PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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The most helpful toddlers show empathy when they’re infants.

Bought by WAMC, WTIP, and KENW


  • Added: Oct 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Robots help children with autism develop social skills at home.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Aug 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Can robots exert peer pressure, influencing people’s decisions?

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Aug 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Infants use an early form of deductive reasoning.

Bought by WLPR, WTIP, and KENW


  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The right ear listens and comprehends slightly better than the left.

Bought by WTIP and KENW


  • Added: Dec 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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A new study suggests baby marmosets’ calls change as they grow up, overturning more than 50 years of conventional wisdom about primate vocalizations.

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Aug 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Differences in animals’ pupil shapes distinguish predators from prey.

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Aug 08, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ricture Alphabet of Birds, 1874, Credit: Public Domain, via flickr
The letter “R” is one of the hardest sounds we learn to pronounce; now scientists think they’ve identified what makes it so tricky.

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 19, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Measles vaccination in Ethiopia., Credit: UNICEF Ethiopia Creative Commons License BY-NC-ND 2.0, via flickr
The measles vaccine protects the immune system from other infectious diseases.

Bought by KENW, KMXT, and WLPR


  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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When children are adopted internationally, the first language they hear as babies may not be entirely lost.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Nov 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A cichlid fish strikes a bottom-weighted thermometer that would immediately right itself. , Credit: (Ann Hawthorne)
Some fish appear to play with objects in their tanks.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Heightened curiosity about one subject primes people to learn less interesting information as well.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Oct 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An early intervention for autism shows promise for helping babies who have not yet been diagnosed with the condition.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Sep 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Home videos could be a tool for lowering the age of autism diagnosis.

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Apr 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Robot toy box., Credit: Julia Fink
Could a robot toy box help get your kids to clean up?

  • Added: Mar 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Sailing maneuver during the moment of Silence

  • Added: Apr 02, 2009
  • Length: 01:46
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Sometimes it takes a village. But what if we don't want to join in?

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KDNK, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 19, 2005
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The struggle to accept that your parent didn't put you first.

Bought by Radijojo World Children's Radio Network and WBEZ


  • Added: Aug 12, 2005
  • Length: 02:22
  • Purchases: 2