Sunday, 12 July 2009

Episode 1: Curvy Girls

0:00 - Intro music by Antoine Dufour
ExistenceAntoine Dufour
"The Heart of the Matter" (mp3)
from "Existence"
(Candy Rat Records)

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0:05 - About Me
I am a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Sussex in Brighton, England. At work, I go by my maiden name, Alison Pike. At home, I use my married name, Alison Williams.

4:15 - On My Needles
One of the things I am currently working on is the Imagination Cowl, a free download from KnitPicks.
I am using the colourway Wicked Witch, and so far it looks like this:



14:05 - 1st track from Robin Welty
SongboxRobin Welty
"Chocolate is a Vitamin" (mp3)
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17:50 - Mate Selection Part 1
After introducing this first series, I talked about the evolutionary approach to mate selection. I talked Darwin, and then I talked about curvy girls. Here are the references:

Darwin, C. (1872). The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. Cox & Wyman, Reading, England.

TI: Title
Waist-hip ratio and attractiveness: New evidence and a critique of a
"critical test".
AU: Author
Streeter, Sybil A. (1); McBurney, Donald H. (2)
SO: Source
Evolution and Human Behavior. Vol 24(2), Mar 2003, pp. 88-98

26:05 - Inspired Pattern
I admitted to stalking Jasmin from the Knitmore Girls to find this episode's inspired pattern, Bella Paquita by designer Marnie MacLean.

30:15 - 2nd track from Robin Welty
SongboxRobin Welty
"Be Brave" (mp3)
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1 comment:

  1. Great first episode! I like the Family section!!

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