Monthly Archive:: January 2016

Dave Strayer, University of Utah – Driver Distraction

Keep your eyes on the road! David Strayer, professor of psychology at the University of Utah,

John Sivey, Towson University – Safeners in Herbicides

The use of herbicides is widespread, but we don’t know the whole story. John Sivey, assistant

Robert Edgell, SUNY Polytechnic Institute – Beneficial Innovation

When companies are innovative, they can bring benefit, but also harm. Robert Edgell, professor of technology

Franco Pestilli, Indiana University – Re-discovering A Lost Part of the Brain

Did scientific rivalry delay an important discovery in brain research? Franco Pestilli, assistant professor in the

This Week on The Academic Minute (2016.1.11)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2016.1.11 Monday, January 11 Franco Pestilli of Indiana University discusses how

The Academic Minute for 2016.1.04-01.08

Academic Minute from 1.04 – 1.08 Monday, January 4 Cristine Legare – University of Texas at Austin Imitation

Martin Krieger, University of Southern California – Structure of Cities

Cities are constantly developing and aging. Martin Krieger, professor of planning at the University of Southern

Beth O’Leary featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

As always, host Bob Barrett selects an Academic Minute to air during The Best of Our

Michael Kraus, Yale – Clothing & Behavior

Do the clothes make the man? Michael Kraus, assistant professor of organizational behavior at Yale University,

Leo Fleishman, Union College – Anoles

How do you show off your colors in a dark environment? Leo Fleishman, professor in biology