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Americans donate the most to charity. But today on the Academic Minute, Franklin Pierce University's Allan Rachlin examines why we’re not at the top of other quality-of-life lists.

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February 16, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, SUNY Albany's Andrea Habura discusses the importance of single-celled organisms called protists. Habura is an assistant professor at Albany.
February 15, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Lehigh University's Holona Ochs explores how we decide when to tip and how social factors influence the amount. Ochs is an assistant professor of political science.
February 14, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Pepperdine University's Dyron Daughrity reveals the religious and cultural origins of Valentine’s Day. Daughrity, an assistant professor of religion, is author of The Changing World of Christianity: The Global History of a Borderless Religion. Find out more about him here.
February 11, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Western New England College's John Baick examines photographs of Abraham Lincoln and explores what they tell us about his experience as a wartime president. Baick is associate professor of history at Western New England; find out In today’s Academic Minute, Western New England College's John Baick examines photographs of Abraham Lincoln and explores what they tell us about his experience as a wartime president. Baick is associate professor of history at Western New England; find out more about him here.more about him here.
February 10, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Duke University's Dan Ariely discusses the purely economic side of decisions about Valentine’s Day gifts. Ariely, the James B. Duke Professor of Behavioral Economics at Duke, is author of Predictably Irrational and The Upside of Irrationality. Find out more about him here.

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