Arizona State University

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Dr. Curtis Marean, Arizona State University – Early Human Weapons

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Curtis Marean of Arizona State University discusses the technological developments that made early humans deadly hunters. 

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Dr. Douglas Kenrick, Arizona State University – Evolution and Rational Behavior

In today’s Academic Minute, Douglas Kenrick of Arizona State University explains why irrational behavior can appear rational when viewed from an evolutionary perspective.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Dr. Jordan Okie, Arizona State University – The Evolution of Size

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Jordan Okie of Arizona State University explains why some species have evolved tremendous size.


Jordan Okie is a postdoctoral fellow at NASA’s Astrobiology Institute and the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University. His work examines the effects of the size, metabolism, and temperature of biological systems on the properties of these systems and the implications of these effects for understanding ecology and evolution. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of New Mexico.

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