End of Birtherism, Wrong Personality for a Job, Anxious vs. Rude
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 988
- Sep 19, 2016 4:00 pm
- 2:28:01 mins
End of Birtherism (18:22) Joe Cannon is our Washington Insider. Joe served as an assistant administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from 1983-1985. Was a candidate for the U.S. Senate in 1992. He served as the Chairman of the Utah Republican Party from 2002 to 2006. He was named editor of the Deseret Morning News on December 8, 2006. Joe currently is the CEO of Fuel Freedom Foundation. Joe and Dr. Townsend discuss Donald Trump reversing his stand on birtherism, the bombing in New York and New Jersey, and Hillary Clinton's health. Wrong Personality for the Job Dr. Anna Hartley is a postdoctoral research scientist who works on personality judgement and measurement. She works for the psychology department at Wake Forest University. Her research looks into how we perceive people and how we form judgements about others because of these perceptions and how to measure behaviors over time. Her work focuses on the importance of people and relationships. Dr. Hartley discusses what to do if you have the wrong personality for the job Caitlin Thomas - Scholarship Pageant (1:20:24) Scholarship Pageant or beauty pageants have a difficult reputation. Our producer Caitlin Thomas, a former Miss Lehi Utah, explains why the pageants are a positive experience and give participants skills they can use for the rest of their lives. Liana Tan - Elections (1:33:05) Election season can be tough. You want to be a responsible voter and educate yourself on the issues so you can make an informed decision. But who do you listen to, what should you read and who can you trust? Student producer Liana Tan feels your pain and shares her thoughts on the Election of 2016. I'm Not Rude, I'm Anxious (1:54:09) Dr. David Rettew is an associate professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and director of our Pediatric Psychiatry Clinic. He is the author of the book, “Child Temperament: New Thinking About the Boundary Between Traits and Illness.” David Rettew discusses how rudeness or disinterest could actually just be masked social anxiety.