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May 27, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Brown University's Philip Fernbach reveals that when it comes to proving a point, weak evidence is often worse than no evidence at all. Fernbach is a postdoctoral research associate in Brown's Department of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences at Brown University. Find out more about him here.
May 26, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Pauline Oliveros examines the difference between passive hearing and active listening. Oliveros is Clinical Professor of Arts at RPI. Find out more about her here.
May 25, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, York College of Pennsylvania's Lisa Ruth Sahd examines how nurses are trained to deal with trauma emergencies in the ER and on the street. Ruth-Sahd is an associate professor of nursing at York, and she coordinates the summer nurse externship program at Lancaster General Health.
May 24, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Shaker Mousa of the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences discusses how the mapping of the human genome is leading to personalized medicine. Mousa is a professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Science at Albany, where he is also vice provost for research. Find out more about him here.
May 23, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Lock Haven University's Dana Washington examines how the urge to write is rooted in the desire to create something more enduring than ourselves. Washington is an assistant professor of English at Lock Haven, where she teaches writing and literature and co-advises the art and literary magazine.

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