University of Michigan

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri October 10, 2014

The Academic Minute for 10.6-10.10

The Academic Minute for 10.6.2014 - 10.10.2014

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon October 6, 2014

10.6.2014 - This Week on The Academic Minute

October 6 - 10

Coming Up on The Academic Minute on WAMC

Monday, October 6
Dr. Kathryn Heinze of The University of Michigan discusses the philanthropy of the Detroit Lions.
 

Tuesday, October 7
With the help of Cochlear Implants, Dr. Feilin Hsaio of The University of The Pacific shows how the hearing impaired can enjoy music.

Wednesday, October 8
Dr. Kristin Malecki of The University of Wisconsin Madison explores green space awareness.

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Academic Minute
8:32 am
Fri August 15, 2014

The Academic Minute for 8.11-8.15

Monday, August 11
Alyssa Crittenden - University of Nevada Las Vegas  
Microbiota of the Hadza Tribe

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon August 11, 2014

8/11 - This Week on The Academic Minute

Coming Up on The Academic Minute on WAMC

Monday, August 11
 
Dr. Alyssa Crittenden of The University of Nevada Las Vegas analyzes the gastrointestinal bacteria of the Tanzanian Hadza tribe.

Tuesday, August 12
 
Dr. Mark Hunter of The University of Michigan details the results of a landmark 30 year study of forest moths.

Wednesday, August 13

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Dr. Dae Kwak, University of Michigan -- Fantasy Sports and Effective Marketing

How will your fantasy baseball team do this season?

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Dae Kwak, assistant professor of sports management at the University of Michigan, discusses the psychological impact fantasy sports advertising has on even experienced players.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Dr. Elizabeth Pringle, University of Michigan – Trees and Ant Defenders

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Elizabeth Pringle of the University of Michigan reveals how some tropical trees pay armies of ants to defend them against herbivorous pests. 

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Dr. David Hsu, University of Michigan – The Pain of Social Rejection

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. David Hsu of the University of Michigan explains how the brain deals with the pain of social rejection. 

David Hsu is an assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Michigan. His research interests include the neuroimaging of mood and anxiety disorders using fMRI and PET scans, the neurobiology of stress in the context of social environments, and the neuroanatomical pathways for emotional responses to stress.  He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Dr. Sara Konrath, University of Michigan – Age and Empathy

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Sara Konrath of the University of Michigan explores the relationship between age and the ability to feel empathy for others.  

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Dr. Colleen Seifert, University of Michigan – Dislodging Misinformation

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Colleen Seifert of the University of Michigan explains why it’s sometimes hard to abandon an idea even when you know it to be false.

Colleen Seifert is the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan. Her research examines cognitive modeling (computer models of human thought), knowledge representation, memory retrieval, and judgment and decision-making.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon December 31, 2012

Dr. Sarah Stoddard, University of Michigan – Online Peer Pressure

In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Sarah Stoddard of the University of Michigan explains peer pressure’s long reach into the virtual world of social media.

Sarah Stoddard is a research assistant professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan.  Her research interests include understanding the interaction between individual factors and social and environmental factors. Her findings have been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and she holds a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.

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