Emerging Technologies Lab – Virtual Reality Research

The Emerging Technologies Lab, established in 2019, is Bowdoin College’s first virtual reality (VR) research laboratory. The ETL aims to augment research and learning at Bowdoin College in an expansive range of academic disciplines by using novel immersive technologies. The applications of virtual reality for education and research are limitless. […]

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Momentos Naturales Colombia

Momentos Naturales Colombia

Momentos Naturales Colombia is a series of short videos in Spanish about animals and plants that just about anyone in Latin America can easily find near their home, whether they live in the countryside or in the city. All the photographers, writers and producers of the videos are students of the course “Production of nature videos: natural history of Colombia”, which […]

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Nature Moments

“Nature Moments” is a weekly series of short videos designed to showcase the natural history of common plants and animals. If you live in eastern North America, you will be able to find almost all these species. The videos are being filmed as the seasons change in Anne T. and […]

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The Punkah Project

In many elite Southern homes, punkahs, ceiling-mounted fans manipulated by enslaved workers, were an integral part of the architecture of the dining room in the antebellum United States. Paralleling their relationship to American slavery was their use in British India, where the fans had a long history of being powered […]

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Bowdoin Marine Laboratory

Bowdoin Marine Laboratory

The Bowdoin Marine Laboratory is the scientific component of Bowdoin’s Coastal Studies Center. We are geographically centered a former farm, consisting of 118 acres of coastal spruce-pine forest with a few acres of old field habitat. Our accessible location on Harpswell Sound, and diversity of natural habitats opens up a […]

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Mary Rothbart's Temperament Questionnaires

Mary Rothbart’s Temperament Questionnaires

In 1981, Dr. Rothbart introduced the Infant Behavior Questionnaire, a parent- report instrument based in her definition of temperament as “constitutionally based individual differences in reactivity and regulation.” Over the past quarter-century, this instrument has become one of the most widely employed measures of infant temperament. During the past 45 […]

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