Newcastle University http://wamc.org en Dr. Daniel Nettle, Newcastle University – Cultural Shift Across Neighborhoods http://wamc.org/post/dr-daniel-nettle-newcastle-university-cultural-shift-across-neighborhoods <p>The complexity of human culture is highly nuanced.</p><p>Dr. Daniel Nettle, professor of behavioral sciences at Newcastle University, observed striking cultural differences even in people living geographically close to one another.</p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Pryce 86376 at http://wamc.org Dr. Daniel Nettle, Newcastle University – Cultural Shift Across Neighborhoods Dr. Geraldine Wright, Newcastle University – Caffeine Gives Bees a Buzz http://wamc.org/post/dr-geraldine-wright-newcastle-university-caffeine-gives-bees-buzz <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Geraldine Wright of Newcastle University reveals why bees get a kick out of caffeine.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 68028 at http://wamc.org Dr. Tom Smulders, Newcastle University – Waterlogged Fingers and Gripping Ability http://wamc.org/post/dr-tom-smulders-newcastle-university-waterlogged-fingers-and-gripping-ability <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Tom Smulders of Newcastle University explains why our fingers become wrinkly after prolonged exposure to water.</p><p></p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 61429 at http://wamc.org Dr. Amy Guo, Newcastle University – Technology for Aging Drivers http://wamc.org/post/dr-amy-guo-newcastle-university-technology-aging-drivers <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Amy Guo of Newcastle University explains the development of technology to address issues faced by aging drivers.<br /> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 40536 at http://wamc.org Dr. Amy Guo, Newcastle University – Technology for Aging Drivers