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A Rapid Online Telepathy Test

Rupert Sheldrake, Ashwin Beharee
2009 Psychological Reports  
We thank Gregory Gibbs, Mary Anne Kae, Robert Kenney, Ruth Kidson, Brenda Lau, Monica Liu, Sophie Newton, Ann Ryan and Logan Yonavjak for their help in recruiting and testing participants.  ...  Possibility of Cheating Most of the tests were unsupervised, and hence it is conceivable that some participants could have cheated.  ...  On the other hand, it is more difficult to supervise the tests and hence to rule out cheating.  ... 
doi:10.2466/pr0.104.3.957-970 pmid:19708419 fatcat:lfdmwe3dbvg3hgsmqd6j5suute

Practical Design And Implementation Of A Mobile Off-Line E-Wallet

Mbouassa Edmond Yannick, Hu Dong Hui
2019 Zenodo  
However, the user will still need an internet connection to contact the bank for registration, cash withdrawal and deposit, once the cash is downloaded; users can pay or transfer cash to others without  ...  code, the system checks the transaction number T in the database, if it doesn't exist then it checks that the reference number is the corresponding one, then he can receive the money, if it does exist  ...  results of withdrawal process Test 1 2 1 5,01 11,01 2 4,47 12,06 3 4,49 11,53 4 4,58 11,06 5 5,03 11,49 Table 2 : 2 Qr-code Generation at the initiation (Receiver's Side) Test 1 2 1 1,56 5,04 2 2,00  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3252959 fatcat:iwu3rq5tdbbhxlem6jq6wh3twy

Testing the resource trade-off hypothesis for carotenoid-based signal honesty using genetic variants of the domestic canary

Rebecca E. Koch, Molly Staley, Andreas N. Kavazis, Dennis Hasselquist, Matthew B. Toomey, Geoffrey E. Hill
2019 Journal of Experimental Biology  
The resource trade-off hypothesis predicts that carotenoid-rich individuals should outperform carotenoid-deficient individuals and that birds that allocate carotenoids to feathers should pay a cost in  ...  the form of reduced immune function or greater oxidative stress compared with unornamented birds.  ...  Supplementary information Supplementary information available online at http://jeb.biologists.org/lookup/doi/10.1242/jeb.188102.supplemental  ... 
doi:10.1242/jeb.188102 pmid:30877227 fatcat:7tn4omrvxneedfeuws7h7654my

The rise of contract cheating during the COVID-19 pandemic: a qualitative study through the eyes of academics in Kuwait

Inan Deniz Erguvan
2021 Language Testing in Asia  
high GPA, and exacerbated by the cheating opportunities in online education.  ...  When institutions switched to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, the percentage of contract cheating students climbed to unprecedented levels.  ...  It may be acceptable to some extent to pay someone to ghostwrite a book; however, when contract cheating is involved in an assignment or a test, the instructor is deprived of a valuable tool to evaluate  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40468-021-00149-y fatcat:7viicogo7rc3xce5zly32bmiee

Disability Insurance and the Dynamics of the Incentive Insurance Trade-Off

Hamish Low, Luigi Pistaferri
2015 The American Economic Review  
Disability insurance interacts with welfare programs: making unconditional means-tested programs more generous improves disability insurance targeting and increases welfare. (JEL D14, J24, J65)  ...  which are the reduced form equivalents of the incentive cost/insurance benefit trade-off.  ...  However, it does not address the labor demand problem.  ... 
doi:10.1257/aer.20110108 fatcat:hajymzaxkngujl4obm3kkfuk7a

All Bets Are Off: Match Fixing in Sport – Some Recent Developments

Andrew Smith
2011 Entertainment and Sports Law Journal  
Other recent examples of high profile sportsmen falling foul of applicable anti-corruption rules include the fourtime snooker World Champion, John Higgins and the trio of Pakistan test match cricketers  ...  It involves cheating to lose; rather than, as is the case with the use of banned performance enhancing drugs, cheating to win.  ...  to cheat.  ... 
doi:10.16997/eslj.31 fatcat:dtthadbairfannolwsvwu5m4bq

Put to the test: For a new sociology of testing

Noortje Marres, David Stark
2020 British Journal of Sociology  
It is not that the tests of 21st-century engineering occur within a social context but that it is the very fabric of the social that is being put to the test.  ...  One way to clarify the difference is to say that the new forms of testing can be captured neither within the logic of the field test nor of the controlled experiment.  ...  This certainly does not mean that the differences between technological testing and social experimentation are today being dissolved, but it does follow that if we study these diverse forms of testing  ... 
doi:10.1111/1468-4446.12746 pmid:32307705 fatcat:5v5qshtdhjau3k74rrsov4ztta

Testing Privacy Awareness [chapter]

