Spotting a Lie, E-Cigarette Safety, Marital Problems

Spotting a Lie, E-Cigarette Safety, Marital Problems

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 4, Episode 75

  • Apr 17, 2015 1:00 pm
  • 2:19:15 mins

How to Spot a Lie (12:33) Pamela Meyer is founder and CEO of Calibrate, a deception detection training company, as well as a social networking company named Simpatico Networks. She holds an MBA from Harvard, an MA in Public Policy from Claremont Graduate School, and is a Certified Fraud Examiner. Pamela teaches us about how we use lies in everyday life. Hear Pamela's TED talk: "How to Spot a Liar" E-Cigarettes: Are They Better for You? (1:09:44) Dr. Avrum Spira is a Boston University School of Medicine professor of medicine and pathology and bioinformatics, the Alexander Graham Bell Professor of Healthcare Entrepreneurship, and chief of the Division of Computational Biomedicine. He is a pulmonologist at Boston Medical Center. He has recently been working on methods for early detection of lung cancer with funding from the National Institute of Health as well as the Department of Defense. Dr. Spira talks about the issues surrounding e-cigarettes. Rod Gustafson: Parent Previews (1:22:16) Rod Gustafson from Parent Previews.com joins the show to look at what is new in theaters and on DVD. Dr Matt and Rod talk about Paul Blart Mall Cop 2 and Monkey Kingdom. Marital Problems Remain Stable, Even as Satisfaction Declines (1:45:32) Dr. Justin Lavner, assistant professor in the clinical program at the University of Georgia. He earned his PhD from UCLA and has focused his research on understanding couple and family development over time. Dr. Lavner and Dr. Townsend talk about how to best deal with marital issues.

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