In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Jennifer Crosby of Williams College examines how we react to perceived prejudice in a social setting.
Jennifer Crosby is an assistant professor of psychology at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Her Groups Process and Social Interactions Lab examines individual and situational factors affecting attention, decision-making, and behavior in intergroup interactions. She earned her Ph.D. at Stanford University.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Timothy Roth of Franklin and Marshall College explores the link between local climate and brain capacity within wide-ranging species.
Timothy Roth is an assistant professor of psychology at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. His research combines the study of neurobiology, animal behavior, and ecology to understand the processes by which natural selection influences the use of space in animals. He holds a Ph.D. from Indiana State University.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Stephanie King of the University of St Andrews explains recent findings that point to the use of names by dolphins.
Stephanie King is an honorary research fellow at the University of St Andrews where her doctoral research investigated the temporal and social aspects of vocal interactions in bottlenose dolphins. Specifically, she examined the individually distinctive signature whistle and its use in vocal copying and vocal matching interactions among both captive and wild dolphins.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Lloyd White of Royal Holloway University discusses revisions to the map of the supercontinent Gondwana.
Lloyd White is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Earth Sciences at Royal Holloway University in Surrey, England. His research interests include tectonics, geochronology, and structural geology. He is currently investigating the history of plate movement in Southeast Asia as well as the regional geology of Sulawesi and the Bird's Head peninsula.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Cornelia Class of Columbia University explains the importance of rare earth elements in the manufacture of electronics.
Cornelia Class is an associate research professor of geochemistry at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory where her research interests include solid Earth geochemistry and dynamics. Her work attempts to understand the past and present geology of the Earth’s mantle. She earned her Ph.D. at the Max Planck Institute for Geochemistry in Mainz, Germany.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Keith Sanford of Baylor University explores the psychology behind the average domestic argument.
Keith Sanford is an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor University. His research investigates married couples and other close interpersonal relationships, and he is especially interested in understanding how people resolve conflict. He holds a Ph.D. from Michigan State University.