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NPR correspondent reveals hidden brain

NPR correspondent reveals hidden brain

By Cassidy Power | Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

Filed under City, Health, News, Top Stories

The human brain cannot see reality correctly, according to Shankar Vedantam. Vedantam, National Public Radio’s social science correspondent, asserts that the subconscious is so powerful it dramatically impacts the way people view the world. But he believes people can overcome these biases with ...

Faludi discusses gender identity

Faludi discusses gender identity

By Katie Gingerich | For The Pitt News

February 27, 2018

Filed under 2. Featured, City, News

When Susan Faludi stood in front of a large crowd at the Carnegie Music Hall Monday night, she asked more than 1,000 people to consider refugees. “Around the world today are unintentional monuments to the truth that we live in the age of the refugee and the elusiveness of the refuge they seek,”...

Bill Nye charms student audience

Bill Nye charms student audience

By Lexi Kennell / Staff Writer

April 12, 2016

Filed under Culture, Television

Capping a lecture that transported audience members back to the third grade, Bill Nye tied his signature bow tie on stage, prompting a standing ovation from the audience. Nye rose to fame in elementary school science classes around the country in PBS and Disney’s “Bill Nye the Science Guy,” which r...

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