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July 30, 2014
Some people are inherently pessimistic. Others tend to focus on the positive and maintain a sunny optimism. In today's Academic Minute, Michigan State University's Jason Moser digs into the science of this aspect of human nature.
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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.
The Pulse, hosted by Rodney B. Murray of University of the Sciences, is Inside Higher Ed's monthly technology podcast
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