Monthly Archive:: June 2016

Matthew Will, University of Missouri – Cravings

Which part of your brain is responsible for giving in to cravings? Matthew Will, associate professor

Stephanie Seguino, University of Vermont – Better Quality Jobs for Women

Economic equality between the sexes is improving, but we’re still not where we need to be.

Douglas Massey, Princeton University – US Border Patrol Policy

Has our current border patrol policy failed? Douglas Massey, Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at

Samuel Sober, Emory University – Learning From Mistakes

It pays to learn from your mistakes. Samuel Sober, assistant professor in the biology department at

This Week On The Academic Minute (2016.06.20)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2016.6.20 Monday, June 20 Samuel Sober of Emory University discusses

The Academic Minute for 2016.06.13-06.17

Academic Minute from 6.13 – 6.17 Monday, June 13 Don MacKenzie – University of Washington Driverless

Berthold Hoeckner, University of Chicago – Wisdom, Meditation and Ballet Too

Does wisdom come from the mind or does the body have a part to play as

Devyn Spence Benson featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Corinna Loeckenhoff, Cornell University – Self-Continuity

Are you living in the past or the future? Corinna Loeckenhoff, Associate Professor of Human Development

Christa Brunnschweiler, University of East Anglia – Economic Backwardness and Civil Unrest

Does a bad economy lead to civil unrest or is it vice versa? Christa Brunnschweiler, Senior