Academics

#131 – Alcohol and Feeling Attractive

#131 – Alcohol and Feeling Attractive

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/131-146-Alcohol-Feeling-Attractive.mp3   Based on research by Bègue, Laurent, Bushman, B.J., Zerhouni, O., Subra, B., and Ourabah, M. (2013), written by Eleanor Fulton, Psy.D. Have you ever had a [...]

#130 – Cell Phone Intoxication

#130 – Cell Phone Intoxication

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/130-145-Cell-Phone-intoxication.mp3 Based on research by Strayer, D. L., Drews, F. A., & Crouch, D. J. (2006), written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Do you ever talk on your cell [...]

#129 – Halloween & Fear Based Laws

#129 – Halloween & Fear Based Laws

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/129-93-Halloween-Fear-Based-laws.mp3 Based on research by Mark Chaffin, et al 2009, written by Juanita N Baker, Ph.D. Should laws be based on fear or research? Legislatures in many states [...]

New process allows scientists to track glacier changes via satellite

New process allows scientists to track glacier changes via satellite

Florida Institute of Technology mathematics assistant professor Dr. Nezamoddin N. Kachouie, along with his collaborators, has developed a method for tracking and estimating mountain glacier change via satellite images. Ground based measurements of the terminus point [...]

Earth Scientists share their passion for research

Earth Scientists share their passion for research

As Earth Science Week gets underway, we decided to chat with some of the faculty and students from the Department of Marine and Environmental Systems to see how they got interested in these various Earth Science [...]

#128 – Position with Power

#128 – Position with Power

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/128-144-Position-with-Power.mp3 Based on research by Carney, et al 2010, written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. Have you ever wanted to feel more powerful or confident?  Maybe you were about [...]

A passion for space science

A passion for space science

When you talk to Florida Tech faculty and students there is one thing that really shines through: their passion for the work they’re doing. As part of World Space Week, we talked to a student and [...]

Diving into concussion research

Diving into concussion research

Likitha Somasekhar, a biomedical engineering master’s student at Florida Institute of Technology, sat in an oversized office chair, looking up from behind a modified SCUBA mask as she inhaled an air mixture containing five percent carbon [...]

#127 – Personality Makes the Perfect Match!

#127 – Personality Makes the Perfect Match!

Please click here to listen to WFIT Minute: http://blogs.fit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/127-143-Personality-Makes-The-Perfect-Match.mp3 Based on research by Dyrenforth, et al 2010, written by Mara Rowcliffe, BS. We use phrases such as “opposites attract” or “two of a kind” to describe [...]

Team develops tool for network emulation

Team develops tool for network emulation

When cybersecurity researchers sit down to run experiments on a network, they have a few choices in terms of the approach they can take. One option is to actually build a physical network by taking computers [...]