Mike Bergmann
2009 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
A concrete online survey has been performed. The major results are presented.  ...  In this paper we present a test to empirically measure how the user's privacy awareness changes by presenting specific elements of the privacy policy in close proximity to the required data items.  ...  So we may conclude that the usage of enhanced interface pays off for all classes of web users.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-03315-5_18 fatcat:5cjwgkaddjcmvftthmnfcbqetu

US-DPRK Nuclear Stand-Off: Anatomy of a "Crisis"

Ralph A. Cossa
2003 Korean Journal of Defense Analysis  
Assistant Secretary of State James Kelly's long-awaited visit to Pyongyang began a steady decline in US-DPRK relations after Pyongyang reportedly responded to Kelly's allegations of North Korean cheating  ...  Meanwhile, North-South high-level dialogue continues despite the US-DPRK stand-off, but the growing nuclear cloud loomed over these discussions as well, especially after North Korean leader Kim Jong-il  ...  But this does not mean that Washington will stand idly by if the North puts the US or its friends and allies at risk.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10163270309464032 fatcat:cpxp5qdz7zhrhe35fwlghcidxm

A new untraceable off-line electronic cash system

Ziba Eslami, Mehdi Talebi
2011 Electronic Commerce Research and Applications  
Untraceable electronic cash schemes make it possible for customers to pay the e-cash to the merchants through communication networks under privacy protection.  ...  There have been two types of electronic cash schemes, namely on-line and off-line. In general off-line schemes are more efficient than on-line ones.  ...  In off-line electronic cash schemes, the coins are verified after the transaction at some convenient time for both merchants and the bank so that the bank does not have to be in-volved in every payment  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.elerap.2010.08.002 fatcat:vcrfeda2tzborfbrpw222zvuvu

Envisioning the use of online tests in assessing twenty-first century learning: a literature review

Bopelo Boitshwarelo, Alison Kay Reedy, Trevor Billany
2017 Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning  
One widespread method of online assessment used in higher education is online tests.  ...  The digital world brings with it more and more opportunities to be innovative around assessment.  ...  does not pay off in the long run as those students are likely to perform worse in final summative assessments than students who have not cheated.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s41039-017-0055-7 pmid:30595721 pmcid:PMC6294208 fatcat:vl5l7lkgdnehfoiyzt6teearrm

Cheating in the first, second, and third degree: Educators' responses to high-stakes testing

Audrey Amrein-Beardsley, David C. Berliner, Sharon Rideau
2010 Education Policy Analysis Archives  
But how one defines cheating makes it difficult to quantify the frequency with which educators engage in such practices.  ...  Educators are under tremendous pressure to ensure that their students perform well on tests. Unfortunately, this pressure has caused some educators to cheat.  ...  Others might deem either form of teaching to the test as cheating.  ... 
doi:10.14507/epaa.v18n14.2010 fatcat:f3qousvu75gflosofch33o4ium

Impact of Test Anxiety on Test Scores of Pre-service Teachers in Northern Cyprus

Chinaza Solomon Ironsi
2020 International Journal of Educational Management and Development Studies  
To analyze the views of the preservice teacher on the concept of test anxiety especially on its influence on the academic performance of students, a mixed research design was adopted for this study.  ...  A lot has been written with regards to the subject of anxiety and its role on influencing learning outcomes yet it seems the issue of anxiety is continuously debated by research and academic scholars.  ...  D5: "This does not mean that they know the course better than me, most of them can cheat to have good grades but I will never do that."  ... 
doi:10.53378/346028 fatcat:w4w3tweyjrba7imlfshkbwclva

Thoughts on Techno-Social Engineering of Humans and the Freedom to Be Off (or Free from Such Engineering)

Brett M. Frischmann
2015 Social Science Research Network  
It explains how the electronic contracting environment we experience regularly online is an example of techno-social engineering of humans with the (un) intended consequence of nudging humans to behave  ...  What does it mean to engineer humans?  ...  Trossen, Does Anyone Read the Fine Print? Consumer Attention to Standard Form Contracts, 43 J.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2698444 fatcat:hzbby2oyyndztgaljx5xcvwkru

ADVANTAGES AND ISSUES OF USER INTERFACE TESTING OF UNEMPLOYED

I. Korniienko, В. Barchi
2020 Вісник Національного університету оборони України  
What corroborative proof is accessible to help the end and what does the association (or enlisting chief) do about it?  ...  Usage of online testing At the 2012 International Test Commission Conference, Martin Roorda (of The Netherlands) conveyed a keynote address: "The Exciting Future of Educational Testing".  ... 
doi:10.33099/2617-6858-2019-52-2-64-71 fatcat:zvtrmbyimzbh7i2jhm7a3s2d2u
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