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April 15, 2014
Maybe you should let your children play with their food! In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Iowa's Larissa Samuelson asserts that playing with one's food might be a beneficial part of the learning process.
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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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June 14, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Cambridge's Jennifer Clack discusses how recent discoveries are providing paleontologists with a better understanding of the development of early tetrapods.
June 13, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Northwestern University's Daniel Abrams explores why the level of left handedness is a constant across most societies.
June 12, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Texas at Austin's Bayani Cardenas discusses what’s going on beneath the surface of a hot spring.
June 11, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, Newcastle University's Amy Guo examines the development of technology to address issues faced by aging drivers.
June 8, 2012
In today’s Academic Minute, the University of Western Ontario's Damian Cruse shares his research into the level of conscious awareness among coma patients. Cruse is a postdoctoral fellow at the Brain and Mind Institute at Western Ontario, where his research focuses on consciousness and the ways in which cognition changes at its varying levels. Find out more about him here.