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2 Oct 2018

Halting Cancers’ Spread – John Lewis

Can we put the brakes on cancers’ ability to metastasize? In episode 33, John Lewis from the University of Alberta talks with us about his research into inhibiting cancer cell movement and metastasis through genomic targets.

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18 Sep 2018

Speech-to-Song Illusion – Mike Vitevitch

Can auditory errors and illusions better help us understand how the brain works? In episode 32 Mike Vitevitch from the University of Kansas talks with us about his research into the cognitive mechanisms underlying the Speech-to-Song auditory illusion.

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21 Aug 2018

Hearing Loss and Cognition – Yune Lee

Might early hearing impairment lead to cognitive challenges later in life? Yune Lee from the Ohio State University talks with us about his research into how even minor hearing loss can increase the cognitive load required to distinguish spoken language.

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11 Jun 2018

Multiple Work Identities – Brianna Caza, Sherry Moss & Heather Vough

Brianna Caza, Sherry Moss & Heather Vough talk with us about their research into how people who hold down multiple careers at the same time can struggle to find their authentic identities in their work. For more information, including materials discussed during this episode, visit ParsingScience.org. Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS.

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17 Apr 2018

Defying Unjust Authorities – Phil Zimbardo

Phil Zimbardo, Professor Emeritus from Stanford University and author of Stanford Prison Experiment, talks with us about his new research into how social modeling influences the likelihood of disobeying unjust authority.  For more information, including materials discussed during this episode, visit ParsingScience.org. Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS.

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6 Mar 2018

Empathic Accuracy – Michael Kraus

Michael Kraus from Yale University’s School of Management talks with us about his research that examines the role of the voice in our capacity to accurately estimate the emotions of others. For more information, including materials discussed during this episode, visit ParsingScience.org. Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS.

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20 Feb 2018

Universals in Song – Sam Mehr and Manvir Singh

Sam Mehr and Manvir Singh, from Harvard’s Music Lab talk with us about how they used songs from the Natural History of Song database to find out if form-function associations in vocal music are detectable by listeners worldwide. For more information, including materials discussed during this episode, visit ParsingScience.org. Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS.

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23 Jan 2018

Decisions to Move – Bill Clark

Bill Clark from the University of California Los Angeles discusses his research applying the endowment effect of Prospect Theory to decisions of why people move from, or stay in, their homes. For more information, including materials discussed during this episode, visit ParsingScience.org. Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS.

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9 Jan 2018

Capacity for Number – Rafael Núñez

In this episode we talk with Rafael Nunez from the University of California, San Diego, about his research into if human understanding of number has developed through biological evolution, or through the evolution of language and culture.  For more information, including materials discussed during this episode, visit ParsingScience.org. Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS.

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