Show Notes for Episode 5

These show notes were compiled through the research of our intern Vanessa Morales, who took a deep dive into how racial identity affects classroom participation.

Web links:

Feeling Like Imposters (Inside Higher Ed)

Thine Ice: Stereotype Threat and Black College Students (The Atlantic)

Stereotype Threat Widens the Achievement Gap (APA)

Diversity and Inclusiveness in the Classroom (University of Arizona)

PDF files:

Microaggression and Academic Success

Critical race theory, racial microaggressions, and campus racial climate

Racial microaggressions and the Asian American experience.

Tool: Recognizing Microaggressions and the Messages They Send

Episode 4: Exercise

Episode 4: Exercise
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This episode is about the positive effects of exercise. Peter and Charlie will talk to OAR intern Bess Cohen about her experience starting an exercise routine. Then we will chat with Nat Ballenburg and Cory Walts at the Fitness Center to discuss easy tips for exercise that students can implement.

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Show Notes for Episode 3

To learn more about the right time for you to sleep, check out the Power of When by Michael Breus, which Talia used to inform her approach to daily life. You can also check out Breus’s Talk at Google in which he discusses chronobiology and implications of this science, or this short talk he gives on the Dr. Oz show in which he offers tips for better sleep. This short quiz will tell you if you have a lion, bear, wolf, or dolphin chronotype.
For more about setting a daily routine, consider this article from the Spruce.

To make an academic coaching appointment with Raquel or another member of the OAR staff, click here.

Episode 3: Life Design

Episode 3: Life Design
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This episode is about life design, or figuring out how to manage your time and day most effectively. We interview OAR intern Talia Scott about how she used the science of chronotypes to help her maximize her schedule. Then Charlie talks about time management with OAR Assistant Director Raquel Esteves-Joyce.

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Show Notes for Episode 2

Deliberate Practice Readings

Freakonomics has their own take on this discussion in their episode “How To Become Great At Almost Anything”

Or, check out this video on Deliberate Practice by Sprouts, an educational YouTube channel that uses animation to explain academic theories.

There is a broad array of literature on the examination of the brains of London Cabbies. To name a few, The Scientific AmericanThe BBC, National Center for Biotechnology Information, and Wired have substantial articles to aid your reading.

Episode 2: Deliberate Practice

Episode 2: Deliberate Practice
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In this episode, Peter and Charlie discuss practice, brains of London cabbies, mock trial, and more!

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Episode 1: Multiple Intelligences

Episode 1: Multiple Intelligences
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In our inaugural episode of the Compass, we look at an idea that underlies all of our learning in college: intelligence. Where does this idea come from? We also discuss Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences Theory and how it complicates the modern concept of intelligence.

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