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Xiaodong Lin Speaks with PBS's (SciTech)Now About Her Research on Scientists' Failure Stories

Xiaodong Lin, Associate Professor of Cognitive StudiesAn interview with TC’s Xiaodong Lin by PBS’s Hari Sreenivasan airs this week on the
public TV network’s (SciTech) Now show. Sreenivasan, anchor of PBS NewsHour Weekend and (SciTech)Now, interviewed Lin about her research,
which found that high school students in Harlem who learned about the failures of famous scientists posted higher scores on science tests than their peers who did not. The research was funded by the National Science Foundation and published in February by the Journal of the American Psychological Association.

Watch the interview here:

The interview will be re-broadcast later this week and on December 5 on the following New York metropolitan area PBS stations on the following schedule:

Thursday, Sept. 22, 10 p.m.: NJTV  -- for channels in New Jersey, click here

Saturday, Sept. 24, 6 p.m.: WLIW21 – channel 21

Sunday, Sept. 25, 6 p.m.: WLIW21 – channel 21

Saturday, Dec. 5:  10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.:  WNET – channel 13

More than 20 additional public television stations air the show on different schedules. For a nationwide list of participating stations
go to the bottom of the SciTech website homepage.

For an NPR interview with Xiaodong Lin and links to additional interviews, go here.

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