In this clip from NPR's Morning Edition, psychologist David Lisak discusses the obstacles to stopping campus rape. It's a common myth that most campus rapes are perpetrated by men that make a one-time mistake, and since most rapes go unreported, this is hard to disprove.
While many fanciful theories have been advanced to explain how Stonehenge was constructed without modern machinery over 4,000 years ago, this video, in a beautiful illustration of the scientific principal of “Occam’s Razor,” shows how it could have been accomplished using simple stone age technology.
The nerdy scientist who observes life from the sidelines is an iconic stereotype which may discourage young people from pursuing careers in science. A classic example is seen in this humorous advertisement for Bud Lite.
In this humorous video, young women who think they are participating in a test of lip balm are tricked into kissing chimpanzees without realizing it. If this were a scientific study, would it be possible to conceal the “surprise” without violating ethical guidelines for informed consent?
In this series of videos from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, professors describe their research projects and share their findings on topics like corporate responsibility and behavioral economics...