University of California Los Angeles

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Dr. Gabriel Rossman, University of California Los Angeles – Economic Risk and the Oscars

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Gabriel Rossman of the University of California Los Angeles reveals the economic risks faced by filmmakers seeking to win Academy Awards. 

Gabriel Rossman is an associate professor of sociology at the University of California Los Angeles. His research addresses culture and mass media, especially pop music radio and Hollywood films. He earned his Ph.D. at Princeton University.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Thu October 10, 2013

Dr. Chris Roberts, University of California Los Angeles – Lifestyle and Teen Obesity

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Chris Roberts of the University of California Los Angeles explores the link between lifestyle and health in teens. 

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Thu October 11, 2012

Dr. Susan Perry, University of California Los Angeles – Benefits of Social Stability

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Susan Perry of the University of California Los Angeles explores how early stability can shape the adult lives of social creatures.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon July 23, 2012

Dr. Dean Buonomano, University of California Los Angeles – Shortcomings of the Brain

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Dean Buonomano of the University of California Los Angeles explains why our brains are often biologically unequipped to accurately perceive the modern world.

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