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Prof. Alex Frangi of the University of Leeds on in-silico clinical trialsSpotifyYouTube 12/4/2021232In-silico trial of intracranial flow diverters replicates and expands insights from conventional clinical trials and Virtual endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms: models and uncertainty.  
Prof. Jennifer Jordan of IMD Switzerland on leadershipSpotifyYouTubeSocial12/3/2021438Every Leader Needs to Navigate These 7 Tensions Cracking the millennial code and Antecedents of leaders power sharing: The roles of power instability and distrust  
Prof. Bruce Hammock of University of California Davis on insect Biology and Mammalian EnzomologySpotifyYouTubeLife11/26/2021478Insect Biology Mammalian Enzomology Metabolomics and Mass Spectrometry and Immunoassay and Biosensor<br> <br> Scientific Sense ® by Gill Eapen: Prof. Bruce Hammock is Professor of Entomology &amp; Nematology at the University of California Davis. His Research Interests span Immunochemistry Insect Research and Mammalian Research
Prof. Deirdre McCloskey of the University of Illinois at Chicago on Libertarianism and EconomicsSpotifyYouTubeSocial11/23/2021358Why You Are Not a Conservative Wokesters Wake! Infantilized Liberalism The Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren are Immense Prudence Over Sustainability and How Growth Starts
Prof. Kenneth Pomeranz of the University of Chicago on China Europe and the making of the modern World economySpotifyYouTubeSocial11/19/2021363The great divergence China Europe and the making of the modern World economy
Prof. Claudia Flores of the University of Chicago on aligning law enforcement with human rightsSpotifyYouTubeSocial11/17/2021373Global impunity: How police laws &amp; policies in the world’s wealthiest countries fail international human rights standards &nbsp;
Prof. Holly Ingraham of UCSF on Estrogen signaling in the brain and gutSpotifyYouTubeLife11/15/2021317Estrogen signaling in arcuate Kiss1 neurons suppresses a sex-dependent female circuit promoting dense strong bones Oestrogen engages brain MC4R signaling to drive physical activity in female mice and LRH-1 mitigates intestinal inflammatory disease by maintaining epithelial homeostasis and cell survival &nbsp;
Prof. Wendy Pearlman of Northwestern University on Syrian uprising and politicsSpotifyYouTubeSocial11/12/2021309Narratives of Fear in Syria Moral Identity and Protest Cascades in Syria Mobilizing From Scratch: Large-Scale Collective Action Without Preexisting Organization in the Syrian Uprising Syrian Views on Obama’s Red Line: The Ethical Case for Strikes against Assad and Religion and Mobilization in the Syrian Uprising and War.
Prof. Sreekumar Bhaskaran of Southern Methodist University on durable goods pricing & distributionSpotifyYouTubeSocial11/10/2021553Selling and Leasing Strategies for Durable Goods with Complementary Products Implications of Channel Structure for Leasing or Selling Durable Goods Consumer Mental Accounts and Implications to Selling Base Products and Add-ons and Sequential Product Development and Introduction by Cash-Constrained Start-Ups&nbsp;
Prof. Marianna Bolognesi of the University of Bologna on language concepts and communication.SpotifyYouTubeSocial11/8/2021385Editors’ Introduction: Abstract Concepts: Structure Processing and Modeling How language and image construct synaesthetic metaphors in print advertising On abstraction: decoupling conceptual concreteness and categorical specificity The linguistic dimensions of concrete and abstract concepts: lexical category morphological structure countability and etymology and &nbsp;Framing COVID-19: How we conceptualize and discuss the pandemic on Twitter &nbsp;
Prof. Ryan Ogliore of Washington University in St. Louis on comets meteorites and Earths waterSpotifyYouTubePhysical11/6/2021299Incorporation of a late-forming chondrule into comet wild 2 Earth’s water may have been inherited from material similar to enstatite chondrite meteorites and Cosmic symplectite recorded irradiation by nearby massive stars in the solar system’s parent molecular cloud &nbsp;
Prof. Lance Dixon of Stanford University on the connection between gravity and subnuclear forcesSpotifyYouTubePhysical11/4/2021434How the fundamental force of gravity is essentially the “square” of the subnuclear forces underlying the Standard Model of particle physics (gauge theory) and how this idea can be used for gravitational wave physics. &nbsp;&nbsp;
Prof. Claudia Goldin of Harvard on Career & Family: Women’s Century Long Journey Toward EquitySpotifyYouTubeSocial11/2/2021371Career &amp; Family: Women’s Century Long Journey Toward Equity
Prof. Matteo Maggiori of Stanford University on investor beliefs trading and global capital flowsSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/30/2021482Five facts about beliefs and portfolios The joint dynamics of investor beliefs and trading during the covid-19 crash A model of the international monetary system International Currencies and Capital Allocation Redrawing the Map of Global Capital Flows: The Role of Cross-Border Financing and Tax Havens and Climate change and long-run discount rates: evidence from real estate &nbsp;
Prof. Keith Riles of the University of Michigan on Continuous Gravitational WavesSpotifyYouTubePhysical10/28/2021370All-sky Search for Continuous Gravitational Waves from Isolated Neutron Stars LIGO Data
Dr. Carol Gould and Dr. Ian Williams on the history of Pink Floyd ®SpotifyYouTubeSocial10/24/2021454Pink Floyd ®: A look back
Mr. Steve Hoffman of Founders Space on how technology is shaping our futureSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/18/2021411The five forces that change everything: How technology is shaping our future &nbsp;&nbsp;
Prof. Wendy Freedman of the University of Chicago on the tension on Hubble Constant measurementsSpotifyYouTubePhysical10/15/2021375Answering the Most Important Problem in Cosmology Today: Is the Tension in the Hubble Constant Real? &nbsp;
Prof. Vardit Ravitsky of the University of Montreal on the ethics of genetic testing & communicationSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/13/2021413Conceived and Deceived: The Medical Interests of Donor-Conceived Individuals Autonomous Choice and the Right to Know One’s Genetic Origins Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) Identifying key clinical ethical social legal and policy issues The Shifting Landscape of Prenatal Testing: Between Reproductive Autonomy and Public Health and Let’s Do Better: &nbsp;Public Representations of COVID-19 Science &nbsp;
Prof. Gianluca Carnabuci of ESMT Berlin on InnovationSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/11/2021404Knowledge Specialization Knowledge Brokerage and the Uneven Growth of Technology Domains The Ecology of Technological Progress: How Symbiosis and Competition Affect the Growth of Technology Domains Where do firms’ recombinant capabilities come from? intra-organizational networks knowledge and firms’ ability to innovate through technological recombination Social networks cognitive style and innovative performance: a contingency perspective Risky Recombinations: Institutional Gatekeeping in the Innovation Process and Categories attention and the impact of inventions.
Prof. Michael Gibbs of the University of Chicago on working from HomeSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/9/2021575Work from Home &amp; Productivity: Evidence from Personnel &amp; Analytics Data on IT Professionals “Working” remotely? selection treatment and the market provision of remote work and Why Working From Home Will Stick &nbsp;
Dr. Christof Koch of Allen Institute on the architecture of the brain and consciousnessSpotifyYouTubeLife10/7/2021386A survey of spiking activity reveals a functional hierarchy of mouse corticothalamic visual areas Human cortical expansion involves diversification and specialization of supragranular intratelencephalic-projecting neurons and The Feeling of Life Itself: Why Consciousness Is Widespread but Cant Be Computed.&nbsp;
Prof. Dean Buonomano of UCLA on the biology of timeSpotifyYouTubeLife10/5/2021290The biology of time across different scales Population clocks: motor timing with neural dynamics Temporal Perceptual Learning and The Neural Basis of Timing: Distributed Mechanisms for Diverse Functions. &nbsp;
Prof. Garance Genicot of Georgetown University on aspirations inequality networks and electionsSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/3/2021337Tolerance and Compromise in Social Networks Aspirations and inequality &nbsp;Electoral Systems and Inequalities in Government Interventions and Political Reservations as Term-Limits. &nbsp;
Prof. Gautam Menon of Ashoka University on the dynamics of COVID spread and policies in IndiaSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/1/2021341The dynamics of COVID spread and policies in India
Prof. James Hughes of the University of Massachusetts on public policy sociology and ethicsSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/29/2021371EcoSocialism and the Technoprogressive Perspective The Politics of Moral Enhancement: Tripping our Way to Social Democracy and A Socialist Approach to Disaster Preparedness. &nbsp;
Prof. Amy Orsborn of the University of Washington on brain-machine interfacesSpotifyYouTubeLife9/27/2021341Closed-Loop Decoder Adaptation Shapes Neural Plasticity for Skillful Neuroprosthetic Control Parsing learning in networks using brain–machine interfaces and A Game-Theoretic Model for Co-Adaptive Brain-Machine Interface. &nbsp;
Prof. Teresa Fort of Dartmouth College on the decline in US manufacturingSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/25/2021363New Perspectives on the Decline of US Manufacturing Employment Structural Change Within Versus Across Firms: Evidence from the United States &nbsp;Colocation of Production and Innovation: Evidence from the United States and Heterogeneous Globalization: Offshoring and Reorganization &nbsp;
Prof. Gabriele Veneziano of Collège de France on the Quantum Universe and String TheorySpotifyYouTubePhysical9/23/2021350A Quantum Universe Before the Big Bang(s) String Theory and Pre-big bang Cosmology and High-energy collisions of particles strings and branes. &nbsp;
Prof. Gina Poe of UCLA on SleepSpotifyYouTubeLife9/21/2021408Input Source and Strength Influences Overall Firing Phase of Model Hippocampal Pyramidal Cells During Theta: Relevance to REM Sleep Reactivation and Memory Consolidation Different Simultaneous Sleep States in the Hippocampus and Neocortex Unraveling Why We Sleep: Quantitative Analysis Reveals Abrupt Transition from Neural Reorganization to Repair in Early Growth and Shining a Light on the Mechanisms of Sleep for Memory Consolidation &nbsp;
Prof. Maria Roche of Harvard Business School on the impact of inter-personal exchange on innovationSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/19/2021698The impact of inter-personal exchange on innovation in three different contexts: neighborhoods co-working spaces and university laboratories. &nbsp;&nbsp;
Dr. Murad Banaji is a Mathematician of Middlesex University on the statistics of COVID in IndiaSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/17/2021339Scientific Sense ® by Gill Eapen: Dr. Murad Banaji is a Mathematician in the School of Science &amp; Technology at Middlesex University London. He has worked on a variety of problems at the interface between dynamical systems and combinatorics with applications to real-world systems with a network structure including in biology and chemistry.
Prof. Selva Nadarajah of the University of Illinois Chicago on Real OptionsSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/15/2021300Real Options in Energy: A Guided Analysis of the Operations Literature Data-Driven Storage Operations: Cross-Commodity Backtest and Structured Policies Meeting Corporate Renewable Power Targets and Self-adapting Robustness in Demand Learning. &nbsp;
Prof. Katarina Juselius of the University of Copenhagen on Searching for a Theory That Fits the DataSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/13/2021300Searching for a Theory That Fits the Data: A Personal Research Odyssey.
