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The A&P Professor Podcast
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Content updates and teaching advice for teachers of human anatomy & physiology (A&P) from professor, author, and mentor Kevin Patton. 

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Feb 20, 2020

A brief preview of the upcoming full episode, featuring upcoming topics—making mistakes, how stress grays hair, a new kind of immune cell—plus word dissections, a book club recommendation (Mary Roach's Gulp!), and more!

00:18 | Topics
01:19 | Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program
01:49 | Word Dissection
10:30 | Sponsored by HAPS
10:51 | Book Club
13:28 | Survey Says...
13:57 | Sponsored by AAA
14:13 | Staying Connected

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Upcoming Topics

1 minute

  • Making mistakes in teaching. In front of students!
  • Stress causes hair to gray. But how, exactly? A surprising answer.
  • Not a B-lymphocyte. Not a T-lymphocyte. An X-lymphocyte!

Preview Episode 63


Sponsored by HAPI Online Graduate Program

0.5 minute

The Master of Science in Human Anatomy & Physiology Instruction—the MS-HAPI—is a graduate program for A&P teachers. A combination of science courses (enough to qualify you to teach at the college level) and courses in contemporary instructional practice, this program helps you power up  your teaching. Kevin Patton is a faculty member in this program. Check it out!

NYCC Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction


Word Dissection

8.5 minutes

  • Imposter syndrome
    • The Impostor Phenomenon in High Achieving Women: Dynamics and Therapeutic Intervention (the paper that started it all)
    • Imposter syndrome usage via Ngram Viewer
  • Norepinephrine
  • Noradrenaline
  • Adrenergic
  • Melanin
  • Eumelanin
  • Pheomelanin
  • HLA

Usage of imposter syndrome over time


Sponsored by HAPS

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The Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS) is a sponsor of this podcast.  You can help appreciate their support by clicking the link below and checking out the many resources and benefits found there. Don't forget the early-bird discount for the HAPS Annual Conference expires on February 21, 2020—the same deadline for submitting workshops and posters.

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Book Club

2.5 minutes

  • Recommendation from Mike Pascoe
  • For the complete list (and more) go to
  • Special opportunity
    • Contribute YOUR book recommendation for A&P teachers!
      • Be sure include your reasons for recommending it
    • Any contribution used will receive a $25 gift certificate
    • The best contribution is one that you have recorded in your own voice (or in a voicemail at 1-833-LION-DEN)
  • For the complete list (and more) go to

Mary Roach's Gulp.


Survey Says...

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Sponsored by AAA

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  • A searchable transcript for this episode, as well as the captioned audiogram of this episode, are sponsored by the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) at
  • Don't forget—HAPS members get a deep discount on AAA membership!

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