China: Friend or Foe, Talking to Mom, Marriage Reboot
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 632
- Jul 30, 2015 1:00 pm
- 2:12:12 mins
China: Friend or Foe (11:00) Dr. Eric Hyer is an Associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Brigham Young University and the Coordinator for Asian Studies. His research focuses on China's foreign relations. He has authored many articles on China’s arms sales, territorial issues, and US-China relations. Today he helps to break through the misconceptions we may have about the people and culture of China. Talk to Mom (59:49) Dr. Diane Quinn, Associate Professor at the University of Connecticut, focuses on the experiences of members of stigmatized groups, self-related cognitions, behavior, and affect. She has examined how identity related constructs determine psychological and health related outcomes for people with concealable stigmatized identities. She has focused on issues related to gender stereotypes, self-objectification, and the stigma of overweight. Dr. Quinn and Dr. Townsend talk about her research into the health benefits of sharing significant issues with a mom, a romantic partner or a best friend. Summer Marriage Reboot (1:50:32) Summer is usually devoted to the kids who are on vacation from school. With school starting back up soon some begin to prepare for the new school year by reviewing accomplishment and setting goals for the future with their child. Dr. Matt Townsend shares his thoughts on why this may be a good time to revisit your marriage and set some goals for the future with your spouse.