Researchers used an eye tracker to examine the visual search strategies and the underlying decision-making processes of soccer referees in detail to determine their information-gathering strategies.
Monthly Archives: October 2016
To celebrate the launch of Genus—Journal of Population Sciences with SpringerOpen, we spoke with Graziella Caselli, one of the Editors-in-Chief.
In a new paper published in Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training, researchers tried to understand if students’ emotional states in the classroom are affected by personal characteristics, their so-called “self-regulation” abilities, which allow them to perform better and to transform goals into concrete actions, or rather, by the context around them in the classroom, or by a combination of the two.
D Did you know… Unrestricted access to scientific research cuts two ways for those outside research’s traditional strongholds in the U.S. and Western Europe. Open access does not only bring research to areas like the global south. Open access also brings the great work being done in places like Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and elsewhere in… Read more »
SpringerOpen is happy to announce that the new journal Materials Theory is now open for submissions on the SpringerOpen platform. In celebration of this milestone, we caught up with the Editor-in-Chief, Anter El-Azab, to find out more about him, to get to know the background of the journal, and to hear his views on open access.
EJNMMI, the official publication of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) together with our three spin-off journals from SpringerOpen—will be exhibiting at the 29th Annual EANM Congress this month.
Take a closer look at some of highlights in our booth and connect with our team there.
In the context of Global Ethics Day, October 19th is the International Day of Action against Contract Cheating, aiming at raising awareness against cheating behaviors in universities that undermine the quality and integrity of the educational system. Prof. Tracey Bretag, Editor-in-Chief of the open access International Journal of Educational Integrity, is among the supporting members of the initiative, and talks with us about it.
(Guest post by Grace Baynes) Earlier this month, CERN announced that SCOAP3, the pioneering initiative to enable open access in high-energy physics, will be extended for a further three years to December 2019. SCOAP3—the Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics is a partnership of 3,000 libraries, funding agencies and research centers in… Read more »
Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to Sir J. Fraser Stoddart, co-Editor-in-Chief of Applied Nanoscience
Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to Sir J. Fraser Stoddart, co-Editor-in-Chief of Applied Nanoscience.
A new paper published in the ERVET journal focuses on the specific sub-group of those students who leave school when they reach the lower secondary level (16 years old) — traditionally labelled as ‘school losers’ — entering apprenticeships or technical education paths. If boys are generally underperforming at school compared to girls, the research finds that, in this kind of students, female adolescents are more disadvantaged, delineating a gender-specific nature of the vocational education and training system.