In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Jeff Lane of the University of Alberta reveals how shifting weather patterns are disrupting the life cycle of hibernating mammals.
Jeff Lane is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta. His current research is focused on examining the temporal patterns of resource allocation in mammals, specifically, North American red squirrels and Columbian and Richardson’s ground squirrels. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Alberta.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Scott Lilienfeld of Emory University reveals the traits shared by psychopathic individuals and successful U.S. presidents.
Scott Lilienfeld is a professor of psychology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. His research is focused on the causes and assessment of personality disorders (especially psychopathic personality) and personality traits. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Diana Deutsch of the University of California San Diego discusses the genetic and cultural factors that give some people perfect pitch.
Diana Deutsch is a professor of psychology at the University of California, San Diego, where she conducts research on the perception and memory of sounds, with a particular focus on music. Her current research project is examining why some people have the ability known as perfect pitch and why it is so rare. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego.