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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Jean Berko Gleason: Psycholinguist

Video duration: 7:18

Jean Berko Gleason is a Professor Emerita at Boston University and was one of the founders of the field of psycholinguistics. She created the famous "wug test," which reveals how children learn the rules of language, such as making singular words plural. While now in her 70s, Jean continues to get around town by driving fast in her sports car.

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Cynthia Erenas: A Big Change in the World

Cynthia Erenas dreams big, builds technology and challenges gender roles.

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Cynthia Erenas: A Big Change in the World

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Cynthia Erenas: cynthia.i.am

Cynthia Erenas connects with will.i.am and becomes a superstar teen roboticist.

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Cynthia Erenas: cynthia.i.am

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Cynthia Erenas: 30 Seconds on Building Your First Robot

We give Cynthia Erenas 30 seconds to offer tips on robot-building.

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Cynthia Erenas: 30 Seconds on Building Your First Robot

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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Bisi Ezerioha: Zen and the Art of Automotive Maintenance

Bisi Ezerioha drives really, really fast to find his calm peaceful center.

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Bisi Ezerioha: Zen and the Art of Automotive Maintenance

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