Broadcasts/Podcasts
American kids are living in a world of ongoing public debates about race, daily displays of racial injustice, and for some, an increased awareness surrounding diversity and inclusion. In this heated context, sociologist Margaret A. Hagerman zeroes in on affluent, white kids to observe how they make sense of privilege, unequal educational opportunities, and police violence. 
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In The Opposite of Hate, Kohn investigates the evolutionary and cultural roots of hate and how incivility can be a gateway to much worse. Sally travels to Rwanda, the Middle East, and across the United States, introducing us to former terrorists and white supremacists, and even some of her own Twitter trolls, drawing surprising lessons from dramatic and inspiring stories of those who left hate behind. “The opposite of hate is connection.
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Most of us can recall a time when we pretended to be sick to reap the benefits that go along with illness. By playing sick, we gained sympathy, care, and attention, and were excused from our responsibilities. Though doing so on occasion is considered normal, there are those who carry their deceptions to the extreme.  Dr. Marc Feldman describes people’s strange motivations to fabricate or induce illness or injury to satisfy deep emotional needs. Dr. Feldman, with the assistance of Gregory Yates, has chronicled this fascinating world as well as the paths to healing.
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Power struggles between parents and teens are nothing new, but chronic control battles are destructive to teen development as well as the entire family. According to psychotherapist Neil Brown, these battles occur as the result of self-perpetuating negative relationship patterns. Chock-full of powerful and easy-to-use evidence-based tools, this book will help you understand and end the painful tug-of-war with your teen and foster a peaceful and loving home environment.
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A silent epidemic in the United States is imperiling our health and threatens to bankrupt our healthcare system: overmedication. Today, one-third of all adults take two or more prescription drugs, and half of all seniors take more than five daily. This book, written by today's guest, Dr. Jennifer Jacobs―the first of its kind―tackles the epidemic overuse of prescription drugs."  This conversation is likely to truly be eye opening for you and those you care about.
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A silent epidemic in the United States is imperiling our health and threatens to bankrupt our healthcare system: overmedication. Today, one-third of all adults take two or more prescription drugs, and half of all seniors take more than five daily. This book, written by today's guest, Dr. Jennifer Jacobs―the first of its kind―tackles the epidemic overuse of prescription drugs."  This conversation is likely to truly be eye opening for you and those you care about.
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Something Happened in Our Town follows two families — one White, one Black — as they discuss a police shooting of a Black man in their community through the eyes of children and their families. Don't miss this important conversation about these important issues. Both this conversation and this book is important to share if you are a parent, a teacher, a clinician, a childcare worker, a thinker - in short, a resource for anyone who has ever crossed the path of a littler one and is willing to engage in thoughtful, potentially life-changing conversations for self and others. 
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MyNDTALK - Common Core - Nicholas Tampio

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
The Common Core State Standards Initiative is one of the most controversial pieces of education policy to emerge in decades. Detailing what and when K–12 students should be taught, it has led to expensive reforms and displaced other valuable ways to educate children. Nicholas Tampio argues that, though national standards can raise the education bar for some students, the democratic costs outweigh the benefits.
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Dr. Singla takes on a deep and fascinating dive into WHY we all have pain, how it can be useful - and some of the thought processes useful in considering pain. This is a conversation for those who want to understand their bodies better, the nature of pain as well as the use and benefits of pain. 
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Part journalism, part memoir, part psychological guide--and a fascinating listen for anyone who wants to better understand the needs and dynamics that drive the complex relationships in their lives.
Topics include:
  *  What it means to be securely and insecurely attached
  *  How our early childhood experiences create a blueprint for future relationships--and how
anyone can work to become "earned secure" regardless of their upbringing and past relationships.
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