Princeton University http://wamc.org en Dr. Susan Fiske, Princeton University - Baseball and Schadenfreude http://wamc.org/post/dr-susan-fiske-princeton-university-baseball-and-schadenfreude <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Susan Fiske of Princeton University reveals what baseball rivalries can teach us about why we sometime take delight in the misfortune of others.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><br />Susan Fiske is the Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton University. Her research addresses how stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination are encouraged or discouraged by social relationships, such as cooperation, competition, and power. She holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 78652 at http://wamc.org Dr. Susan Fiske, Princeton University - Baseball and Schadenfreude "The Accursed" by Joyce Carol Oates http://wamc.org/post/accursed-joyce-carol-oates <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0062231707/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0062231707&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">The Accursed</a>&nbsp;<img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0062231707" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">is a major historical novel from Joyce Carol Oates - an eerie, unforgettable story of possession, power, and loss in early-twentieth-century Princeton, a cultural crossroads of the powerful and the damned.</span></p><p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 59919 at http://wamc.org "The Accursed" by Joyce Carol Oates Dr. Janet Currie, Princeton University – Stress and Pregnancy http://wamc.org/post/dr-janet-currie-princeton-university-stress-and-pregnancy <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Janet Currie of Princeton University reveals the link between a woman’s exposure to stress during pregnancy and the probability of experiencing complications during labor and delivery.<br> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 47286 at http://wamc.org Dr. Janet Currie, Princeton University – Stress and Pregnancy