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Fear & Boredom!

This week on Futureproof with Jonathan McCrea, we look at the science of Fear & Boredom. The ...

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12.56 21 Nov 2020


Fear & Boredom!



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12.56 21 Nov 2020


This week on Futureproof with Jonathan McCrea, we look at the science of Fear & Boredom.

The Science of  Fear - Daniel T. Blumstein - Professor at the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, as well as a professor for the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, at the University of California, Los Angeles and author of ‘The Nature of Fear: Survival Lessons From the Wild

Discussing the Science of Boredom is Dr James Danckert - Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Waterloo.

Also on the show to look at the week's science news headlines were  Shane Bergin - Physicist & Assistant Prof in science education at UCD  and Dr. Lara Dungan. 

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