Monthly Archive:: October 2017

Tracy Betsinger, SUNY Oneonta – Vampire Legends

Vampires are more than just Dracula. Tracy Betsinger, associate professor in the department of anthropology at

Karen Kedrowski, Winthrop University – Pink Ribbons and Breast Cancer Awareness

How did pink ribbons come to symbolize breast cancer awareness? Karen Kedrowski, professor of political science

This Week on The Academic Minute (2017.10.30)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2017.10.30 Monday, October 30th Karen Kedrowski of Winthrop University discusses

The Academic Minute for 2017.10.23-10.27

Academic Minute from 10.23 – 10.27 Monday, October 23rd Trevor Foulk – University of Maryland Abusive

Peter Neal Peregrine featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

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

Aaron Krochmal, Washington College – Animal Learning, Memory and Migration

Animals migrate over long distances – but how do they know where to go? Aaron Krochmal,

Lauren Howard, Franklin & Marshall College – Social Learning of Apes

Do primates learn from being social? Lauren Howard, assistant professor of psychology & scientific and philosophical

Alex Burmester, New York University – Working Memory

If you’re listening to this right now you’re using working memory. Alex Burmester, research associate in

Matthew Loveless, Center For Research and Social Progress – Misperceptions of Inequality

How much do you know about the economy’s progress? Matthew Loveless, Senior Research Fellow at the

Trevor Foulk, University of Maryland – Abusive Bosses

Powerful people who abuse subordinates may be hurting themselves as well. Trevor Foulk, assistant professor in