University of Rochester http://wamc.org en Dr. Jeremy Jamieson, University of Rochester – Performance and Beneficial Stress http://wamc.org/post/dr-jeremy-jamieson-university-rochester-performance-and-beneficial-stress <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Jeremy Jamieson of the University of Rochester explains why stress can be useful for performers.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p><br>Jeremy Jamieson is an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Rochester where his research seeks to understand how stress impacts decisions, emotions, and performance. He is particularly interested in what the physiological indicators of bodily and mental states say about the mechanisms underlying the effects of stress. He earned his Ph.D. at Northeastern University.</p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 73968 at http://wamc.org Dr. Jeremy Jamieson, University of Rochester – Performance and Beneficial Stress Dr. T. Florian Jaeger, University of Rochester – The Brain and Universal Grammar http://wamc.org/post/dr-t-florian-jaeger-university-rochester-brain-and-universal-grammar <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. T. Florian Jaeger reveals how language is universally shaped by the inner workings of the human brain.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>T. Florian Jaeger is the Wilmot Assistant Professor of the Sciences at the University of Rochester. His research examines how production and comprehension complexity can influence a speaker’s choice in language variation. His findings have been widely published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and he earned his Ph.D. at Stanford University.</p><p><a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/109/44/17897">Read the full article</a></p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 14:39:25 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 58777 at http://wamc.org Dr. T. Florian Jaeger, University of Rochester – The Brain and Universal Grammar Dr. Cynthia Ebinger, University of Rochester – Understanding Volcanic Plumbing http://wamc.org/post/dr-cynthia-ebinger-university-rochester-understanding-volcanic-plumbing <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Cynthia Ebinger of the University of Rochester explains the connection between earthquakes, volcanism, and the changing thickness of the Earth&rsquo;s tectonic plates.<br /> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 42517 at http://wamc.org Dr. Cynthia Ebinger, University of Rochester – Understanding Volcanic Plumbing