Monthly Archive:: March 2017

Colleen Heflin, University of Missouri – SNAP Benefits Reduce Emergency Room Visits

Do SNAP benefits reduce ER visits? Collen Heflin, professor in the school of public affairs at

Uriel Cohen Priva, Brown University – Speechrate

If you listen to this program you know some people speak faster than others. Uriel Cohen

Melissa Armstrong, University of Florida – What You’re Not Telling Your Doctor

Are you telling your doctor enough about yourself? Melissa Armstrong, assistant professor in the department of

Michael Mann, George Washington University – Local Weather and Belief in Climate Change

Does the local weather determine if you believe in global warming? Michael Mann, assistant professor in

This Week On The Academic Minute (2017.3.20)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2017.3.20 Monday, March 20th Michael Mann of George Washington University discusses

The Academic Minute for 2017.3.13-3.17

Academic Minute from 3.13 – 3.17 Monday, March 13th Jennifer Mueller – University of San Diego Leadership

Brian Blais, Bryant University – Zombies, Influenza and other diseases

Zombies have bitten into popular culture over the last decade. Brian Blais, professor of science and

Kevin Caskey featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Dorothy Dunlop, Northwestern University – Older Adults, Exercise and Arthritis

Is merely being active enough, or is there a right way to stay in motion? Dorothy

Yanmei Zheng, University of Florida – Free Will

Do we have free will? Yanmei Zheing, postdoctoral fellow at the University of Florida, examines the