Prof. Maja Mataric of USC on human-robot interaction methods for behavior change.SpotifyYouTubePhysical9/11/2021287Designing a Socially Assistive Robot to Support Older Adults with Low Vision Modeling User Empathy Elicited by a Robot Storyteller Affect-Aware Deep Belief Network Representations for Multimodal Unsupervised Deception Detection and Simulation-Based Analysis of COVID-19 Spread Through Classroom Transmission on a University Campus &nbsp;&nbsp;
Prof. Sabine Kastner of Princeton University on the Ryhtemic Theory of Attention and Gender BiasSpotifyYouTubeLife9/9/20212710A rhythmic theory of attention A brief comparative review of primate posterior parietal cortex: A novel hypothesis on the human toolmaker Gender bias in academia: A lifetime problem that needs solutions and Bringing Kids into the Scientific Review Process. &nbsp;
Prof. Carol Gould of Florida Atlantic University on the histrionic personality disorder SpotifyYouTubeSocial9/7/2021343Why the histrionic personality disorder should not be in the DSM: A new taxonomic and moral analysis
Dr. Peter Vereš of Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics on Planetary DefenseSpotifyYouTubePhysical9/5/2021306Planetary Defense: Discovery and characterization of Near-Earth objects and possibilities to protect the Earth against the cosmic collisions.
Prof. Daniel Appelbaum of the University of Chicago on Radiomics Theranostics and AISpotifyYouTubeLife9/3/2021429Radiomics in Oncology Theranostics in Nuclear Medicine and the rise of AI in the field.
Prof. Ruchi Gupta of Northwestern University on Food AllergiesSpotifyYouTubeLife9/1/20211879FOOD WITHOUT FEAR: Identify Prevent and Treat Food Allergies Intolerances and Sensitivities &nbsp;
Prof. Henry Greenside of Duke University on How Nervous Systems Produce BehaviorSpotifyYouTubeLife8/30/2021314From Matter to Minds : A Physics Perspective on How Nervous Systems Produce Behavior &nbsp;
Prof. Yael Niv is Professor of Princeton University on brain and behaviorSpotifyYouTubeLife8/28/20212134The primacy of behavioral research for understanding the brain Human orbitofrontal cortex represents a cognitive map of state space A model of mood as integrated advantage and The case against economic values in the orbitofrontal cortex (or anywhere else in the brain) &nbsp;
Prof. Timothy Buschman of Princeton University on Working Memory in the human brainSpotifyYouTubeLife8/26/20212758Balancing Flexibility and Interference in Working Memory Shared mechanisms underlie the control of working memory and attention Rotational dynamics reduce interference between sensory and memory representations and Toward a neurobiology of internal selective attention
Prof. Sliman Bensmaia of the University of Chicago on Neuroprostheses and bionic handSpotifyYouTubeLife8/24/2021336Intracortical microstimulation of human somatosensory cortex and Chronic Use of a Sensitized Bionic Hand Does Not Remap the Sense of Touch.
Prof. Piyush Agarwal of the University of Chicago in the disparity in Urology specialitySpotifyYouTubeLife8/22/20211082Demand and capacity imbalance for urologists as population ages The disparity in care for rural populations Changing ideas in cancer and the need for more female participation in urology.
Prof. Issam Awad of the University of Chicago on Cerebral Cavernous Malformation (CCM)SpotifyYouTubeLife8/20/2021318Comprehensive transcriptome analysis of cerebral cavernous malformation (CCM) across multiple species and genotypes Common transcriptome plasma molecules and imaging signatures in the aging brain and a Mendelian neurovascular disease cerebral cavernous malformation and A Roadmap for Developing Plasma Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers of Cerebral Cavernous Angioma With Symptomatic Hemorrhage (CASH) &nbsp;
Prof. Zhirong Huang of Stanford University and SLAC on x-ray free-electron lasersSpotifyYouTubePhysical8/18/2021410Fully Coherent X-Ray Pulses from a Regenerative-Amplifier Free-Electron Laser and Refractive Guide Switching a Regenerative Amplifier Free-Electron Laser for High Peak and Average Power Hard X Rays &nbsp;
Prof. Michal Zochowski of the University of Michigan on the Physics of Brain Sleep and MemorySpotifyYouTubePhysical8/16/20211844A Dynamical Role for Acetylcholine in Synaptic Renormalization Resonance with subthreshold oscillatory drive organizes activity and optimizes learning in neural network and Acetylcholine Mediates Dynamic Switching Between Information Coding Schemes in Neuronal Networks &nbsp;
Prof. Daniel McKinsey of the University of California Berkeley on hunting for dark matterSpotifyYouTubePhysical8/14/2021409Direct searches for dark matter interactions, the LUX experiment. LZ experiment and superfluid helium for low-mass dark matter detection
Prof. Janet Currie of Princeton University on the inequality in mortality and disparities in policySpotifyYouTubeSocial8/12/20212918Inequality in mortality and disparities in policy
Prof. Robert Lustig of UCSF on Metabolical, The Lure & Lies of Processed Food, Nutrition & Modern MedicineSpotifyYouTubeLife8/10/20213733Metabolical – The Lure and Lies of Processed Food Nutrition and Modern Medicine
Prof. Steven Kahn Professor of Particle Physics and Astrophysics at Stanford UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical8/8/2021360Vera Rubin observatory Probing dark energy and dark matter Taking an inventory of the Solar System Exploring the transient optical sky and Mapping the Milky Way.
Prof. Simon Critchley Professor of Philosophy at the New School for Social ResearchSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/6/20212140Mystical anarchism Notes on Suicide and What We Think About When We Think About Football. &nbsp;
Prof. Yuriy Kirichok Professor of Physiology at the University of California San Francisco.SpotifyYouTubeLife8/4/2021331Using Mitochondria heat production for possible weight loss &nbsp;
Prof. Brian Balin of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Prof. Charles Stratton of Vanderbilt UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife7/30/2021361A Review of Multiple Sclerosis and late-onset Dementia as Infectious Syndromes&nbsp;
Prof. Sheridan Titman Professor Finance and Chair of Financial Services at the University of Texas AustinSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/28/2021325The Geography of Value Creation
Prof. Thomas Shutt Professor of particle physics and astrophysics at Stanford UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical7/26/2021327Dark matter Physics
Prof. Antonio Lieto Professor of Computer Science at the University of TurinSpotifyYouTubePhysical7/24/2021506Cognitive Design for Artificial Mind
Prof. Missy Cummings Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical7/22/2021466Rethinking the maturity of artificial intelligence in safety-critical settings Lethal Autonomous Weapons: Meaningful human control or meaningful human certification? and Regulating Safety-Critical Autonomous Systems: Past Present and Future Perspectives.
Prof. Emil Martinec Professor of Physics at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubePhysical7/20/20211989String theory black holes the information paradox and quantum computing &nbsp;
Prof. Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe Professor of Economics at Columbia University. SpotifyYouTubeSocial7/18/20212210The Neo-Fisher Effect: Econometric Evidence from Empirical and Optimizing Models Multiple equilibria in open economies with collateral constraints and Does the Commodity Super Cycle Matter? &nbsp;
Prof. Mariassunta Giannetti Professor of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics.SpotifyYouTubeSocial7/16/20211687Does Money Talk? Market Discipline through Selloffs and Boycotts Adapting to Radical Change: The Benefits of Short-Horizon Investors Public Attention to Gender Equality and Board Gender Diversity Forced Asset Sales and the Concentration of Outstanding Debt: Evidence from the Mortgage Market and Is There a Zero Lower Bound? The Effects of Negative Policy Rates on Banks and Firms &nbsp;
Prof. Kala Krishna, Professor of Economics and Liberal Arts Research at Penn State UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial7/14/2021365Better luck next time: Learning through retaking Retaking in high stakes exams: Is less more? Taking PISA seriously: How accurate are low stakes exams? and Does class size matter? How and at what cost? &nbsp;
Prof. Sara Seager Professor of Planetary Science at the Massachusetts Institute of TechnologySpotifyYouTubePhysical7/12/2021539The First Habitable-zone Earth-sized Planet from TESS A giant planet candidate transiting a white dwarf &nbsp;The Habitable Exoplanet Observatory (HabEx) Mission Concept and The Venusian Lower Atmosphere Haze as a Depot for Desiccated Microbial Life: A Proposed Life Cycle for Persistence of the Venusian Aerial Biosphere.
Prof. Jonathan Fortney Professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics at the University of California Santa CruzSpotifyYouTubePhysical7/10/2021388Characterizing Earth Analogs in Reflected Light: Atmospheric Retrieval Studies for Future Space Telescopes Do Metal-rich Stars Make Metal-rich Planets? New Insights on Giant Planet Formation from Host Star Abundances and Hot Jupiters: Origins Structure Atmospheres
Prof. Animashree Anandkumar Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at CaltechSpotifyYouTubePhysical7/8/2021360Large-scale machine learning non-convex optimization and high-dimensional statistics. In particular she has been spearheading the development and analysis of tensor algorithms for machine learning. &nbsp;
Prof. Lesley Rogers Emeritus Professor at the University of New England AustraliaSpotifyYouTubeLife7/6/2021357Survival with an asymmetrical brain: Advantages and disadvantages of cerebral lateralization Development and function of lateralization in the avian brain A right antenna for social behavior in honeybees and A function for the bicameral mind
Dr. Ian Williams Biochemist and Artist with Prof. Carol Gould Professor of Philosophy at Florida Atlantic University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial7/4/2021370 What is Art?
Prof. Patricia Churchland Professor of Philosophy at the University of California San DiegoSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/2/2021416How does the brain work?
Prof. Peter Singer Professor of BioEthics at Princeton UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial6/30/2021789Animal Liberation Morality Race Religion the Journal of Controversial Ideas and the Golden Ass.
Prof. Daniel Wang Professor of Astronomy at the University of Massachusetts AmherstSpotifyYouTubePhysical6/28/2021366Dissecting X-ray-Emitting Gas Around the Center of Our Galaxy AzTEC Survey of the Central Molecular Zone: Increasing Spectral Index of Dust with Density and Chandra large-scale mapping of the Galactic Centre: probing high-energy structures around the central molecular zone.
Prof Dong Lai Professor of Astronomy at Cornell University. SpotifyYouTubePhysical6/26/2021404Chaotic dynamics of stellar spin in binaries and the production of misaligned hot Jupiters Black Hole and Neutron Star Binary Mergers in Triple Systems
Prof John Breitner Professor of Psychiatry at McGill University. SpotifyYouTubeLife6/24/2021352Why clinical trials fail to validate efficacy of interventions predicted by observational studies of ‘risks’ for dementia-Alzheimer syndrome?
Prof. Sarah Komisarow of Duke university and Prof. Emily Pakhtigian of Penn State University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial6/22/2021386Are Power Plant Closures a Breath of Fresh Air? Local Air Quality and School Absences The Effect of Coal-Fired Power Plant Closures on Emergency Department Visits
Prof. Anup Malani Professor at the University of Chicago Law School and Medical School. SpotifyYouTubeSocial6/20/2021357Global policies for the pandemic and India Covid Second Wave.
Prof. K. Scott Wong Professor of History at Williams CollegeSpotifyYouTubeSocial6/18/2021477American immigration and citizenship Chinatown: Conflicting images and Contested terrain and the 1903 Boston Chinatown raid.
