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Video: Sophie Scott | Why We Laugh

While exploring the neuroscience of speech and vocal behavior, Sophie Scott stumbled upon a surprising second vocation: making audiences laugh as a stand-up comic.

October 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Video: Coming Soon! Pope Francis in “The Encyclical”

The amount of hype from the climate change deniers over Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment, which will be released on June 18, is getting pretty absurd. To prepare yourself … Continue reading

June 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Robin Williams performing at the Met: Gun Crazy Culture

Performing at the Met in New York, Robin Williams sheds light on America’s gun crazy culture.

August 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

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