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Interview: Defending science in the classroom with Josh Rosenau
42:54 | Jun 30th, 2016
Guest Josh Rosenau, Programs and Policy Director of the National Center for Science Education, talks about the mission of the NCSE and the history of attacks against evolution and climate science in public schools.
11: Ambient noise, email checking frequency, and academic tracking
1:05:47 | Mar 11th, 2016
This week we learn about ambient noise for creative thinking, email checking frequency, and academic tracking, which is separating students into different classes or schools according to their academic ability.
7: Malleable intelligence, merit badges, and depressed roommates
1:31:01 | Dec 17th, 2015
This week we cover articles from the education section of our site. We learn about teaching children that intelligence is malleable, merit badges, and depressed roommates. We also have an interview with Derek Muller of Veritasium and Snatoms.
3: Wealth equality, antidepressants, and happiness
1:12:39 | Oct 24th, 2015
This week, all of our topics come from the happiness section of our site. We learn about how the wealth of others affects your happiness, the effectiveness of anti-depressant drugs, and why being happy all the time may not make you happy all the time...Show More
1: Gift giving, vocal fry, and love
1:22:20 | Sep 23rd, 2015
This week, all of our topics come from the persuasion section of our site. We learn about why people suck at giving gifts, all about vocal fry, and how to create love in an hour… in a lab at least.
0: Sleep paralysis, cool 13-year-olds, toxoplasmosis, and Wikipedia reliability
1:40:11 | Sep 9th, 2015
This week we learn about sleep paralysis, whether cool 13 year olds have already washed out by the age of 22, is your cat’s poop affecting your behavior, and how reliable is medical information on Wikipedia.