Monthly Archive:: September 2016

Kelly Purtell, The Ohio State University – Mixed-Age Children in Pre-School

Learning with younger classmates may not be helping some preschool children. Kelly Purtell, assistant professor in

Andrew VanLoocke, Iowa State University – Perennials

The loss of perennial plants hurts an environment. Andrew VanLoocke, assistant professor in the department of

Lorraine Maxwell, Cornell University – Schools Falling Apart

The condition of a school’s building could resemble the learning done within it. Lorraine Maxwell, associate

Claire Vallotton, Michigan State University – Dad’s Mental Health Matters

How important are fathers to a child’s wellbeing? Claire Vallotton, associate professor in the department of

This Week On The Academic Minute (2016.09.19)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2016.9.19 Monday, September 19th Claire Vallotton of Michigan State University

The Academic Minute for 2016.09.12-09.16

Academic Minute from 9.12 – 9.16 Monday, September 12th Scott Campbell – University of Michigan Solitude

Julianna Jenkins, University of Missouri – Songbirds Face Risks Leaving The Nest

Not all birds face the same risks when leaving the nest. Julianna Jenkins, post-doctoral research fellow

Robert Edgell featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Jean Twenge, San Diego State University – Are Millennials More Sexually Active?

Are millennials more sexually active than previous generations? Jean Twenge, professor of psychology at San Diego

Mary Steffel, Northeastern University – Passing the Buck

We like choosing for ourselves – but how about for others? Mary Steffel, assistant professor of