Prof. Ione Fine Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington.SpotifyYouTubeLife6/16/2021779Blindness and Human Brain Plasticity
Prof. Douglas Natelson Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Rice University. SpotifyYouTubePhysical6/14/2021565Condensed matter’s image problem Electron pairing in the pseudogap state revealed by shot noise in copper oxide junctions and Thermoelectric response from grain boundaries and lattice distortions in crystalline gold devices
Prof. Jesse Prinz Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York.SpotifyYouTubeSocial6/12/2021485Biology Culture Emotion Psychiatry Ontology Social construction and Artificial Intelligence
Prof. Shreya Saxena Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of FloridaSpotifyYouTubePhysical6/10/2021375Towards the neural population doctrine Performance Limitations in Sensorimotor Control: Trade-Offs Between Neural Computation and Accuracy in Tracking Fast Movements and Motor cortex activity across movement speeds is predicted by network-level strategies for generating muscle activity
Prof. Alison Barth Professor in Life Sciences at Carnegie Melon UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife6/8/2021415Progressive Circuit Changes during Learning and Disease
Prof. Shelly Flagel Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of MichiganSpotifyYouTubeLife6/6/2021472A selective role for dopamine in stimulus–reward learning Mapping sign-tracking and goal-tracking onto human behaviors and The paraventricular thalamus is a critical mediator of top-down control of cue motivated behavior in rats.
Prof. Petra Schmid Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at ETH ZurichSpotifyYouTubeSocial6/4/2021396Power Effects on Cognitive Control: Turning Conflict into Action Power effects on implicit prejudice and stereotyping: The role of intergroup face processing Power Effects on Instrumental Learning: Evidence From the Brain and Behavior Less Power Greater Conflict Power reduces the goal gradient effect and Psychological power alters cognitive efficiency.
Prof. Henry Yin Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife6/2/2021469Restoring Purpose in Behavior and Achieving natural behavior in a robot using neurally inspired hierarchical control.
Prof. Sheena Josselyn Professor of Psychology and Physiology at the University of TorontoSpotifyYouTubeLife5/31/2021535The neurobiological foundation of memory retrieval and neuronal competition: microcircuit mechanisms define the sparsity of the engram
Prof. Beatriz Luna Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics and Psychology at the University of PittsburghSpotifyYouTubeLife5/29/2021525An Integrative Model of the Maturation of Cognitive Control Adolescent Brain Development: Implications for the Juvenile Criminal Justice System and Maturation of the human striatal dopamine system revealed by PET and quantitative MRI
Prof. Robert Finger Professor of Agricultural Economics and Policy at the ETH ZurichSpotifyYouTubeSocial5/27/2021519Economic benefits from plant species diversity in intensively managed grasslands Insuring crops from space: the potential of satellite-retrieved soil moisture to reduce farmers’ drought risk exposure and Are pesticides risk decreasing? The relevance of pesticide indicator choice in empirical analysis.
Prof. Christine Aidala Professor of Physics at the University of Michigan. SpotifyYouTubePhysical5/25/2021501Decades-Long Quest Reveals Details of the Proton’s Inner Antimatter
Prof. Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan Professor of Economics at the University of MarylandSpotifyYouTubeSocial5/23/2021461The Economic Case For Global Vaccinations: An Epidemiological Model with International Production Networks COVID-19 and Emerging Markets: A SIR Model Demand Shocks and Capital Flows Risk-Taking and Monetary Policy Transmission: Evidence from Loans to SMEs and Large Firms and COVID-19 and SME Failures
Prof. Gregory Tarle Professor of Experimental Cosmology and Astrophysics at the University of MichiganSpotifyYouTubePhysical5/21/2021501Dark Energy Survey Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument High Energy Light Isotope eXperiment and a new idea to correct Doppler Broadening.
Prof. Paul Davies Professor of Physics and Cosmology at the Arizona State University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical5/19/2021627What is Life: In Search of a Unified Theory of Everything
Prof. Arik Levinson Professor of Economics at Georgetown University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial5/17/2021601The simple analytics of the environmental Kuznets curve Energy Efficiency Standards Are More Regressive Than Energy Taxes: Theory and Evidence and Who Values Future Energy Savings? Evidence from American Drivers
Prof. Kimberly Gray Professor of Civil And Environmental Engineering at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical5/15/2021505Climate Action The Feasibility of Climate Intervention on a Global Scale
Prof. William Fuchs, Professor of Finance at the University of Texas.SpotifyYouTubeSocial5/13/2021621Optimal Arrangements for Distribution in Developing Markets: Theory and Evidence
Prof. Steve Cundiff, Professor of Physics at the University of MichiganSpotifyYouTubePhysical5/11/2021653Multidimensional Coherent Spectroscopy of Semiconductors, Tri-comb spectroscopy, and Simple single-section diode frequency combs
Prof. Woodward Fischer, Professor of Geobiology at the California Institute of Technology.SpotifyYouTubeLife5/9/2021613How did life come to tolerate and thrive in an oxygenated world?, Evolution of Oxygenic Photosynthesis, and Early plant organics increased global terrestrial mud deposition through enhanced flocculation.
Prof. Kiyoshi Masui, Assistant professor of Physics at Massachusetts Institute of TechnologySpotifyYouTubePhysical5/7/2021620Observations of fast radio bursts at frequencies down to 400 megahertz, A second source of repeating fast radio bursts, and A bright millisecond-duration radio burst from a Galactic magnetar in the Milky Way.
Prof. Omar Ahmed, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of MichiganSpotifyYouTubeLife5/5/2021665The neural circuitry supporting successful spatial navigation despite variable movement speeds, how the retrosplenial cortex helps us navigate and how it is altered in Alzheimers and Parkinsons diseases, and Running speed alters the frequency of hippocampal gamma oscillations.
Prof. William Renthal, Director of Research at the John Graham Headache Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital of HarvardSpotifyYouTubeLife5/3/2021588Migraine-associated gene expression in cell types of the central and peripheral nervous system, Predicting erenumab adverse events with single-cell genomics, and Transcriptional Reprogramming of Distinct Peripheral Sensory Neuron Subtypes after Axonal Injury
Prof. Hui Deng, Professor of Physics at the University of Michigan.SpotifyYouTubePhysical5/1/2021628Van der Waals heterostructure polaritons with moiré-induced nonlinearity, Polariton Laser in the Bardeen-Cooper-Schrieffer Regime, and Emergence of microfrequency comb via limit cycles in dissipatively coupled condensates
Prof. Anupam Garg, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Northwestern University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical4/30/2021657Quantum mechanics versus macroscopic realism: Is the flux there when nobody looks?
Prof. Gilles Hilary, Professor of Accounting at Georgetown University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial4/27/2021633Religion and business decisions, Trust and Contracting, Self-segregation and Labor Movement, Mandatory Data Breach Transparency and Insider Trading, and Artificial Intelligence and Fraud Detection
Prof. Bill Gibson, Professor of Economics at the University of Vermont.SpotifyYouTubeSocial4/25/2021628Why explore space, do we have free markets in space and if we do, can they save the space program and us?
Prof. Morton Schapiro, President of Northwestern University and Prof. Gary Morson, Professor of the Arts and Humanities at NorthwesternSpotifyYouTubeSocial4/23/2021685Minds Wide Shut: How the New Fundamentalisms Divide Us
Prof. Stephanie Seguino, Professor of economics at the University of VermontSpotifyYouTubeSocial4/21/2021646The Costs of Exclusion: Gender Job Segregation, Structural Change and the Labour Share of Income and Driving While Black and Brown in Vermont: Can Race Data Analysis Contribute to Reform?
Prof. Michael Roberts, Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of PennsylvaniaSpotifyYouTubeSocial4/19/2021673A century of capital structure: The leveraging of corporate America, The History of the Cross-Section of Stock Returns, How Does Financing Impact Investment? The Role of Debt Covenants, and CLO Performance
Prof. David Gerdes, Professor of Physics at the University of MichiganSpotifyYouTubePhysical4/17/2021664Evidence or no-evidence for a distant giant planet in the solar system and Discovery and Physical Characterization of a Large Scattered Disk Object at 92 au.
Prof. Sarkis Mazmanian, Professor of Microbiology at the California Institute of TechnologySpotifyYouTubeLife4/15/2021742Microbiota Modulate Behavioral and Physiological Abnormalities Associated with Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Gut Microbiota Regulate Motor Deficits and Neuroinflammation in a Model of Parkinson’s Disease, A gut bacterial amyloid promotes asynuclein aggregation and motor impairment in mice, Plasma and Fecal Metabolite Profiles in Autism Spectrum Disorder, Gut microbial molecules in behavioural and neurodegenerative conditions, and The gut microbiota–brain axis in behaviour and brain disorders.
Prof. Michael Dickinson, Professor of Bioengineering and Aeronautics at the California Institute of TechnologySpotifyYouTubePhysical4/13/2021680Death Valley, Drosophila, and the Devonian Toolkit, Sun Navigation Requires Compass Neurons in Drosophila, and The aerodynamics and control of free flight manoeuvres in Drosophila.
Prof. Michael Dinerstein, Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubeSocial4/11/2021710Quantifying the Supply Response of Private Schools to Public Policies, The Equilibrium Effects of Public Provision in Education Markets: Evidence from a Public School Expansion Policy, Consumer Price Search and Platform Design in Internet Commerce, Competition and Entry in Agricultural Markets: Experimental Evidence from Kenya, and Human Capital Depreciation.
Prof. Francisco Quintana, Professor of Neurology at the Harvard Medical SchoolSpotifyYouTubeLife4/9/2021771Astrocytes and their function in the brain: Gut-licensed IFN?+ NK (interferon Gamma) cells drive LAMP1+ TRAIL+ anti-inflammatory astrocytes, and MAFG-driven astrocytes promote CNS inflammation
Prof. Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, Professor, Neurological Surgery at UCSF.SpotifyYouTubeLife4/7/2021751Interneurons from Embryonic Development to Cell -Based Therapy, Embryonic Origin of Postnatal Neural Stem Cells, Human hippocampal neurogenesis drops sharply in children to undetectable levels in adults, Maintenance of neural stem cell positional identity by mixed-lineage leukemia, and Clustered gamma-protocadherins regulate cortical interneuron programmed cell death
Prof. Carol Gould, Professor of Philosophy at Florida Atlantic UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial4/5/2021641Is Glamour an Aesthetic Property of Persons only?: Can AI recognize glamor or become glamorous?
Prof. Su Guo, Professor of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences at UCSFSpotifyYouTubeLife4/3/2021773Toward Molecular Genetic Dissection of Neural Circuits For Emotional and Motivational Behaviors, Identification of a brain center whose activity discriminates a choice behavior in zebrafish, Identification of environmental stressors and validation of light preference as a measure of anxiety in larval zebrafish, and Heritable natural variation of an anxiety-like behavior in larval zebrafish
Prof. Cecilia Lunardini, Professor of Physics at Arizona State University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical4/1/2021783Dirac and Majorana neutrino signatures of primordial black holes, Pre-supernova neutrinos: directional sensitivity and prospects for progenitor identification, and A concordance scenario for the observation of a neutrino from a Tidal Disruption Event.
Prof. Howard Fields, Professor Emeritus, Neurology at UCSF SpotifyYouTubeLife3/30/2021964A Motivation-Decision Model of Pain: The Role of Opioids, Understanding opioid reward, How expectations influence pain, and the role of placebo effect in clinical trial design for CNS diseases.
