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July 14, 2014
How a child learns about the concept of safety depends greatly on the conversations they have with their parents. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Iowa's Jodie M. Plumert discusses her experiment to understand how safety and danger are perceived.
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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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November 8, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of North Florida's Barry Albright discusses a new species of dinosaur recently discovered in southern Utah.
November 6, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Janet Angelis of the University at Albany examines the common actions and policies shared by high-performing schools.
November 4, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Vanderbilt University's Rangaraj Ramanujam uses fourth down plays to explain why and when businesses choose to go for it.
November 3, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Lycoming College's Daniela Ribitsch examines the arbitrary connection between words and the objects they represent. Ribitsch is a professor of German at Lycoming, in Williamsport, Pa. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.
November 2, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Wellesley College's Bevil Conway discusses how the brain creates color and reveals methods artists have used to compensate for the shifting color palette of human perception.