May 21, 2018
All of us think back to turning points in our lives, and imagine how things could have unfolded differently. Why do we so often ask ourselves, "What if?"
May 18, 2018
How many ads have you encountered today? On this week's radio replay, we discuss the insidiousness of advertising in American media.
May 15, 2018
It doesn't just keep them entertained. New research highlights an unexpected positive impact — and also shows that when a parent sings to a child, the parent can benefit, too.
May 14, 2018
To us non-babies, babbles like "ah-gah" and "dadadadada" can sound like cute gobbledygook. But they don't have to be such a mystery. We'll get a primer on how to decipher the dialect of tiny humans.
May 7, 2018
Olutosin Oduwole was a college student and aspiring rap star when he was charged with "attempting to make a terrorist threat." Did public perceptions of rap music play a role?
May 1, 2018
The researchers believe this is because politicians in gerrymandered districts are less likely to advocate for goods on behalf of their constituents.
April 30, 2018
The parable of the fox and the hedgehog tells us that there are some who are guided by one big idea. That's the story of Don Laub, a surgeon whose single-mindedness led to both triumph and tragedy.
April 27, 2018
How many ads have you encountered today? On this week's radio show, we discuss the insidiousness of advertising in American media.
April 23, 2018
The eugenicists were utopians, convinced that they were doing hard but necessary things. And that included making decisions about who gets to have children.
April 16, 2018
How do you convince a generation of people who once slaughtered each other to reconcile? In Rwanda, a team of psychologists, writers and policymakers came up with an unusual idea: a radio soap opera.