Prof. Itay Goldstein, Professor of Finance and Economics at the Wharton School of the University of PennsylvaniaSpotifyYouTubeSocial3/28/20211112The Real Effects of Financial Markets, Trading frenzies, Feedback Effects, Asymmetric Trading, and the Limits to Arbitrage, Financial Crises: Fundamentals vs. Panic, Investor flows and fragility in corporate bond funds, and Financial Fragility in the COVID-19 Crisis
Prof. Richard Lebed, Professor of Physics at Arizona State University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical3/26/2021701The relationship between quarks and hadrons, Heavy-Quark QCD Exotica, and Exotics in the Dynamical Diquark Model
Prof. Ryan Hickox, Professor of Astronomy at Dartmouth CollegeSpotifyYouTubePhysical3/24/2021653Black hole variability and the star formation-AGN connection, Obscured Active Galactic Nuclei, A Large Population of Luminous Active Galactic Nuclei Lacking X-ray Detections, and Cosmic evolution of supermassive black holes
Prof. Maria Kazachenko, Assistant Professor of Astrophysical & Planetary Science at the University of Colorado, BoulderSpotifyYouTubePhysical3/22/2021649Challenges and Advances in Modeling of the Solar Atmosphere, The Coronal Global Evolutionary Model, Active Region Irradiance during Quiescent Periods, and Inferring depth-dependent plasma motions from surface observations using the DeepVel neural network
Prof Erik Berglöf, Professor of economics at the London School of Economics.SpotifyYouTubeSocial3/20/2021698Tackling the pandemic globally, the challenges for developing countries and risk management for future pandemics
Prof. Scott Baraban, Professor & Chair in Neuroscience Research, UCSFSpotifyYouTubeLife3/18/2021728Persistent Seizure Control in Epileptic Mice Transplanted With Gamma Aminobutyric Acid Progenitors, Clemizole and modulators of serotonin signalling suppress seizures in Dravet syndrome, Phenotypic analysis of catastrophic childhood epilepsy genes: The Epilepsy Zebrafish Project, and Interneuron origins in the embryonic porcine medial ganglionic eminence
Prof. Paul Taylor, Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt universitySpotifyYouTubeSocial3/16/2021671Taking Postracialism seriously: From Movement Mythology to Racial Formation
Prof. Jonathan Tan, Professor of Astronomy at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, SwedenSpotifyYouTubePhysical3/14/2021677Star Formation Rates in Disk Galaxies, Equilibrium Star Cluster Formation, Massive Star Formation, The formation of supermassive black holes from Population III.1 seeds, and Inside-out Planet Formation
Prof. Kadri Vihvelin, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southern CaliforniaSpotifyYouTubeSocial3/12/2021700Compatibilism, incompatibilism and impossibilism views of Free Will and the Philosophy of Time Travel
Prof. Randall McEntaffer, Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Pennsylvania State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical3/10/2021660Water Recovery X-Ray Rocket grating spectrometer, Performance Testing of a Large-Format X-ray Reflection Grating Prototype for a Suborbital Rocket Payload, and Extreme Ultraviolet and Soft X-Ray Diffraction Efficiency of a Blazed Reflection Grating Fabricated by Thermally Activated Selective Topography Equilibration.
Prof. Philip Mauskopf, Prof of Physics at Arizona State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical3/8/2021662Millimeter-Wave Polarimeters Using Kinetic Inductance Detectors for TolTEC and Beyond, NASA's near-infrared spectrophotometric all-sky survey, BLAST Mission, and Design of a W-band Superconducting Kinetic Inductance Qubit (Kineticon)
Prof. Mark Wilson, Professor of Philosophy at the University of PittsburghSpotifyYouTubeSocial3/5/2021852Imitation of Rigor - Why philosophy needs mathematicians and vice versa.
Prof. Vikram Gadagkar, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at Columbia UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife3/3/2021678Dopamine neurons encode performance error in singing birds, and Dopamine neurons change their tuning according to courtship context in singing birds
Prof. Stephen Finlay, Prof of Philosophy at the Australian Catholic University in Melbourne, AustraliaSpotifyYouTubeSocial3/1/2021692Confusion of Tongues: A Theory of Normative Language
Prof. Igor Shovkovy, Professor in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts at Arizona State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical2/26/2021637The overdamped chiral magnetic wave, Electronic Properties of Dirac and Weyl Semimetals, and Ellipticity of photon emission from strongly magnetized hot QCD plasma
Prof. Lenn Goodman, Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial2/24/2021650Science and Religion : Complementary or Substitutes?
Prof. Anne C Hart, Professor of Neuroscience at Brown UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife2/22/2021625Genetic modifiers ameliorate endocytic and neuromuscular defects in a model of Spinal Muscular Atrophy, and Single copy/knock-in models of ALS SOD1 in C. elegans suggest loss and gain of function have different contributions to neurodegeneration
Prof. Ellen Armour, Carpenter Chair of Feminist Theology at Vanderbilt Divinity SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial2/19/2021664Philosophy, Photography, and the (Cosmo)Politics of Life and Death, and Religion, Sexuality, and Post modernity
Prof. Emery Brown, Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School and Computational Neuroscience at MITSpotifyYouTubeLife2/17/2021633General Anesthesia and Altered States of Arousal: A Systems Neuroscience Analysis, Clinical Electroencephalography for Anesthesiologists, and Multimodal General Anesthesia: Theory and Practice.
Prof. Jason Haffner, Prof of Physics and Astronomy at Rice UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical2/15/2021619A Tunable Plasmon Resonance in Gold Nanobelts, Novel Plasmonic Structures Based on Gold Nanobelts, and Structural Analysis by Enhanced Raman Scattering
Prof. Ghassan AlRegib, Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.SpotifyYouTubePhysical2/12/2021657Backpropagated Gradient Representations for Anomaly Detection, Implicit Saliency in Deep Neural Networks, Contrastive Explanations in Neural Networks, Fabric Surface Characterization: Assessment of Deep Learning-Based Texture Representations Using a Challenging Dataset, Successful Leveraging of Image Processing and Machine Learning in Seismic Structural Interpretation, and Relative Afferent Pupillary Defect Screening Through Transfer Learning.
Prof. Jacquelyn Pless, Assistant Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management.SpotifyYouTubeSocial2/11/2021620Are “Complementary Policies” Substitutes? Evidence from R&D Subsidies in the UK, and Bringing rigor to energy innovation policy evaluation.
Prof. Wael Asaad, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and NeuroSurgery at Brown UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife2/10/2021628Deep Brain Stimulation Targeting the Fornix for Mild Alzheimer Dementia, Rapid motor fluctuations reveal short-timescale neurophysiological biomarkers of Parkinson’s disease, and LITT for Intractable Psychiatric Disease
Prof. Benjamin Moll, Professor of Economics at the London School of EconomicsSpotifyYouTubeSocial2/9/2021662The Rich Interactions between Inequality and the Macroeconomy
Prof. Andrew Newberg, Professor of Integrative Medicine and Nutritional Sciences at Thomas Jefferson University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial2/8/2021734Religious Experience: Psychology and Neurology, The Noetic Quality: A Multimethod Exploratory Study, and The Varieties of Self-Transcendent Experience
Prof. Murat Kantarcioglu, Professor of Computer Science at The University of Texas at DallasSpotifyYouTubePhysical2/5/2021644Securing Big Data in the Age of AI, Defending Against Backdoors in Federated Learning with Robust Learning Rate, and Does Explainable Artificial Intelligence Improve Human Decision-Making?
Prof. James Sauls, Professor of Physics at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical2/4/2021639Dirty Superconductors Make Better Particle Accelerators, CAPST Research, Take a dip into the weird world of quantum liquids, and the future of quantum computing.
Prof. Charles Lipson, Emeritus Professor of international relations at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubeSocial2/3/2021583Countries, political systems, integration and democracy - what does the future hold?
Prof. Marc Law, Professor of Economics at the University of VermontSpotifyYouTubeSocial2/2/2021585Political Centralization, Federalism, and Urban Development: Evidence from US and Canadian Capital Cities, Understanding the Rise of Regulation during the Progressive Era, The Political Economy of Truth-in-Advertising Regulation, Effects of Occupational Licensing Laws on Minorities, and did early twentieth-century alcohol prohibition affect mortality?
Prof. Cheryl Maslen, Professor of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife2/1/2021607Identifying genetic factors that contribute to the increased risk of congenital heart defects in infants with Down syndrome, The Genetic Basis of Turner Syndrome Aortopathy, and Conference summary: What we have learned and where we are headed
Sir Colin Blakemore, Professor of Neuroscience at City University of Hong KongSpotifyYouTubeLife1/29/2021633The first neurons of the human cerebral cortex, Tactile perception recruits functionally related visual areas in the late-blind, What synesthesia isn’t, and I Haven’t a Clue! Expectations Based on Repetitions and Hints Facilitate Perceptual Experience of Ambiguous Images
Prof. Debby Silver, Associate Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Duke University School of MedicineSpotifyYouTubeLife1/28/2021687Dynamic mRNA Transport and Local Translation in Radial Glial Progenitors of the Developing Brain, Prolonged Mitosis of Neural Progenitors Alters Cell Fate in the Developing Brain, and Pathogenic DDX3X Mutations Impair RNA Metabolism and Neurogenesis during Fetal Cortical Development
Prof. John Pearson, Assistant Professor of Neurobiology at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife1/27/2021643Online Neural Connectivity Estimation with Noisy Group Testing, and Naturalistic decision-making:  continuous, open-world, and recursive
Prof. Mitch Begelman, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences at the University of Colorado, BoulderSpotifyYouTubePhysical1/26/2021616Formation of supermassive black holes by direct collapse in pre-galactic haloes, Quasi-stars: accreting black holes inside massive envelopes, Evolution of supermassive stars as a pathway to black hole formation, and Strongly magnetized accretion discs: structure and accretion from global magnetohydrodynamic simulations
Prof. Adele Diamond, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of British ColumbiaSpotifyYouTubeSocial1/25/2021661Review of the Evidence on, and Fundamental Questions About, Efforts to Improve Executive Functions, Including Working Memory, and ideas to redesign the education system.
Prof. Wendy Freedman, Professor of Astrophysics at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubePhysical1/22/2021694Cosmology at a crossroads, the legacy and development of the Hubble constant, and The Carnegie-Chicago Hubble Program: An Independent Determination of the Hubble Constant Based on the Tip of the Red Giant Branch
Prof. Ted Gibson, Professor of Cognitive Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of TechnologySpotifyYouTubeLife1/21/2021674How Efficiency Shapes Human Language, Color naming across languages reflects color use, Large-scale evidence of dependency length minimization in languages, and Information processing and cross-linguistic universals
Prof. Mark Schroeder, Professor of philosophy at the University of Southern CaliforniaSpotifyYouTubeSocial1/20/2021602Persons as Things, and Treating like a child : Philosophical treatment of people and relationships
Prof. Matthew Johnson, Assistant Professor of Economics at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial1/19/2021559Demand Conditions and Worker Safety: Evidence from Price Shocks in Mining, Regulation by Shaming: Deterrence Effects of Publicizing Violations of Workplace Safety and Health Laws, and The Labor Market Effects of Legal Restrictions on Worker Mobility
Prof. Scott Huettal, Professor of Neuroscience at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife1/18/2021485Decision neuroscience: neuroeconomics, Linking the neural and social sciences via neuroeconomics, Cognitive Foundations of Voter Choice, and Indulgent Foods Can Paradoxically Promote Disciplined Dietary Choices
Prof. Christopher McKee, Emeritus Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, BerkeleySpotifyYouTubePhysical1/15/2021578A theory of the interstellar medium: Three components regulated by supernova explosions in an inhomogeneous substrate, Theory of Star Formation, and Radioactive feedback processes and implications for the initial mass function.
