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Reactivation and Earthquakes with Folarin Kolawole

In this episode we talk with Folarin Kolawole from the University of Oklahoma about his research into the reactivation of faults and how this can lead to earthquakes. He co-authored the ar

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Retaliatory Punishment with Adam Morris

In this episode we talk with Adam Morris from Harvard University's Department of Psychology about his game theory research into why people engage in retribution with little regard for its

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Electoral Systems and Female Candidates with Laura Stephenson

In this episode we talk with Laura Stephenson from the University of Western Ontario about her research into how the structures of electoral systems can shape the outcomes. She co-authored

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Emotions and Rubber Hand Illusion with Beatrice de Gelder

Sometimes our emotions and the power of illusions can put our sense of reality to the test. In this special Halloween episode, Beatrice de Gelder from Maastricht University shares stories

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Open Science and Replications (Part 2 of 2) with Tim Errington and Brian Nosek

Reproducing research results can help accelerate the scientific progress. In the second half of this two-part episode, Tim Errington and Brian Nosek from the Center for Open Science share ...

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Open Science and Replications (Part 1 of 2) with Brian Nosek and Tim Errington

Open access to both the scientific process and results should be the default, not the exception. In the first of this two-part episode, Brian Nosek and Tim Errington from the Center for Op...

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Doug Leigh

Doug Leigh, Ph.D., is a Professor with Pepperdine University. His research interests are test and measurement construction, psychometrics, machine learning, research design, and science communication.
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Ryan Watkins, Ph.D., is a Professor at George Washington University. His research interests are instructional design, needs assessments, and human-machine expertise.