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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on children's emoti...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 50:39
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Think you know how much parents matter? Think again. Economists crunch the numbers to learn the ROI on child-rearing.

  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
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Documentary on a developmental affliction called "Sensory Processing Disorder."

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 24:44
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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
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How can teachers expose their students to more engineering role models? What do they do if they don’t have time to arrange visits and field trips? ...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2017
  • Length: 15:22
Caption: Congressman Tim Ryan with Inner Explorer co-founder Laura Bakosh , Credit: Mark P. Urycki
Non-religious meditation appears to lower stress and behavioral problems. Gets support from Congressman Tim Ryan

  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
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With Thanksgiving around the corner, now's a natural time for parents, grandparents and teachers to encourage gratitude in kids. Dr. Giacomo Bono, ...

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 18:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Children's Hour crew discovers how scientists know the age of the earth

  • Added: Nov 18, 2016
  • Length: 36:13
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Adults can guide whether children categorize based on race or ethnicity through subtle changes in the way they use language. Bill Latimer finds out...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: :59
Caption: Angie Coiro, Credit: Host, Senior Producer
Show #81 Hour 2 April 18, 2015 | Guests: Julie Metzger and Dr. Robert Lehman, Sex and Health Educators at Great Conversations, Seattle WA.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jun 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:51
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A pile of foldscopes, Credit: Prakash Lab
I am in a lab tucked away in the basement of a Stanford University engineering building. Bioengineering professor Manu Prakash is showing me a tiny...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 28, 2014
  • Length: 07:09
  • Purchases: 2
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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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The study of gestures in American Sign Language sheds surprising new light on Autism Spectrum Disorders.

  • Added: May 12, 2014
  • Length: 10:52
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“Hey, you’re smart!” That feels good to hear, doesn’t it? Praise always feels good to hear, but not all praise motivates us to try new things, ch...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Are you an auditory learner or a visual learner? If you answered "yes" you would be right. We use all our senses to learn and process information....

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
  • Purchases: 1
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The part of our brains that is responsible for generating creativity evolved throughout human existence to serve a problem solving function. If yo...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2013
  • Length: 07:20
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In mid-May, more than 1500 high school students competed in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. The winning projects included a p...

Bought by Radio Newark, KFAI, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 09, 2013
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 3
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Sometimes all it takes to get kids excited about science is a bag full of eyeballs.

Bought by WCWP and WTJU


  • Added: Jun 09, 2013
  • Length: 53:48
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Emotion Roadmap Leading to social and emotional learning in schools
6 Seconds is a global organization and network supporting people to create positive change - everywhere, all the time. With offices in ten countri...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2013
  • Length: 55:24
Caption: Stalk eyed Fly, Credit: Dino Martins
Kenyan entomologist Dino Martins explains why widely spaced eyes are so sexy - that is if you are a stalk eyed fly. On another dudu safari in Kenya.

  • Added: Oct 28, 2009
  • Length: :54
Caption: Brunswick Acres Elementary School (Kendall Park, NJ) students Alec, Janani, Megha, Nikita, Pritha., Credit: J Benoff
Janice McDonnell and Jim Yoder describe the urgent need to translate ocean science into formal and informal educational opportunities across the co...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jul 14, 2009
  • Length: 09:55
  • Purchases: 1
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BuildingGreen.com founder Alex Wilson discusses the history, current state, and future of the green building movement. Erin Gorman, CEO of Divine ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 11, 2009
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Who teaches teachers? Learning astronomy at the McDonald Observatory in Texas.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2007
  • Length: 09:45