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Expert Advisory: American University Psychology Professor Available to Discuss Emotions Related to Pixar Film "Inside Out"

“Inside Out” explores the value of experiencing the full range of emotions, says American University psychology professor.

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Pop-Culture Expert Can Speak About Death of Actor Christopher Lee

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The ‘Heaven 11’: Gospel Music Expert Lists 11 Most Influential Black Gospel Songs

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To celebrate African American Music Appreciation Month, Robert F. Darden, professor in Baylor University’s department of journalism, public relations and new media, and former gospel music editor for Billboard Magazine, has compiled a list of the 11 most influential black gospel songs.

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Back to the Past: Why Movie Studios Keep Recycling Stories, and Why We Keep Paying to See Them

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Chris Hansen, M.F.A., independent filmmaker and chair of the film and digital media department in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, discusses the challenges for original storytelling and the future of the film industry.

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New Book Takes International Human Rights Laws to Task

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In his recent book, The Twilight of Human Rights Laws (Oxford University Press), Posner takes to task international human rights treaties. The Kirkland and Ellis Distinguished Service Professor of Law contends they have failed to accomplish their objectives because they are “too ambitious, even utopian and too ambiguous,” and there is little evidence that these laws have improved people’s well-being.

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Acquiring ‘Perfect’ Pitch May Be Possible for Some Adults

If you’re a musician, this sounds too good to be true: University of Chicago psychologists have been able to train some adults to develop the prized musical ability of absolute pitch, and the training’s effects last for months.

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Incest and the Duggars: Lina Svedin of @Uutah Available to Talk About How the Case Opens Up an Important Public Policy Discussion

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AU Museum Summer Exhibits: Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibition, Washington Masters, and Non-Conformist Latvian Art

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Summer exhibits at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center open June 13.

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Smithsonian Snapshot: Shaun White in “Eye Pop”

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In a world consumed by personal and celebrity image making, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery considers how personalities are constructed in its exhibition “Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze.” Featuring 54 portraits, such as this one of Shaun White, it will be open at the Portrait Gallery May 22 through July 10, 2016.