Thursday, March 22, 2012

How is Political Temperment Determined?

Could biological factors influence whether we are liberal or conservative in our views? What can cognition - or, the way the brain processes information tell us about our behavior? What is the gaze-cueing effect? Cognitive Psychologist Dr. Mike Dodd had an experiment in collaboration with Political Scientists John Hibbing and Kevin Smith to get to the bottom of it.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

What do Rural Sociologists do?

What do rural sociologists do? What makes people decide to move from a big city to a small town, or vice versa.  How do migration patterns affect the economy?  Dr. Randolph Cantrell answers these questions, and more.