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September 28, 2016
New ways of communicating the effects of climate change are needed. In today's Academic Minute, Barnard College's Stephanie Pfirman explores whether making a game of it will help spread the information.
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September 19, 2016
How important are fathers to a child’s well-being? In today's Academic Minute, Michigan State University's Claire Vallotton examines what effect a good dad can have on kids.
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.
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