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October 28, 2016
The Great Pumpkin and Charlie Brown are part of Halloween. In today's Academic Minute, Washington and Lee University's Stephen Lind takes a deeper look at this classic TV special and the lessons it teaches us about faith and doubt.

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September 16, 2016
Not all birds face the same risks when leaving the nest. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Missouri's Julianna Jenkins explores the survival rates of two types of birds as they venture out on their own.
September 15, 2016
Are millennials more sexually active than previous generations? In today's Academic Minute, San Diego State University's Jean Twenge explores if social media and other factors have led to a rise in sexual exploration among youth.
September 14, 2016
We like choosing for ourselves -- but how about for others? In today's Academic Minute, Northeastern University's Mary Steffel examines why people pass the buck when it comes to making decisions.
September 13, 2016
Extinction doesn’t always happen in the blink of an eye. In today's Academic Minute, the University at Buffalo's Charles Mitchell discusses how nature usually takes a slower course to the same goal.
September 12, 2016
When was the last time you were somewhere quiet? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Michigan's Scott Campbell discusses solitude and its benefits in a more connected world.


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