Prof. Nicholas Christakis, Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial1/14/2021603Social networks, Influencers, On the origins of a good society, Artificial Intelligence in hybrid systems, and managing pandemics.
Prof. Philip Cook, Professor of Public Policy, Economics and Sociology at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial1/13/2021592The Great American Gun War: Notes from Four Decades in the Trenches, Understanding Gun Violence: Public Health v/s Public Policy, and Thinking about gun violence.
Prof. Adriana Lleras-Muney, Professor of Economics at UCLA.SpotifyYouTubeSocial1/12/2021611Do Youth Employment Programs Work? Evidence from the New Deal, The association between educational attainment and longevity using individual-level data from the 1940 census, The Incentive Effects of Cash Transfers to the Poor, and A Unified Model of Cohort Mortality for Economic Analysis
Prof. Anil Gupta, Professor of Philosophy and History at the University of PittsburghSpotifyYouTubeSocial1/11/2021621Outline of an Account of Experience, Conscious Experience: A Logical Inquiry, Experience and Its Rational Significance, and Principles and the Generalization Function of Truth
Prof. Chris Blattman, economist and political scientist at the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public PolicySpotifyYouTubeSocial1/8/2021818Reducing Crime and Violence: Experimental Evidence from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Liberia, The Long-Term Impacts of Grants on Poverty: Nine-Year Evidence from Uganda’s Youth Opportunities Program, and Gang rule: Understanding and Countering Criminal Governance
Prof. Marty Woldorff, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife1/7/2021581Modulation of early sensory processing in human auditory cortex,  Inhibitory Control in Children with ADHD, The neural bases of momentary lapses in attention, Timing and Sequence of Brain Activity in Top-Down Control of Visual-Spatial Attention,  and A key role for stimulus-specific updating of the sensory cortices in the learning of stimulus–reward associations.
Prof. Matthew Jackson, Professor of Economics at Stanford UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial1/6/2021647Pathophysiology and correction of amblyopia, The synaptic substrates of visual recognition memory, and pathophysiology and correction of fragile X syndrome and other causes of autism
Prof. Mark Bear, Professor of Neuroscience at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.SpotifyYouTubeLife1/5/2021590Pathophysiology and correction of amblyopia, The synaptic substrates of visual recognition memory, and pathophysiology and correction of fragile X syndrome and other causes of autism
Prof. Dragana Rogulja, Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical SchoolSpotifyYouTubeLife1/4/2021591Motivation, Perception, and Chance Converge to Make a Binary Decision, Recurrent Circuitry Sustains Drosophila Courtship Drive While Priming Itself for Satiety,, Measures the Passage of Time to Coordinate Behavior and Motivational State, and Sleep Loss Can Cause Death through Accumulation of Reactive Oxygen Species in the Gut
Prof. Robert Talisse, Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial12/31/2020602Problem of Polarization, and Semantic Descent: More Trouble for Civility
Prof. Warren Grill, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife12/30/2020614In vivo quantification of excitation and kilohertz frequency block of the rat vagus nerve, stimulation of the sensory pudendal nerve increases bladder capacity in the rat, and evoked potentials reveal neural circuits engaged by human deep brain stimulation
Dr. Fredrik Inglis of University of Missouri, SL, and Drs. Sussane DiSalvo and Brittany Peterson of University of Southern Illinois, Edwardsville;SpotifyYouTubeLife12/29/2020546The evolution, effects and relationships of microbes with other biological systems such as Amoeba, Termites/Pests and humans.
Prof Pete Klenow, Professor of Economic Policy, School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial12/28/2020539Welfare across Countries and Time, The misallocation of talent and US economic growth, Race and Economic Well-Being in the United States, and Trading Off Consumption and COVID-19 Deaths.
Prof. James Kakalios, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of MinnesotaSpotifyYouTubeLife12/25/2020602The Declarative/Procedural Model: A Neurobiologically Motivated Theory of First and Second Language, Child first language and adult second language are both tied to general-purpose learning systems, and the Neurocognition of Developmental Disorders of Language
Prof. Lee Ohanian, Professor of Economics at UCLASpotifyYouTubeSocial12/24/2020576Capital-skill complementarity and inequality, Are Phillips Curves Useful for Forecasting Inflation?, New Deal Policies and the Persistence of the Great Depression, Long-term changes in labor supply and taxes, and Tarnishing the Golden and Empire States: Land-Use Restrictions and the U.S. Economic Slowdown
Prof. Michael Ullman, Professor of Neuroscience at Georgetown UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife12/23/2020630The Declarative/Procedural Model: A Neurobiologically Motivated Theory of First and Second Language, Child first language and adult second language are both tied to general-purpose learning systems, and the Neurocognition of Developmental Disorders of Language
Prof. Tudor Oprea, Professor of Medicine at the University of New Mexico.SpotifyYouTubeLife12/22/2020553Exploring the dark genome: implications for precision medicine, Virtual and In Vitro Antiviral Screening Revive Therapeutic Drugs for COVID-19, Artificial intelligence, drug repurposing and peer review, mining the human proteome for disease biology, drug discovery and repositioning
Prof. Frank Wolak, Professor of Commodity Price Studies at Stanford UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical12/21/2020584An Experimental Comparison of Carbon Pricing Under Uncertainty in Electricity Markets, Emissions Uncertainty and Environmental Market, Wholesale Market Design, and Transmission Planning
Prof. Adina Roskies, Professor of Philosophy and chair of the Cognitive Science at Dartmouth CollegeSpotifyYouTubeLife12/18/2020593Why Libet’s studies don’t pose a threat to free will,  Agency and intervention, Neurotechnologies for Mind Reading, and Neuroethics
Prof. Manfred Paulini, Professor of Physics at Carnegie Mellon UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical12/17/2020619Standard model and supersymmetry of particle physics, experiments at the Large Hadron Collider and novel uses of machine learning in experimental Physics.
Prof. Jacqueline Gottlieb, Professor of Neuroscience at Columbia UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife12/16/2020633Intrinsic motivation, curiosity, and learning: animals, humans and education systems, neuroscience basis of curiosity and learning, reward uncertainty and information transmission in the brain.
Prof. Jeremy Darling, Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Colorado, BoulderSpotifyYouTubePhysical12/15/2020591Direct Measurement of the Cosmic Acceleration, The Hubble expansion is isotropic in the epoch of dark energy, How to Detect Inclined Water Maser Disks and Measure Black Hole Masses, Extragalactic Proper Motions: Gravitational Waves and Cosmology, and New Limits on Axionic Dark Matter from the Magnetar.
Prof. Oswald Schmitz, Professor of Population and Community Ecology at Yale UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial12/14/2020588Predator community composition is linked to soil carbon retention across a human land use gradient, and Animals and the zoogeochemistry of the carbon cycle
Prof. Jack Burns, Professor of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences at the University of Colorado in BoulderSpotifyYouTubePhysical12/11/2020594Artemis - A whole new program to travel to the moon and to establish a habitat there including an observatory, gateway that orbits with self propulsion and designing a launch pad for future exploration of the solar system including Mars.
Prof. William Zame, Professor of Economics and Mathematics at UCLA.SpotifyYouTubeSocial12/10/2020635Linking Social and Personal Preferences, and Asset Markets with Asymmetric Reasoning.
Prof. Bruce Partridge, Emeritus Professor of Astronomy at Haverford collegeSpotifyYouTubePhysical12/9/2020569The cosmological legacy of Planck, design, data, results and insights, Calibration of ALMA Using Planck Observations, and Can CMB Surveys Help the AGN Community?
Prof. John Dowling, Research Professor of Neurosciences at HarvardSpotifyYouTubeLife12/8/2020575Vitamin A: its many roles—from vision and synaptic plasticity to infant mortality
Prof. Raja GuhaThakurta, Department Chair of Astronomy & Astrophysics at the University of California Santa CruzSpotifyYouTubePhysical12/7/2020618Extended halo of metal-poor stars in Andromeda, Dwarf galaxies, Star migration, Surface brightness fluctuations and understanding dark matter by studying satellite galaxies.
Prof. Scott Gaudi, Professor of Astronomy at Ohio State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical12/4/2020577Exoplanets: the history, exploration techniques and demographics. Habitable and free floating planets, and is there anybody out there?
Prof. James McGaugh, Emeritus Professor of Neurobiology and Behavior at University of California, IrvineSpotifyYouTubeLife12/2/2020599Making lasting memories: Remembering the significant, Consolidating Memories, and Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory
Prof. Daniel Holz, Professor of Physics, Astronomy & Astrophysics at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubePhysical11/30/2020659Gravitational Waves, Black hole mergers, Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) and upcoming space based LISA project.
Prof. Kent Berridge, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of MichiganSpotifyYouTubeLife11/27/2020657Liking, Wanting, and the Incentive-Sensitization Theory of Addiction,  A Liking Versus Wanting Perspective on Emotion and the Artificial Intelligence, and The central amygdala recruits mesocorticolimbic circuitry for pursuit of reward or p Artificial Intelligence
Prof. Ira Rothstein, Professor of Physics at Carnegie Mellon UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical11/25/2020569Reducing black holes into a fundamental particle, An Effective Field Theory of Quantum Mechanical Black Hole Horizons, Virtual Hawking Radiation, Gravity waves, and LIGO
Prof. Doug Duncan is an emeritus faculty of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences of the University of ColoradoSpotifyYouTubePhysical11/24/202054221st Century Literacy for Succeeding in College and Beyond, Teaching the Nature of Science using Pseudoscience, The accountability of and on the social media.
Prof. James Kasting, Professor Geosciences, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science at Penn State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical11/23/2020550Habitable Zones, Remote life-detection criteria, habitable zone boundaries, and the frequency of Earth-like planets around M and late K stars, and  Abiotic Oxygen Levels on Planets: Possible False Positive For Life?
Dr. Josh Winn, Physicist and astronomer at Princeton University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical11/20/2020449The Occurrence and Architecture of Exoplanetary Systems, Doppler and Transit Surveys, Kepler-78, Ultra-Short-Period Planets, and hot Jupiters
Prof. Gordon Fishell, Professor of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical SchoolSpotifyYouTubeLife11/19/2020589The complex development of the human Artificial Intelligence, Interneuron Types as Attractors and Controllers, Developmental diversification of cortical inhibitory interneurons, and A viral strategy for targeting and manipulating interneurons across vertebrate species
Prof. Marc Pinsonneault, Theorist on the structure and evolution of stars at Ohio State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical11/18/2020416Red giant masses and ages derived from carbon and nitrogen abundances, Spectroscopic determination of masses for red giants, Young alpha-enriched giant stars in the solar neighborhood, and Dynamical heating across the Milky Way disc.
Prof. Gregory Laughlin, Professor of astronomy and astrophysics at Yale UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical11/17/2020609The world is running out of energy in 100 years, Large-Scale Computation using Astronomical Resources, and the future of Artificial Intelligence.
