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Vaccine Passports, Black Farmers, Mind Wandering

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Apr 5, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 1:43:36

Will we soon be required to show proof of vaccination for COVID before flying on a plane or attending a concert? Also, how the recent pandemic relief measure aims to address long-standing discrimination against Black farmers. Then, the science behind mind-wandering–we actually use the same parts of the brain to focus as we do to zone out. Also today: why women’s athletics don't get more attention and enthusiasm from the news media, memory exercises that professionals use can be short-cuts into long-term memory, and the problem with how reality TV shows portray fame. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)