Curiosity Daily Podcast: History’s Average Commute Time, Fight Procrastination with Emotions, and the Largest Ever Study of Cancer Genomes
Learn about how little the average commute time has changed throughout human history; what researchers learned from the largest-ever study of cancer genomes; and why procrastination is about managing emotions, not time.
March 02, 2020
Episode Show Notes:
The Marchetti Constant by Kelsey Donk
- English, J. (2019, August 29). The History of Cities Is About How We Get to Work. CityLab; CityLab. https://www.citylab.com/transportation/2019/08/commute-time-city-size-transportation-urban-planning-history/597055/
- Marchetti, C. (2011). Anthropological Invariants in Travel Behavior. Iiasa.Ac.At. http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/id/eprint/4071/
Scientists have released the largest-ever study of cancer genomes by Grant Currin
- Gallagher, J. (2020, February 5). Landmark study to transform cancer treatment. BBC News. https://www.bbc.com/news/health-51391151
- Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes. (2020). Nature.com. https://doi.org/10.1038/d42859-020-00001-y
- Massive cancer genome study reveals how DNA errors drive tumor growth. (2020, February 5). Science | AAAS. https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/02/massive-cancer-genome-study-reveals-how-dna-errors-drive-tumor-growth
- Genetics Home Reference. (2020). What is a genome? Genetics Home Reference. https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/primer/hgp/genome
Procrastination is about managing emotions, not time by Kelsey Donk
- Jarrett, C. (2020). Why procrastination is about managing emotions, not time. BBC.com. https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20200121-why-procrastination-is-about-managing-emotions-not-time
- Tice, D. M., Bratslavsky, E., & Baumeister, R. F. (2001). Emotional distress regulation takes precedence over impulse control: if you feel bad, do it! Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 80(1), 53–67. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11195891
- Sirois, F. M. (2015). Is procrastination a vulnerability factor for hypertension and cardiovascular disease? Testing an extension of the procrastination–health model. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 38(3), 578–589. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10865-015-9629-2
- Kashdan, T. B., & Rottenberg, J. (2010). Psychological flexibility as a fundamental aspect of health. Clinical Psychology Review, 30(7), 865–878. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpr.2010.03.001
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