We bring you Music for cats… and monkeys. Seriously. UW animal psychologist Charles Snowdon tells us more.
Cornell psychologist David Dunning will join us to explain why he thinks we’re all confident idiots.
Psychologist and UW-Madison postdoctoral researcher Marcus Perlman speaks with Monday 8 O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing about the realization among the scientific community that apes and non-human animals possess sophisticated and voluntary control over gestures and vocalizations, the implications for the evolution of human speech, and the de-centering of humanism.
Brian Standing speaks with UW Psychology Ph.D. student Jason Samaha about the blink of the human brain.
The question of what is “right” and what is “wrong” is about as commonplace and pedestrian as philosophical debates get. Some point to an inherent and universal moral compass that guides all of our ethical decision-making, while others gravitate towards a more relative approach that calls into question whether anything can be ultimately right or […]
During this holiday season, we’ll certainly remember the good times of some of the Christmas’ in the past, and also form good memories of this Christmas. So, for this episode of the Perpetual Notion Machine, we look into the science of memory – what are they, how do they form, and what triggers a memory […]