Scary Shark Music, Your Brain Predicts the Future, Hydrobot
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Learn about ominous music’s effect on conservation efforts; why our brains constantly predict the future; and “Hydrobot.” Dive deeper into all your favorite Shark Week shows with Shark Week's Daily Bite Podcast hosted by Luke Tipple: Listen on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shark-weeks-daily-bite/id1527053422  Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0dfzM1ktSB1mSKD5z4Qujm?si=R8rNBksMRS-JrgMs9JIJ5g&dl_branch=1 Learn more: https://www.discovery.com/shark-week/everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-daily-bite-podcast  Ominous background music in shark programming could hinder conservation efforts by Steffie Drucker Nosal, A. P., Keenan, E. A., Hastings, P. A., & Gneezy, A. (2016). The Effect of Background Music in Shark Documentaries on Viewers’ Perceptions of Sharks. PLOS ONE, 11(8), e0159279. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0159279  Sharks get bad rap when viewed with ominous background music: Researchers demonstrate that background music affects viewers’ attitudes toward sharks. (2016). ScienceDaily. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160804171639.htm  Why sharks need a new soundtrack. (2018, October 24). University of California. https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/why-shark-soundtracks-make-it-harder-live-underwater  Our brains are constantly predicting the future to stay in the present by Cameron Duke Chow, D. (2013, May 8). How Your Brain Tracks Moving Objects. Livescience.com; Live Science. https://www.livescience.com/29417-how-brain-tracks-moving-objects.html  eijwat. (2012). Flash-drag Effect: Optical Illusion 3D [Old title: Flash-lag Effect induced by Background 3D Motion] [YouTube Video]. In YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6XOIN4jaDQ  Maus, Gerrit W., Fischer, J., & Whitney, D. (2013). Motion-Dependent Representation of Space in Area MT+. Neuron, 78(3), 554–562. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2013.03.010  Murai, Y., & Murakami, I. (2016). The flash-lag effect and the flash-drag effect in the same display. Journal of Vision, 16(11), 31. https://doi.org/10.1167/16.11.31  Don’t blink: The science of a 100-mph fastball. (2017). The Seattle Times. http://projects.seattletimes.com/2017/mariners-preview/science/  "Hydrobot" is a magnetic bead that can move water around, even upside down by Briana Brownell Water droplets become hydrobots by adding magnetic beads. (2021). ScienceDaily. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/06/210603111954.htm  ‌Si, Y., Hu, J., & Dong, Z. (2021). Bioinspired magnetically driven liquid manipulation as microrobot. Cell Reports Physical Science, 100439. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xcrp.2021.100439  Please vote for Curiosity Daily in the 2021 People's Choice Podcast Awards! Register at https://podcastawards.com, select Curiosity Daily in the categories of Education and Science & Medicine, and then click/tap "save nominations" at the bottom of the page. Voting in other categories is optional. Your vote is greatly appreciated! Follow Curiosity Daily on your favorite podcast app to learn something new every day withCody Gough andAshley Hamer. Still curious? Get exclusive science shows, nature documentaries, and more real-life entertainment on discovery+! Go to https://discoveryplus.com/curiosity to start your 7-day free trial. discovery+ is currently only available for US subscribers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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