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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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Cheri Blauwet: I’m the Doctor, Not the Patient

Gold medalist Cheri Blauwet becomes a doctor and opens eyes to the idea of "disabilities".

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Cheri Blauwet: I’m the Doctor, Not the Patient

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Cheri Blauwet: I Brought Home the Gold…in a Wheelchair

Cheri Blauwet gets talked into finding her passion.... which eventually turns to gold.

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Cheri Blauwet: I Brought Home the Gold…in a Wheelchair

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John Horgan: The Secret Life of Terrorists

John Horgan collects the stories of former terrorists.

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John Horgan: The Secret Life of Terrorists

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John Horgan: The Dangers of Hanging Out with Terrorists

John Horgan interviews an IRA terrorist and wonders if he's made a huge mistake.

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John Horgan: The Dangers of Hanging Out with Terrorists

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