Prof. Fran Bagenal, Professor of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences at the University of Colorado BoulderSpotifyYouTubePhysical11/16/2020531The New Horizons Mission to Pluto, the Juno Mission to Jupiter: What have we learned and what's in store?
Prof. Edwin Turner, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical11/13/2020547Bayesian analysis of the astrobiological implications of life’s early emergence on Earth,  A Possible Spectroscopic Biosignature of Extraterrestrial Plants, and Characterization of extrasolar terrestrial planets from diurnal photometric variability
Dr. Chris Bleakley, Associate Professor and Head of the School of Computer Science at University College Dublin (UCD), IrelandSpotifyYouTubePhysical11/12/2020604Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence,  definitions, origin, progress, problems, and the future.
Prof. Laith Abu-Raddad, Professor of Population Health Sciences at Cornell University in QatarSpotifyYouTubeLife11/11/2020562Qatar, a great field experiment in understanding factors affecting COVID incidence rates, mortality, herd immunity, testing, reinfection, and vaccination and forming policies for the future.
Prof. Paul Turner, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University.SpotifyYouTubeLife11/10/2020455Phage Therapy: A Renewed Approach to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Prisoner's dilemma in an RNA virus, Virus population extinction via ecological traps, and Dynamics of molecular evolution in RNA virus populations depend on sudden versus gradual environmental change
Prof. Matthias Doepke, Research Professor in the Department of Economics at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial11/9/2020504Love, Money, and Parenting: How economics can help expl Artificial Intelligence how we r Artificial Intelligence our kids today, Women's Employment in a Pandemic Recession, and Why has the college wage premium risen rapidly in the US, but not in European economies such as Germany?
Prof. Michel Janssen, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of MinnesotaSpotifyYouTubePhysical11/6/2020490The history, puzzles, and miracles of Quantum Mechanics
Prof. Gary An, Professor of Surgery and Vice-Chair of Surgical Research at the University of VermontSpotifyYouTubeLife11/5/2020550In silico experiments of cytokine-directed clinical trials using agent-based modeling, Examining sepsis using genetic algorithms on an agent-based model, The Crisis of Reproducibility, and the Scientific Role of Multi-scale Modeling
Prof. Scott Dodelson, Professor of Physics at Carnegie Melon UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical11/4/2020438Strategic Plan for U.S. Particle Physics in the Global Context, Dark Energy Survey, Cosmological Constr Artificial Intelligences from Galaxy Clustering and Weak Lensing
Prof. Jean Camp, Professor of Informatics and Computing at Indiana UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical10/30/2020445Reconceptualizing the Role of Security User,  Community-based production and management, and Macroeconomic Analysis of Routing Anomalies
Prof. David Linden, Professor of Neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineSpotifyYouTubeLife10/29/2020568The Science of Human Individuality, redefining Nature and Nurture, It Runs in the Family, Twin Experiments and artificial Intelligences, The impact of Experience, Memory, and Sex.
Prof. Stephen Stearns, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University.SpotifyYouTubeLife10/28/2020548Life-history evolution, The transition to modernity and chronic disease: mismatch and natural selection, and Molecular Evolutionary Medicine
Prof. Jason Wright, Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at Penn State UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical10/27/2020477Galactic Settlement and the Fermi Paradox,  Planck Frequencies as Schelling Points in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, and the practicality and implications of Dyson Spheres.
Prof. Jeff Prince, Professor and Chair of Business Economics and Public Policy at Indiana UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial10/26/2020543Measuring Consumer Preferences for Video Content, The Impact of Mergers on Quality, How Much is Privacy Worth Around the World and Across Platforms?, The persistence of broadband user behavior, Mobile Attention, and the upcoming wave of antitrust investigations.
Prof. Carol Christine Fair, Professor in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial10/25/2020997What drives militant politics? Studies from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Western Africa, A case study in Kerala, the enigmatic Southern state of India, and the similarities between Pakistan, India, and the United States in scriptural literalism in religion and politics.
Prof. Michael Strauss, Chair of the Department of Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical10/23/2020496Cosmological parameters from SDSS and WMAP,  The construction and operation of the brand new Vera C. Rubin observatory, and Quasars
Prof. Nathan Gianneschi, Professor of Materials Science & Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University.SpotifyYouTubeLife10/22/2020524Targeting small molecules with novel transport mechanisms in Cancer and Myocardial Infarction, Growing metal-organic nanotubes, and Selenomela nin for radiation protection.
Prof. David Uttal, Professor of Education and of Psychology at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial10/21/2020657Links of Spatial Thinking to Achievement in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics?,  Using a discipline-focused lens to examine spatial thinking skills, and the Development of Children’s Gender-Science Stereotypes.
Prof. Jenny Greene, Professor of Astrophysics at Princeton UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical10/20/2020532The demographics, formation, migration, and behavior of black holes, what's at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy, and the Nobel prizes for Physics 2020.
Dr. Gaurav Jain, Assistant Professor of Marketing at the Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/19/2020476Fluency and perceptions of decision making, Numerosity and allocation behavior, and the impact of number roundedness on framing
Election Special: Dr. Dipayan Gosh of Harvard Kennedy School and Dr. Heidi Tworek of University of British ColumbiaSpotifyYouTubeSocial10/17/2020503History of democracy, elections, and outcomes. Impact of social media, and what we could expect in upcoming US elections.
Dr. Michael Niemack, Associate Professor of Astronomy and Physics at Cornell University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical10/16/2020483Cosmic Microwave Background, The Atacama Cosmology Telescope,  The CCAT-Prime Submillimeter Observatory, and The Simons Observatory
Prof. Josh Frieman, Head of the Particle Physics Division at Fermilab and Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubePhysical10/14/2020887The evolution of the universe, expansion, accelerated expansion, the use, and misuse of the cosmological constant, dark energy, dark matter, the dark energy survey, and what could be in store for cosmology in the coming years.
Prof. Mario Macis, Professor of economics at Johns Hopkins UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial10/12/2020507Economic Rewards to Motivate Blood Donations, Rewarding Volunteers: A Field Experiment, and Societal support for monetary compensation for plasma and kidney donors.
Prof. John Flood, Professor of Law and Society at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.SpotifyYouTubeSocial10/10/2020519How Machine Learning and Block Artificial Intelligence are Redesigning the Landscape of Professional Knowledge and Organization, and Globalization, Law, and Lawyers in a Time of Crisis
Dr. Mark Hoffman, Research Professor at the University of Missouri, Kansas CitySpotifyYouTubeLife10/9/2020502Heterogeneity introduced by EHR system implementation in a de-identified data resource from 100 non-affiliated organizations and Rates and Predictors of Using Opioids in the Emergency Department to Treat Migr Artificial Intelligence in Adolescents and Young Adults
Prof. Volodymyr Babich, Professor of Operations and Information Management at Georgetown University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial10/8/2020485Does Crowdfunding Benefit Entrepreneurs and Venture Capital Investors?,  Promoting Solar Panel Investments: Feed-in-Tariff vs. Tax-Rebate, R&D Investments in the Presence of Knowledge Spillover and Debt Financing: Can Risk Shifting Cure Free Riding?
Dr. Masood Parvania, Associate Chair for Research and Advancement at the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of UtahSpotifyYouTubePhysical10/7/2020528The electric grid: infrastructure, risk management, security, and upgrading, optimization of scheduling, storage, pricing and production flexibility, co-optimization of electric bus transportation, storage, and water distribution systems.
Prof. Keith Olive, Theoretical physicist at the University of MinnesotaSpotifyYouTubePhysical10/6/2020581The early evolution of the universe, leptogenesis, baryogenesis, and nucleosynthesis in the big bang and particle physics mysteries
Prof. Eugene Santos, Professor of Engineering at Dartmouth CollegeSpotifyYouTubePhysical10/5/2020482Adversarial Models for Opponent Intent Inferencing, Intelligence Analyses, and the Insider Threat,  and Discriminating deception from truth and misinformation: an intent-level approach
Prof. David Spergel, Director of the Center for Computational Astrophysics at Flatiron Institute and Emeritus Professor Princeton UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical10/2/2020526A brief history of the universe and its possible death scenarios, WMAP, ACT, and WFIRST projects, inflation, dark energy, dark matter, and alternative theories, and Artificial Intelligence to Artificial Intelligence cosmology and astrophysics.
Prof. Riane Eisler, President of the Center for Partnership Studies (CPS)SpotifyYouTubeSocial10/1/2020454Evolution, Ideology, and Human Nature, New Evidence about Human Nature, Biocultural Synthesis, Domination Systems, and Partnership Systems, Four cornerstones of change: Childhood Relations, Gender Relations, Economic Relations, and Narratives.
Prof. Nadya Mason, Professor of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignSpotifyYouTubePhysical9/30/2020529Frontiers of Materials Research, Metals, Glasses, and Quantum Materials, Simulation and Computational Tools, and Artificial Intelligence in Materials Research
Dr. Fred Olayele, Chief Economist at the New York City Economic Development Corporation.SpotifyYouTubeSocial9/29/2020538Economic Diversity and the Resource Curse, Gravity, Borders, and Regionalism, and Globalization, Income Disparity, and Inclusive Development
Prof. Giulio Pasinetti, Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiSpotifyYouTubeLife9/28/2020641Effects of food, sleep and the microbiome on Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease and other neurodegenerative diseases
Prof. Jeff Ely, Director of the mathematical methods in Social Sciences at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/26/2020546Suspense and Surprise: How to write novels and enjoy sports/politics, Why torture or money for information schemes are not advisable, Rotation to mitigate epidemics, Allocating tests in a pandemic, and a cake-cutting solution to gerrymandering.
Prof. John Birge, Professor of Operations Management at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/25/2020487Optimal Commissions and Subscriptions in Networked Markets, Dynamic Learning and Market Making in Spread Betting, Credit Shock Propagation in Supply Artificial Intelligence, and the Impact of COVID on Supply Artificial Intelligence Credit Risk
Prof. Andrew Ching, Professor at the Carey Business School at Johns Hopkins UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/24/2020491Forward-Looking Behavior: The Case of Consumer Stockpiling, Late-Mover Advantages: The Case of Statins, the Zero-price Effect, The Value of Perfect Information, Consumer assessment of Quality of products? Evidence from the diaper market
Dr. Deepa HalaHarvi, Breast cancer surgeon at Ohio HealthSpotifyYouTubeLife9/23/2020661Disparities in Breast Cancer and African Ancestry, Mammographic screening from age 40 years, Disparities in Breast Cancer Surgery Delay, Prophylactic mastectomy in BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 patients.
Prof. Sudheer Chava, Professor of Finance at Scheller College of Business at Georgia Institute of TechnologySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/22/2020543Investor Response to Extreme Language in Earnings Conference Calls, Business Cycle and Industry Returns, Pension Overhang and Corporate Investment, Impact of E-Commerce on Employees at Brick-and-Mortar Ret Artificial Intelligence lers, and Investment Consultants’ Search Behavior
Prof. Mark Liberman, Professor of Linguistics and Information Science at the University of PennsylvaniaSpotifyYouTubePhysical9/21/2020458The history and status of Human Language Technologies, Automatic Classification of Primary Progressive Aphasia Patients Using Lexical and Acoustic Features, and speech characteristics of young and older healthy adults
Prof. Francis Schortgen, Professor of Political Science at the University of Mount UnionSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/19/2020499The Political Logic of Economic Backwardness in North Korea,  China’s New Role of Assertiveness in the 21st Century International System, and Chinese High-Tech in the cross hairs of Geopolitics
Prof. Sašo Tomažič, Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.SpotifyYouTubeSocial9/18/2020374Non-profit society: Utopia or necessity, Changes in the collective consciousness, Monetary Reform, Money as a medium of exchange, and Strengthening social security
Prof. Michael Miller, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.SpotifyYouTubeLife9/17/2020500COVID and long term negative effects on the heart, POTS, Takotsubo Syndrome, Chronic Myocarditis, and other Myocardial injuries, and the need to prevent disease by individual actions to reduce long term disease burden.
