Monthly Archive:: February 2017

David Yamane, Wake Forest University – Religion & Guns

It is often said that people cling to their guns and their religion. David Yamane, professor

Isabel Gauthier, Vanderbilt University – Sex Differences in Facial Recognition

Women outperform men when it comes recognizing faces. Isabel Gauthier, Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences

This Week On The Academic Minute (2017.2.27)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2017.2.27 Monday, February 27th Isabel Gauthier of Vanderbilt University determines

The Academic Minute for 2017.2.20-2.24

Academic Minute from 2.20 – 2.24 Monday, February 20th Christopher Salas-Wright – University of Texas at

Joel Cohen, University of Chicago – Tornado Outbreaks

Are more tornadoes occurring than ever before? Joel Cohen, Visiting Scholar in the Department of Statistics

Matt Fotis featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Ameae Walker, University of California Riverside – Vaccinating Babies Against Tuberculosis

How do you better vaccinate a newborn against tuberculosis? Ameae Walker, professor of biomedical sciences at

Matthew DeLisi, Iowa State University – Homicidal Ideation

To understand why some commit crimes, get inside their head. Matthew DeLisi, professor in the department

Peggy Albers, Georgia State University – Children & Stories

Children love stories, but need hear them told from various perspectives. Peggy Albers, professor of language

Christopher Salas-Wright, University of Texas at Austin – Immigrant Mischaraterization

Are immigrants wrongly portrayed as being criminals in the public sphere? Christopher Salas-Wright, assistant professor in