Curiosity Daily Podcast: You Have Tiny Rocks in Your Ears, How Artists’ Personas Influence Your Music Choices, and Chemotherapy Began as a Chemical Weapon
Learn about why you have tiny rocks in your ears; why the self-congruity effect of music says you may prefer music by artists who have a similar personality to you; and how chemotherapy began as a chemical weapon.
August 04, 2020
Episode Show Notes:
There are tiny rocks in your ears that help you detect motion by Cameron Duke
- Inner Ear “Rock Slides” Lead To Vertigo. (n.d.). NPR.org. https://www.npr.org/2009/04/27/103463398/inner-ear-rock-slides-lead-to-vertigo
- Widmaier, E. P., Vander, A. J., Raff, H., & Strang, K. T. (2019). Vander’s human physiology : the mechanisms of body function. Mcgraw-Hill Education.
- Purves, D., Augustine, G. J., Fitzpatrick, D., Katz, L. C., Anthony-Samuel LaMantia, McNamara, J. O., & S Mark Williams. (2014). The Otolith Organs: The Utricle and Sacculus. Nih.Gov; Sinauer Associates. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK10792/
- Human ear - Inner ear | Britannica. (2020). In Encyclopædia Britannica. https://www.britannica.com/science/ear/Inner-ear#ref65037
You may prefer music by musicians who have a similar personality to you by Kelsey Donk
- Fans love musicians’ personalities as much as their music. (2020). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-07/bu-flm070120.php
- Greenberg, D. M., Matz, S. C., Schwartz, H. A., & Fricke, K. R. (2020). The self-congruity effect of music. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000293
- Joseph, Barclay, A. C., & Bockorny, K. M. (2014). Self-Congruity: A Determinant of Brand Personality. https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Self-Congruity%3A-A-Determinant-of-Brand-Personality-Klipfel-Barclay/02b9cbd55f0fef7fd688c35a801a338bca1a6ee2
Chemotherapy began as a chemical weapon by Cameron Duke
- Evolution of Cancer Treatments: Chemotherapy | American Cancer Society. (2014). Cancer.org. https://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancer-basics/history-of-cancer/cancer-treatment-chemo.html
- Frunzi, J. (February 2007). From Weapon to Wonder Drug. The Hospitalist. https://www.the-hospitalist.org/hospitalist/article/123282/weapon-wonder-drug
- Goldacre, R. J., Loveless, A., & Ross, W. C. J. (1949). Mode of Production of Chromosome Abnormalities by the Nitrogen Mustards The Possible Role of Cross-Linking. Nature, 163(4148), 667–669. https://doi.org/10.1038/163667a0
- Hazell, S. (2014). Mustard gas – from the Great War to frontline chemotherapy. Cancer Research UK - Science Blog. https://scienceblog.cancerresearchuk.org/2014/08/27/mustard-gas-from-the-great-war-to-frontline-chemotherapy/
- Immunotherapy for Cancer. (2019, September 24). National Cancer Institute; Cancer.gov. https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/types/immunotherapy
- Krumbhaar, E. B., & Krumbhaar, H. D. (1919). The Blood and Bone Marrow in Yelloe Cross Gas (Mustard Gas) Poisoning. The Journal of Medical Research, 40(3), 497–508.3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2104437/
- Mukherjee, S. (2011). The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer. Fourth Estate.
- Smith, J. (2016, January 14). The Grim and Marvelous Story of Chemotherapy. Proto Magazine. http://protomag.com/articles/the-grim-and-marvelous-story-of-chemotherapy
- Smith, S. L. (2017). War! What is it good for? Mustard gas medicine. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 189(8), E321–E322. https://doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.161032
- Wilke, C. (2019, April). From Chemical Weapon to Chemotherapy, 1917–1946. The Scientist Magazine. https://www.the-scientist.com/foundations/from-chemical-weapon-to-chemotherapy--19171946-65655
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