Tone of Voice In Relationships

The Matt Townsend Show

  • Mar 24, 2016 4:00 pm
  • 35:23

Dr. Brian Baucom, an assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Utah. A computer algorithm developed by a team of U.S. researchers can predict marital success more accurately than human behavioral experts using only the tone of voice couples use when communicating with each other during couples counseling sessions. Dr. Brian Baucom was a member of this research team and discusses the results.

Soda Politics

46:03 MINS

Dr. Marion Nestle Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University. She is a leading advocate for better food safety in the U.S.  If you’ve watched a recent sporting event, from the super bowl, the current NCAA basketball tournament, NASCAR races, and even the Olympics, you’ve noticed the aggressive sponsorships from the leading beverage companies, namely Coca-Cola and PepsiCo. Numerous athletes are spokesmen for these products and it just strikes some as a bit odd. It has become common knowledge that soda is unhealthy, full of sugar and leads to health challenges like obesity, diabetes, and poor dental hygiene. So why are sporting events and athletes, seemingly active and fit people, the face of products they likely don’t even drink? Soft drinks seem like a basic product, simply sugared water, but according to our guest today, Dr

Dr. Marion Nestle Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University. She is a leading advocate for better food safety in the U.S.  If you’ve watched a recent sporting event, from the super bowl, the current NCAA basketball tournament, NASCAR races, and even the Olympics, you’ve noticed the aggressive sponsorships from the leading beverage companies, namely Coca-Cola and PepsiCo. Numerous athletes are spokesmen for these products and it just strikes some as a bit odd. It has become common knowledge that soda is unhealthy, full of sugar and leads to health challenges like obesity, diabetes, and poor dental hygiene. So why are sporting events and athletes, seemingly active and fit people, the face of products they likely don’t even drink? Soft drinks seem like a basic product, simply sugared water, but according to our guest today, Dr

Too Big to Know

52:15 MINS

Dr. David Weinberger is a senior researcher at the Berkman Center at Harvard University. He has been a philosophy professor, journalist, strategic marketing consultant, Internet entrepreneur and a Franklin Fellow at the US State Department.  According to Google, the search engine performs over 3.5 billion searches per day. That’s about 40,000 searches per second. With all this information, one truly important question to consider, one that you can’t search on Google, is this: what are we really learning? Dr. David Weinberger is the author of “Too Big To Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now that Facts Aren’t the Facts, Experts are Everywhere and the Smartest Person in the Room is the Room.” Dr. Weinberger with some ideas on how to manage all the information at our fingertips.

Dr. David Weinberger is a senior researcher at the Berkman Center at Harvard University. He has been a philosophy professor, journalist, strategic marketing consultant, Internet entrepreneur and a Franklin Fellow at the US State Department.  According to Google, the search engine performs over 3.5 billion searches per day. That’s about 40,000 searches per second. With all this information, one truly important question to consider, one that you can’t search on Google, is this: what are we really learning? Dr. David Weinberger is the author of “Too Big To Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now that Facts Aren’t the Facts, Experts are Everywhere and the Smartest Person in the Room is the Room.” Dr. Weinberger with some ideas on how to manage all the information at our fingertips.