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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.
Rodney B. Murray, executive director of academic technology at the University of the Sciences, is charged with advancing all aspects of educational technology on campus.
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November 2, 2011 - 12:20am
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.
November 1, 2011 - 3:00am
In today’s Academic Minute, Bowdoin College's Kristen Ghodsee explains why after only two decades, many former Eastern Bloc countries are developing a growing nostalgia for communism.
October 31, 2011 - 3:00am
In today’s Academic Minute, Lock Haven University's Dan Shaw explores the range of theories explaining why many of us enjoy horror films.
October 28, 2011 - 3:00am
In today’s Academic Minute, Purchase College's Paul Siegel discusses how facing your fears can help you overcome them, even if you don’t know you are facing them.
October 27, 2011 - 3:00am
In today’s Academic Minute, Cornell University's Mary Beth Norton explores why the Salem witchcraft crisis was statistically more dangerous for men who found themselves accused than it was for women.