Amtrak Primaries, Phone Blue Light, Social Science and Parenting
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 5, Episode 101
- Apr 27, 2016 4:00 pm
- 2:20:48 mins
The Amtrak Primaries (17:10) 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 recaps the primaries in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware and Maryland. Blue Light and our Bodies (1:03:06) Dr. Geoffrey Goodfellow is an Associate Professor, Assistant Dean for Curriculum and Assessment; Coordinator and Private Practice Clerkship at Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Goodfellow has served as the site coordinator for the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigators Group as well as the chief of the Pediatrics/Binocular Vision Service. Apple recently released some new products with new features. Among these were a new iPad Pro and a new iPhone. These products come with many features, one of which is a new lighting technology called “Night Shift”. “Night Shift” changes the lighting on the phone to produce less blue light so as to help users go to sleep easier. But will it really work? Dr. Goodfellow explains. Social Science and Parenting (1:49:39) Dr. Brian Boutwell is an Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at St. Louis University. His research focuses on the genetic and environmental underpinnings of human violence and aggression, as well as the intersection of general intelligence with behavioral outcomes. Additionally, his work also focuses on the biological evolution of various human traits. Nature vs. Nurture ... a debate that has been raging for decades. Science has been searching for answers as to how humans develop from children into adults. What has the greatest effect on us: the style of parenting or the environment we grew up in? Social Science has attempted to answer the question but Dr. Brian Boutwell points out some possible flaws in their research methods.