Monthly Archive:: January 2018

Katherine Rafferty, Iowa State University – Doctor Parent Communication

Having a chronically ill child is a stressful situation for parents. Katherine Rafferty, lecturer at Iowa

Emilia Simeonova, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School – Health Benefits of a Congestion Tax

Taxing those who drive in cities can have positive side effects. Emilia Simeonova, assistant professor at

Naja Ferjan Ramirez, University of Washington – Building Bilingual Brains

Learning a second language can be important for the future. Naja Ferjan Ramirez, research scientist at

Marieke van Heugten, University at Buffalo – How Accents at Home Affect Baby Language

Do infants whose parents have different accents learn differently? Marieke van Heugten, assistant professor of psychology

Julia Seng, University of Michigan – Pregnancy and PTSD

Toxic stress can affect more than just a pregnant woman. Julia Seng, professor in the school

This Week on The Academic Minute (2018.01.08)

This Week on The Academic Minute 2018.01.08 Monday, January 8th Julia Seng of the University of

The Academic Minute for 2018.01.01-01.05

  Academic Minute from 1.01 – 1.05 Monday, January 1st Atorod Azizinamini – Florida International University

Leigh Ann Wheeler, Binghamton University – ERA during the #MeToo Movement Era

Can the MeToo era usher in equal rights for women in America? Leigh Ann Wheeler, professor

Ashwini Tambe, University of Maryland – What Is Sexual Coercion?

** As a warning, this segment includes a frank discussion about sexual misconduct some listeners may

Ray Raymond, SUNY Ulster – The U.S. and U.K.’s Special Partnership

The U.S. and UK have enjoyed a strong relationship for centuries. Ray Raymond, professor of government