Episode 56: News from the Monkey Scope II
High-frequencies in understanding.
“Gorilla Man” unheard.
Related to “Change Blindness.” (video)
“Vocal fry” getting attention… why?
Pics of Baby Weasels!
Episode 57: Brain Beat & Christmas Music nonScience (not annoying)
Hai-Ting went to Brain Beat.
The Unscientific Holiday Song Science Test of NonScience
This Is Your Brain On Music (Levitin, 2007)
Absolute memory for musical pitch (Levitin paper referred to).
The only link I’m providing is to the hippo Xmas song. Ha!)
Episode 58: Fat Lady Sings?
Her podcast on reflux, which includes research references.
And on the benefits of caffeine.
And about dehydration.
Monica also has two new ebooks coming out in January : Nutrition Zombies: 10 Nutrition Myths that Refuse to Die and How to Win at Losing: 10 Diet Myths That Keep You From Losing
Episode 60: Fluffy Ice Frogs
Episode 62: Fred Adams Interview, Part I
Part one of Hai-Ting’s interview with astrophysicist Fred Adams.
Episode 63: Fred Adams Interview, Part II
Part two of Hai-Ting’s interview with astrophysicist Fred Adams.
Episode 64: Nano-ear, Sky Noises, Voice Glove
We’re now part of the science360 network! [edit: no we’re not, anymore]
The nano-ear makes some headway.
Edmonton sky noises: admitted hoax.
Episode 65: Muscles, Headphone Death, Swedish Death
Athlete’s muscle advantage.
Headphone death has tripled. (coverage, paper)
Headphone sales have been rising. (one, two) http://www.whathifi.com/blog/the-year-of-the-headphone-2009-hi-fi-and-av-sales-figures-revealed http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2011/03/05/even-with-album-sales-falling-headphone-sales-are-.aspx
Approximately four people per year die in roller coaster related accidents in the USA. http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/11/5/309.abstract
Umea University. http://www.phmed.umu.se/english/?languageId=1
Attending a concert is healthier than attending church? Hmmm… http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11045748