University of Colorado Boulder

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Dr. Peter McGraw, University of Colorado - A Science of Humor

Can we accurate codify why things make us laugh?

Dr. Peter McGraw of the University of Colorado Boulder draws on his work with Caleb Warren and The Humor Research Lab (HuRL) to answer the question, “What makes things humorous?”

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Dr. Michelle Sauther, University of Colorado, Boulder – Lemurs and Sleeping Caves

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Michelle Sauther of the University of Colorado Boulder reveals a discovery about the preferred sleeping arrangements of lemurs.

 

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Tue January 29, 2013

Dr. Peter McGraw, University of Colorado Boulder – Humor and Tragedy

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Peter McGraw of the University of Colorado Boulder explores what makes jokes about tragic events too soon. 

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Tue December 11, 2012

Dr. Stuart Robbins, University of Colorado, Boulder – Mapping Martian Craters

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Stuart Robbins of the University of Colorado Boulder explains his work mapping craters on the surface of Mars.

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