionals can more quickly detect diseases such as the development of cancer. 
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The People Behind the PhDs 10: Jenna Klooseterman Halloween week, look at the stars 1-3

The People Behind the PhDs 10: Jenna Klooseterman Halloween week, look at the stars 1-3

Dr. Jenna L. Kloosterman received her B.A. degree in physics from the University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, California near San Francisco in 2004, and M.S. and PhD degrees in astronomy in 2010, and electrical and computer engineering in 2014, respectively, both from the University of Arizona, in Tucson, Arizona. Jenna is an Assistant Professor at University of Southern Indiana.

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Dr. Jenna L. Kloosterman is an RF/microwave hardware engineer with experience in designing, building, and testing cryogenicterahertz/sub-millimeter heterodyne receivers for astronomy. Jenna is an Assistant Professor at University of Southern Indiana and previously a microwave engineer at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. While she is an accomplished academic, Jenna has always maintained a strong connection to the arts, especially dance. She minored in modern dance from the University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley.
After graduating with her PhD in 2014, she worked at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, first as a NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellow from 2014-2016 and then as RF/Microwave Engineer. She started as an Assistant Professor of Engineering and Physics at the University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN in the fall of 2017. Her research interests include THz technology development, superconducting SIS and HEB mixers, heterodyne arrays, and microwave instruments.

Dr. Jenna Kloosterman
Dr. Jenna Kloosterman
University of Southern Indiana

 

While at the University of Arizona, Dr. Kloosterman received the Graduate Diversity fellowship in 2010-2011, the TRIF Imaging fellowship in 2013-2014, and was named the Outstanding Graduate Student in electrical and computer engineering in 2014.Linked-in:https://www.linkedin.com/in/jenna-kloosterman-632b88129/

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The People Behind the PhDs 09: Robert Poole, homecoming week and bodies of … words 1-3

The People Behind the PhDs 09: Robert Poole, Homecoming football game and tailgating 1-3

Robert Poole is Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics and TESOL at the University of Alabama. He has taught English in Nicaragua and South Korea as well as several language institutes in the US. His research focuses on corpus-aided approaches to language teaching and learning, corpus*-aided discourse* analysis, and ecolinguistics*. Follow at @RobertEPoole.

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Robert Poole is Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics and TESOL at the University of Alabama. He has taught English in Nicaragua and South Korea as well as several language institutes in the US. His research focuses on corpus-aided approaches to language teaching and learning, corpus*-aided discourse* analysis, and ecolinguistics*. Follow at @RobertEPoole.

  • *corpus = a collection of written texts
  • *discourse = written or spoken communication or debate.
  • ecolinguistics = explores the role of language of humans and the physical environment interactions
Dr. Robert Poole
Dr. Robert Poole

 

A Guide to Using Corpora for English Language Learners

Robert Poole by Edinburgh University Press

This textbook will help you unlock and access the great potential of corpus linguistics for language learning. While other books discuss how instructors may implement corpora in the classroom, this book provides step-by-step illustrated examples to help learners, graduate students, and language instructors visualize and understand the potential of corpus linguistics for language learning. It guides you through the application of corpus searches for writing, vocabulary and cultural study and provides guidance on building your own corpus. The hands-on approach will strengthen your development into an autonomous language learner and help instructors learn to design and implement their own corpus activities. With tutorials on a range of popular and increasingly user-friendly corpora, it helps usher in a new era of corpus-aided language learning.

https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-a-guide-to-using-corpora-for-english-language-learners.html

Introduction

Chapter 1: Learning the Essentials

Chapter 2: Corpus Searches for Vocabulary Learning

Chapter 3: Corpus Searches for Writing

Chapter 4: Corpus Searches for Cultural Study and Conversation Topics

Chapter 5: Building Your Own Corpus

Corpus Resources; Additional Readings; Glossary

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The People Behind the PhDs 08: Stephen Bieda III – The clouds are forming. Lighting strikes 1-3

The People Behind the PhDs 08: Stephen Bieda III – The clouds are forming. Lighting strikes 1-3

Dr. Stephen Bieda III had an inkling he wanted to be a meteorologist growing up, then one day while hanging out with his dog “Zig Zag,” lighting struck his boyhood home. The “snapping” sound stuck which led him to studying weather interpretation and weather communication research, the basis for weather forecasting for the National Weather Service in Amarillo, Texas.

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Dr. Stephen Bieda is the Science & Operations Officer (SOO) at National Weather Service Amarillo, TX. Dr. Bieda received his B.S. (2003), M.S. (2007) and Ph.D. (2012) from the University of Arizona in meteorology and climatology. In the capacity of NWS Amarillo SOO, he is the chief scientific advisor to the Meteorologist-in-Charge. In addition, Dr. Bieda oversees the science, research and operational programs of the office for purposes of protecting life and property from weather hazards in the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles. Dr. Bieda has been an operational government meteorologist or scientist for 9 years, and serves on the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Board of Operational Government Meteorologists as well as the AMS Committee on Weather Analysis & Forecasting.

Abstract: The Relationship of Transient Upper-Level Troughs to Variability of the North American Monsoon System

https://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/2009JCLI2487.1

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Relationships between transient upper-tropospheric troughs and warm season convective activity over the southwest United States and northern Mexico are explored. Analysis of geopotential height and vorticity fields from the North American Regional Reanalysis and cloud-to-ground lightning data indicates that the passage of mobile inverted troughs (IVs) significantly enhances convection when it coincides with the peak diurnal cycle (1800–0900 UTC) over the North American monsoon (NAM) region. The preferred tracks of IVs during early summer are related to the dominant modes of Pacific sea surface temperature (SST) variability. When La Niña–like (El Niño–like) conditions prevail in the tropical Pacific and the eastern North Pacific has a horseshoe-shaped negative (positive) SST anomaly, IVs preferentially track farther north (south) and are slightly (typically one IV) more (less) numerous. These results point to the important role that synoptic-scale disturbances play in modulating the diurnal cycle of precipitation over the NAM region and the significant impact that the statistically supported low-frequency Pacific SST anomalies exert on the occurrence and track of these synoptic transients.

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