Dr. Dipayan Ghosh, Co-Director of the Digital Platforms and Democracy Project at the Harvard Kennedy SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/16/2020522Are social media and search companies natural monopolies?, Increasing competition on the Internet, Machine bias in the commercialization of decision-making,  Digital deceit, and precision propaganda, and Terms of Disservice: How Silicon Valley is Destructive by Design.
Prof Joel Mokyr, Professor of Economics and History at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/15/2020526Attitudes, Aptitudes, and the Roots of the Great Enrichment: How Attitudes (cultural beliefs) and aptitudes (technical competence) played central roles in the British Industrial Revolution and the origins of modern growth
Prof. Aaron Striegel, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre DameSpotifyYouTubePhysical9/14/2020498The Tesserae Project: Large-Scale, Longitudinal, In Situ, Multimodal Sensing of Information Workers, Face-to-Face Proximity Estimation Using Bluetooth On Smartphones, and the Interplay Between Individuals’ Evolving Interaction Patterns and Artificial Intelligences in Dynamic Multiplex Social Networks.
Prof. Martin Eichenbaum, Professor of Economics at Northwestern UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/12/2020498Bridging the COVID recession, Rethinking  monetary and fiscal policy In an era Of low-Interest rates,  Monetary policy effect on refinancing 
Prof. Peter Muennig, Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/11/2020464Is Medic Artificial Intelligence worth the cost?, Universal health coverage in China, Precision population health management, Urbanicity, and hypertension, Earned Income Tax Credit and health effects, Psychological implications of the pandemic, and Health and economic consequences of emission standards
Prof. Douglas Comer, Professor of Computer Science at Purdue UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical9/10/2020472The cloud: to come the full circle of computing, DC Net: A Data Center Network Architecture that supports live VM migration, and towards disaggregating the Software-defined networking (SDN) Control Plane.
Prof. Jeremi Suri, Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at The University of Texas at AustinSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/9/2020451The cost of victory in WWII, The fiction of American Century, Nixon and Brezhnev, Revisiting Roosevelt: How presidential empathy can improve politics, and Why the presidency is too big to succeed, and how it could be fixed.
Prof. Burkhard Schafer, Chair of Computational Legal Theory at the University of EdinburghSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/8/2020426Legal Artificial Intelligence, creative informatics, and the quest for executable justice, A new approach to visualizing legal argumentation, Copyright and the law and ethics of machine co-production., Technology and the future of inheritance law.
Prof. Norman Garrick, Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of ConnecticutSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/6/2020444Traffic fatality rate: Why US is the worst among developed countries, Zurich: Where people are welcome and cars are not, The broken algorithm that poisoned American transportation, and Burying past planning mistakes in American cities.
Prof. Art Markman, Professor of Psychology, and Marketing at the University of Texas at AustinSpotifyYouTubeSocial9/5/2020407Impulsive choice-making,  Probability matching decisions, Structural comparisons in consumer choice, Naturalistic and Lab-based decision-making,  and Strategies for Economic Development Outside of Urban Corridors
Prof. Clair Brown, Professor of Economics at UC BerkeleySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/4/2020440A Policy Index to Create a Sustainable, Shared-Prosperity Economy, and Buddhist Economics: an enlightened approach to the dismal science
Prof. Carol Gould, Professor of Philosophy at Florida Atlantic UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/3/2020497Towards a Theory of the Aesthetic Properties of Persons, Glamour as an Aesthetic Property of Persons, Objective Beauty, and  Psychoanalysis, Imagination, and Imaginative Resistance
Prof. Brooks Holtom, Professor of Management at Georgetown UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial9/2/2020418A blueprint for change in Management Education, Turnover and Retention Research, and Better ways to predict who is going to quit.
Prof. George Markowsky, Professor of Computer Science at the Missouri University of Science and TechnologySpotifyYouTubePhysical9/1/2020416Crowdsourcing and homeland security, Top-level Dom Artificial Intelligence interceptor,  The difficulty of defining metrics and Arrow's theorem, and modeling and battling COVID
Prof. Jeanne Milliken Bonds, Professor of the Practice, Impact Investment, and Sustainable Finance at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North CarolinaSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/31/2020404Whole Community Health, Pilot project by Kenan Charitable Trust in two North Carolina counties - 6 interconnected pillars of opportunity: Economic stability, Education, Healthy food, High-quality healthcare, Social integration, and safe physical environment.
Prof. Eswaran Subrahmanian, Research Professor in the Engineering Research Accelerator and the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial8/30/2020450Design Theory: A foundation of a new paradigm for design science and engineering, Shared Memory in Design: A Unifying Theme for Research and Practice, Dialogues, Diversity, and Design
Dr. Charles Harry, Associate Research Professor in the School of Public Policy at the University of MarylandSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/29/2020444Human and technical cyber risks, Prioritizing strategic risks, Effect-centric approach to risk in nuclear power plants, A systems approach to quantifying and managing risk in critical infrastructure.
Prof. Regina Herzlinger, Professor at Harvard Business SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/28/2020546The scale of the healthcare problem,  A suggestion for a bipartisan solution, Innovating in Healthcare, and the SEC for the healthcare system
Prof Michael Barnett, Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers Business SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/27/2020423The Rise and Stall of stakeholder influence: How the digital age limits social control and Designing CSR Initiatives for Greater Social Impact
Prof. Diana Thomas, Professor of mathematical sciences at the United States Military Academy at West PointSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/26/2020478Weighing the evidence from clinical trials and faulty belief systems in obesity control, errors in self-reporting of energy balance, dynamic model for predicting obesity, machine learning to predict injuries in combat artificial Intelligence ing, the Vitruvian Man (Woman), and how many steps per day to stay fit.
Prof. Paul Fedak, Head Department of Cardiac Sciences at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of CalgarySpotifyYouTubeLife8/25/2020467Healing an injured heart, immune cells  to prevent detrimental rep Artificial Intelligencer caused by excessive fibrosis,  acellular bio scaffolds to promote functional tissue Intelligencer, Kryptonite Bone Cement to prevent sternal displacement, ROI for surgeon-scientists, precision surgery, and what is it like to be a cardiac surgeon
Dr. Antonio Lieto, Researcher in Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science at the University of TurinSpotifyYouTubePhysical8/24/2020514Artificial Intelligence with human-like reasoning, commonsense reasoning, computational creativity, conceptual representation and categorization,  integration of typicality, probability and cognitive heuristics, combinatorial and transformational Intelligence and the adequacies and drawbacks of using the human Artificial Intelligence as a model of Intelligence.
Prof. James K. Bashkin, Dr. R. Fredrik Inglis, and Dr. Jeff Smith of the University of Missouri- St. LouisSpotifyYouTubeLife8/23/2020493Origin, evolution, and transmission of viruses, the arrival of COVID vaccines and drugs, managing a pandemic - what can be done next time?
Mr. Frank Van Gansbeke, Professor of Practice At Middlebury CollegeSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/22/2020438Climate change and finance, monetary authority and natural capital, the discount premium for Carbon footprint, digital currencies, and what the Fed could do to get it right?
Prof Kit Parker, Professor of Bioengineering and Applied Physics at Harvard UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical8/21/2020504Nanofiber innovation for wound healing and heat resistance, Lab-grown meat,  Human pancreas, Artificial Intelligence, and heart on a chip, and STEM-based education as a necessary tool to counteract future shocks.
Prof. Ole Isacson, Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at Harvard Medical School and Mass General HospitalSpotifyYouTubeLife8/20/2020470Novel mechanisms in Neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's,  Lipid abnormalities, Cytokine storm, and inflammation, Spanish Flu and COVID similarities, and possible long term effects.
Prof. Jay Swaminathan, Professor of Operations at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel HillSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/19/2020376Supplier diversity and Carbon footprint, Customer learning in Call centers, Net-metering and utility profits, Block Artificial Intelligence to prevent counterfeiting, and strategic effects of COVID shock on global supply Artificial Intelligence.
Prof. Elizabeth Krupinski, Professor and Vice-Chair of Research at Emory UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial8/18/2020389Telehealth in primary care and specialties, Home-health technologies Artificial Intelligence ding telehealth, Artificial Intelligence-assisted mammographic examinations, Patient photos Artificial Intelligence ding detection accuracy, Effects of fatigue on radiology residents, and Optimizing ergonomics for breast imaging.
Prof. Raghuram Iyengar, Professor of Marketing at the Wharton SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/17/2020436Effect of subscription programs,  price promotions and churn prevention programs on firm profitability, finding nonobvious Key Opinion Leaders to accelerate product diffusion,  and oral and written communications - how the medium shapes the message.
Dr. David Vequist, Founder and Director of the Center for Medical Tourism Research (CMTR)SpotifyYouTubeSocial8/16/2020417Medical & health tourism - modalities, and trends, service quality expectations, bundled contracting between employers and providers, and effects of the pandemic on the industry
Prof. Peter Rogan, Professor of Genome Bioinformatics at the University of Western OntarioSpotifyYouTubeLife8/14/2020429COVID - Identifying hotspots, mRNA splicing mutations, the proposed molecular mechanism for severe infections, and possible vaccines, and therapies
Mr. Lofred Madzou, Project Lead for AI at the World Economic ForumSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/12/2020420The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Artificial Intelligence driving the next revolution, Regulatory policy frameworks and pilot projects for policy for Artificial Intelligence
Dr. William H. Frey II, Senior Research Director of the Center for Memory & Aging at the HealthPartners Neuroscience CenterSpotifyYouTubeLife8/11/2020445Intranasal delivery of agents to the Artificial Intelligence, Adult stems cells and Insulin for treatment of Artificial Intelligence injury and degenerative diseases, Possible effects of COVID on the Artificial Intelligence, long term complications, and policy choices
Dr. Ralph Chami, Assistant Director, Institute for Capacity Development, the International Monetary FundSpotifyYouTubeSocial8/10/2020412significant negative effects on fragile countries and regions,  What is a Whale worth and how can we keep it?
Prof. Ben Albensi, Professor of pharmacology & therapeutics at the University of ManitobaSpotifyYouTubeLife8/7/2020456Neuroprotective and neurotoxic effects of Nuclear Factor kappa B ( NF-kB), Alzheimer's disease, Economic burden of dementia, Artificial Intelligence region and sex-specific alterations in mitochondrial function, Epigenetics and dietary impacts on spatial memory and Artificial Intelligence plasticity
Dr. Allyson Ettinger, Assistant professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubePhysical8/6/2020407Artificial Intelligence waves and Natural Language Processing,  N400 amplitude and vector space model behavior,  Contextual embeddings in words, Composition in Sentence Vector Representations, and BERT, what it is Not.
