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August 25, 2016
Did you wash the dishes in the sink before work this morning? In today's Academic Minute, Boston University's Howard Eichenbaum discusses how the brain suppresses some memories to better focus on the tasks at hand.
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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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May 19, 2016
Will President Obama’s recent trip to Cuba help Afro-Cubans? In today's Academic Minute, Louisiana State University's Devyn Spence Benson examines the challenges faced by this ethnic group and whether change is on the horizon on the Caribbean island.
May 18, 2016
Does being addicted to social media make you more depressed? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Pittsburgh's Brian Primack delves into this question.
May 17, 2016
What makes the flow of a supervolcano travel so far from the eruption? In today's Academic Minute, the State University of New York at Buffalo's Greg Valentine examines whether speed or weight makes the flows travel great distances.
May 17, 2016
Amherst College President Biddy Martin discusses the institution's efforts to attract and graduate low-income students.
May 16, 2016
Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman discuss the "Recruitment, Diversity and Success" booklet's findings.