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Giving by donors of color, and how popularity bias affects our social media “likes”

September 17, 2021—An IU economist explains findings from a new survey indicating giving to racial and social justice is on the rise, especially among donors of color, and an IU computer scientists reveals what happens when we click that social media “thumbs’ up”. View a text transcript of the audio.

COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness, and the science of product placement

September 15, 2021—A new study based on real-world data evaluates the effectiveness of 2-dose COVID-19 vaccines, and an IU marketing expert looks at product placement in our online streaming era. View a text transcript of the audio.

Misinformation, and climate change in dryland regions

September 13, 2021—IU researchers track our vulnerability to misinformation, and an IU earth scientist explores the negative impacts of climate change in the world's dryland regions. View a text transcript of the audio.

Work interruptions, and COVID-19 boosters

September 10, 2021—IUPUI researchers find some in-person work interruptions can actually be beneficial to work engagement, and an IU infectious diseases expert offers insight into COVID-19 booster shots. View a text transcript of the audio.

Sub-concussion study, and parents' COVID-19 vaccine intentions

September 8, 2021—IU researchers are gathering data to determine the effects of repetitive head impacts on young athletes, and a new statewide survey measures COVID-19 vaccine intentions among parents of Indiana children. View a text transcript of the audio.

Extreme rainfall expectations, and teaching critical thinking

September 3, 2021—An IU environmental expert says landlocked states can expect more frequent and extreme precipitation events, and IU psychology researchers demonstrate a simple method for teaching crucial critical thinking skills. View a text transcript of the audio.

Pandemic-era school decisions, and the impact of minor head injuries

September 1, 2021—IU social scientists examine the role of employment in parents’ decisions about pandemic-era schooling, and an IU doctor finds that minor head injuries can have a major impact. View a text transcript of the audio.

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