Curiosity Daily Podcast: Employees Should Surf the Web at Work, Hear a 3,000-Year-Old Mummy’s Voice, and Being Cold Makes Us Crave Social Contact
Learn about why bosses should let employees surf the web at work; how researchers made it possible for you to hear a mummy’s voice after 3,000 years; and why cold weather makes us crave social contact.
February 17, 2020
Episode Show Notes:
Employees Should Surf the Web at Work by Kelsey Donk
- Andel, S. (2020, January 17). Why bosses should let employees surf the web at work. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/why-bosses-should-let-employees-surf-the-web-at-work-128444
- Andel, S. A., Kessler, S. R., Pindek, S., Kleinman, G., & Spector, P. E. (2019). Is cyberloafing more complex than we originally thought? Cyberloafing as a coping response to workplace aggression exposure. Computers in Human Behavior, 101, 124–130. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2019.07.013
Hear a 3,000-Year-Old Mummy’s Voice by Cameron Duke
- Davis, N. (2020, January 23). Talk like an Egyptian: mummy’s voice heard 3,000 years after death. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/jan/23/talk-like-an-egyptian-mummys-voice-heard-3000-years-after-death
- Howard, D. M., Schofield, J., Fletcher, J., Baxter, K., Iball, G. R., & Buckley, S. A. (2020). Synthesis of a Vocal Sound from the 3,000 year old Mummy, Nesyamun ‘True of Voice.’ Scientific Reports, 10(1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-56316-y
- The re-created sound of Nesyamun. (2020). SoundCloud. https://soundcloud.com/user-408688451/the-re-created-sound-of-nesyamun
Being Cold Makes Us Crave Social Contact by Steffie Drucker
- Cold Days Can Make Us Long For Social Contact — But Warming Up Our Bodies Eliminates This Desire. (2020, January 27). Research Digest. https://digest.bps.org.uk/2020/01/27/cold-days-can-make-us-long-for-social-contact-but-warming-up-our-bodies-eliminates-this-desire/
- Fay, A. J., & Maner, J. K. (2019). Interactive effects of tactile warmth and ambient temperature on the search for social affiliation. Social Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1027/1864-9335/a000407
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