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October 25, 2016
How did the Electoral College come to be? In today's Academic Minute, Stanford University's Jack Rakove explores the origin of this sometimes maligned style of election.
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October 20, 2016
Should the electoral college be abolished? In today's Academic Minute, American Public University's Stephen Schwalbe details why that might not be the best course of action.
October 19, 2016
What do Aristotle and sound bites have in common? In today's Academic Minute, Vassar College's Curtis Dozier explores whether candidates use Aristotle’s teachings when appealing to voters.
October 18, 2016
Are we being brainwashed? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Arizona's Scott Selisker examines if we are as free thinking as we think we are.
October 17, 2016
If you want someone to switch political sides, try their perspective. In today's Academic Minute, the University of Toronto's Matthew Feinberg explores why people tend to stick to their own side in a heated debate.
October 14, 2016
What makes you laugh? In today's Academic Minute, the University of Alberta's Chris Westbury explores humor and why we find weird things funny.
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