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How Understanding Our Mobility Makes Societies Smarter

Human geographer Olle Järv shows how understanding personal mobility improves urban and transportation planning, and helps to identify social segregation. Continue reading

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My Farm Is My Stage: Insights into Estonian Rural Tourism

Ethnologist Ester Bardone explores how rural experiences become commodities that are staged and performed by tourism entrepreneurs, backed up by institutions and media. Continue reading

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What’s the Secret of the Slim?

How do some people stay slim? What’s different about their behaviour? Psychologists look into the success formulas of slim people to help those worried about their excess weight. Continue reading

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Exploring the Odd Charm of French Guiana as an Expedition Chef

Read Ann Ideon’s story about an expedition to French Guiana, where she participated as a chef. Ann, a UT graduate in geography, has succeeded in combining her education with her passion for cooking. Continue reading

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The Gender Gap, or When a Male Changes His Ways

Animal ecologists and psychologists come to similar conclusions: In stressful environments, the differences between males and females diminish. Continue reading

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Nature or City? The Brain Makes the Difference

When you see a picturesque forest lake from your window, the brain is working differently than when the view includes a maze of tall buildings. Continue reading

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Latvian Students Find Their Way to Tartu

Read why so many Latvians find their way to Tartu, what their role in the Estonian student satellite project is, and what they think about life, studies, and work in Tartu. Continue reading

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