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December 4, 2013
In today’s Academic Minute, Princeton University's Susan Fiske discusses what baseball rivalries can teach us about why we sometime take delight in the misfortune of others.
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The Academic Minute features professors from top institutions around the country, delving into topics from the serious to the light-hearted, keeping listeners abreast of what's new and exciting in the academy.
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December 5, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Middlebury College's Erik Bleich contrasts how Americans and Europeans value and protect freedom of speech.
December 2, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Notre Dame's Jill Lany discusses the complex nature of an infant’s ability to learn language.
December 1, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Johns Hopkins University's Eric Fortune discusses how our brains are wired for cooperation.
November 30, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Fort Lewis College's Brian Burke describes how the unconscious fear of death animates virtually all human action and belief.
November 29, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Adam Rabinowitz of the University of Texas at Austin discusses his efforts to preserve archaeological research for examination by generations of future scholars.