Candi Carter Olson's recent paper shows the impact of online trolling on public discourse.
Credit Trolls (2016)
UnDisciplined: The Aquatic Ecologist And The Feminist Journalist
Amanda Subalusky studies how ecosystems are impacted by migrating wildebeests in Africa. Candi Carter Olson's research focuses on how communities of interest use the media to get their messages heard. Together, we talk about gnus and the news.
UnDisciplined Episode 1: The Ecologist And The Economist
Karen Beard's most recent study showed a fascinating association between non-native species in Hawaii. Veronica Pozo's recent work demonstrates a frightening connection between social media and police violence. In this episode we discuss how to avoid looking for simple answers to complex problems.
UnDisciplined: The Evolutionary Biologist and the Movie Psychologist
James Cutting studies the way moviemakers exploit human emotions to tell stories. Zach Gompert examines fundamental questions about evolutionary genetics. Together, we talk about how things change over time and whether we can predict those changes.
UnDisciplined Episode 4: The Psychologist And The Geneticist
Marlena Fejzo's research has suggested a genetic cause for morning sickness. Jared Martin's recent work demonstrates that not all smiles are created equal. In this episode, we talk about what's happening deep inside of us when we feel feelings.
UnDisciplined Episode 3: The Anthropologist and the Aerospace Engineer
Anna Cohen uses pulsed lasers to map ancient cities. David Geller works to identify space junk to prevent catastrophic orbital collisions. Together, we talk about how to best encourage young people to become scientific explorers.