This is preliminary little graphical sketch on how we can understand the assessment of qualia in regards to the construction of Self, Others and Life-world. It accommodates the most relevant concepts of Social Constructivism, Phenomenology, Critical Theory, Grounded Theory, Pragmatism, Participatory Research and Ethnology. I identified the levels of experience, of mental-behavioral modeling and as well as the normative context as the most significant categories of qualia. I am, as always, thankful for critique, comments and additional ideas.
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The English version is posted at http://joanakompa.com/2012/06/25/the-key-disadvantages-of-teacher-centered-learning/
The Thai version of the script ‘Changing Corruption Behavior in Thailand’ for my Thai friends and colleagues.
The English Version is posted at
Click on the image below to see original size in high resolution. Type I errors are also called ‘false positives’, so we assume an effect when there is in fact none. Type II errors are also called ‘false negatives’, so although we have an effect we wrongfully accept the Null-Hypothesis and state no effect when in fact there is one.
The following script explores the function of the Internet for sexual behaviour among female commercial sex workers and men having sex with men. Based on the structural nature of behavioural pattern potential interventions are being suggested inclusive of directions for government policies. Internet and Unprotected Sex
The following script explores the effects of smoking on brain, body and the burden on national healthcare systems. Click on this link to open the linked PDF
A great research article on global body weight and BMI, published under the Creative Commons License so I like to share this original paper.
The weight of nations: an estimation of adult human biomass
Sarah Catherine Walpole, David Prieto-Merino, Phil Edwards, John Cleland, Gretchen Stevens and Ian Roberts (2012)
Thailand is famously named ‘The Land of Smiles’. This is an investigation into Thailand’s collective happiness. Click on the link below to open the essay. Picture by J.S.Kompa. (SWB = Subjective Emotional Well-Being as opposed to Reflective Life-Evaluation)
‘Women are sicker, men die quicker’ goes an old saying which reflects actual health statistics. This is an investigation into the premature deaths of men. Click on the link below for the essay.
About the influence of General Systems Theory (GST) on the Biopsychosocial Model.