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Podcast Episode #1081: “Ear Bigness Through the Years”

Monday, September 20th, 2021

In Podcast Episode #1081, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to biologist Dany Adams. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

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Dany Adams encounters:

Ear size as a predictor of chronological age,” R. Tan , V. Osman, and G. Tan, Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, vol. 25, 1997, pp. 187–191.

Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant

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Podcast Episode #1079

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

In Podcast Episode #1079, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to psycholinguist Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

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Jean Berko Gleason encounters:

Cats Prefer Species-Appropriate Music,” Charles T. Snowdon, David Teie, and Megan Savage, Applied Animal Behaviour Science, vol. 166, 2015, pp. 106-111. 

Seth GliksmanProduction Assistant

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Podcast Episode #1078: “Are People Happier on Weekends?”

Sunday, August 8th, 2021

In Podcast Episode #1078, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to biologist Dany Adams. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

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Dany Adams encounters:

Weekends, work, and well-being: Psychological need satisfactions and day of the week effects on mood, vitality, and physical symptoms,” Richard M. Ryan, Jessey H. Bernstein, and Kirk Warren Brown, Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, vol. 29, no. 1 (2010): 95-122. 

Seth GliksmanProduction Assistant

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Podcast Episode #1077: “Danger Assessment of Holy Water”

Sunday, July 25th, 2021

In Podcast Episode #1077, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to biomedical researcher Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

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Chris Cotsapas encounters:

Holy Water—A Risk Factor for Hospital-Acquired Infection,” J.C. Rees and K.D. Allen, Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 32, no. 1, January 1996, pp. 51–5.

Seth GliksmanProduction Assistant

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Podcast Episode #1076: “Adventure of the Random Million Digits”

Sunday, July 11th, 2021

In Podcast Episode #1076, Robin Abrahams dramatically reads aloud selected highlights from a treasured collection of a million random digits.

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Robin Abrahams encounters:

A Million Random Digits with 100,000 Normal Deviates, Rand Corporation, Free Press, 1955

Seth GliksmanProduction Assistant

Bruce Petschek, Producer (Original Recording)

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