Family & Lifestyle

Historical Student Debt, Mindless Eating, Mother's Voice

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Jul 27, 2017 4:00 pm
  • 2:19:04

Historical Student Debt (19:02) Thomas Adam, a professor of Transnational History at the University of Texas at Arlington. His current research focusses on the topic of college affordability. Student loan debt has become the second-largest type of personal debt among Americans. Besides leading to depression and anxiety, student loan debt slows down economic growth. During the 19th century, college education in the United States was offered largely for free. Everyone benefited when people chose to go to college. And because it was considered a public good, society was willing to pay for it. What caused the change in how we pay for college? Thomas Adam explains. How to Know if You're Actually Hungry (1:06:06) Michelle May, M.D., CSP, a physician, mindful eating speaker, and recovered yo-yo dieter. She developed a mindful, non-diet approach to food, movement, and self-care. Michelle founded Am I Hungry?® Mindful Eating Programs and Training in 1999 to share this compassionate, constructive and life-changing approach through health and wellness professionals, corporate wellness programs, hospitals, fitness centers, insurance companies, and community-based programs. Dr. Michelle May is the award-winning author of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat: A Mindful Eating Program to Break Your Eat-Repent-Repeat Cycle. Michelle May shares with us how to know if you are actually hungry. Mom's voice has powerful effect on children (1:51:39) Daniel Arthur Abrams, Ph, D. is an Instructor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. he earned his  Ph.D. at Northwestern University, in Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience. He authored the study Neural circuits underlying mother’s voice perception predict social communication abilities in children. Dr. Abrams shares his research into what happens when children hear their mother's voice.