Princeton University

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Dr. Susan Fiske, Princeton University - Baseball and Schadenfreude

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. 

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.

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Thu March 21, 2013

"The Accursed" by Joyce Carol Oates

      The Accursed 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.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Dr. Janet Currie, Princeton University – Stress and Pregnancy

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.

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