Academic Minute Podcast

The Academic Minute for 2024.02.12-2024.02.16

The Academic Minute from 2.12 – 2.16

Monday
Anne Pezalla Macalester College
Gentle Parenting is Not-So-Gentle on Parents
Dr. Pezalla’s expertise is in adolescent risk and resilience, social identities, family relationships, and narratives in health.

Tuesday
Laura Doering – University of Toronto
Sexism and Ambiguity
Laura Doering is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management and is cross-appointed in the Department of Sociology. As an economic sociologist, she examines how interactions and social psychological processes shape outcomes for households, organizations, and markets. Her research has been published in the American Journal of Sociology, American Sociological Review, Sociological Science, Sociology of Development, and Journal of Business Venturing. Professor Doering’s research and writing has appeared in The New York Times, BBC News, The Globe and Mail, Salon, and other outlets.

Wednesday
Rebecca Krause-Galoni – University of Iowa
Can Bad Be Good? The Attraction of a Darker Self
Rebecca Krause-Galoni is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa. Her research focuses mainly on the ways consumers interact with unreal environments and stimuli, such as stories, games, and fantasy. The research discussed here was conducted along with Professor Derek D. Rucker at Northwestern University.

Thursday
Daniel Ernst – Texas Woman’s University
Understanding Artificial Versus Human Intelligence
Daniel Ernst is an Assistant Professor of English at Texas Woman’s University in Denton, TX. He researches and teaches courses in rhetoric, writing, grammar, and generative AI, and holds a PhD in English from Purdue University.

Friday
Andrei Cimpian – New York University
Parents and Mentors Perceive Less Chess Potential in Girls
Dr. Andrei Cimpian is Professor of Psychology at New York University. His research investigates motivation and academic achievement, with a particular focus on how educational outcomes are shaped by gender and racial/ethnic stereotypes. Dr. Cimpian’s research has been published in top journals such as Science, Science Advances, and Psychological Science, earning him the 2018 American Psychological Association Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology.

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