Prof. Krishnanand Maillacheruvu, Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction at Bradley UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial8/5/2020382Rejuvenation of Rivers and Lakes in India, Policy in environmental choices, Cost externalization, Decentralized and small-scale wastewater treatment,  nutrient removal from wastewater,  and jumpstarting entrepreneurship through Marketplace Literacy. 
Prof. Gerry Leisman, Professor of Neuro and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Haifa, IsraelSpotifyYouTubeLife8/4/2020393Neurological development of the young Artificial Intelligence,  The importance of educational process, content, and environment, Left/Right Artificial Intelligence specialization, Language, and Mathematics processing in the Artificial Intelligence.
Prof. Martin Kulldorff, Professor of medicine at Harvard Medical SchoolSpotifyYouTubeLife8/2/20201165Early detection of localized COVID/disease outbreaks, Age as the dominant consideration in COVID intervention strategy, and vaccine/drug surveillance strategies.
Prof. Sean Smith, Professor of computational nanomaterials science and technology at the Australian National University and Director of Australia’s national supercomputing facilitySpotifyYouTubePhysical7/31/2020413Computational Materials Sciences, Atomic-Scale Discoveries with Machine Learning, Hydrogen for storage and transport of energy, Hydrogen as the new natural gas
Dr. Pascal Paschos, Computational Scientist at the University of ChicagoSpotifyYouTubePhysical7/30/2020388Open Science Grid,  Distributed Computing, Midscale collaborations, South Pole Telescope, ENZO: Adaptive mesh code for Astrophysics, Hydrodynamic simulations, and Fraud Detection.
Prof. Christophe Faugère, Professor of Finance at the Kedge Business School, FranceSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/29/2020366Asset pricing methodology confusion, Required Yield Theory (RYT), Connectalism, Mindfulness, and Compassion in Finance
Prof. Orly Sade, Chair in Business Administration and Associate Professor of Finance, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.SpotifyYouTubeSocial7/28/2020416Personal finance decisions, Artificial Intelligence-based behavioral finance interventions, Robo-advising, Framing advisory fees, Funding biases and crowdfunding
Prof Amiyatosh Purnanandam, Professor of finance at the Ross School of Business at the University of MichiganSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/27/2020467Mortgage securitization, Measuring Bank Risk, Taxpayer returns from Artificial Intelligence, Dividends during a pandemic, and the principal-agent problem in structuring contracts with banks for Artificial Intelligence. 
Prof. William Baker, Professor and Journalist-in-Residence at Fordham University in NY.SpotifyYouTubeSocial7/25/2020399Demystifying the Business of Performing Arts, "Sacred," the movie, Learning from Germany on public media, and Organizations for people that succeed.
Prof Brian Wandell, Professor and Director of the Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging at Stanford University.SpotifyYouTubePhysical7/24/2020387Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging, Human Connectome Project for disordered emotional states, Imaging systems for oral cancer screening, and Better camera designs for convolutional neural networks using synthetic images
Dr. Rouben Indjikian, adjunct professor of energy, and international economics at Webster University in Geneva, Switzerland.SpotifyYouTubeSocial7/23/2020379History of oil prices and possible future paths
Prof. Fernando Muzzio, Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Rutgers UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical7/22/2020395Supply Artificial Intelligence risk in pharmaceutical manufacturing and the advantages of continuous manufacturing 
Prof. Dale Rogers, Professor of Business at Arizona State UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial7/21/2020377Logistics Manager's Index as a leading indicator of economic activity, Supply Artificial Intelligence Financing, and Effects of COVID on the global supply Artificial Intelligence
Prof. Azra Raza, Professor of Medicine and Director of the MDS Center at Columbia UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife7/20/2020455Cancer - why have we Artificial Intelligence led, and how can we get better? The quest to find and destroy the first cell to minimize human strife.
Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli, Director of Research at Derasat, a think tank in the Kingdom of BahrainSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/19/2020366Reasons for the science-policy disconnect, statistical inference, threats to scalability, publication bias, and speculation on global economic effects of COVID.
Dr. Zeke Hernandez, Max and Bernice Garchik Family Presidential Associate Professor at the Wharton Business SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/18/2020363Effects of Immigrants on Firms’ Foreign Location Choice and Performance and Immigrant Entrepreneurs as Pathways to Foreign VC Investments
Prof. Robert Murphy, Professor of Computational Biology, Biomedical Engineering, and Machine Learning at Carnegie Mellon UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical7/17/2020433Artificial Intelligence, Automated Science, Self-driving Scientific Experimentation, Active Learning, High Throughput Screening, R&D optimization
Prof. Anees Chagpar, Professor in the Department of Surgery at Yale School of MedicineSpotifyYouTubeLife7/16/2020350Causes of Cancer, Healthcare access, Breast Cancer, Emerging Techniques in Breast Cancer Surgery, SHAVE trial
Prof. M. V. Lee Badgett, Professor of economics and co-director of the Center for Employment Equity at the University of Massachusetts AmherstSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/15/2020374The economic impact of LGBT rights in firms and countries, policy trends, wage gaps and reasons for optimism
Prof. Rory Cooper, Professor of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, and Orthopedic Surgery at the University of PittsburghSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/14/2020376Computer Assisted Mobility, Intelligent Wheel Artificial Intelligencer design, Human/Machine interactions, and Human Engineering Research Laboratories.
Prof. James Bashkin, Professor of Chemistry and Bio-Chemistry at the University of Missouri, St.Louis.SpotifyYouTubeLife7/11/2020377Cheaper and faster sterilization of PPE, HPV eliminating antiviral and anticancer agents,  Modulating DNA with polyamides, Green Chemistry 
Prof. Liran Carmel, Professor of Computational Biology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in IsraelSpotifyYouTubeLife7/9/2020587Human evolution, Out of Africa migrations, Neanderthals and Denisovans, DNA methylation effects on the body parts, Gene organizer, Epigenetics in assessing ancient environments and behavior of humans.
Mr. Joel Peterson, recently retired Chairman of JetBlue Airways, former Chairman of The Hoover Institution, and the Founder of Peterson PartnersSpotifyYouTubeSocial7/7/2020416Trust as an operating system, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Types of leaders, Entrepreneurial leadership, Creating successful companies and Startups 
Prof. Eleftherios Mylonakis, Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at Brown UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife7/6/2020363Antimicrobial research, surrogate invertebrate hosts, in vivo high throughput screening, methicillin-resistant MRSA, colonization, and the need for fast and accurate diagnostics.
Prof. Brian Keating, Professor of Physics at the Center for Astrophysics & Space Sciences at the University of California, San DiegoSpotifyYouTubePhysical7/4/2020436Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic Polarization, Simons Observatory, Origins of the Universe, Hubble constant discrepancy, Multiverse 
Prof. Bart Selman, Professor of Computer Science at Cornell UniversitySpotifyYouTubePhysical7/2/2020398Artificial Intelligence, Artificial General Intelligence, Non-human Intelligence, Machine Reasoning, Policy, and the Artificial Intelligence future of society
Mr. Jim Jordan, Distinguished Service Professor of Healthcare & Biotechnology Management at Carnegie Mellon UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial7/1/2020394The start-up ecosystem in life sciences, Stakeholders in a start-up, Basic v/s translational research, and health systems 
Prof. Anup Malani, Professor at the University of Chicago Law School & Medical SchoolSpotifyYouTubeSocial6/30/2020359Adaptive control for COVID in India, A field experiment for health insurance in India, the evolution of influenza with vaccination
Prof. Steve Greenbaum, Professor of Physics at Hunter College in the City University of New YorkSpotifyYouTubePhysical6/27/2020408Battery technologies, species of electrolytes, materials science innovation, the safety of products, and the need for inclusion in education
Prof. Kenneth Kaitin, Professor of Public Health and Medicine at Tufts School of MedicineSpotifyYouTubeLife6/26/2020383Pharmaceutical R&D trends and costs, Value Artificial Intelligence paradigms, Basic v/s translational research, Investment needs, and COVID 19
Prof. Robert Bird, Professor of Business Law and the Chair in Business Ethics at the University of ConnecticutSpotifyYouTubeSocial6/25/2020503Future of business law, Corporate legal strategy, Turning compliance into a competitive advantage
Prof. David Ikenberry, Professor of Finance at the University of ColoradoSpotifyYouTubeSocial6/24/2020374Investment-q paradox,  persistent investment decline, Tobin's q decomposition, asset utilization as a driver of investment rate, and artificial Intelligence of common explanations.  
Prof. George Perry, Professor of Biology and Chemistry at The University of Texas at San AntonioSpotifyYouTubeLife6/23/2020395Alzheimer's disease, oxidative stress, mitochondria abnormalities, diagnostics, amyloid-beta plaques, aging
Prof. Richard Mammone, Professor of engineering and business at Rutgers University.SpotifyYouTubeSocial6/19/2020390Artificial Intelligence, Breast cancer diagnostics, Teleradiology, Social return to technology commercialization
Prof. Marion Nestle, Professor Emerita of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, at New York UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial6/18/2020379Food, Nutrition, Obesity, supply Artificial Intelligence, food security
Professor Stanley Litow of Columbia and Duke UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial6/17/2020348Public-private partnerships, education systems, ethics and leadership 
Prof. Stephen Hinshaw, Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley and Professor of Psychiatry at UCSFSpotifyYouTubeLife6/16/2020412Mental illnesses, stigma, ADHD, design of education, Berkeley girls longitudinal study 
Dr. Sara Abiola, Assistant Professor of Health Policy & Management at the Columbia Mailman School of Public HealthSpotifyYouTubeSocial6/15/2020408Hunger in America, SNAP/Food Stamps, SSTAR Act, Obesity, Decision-making
Dr. John S. Lyons, Professor of Health Management and Policy at the University of KentuckySpotifyYouTubeSocial6/14/2020372Population health, Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management (TCOM).
Prof. Mehdi Anwar, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of ConnecticutSpotifyYouTubePhysical6/13/2020402Memristors, Neuromorphic Computing, Mysteries of the Artificial Intelligence and the future of Computing 
Prof. Bruce Mizarch, Professor of Economics at Rutgers UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial6/12/2020391Microstructures of financial markets, order routing, high-frequency trading, oil prices  .....
Dr. Scott Friedman, the Dean for Therapeutic Discovery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiSpotifyYouTubeLife6/11/2020401Causes of chronic liver diseases, emerging treatments, COVID
Prof. Jeffrey Townsend of Yale School of Public Health and Yale UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife6/9/2020477Evolution of cancer, plague, pandemics, COVID, policymaking under uncertainty, Artificial Intelligence
Prof. Warren Powell of Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton UniversitySpotifyYouTubeSocial6/6/2020557Decisions under uncertainty, Artificial Intelligence, shocks, supply Artificial Intelligence, and autonomous vehicles
Prof. Julia Lane, Professor at NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public ServiceSpotifyYouTubeSocial6/3/2020631Democratizing our data - A manifesto. Improving the design of metrics, collection of data, analysis and decision-making at the federal level
Dr. Ian Williams, author, sculptor and biochemist.SpotifyYouTubeSocial5/30/2020431Humans, bacteria, Intelligence, consciousness, life and everything else
Dr.Pierre Etienne, co-Director of the Alzheimer’s disease prevention program at McGill UniversitySpotifyYouTubeLife5/24/2020637COVID, clinical trial processes, pharmaceutical R&D, vaccine development, use of preventative medications, Alzheimer's disease, PTSD