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How Personality Traits Change Over Time with Wiebke Bleidorn, PhD

How Personality Traits Change Over Time with Wiebke Bleidorn, PhD

How do personality traits change and develop over time? And to what extent do environmental, sociocultural, and biological factors contribute to personality change? Hello, I’m Marla Bonner. Welcome to APA Journals Dialogue, a podcast featuring research from early career psychologists published by the APA Journals program. Today’s episode features Dr. Wiebke Bleidorn, Director of the …

Climate Gate & The Fears Of Global Warming

Climate Gate & The Fears Of Global Warming

copenhagen’s coming up and welll we art and discuss climate change obviously and now world leaders in a get together and decide what to do about it or begin the conversations about what to do about it uh… but in the midst of all the so right before this uh… there was this there’s a …

Why Scientists Briefly Thought the Earth Was Hollow

Why Scientists Briefly Thought the Earth Was Hollow

[♪ INTRO] People have wondered what happens inside the Earth for probably as long as there have been people. Throughout history, many cultures believed that the Earth’s interior featured great hollows that hid mystical realms — things like lost civilizations, lakes of fire, or hungry dinosaurs. But most of these ideas were rooted in tradition, …

Future Environments: Future Farming

Future Environments: Future Farming

[ ♪♪♪ ] By 2050, the population on earth will go above nine billion. And if we do not change the way we farm today, given the fact that the land on earth will not grow, we have to grow more food on the same land to feed the 9 billion. With today’s farming technology, …

Roly Polies Came From the Sea to Conquer the Earth | Deep Look

Roly Polies Came From the Sea to Conquer the Earth | Deep Look

Pill bugs…… roly polies….. potato bugs… whatever you want to call them, somehow there’s something less creepy about these guys than other insects. More loveable, or something. Maybe it’s because they’re not insects at all. Pill bugs are actually crustaceans. They’re more closely related to shrimp and lobsters than crickets or beetles. Pill bugs even …

How Many Mass Extinctions Have Happened On Earth?

How Many Mass Extinctions Have Happened On Earth?

Hey there, welcome to Life Noggin! More animal species have gone extinct in the last 500 years than in the last 20 million years combined. And incredible creatures like lions, whales, tigers OH MY! and elephants that used to roam freely in huge numbers are now approaching extinction. The number of wild lions has dropped …