Family & Lifestyle

Exposure to Violence, Adult Coloring Books, Parent Previews

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Apr 7, 2017 4:00 pm
  • 2:25:03

Exposure to Violence (17:47) Dr. Eileen M. Ahlin is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Public Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg. She earned her Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland, College Park and her research interests include violence, criminological theory, neighborhood effects, and corrections. Law enforcement officers deserve a great deal of respect, these men and women put their lives on the line every day to protect American citizens. That being said, there may be some work to do to improve our police force. The inner cities of our country are suffering from acts of violent crime. Dr. Eileen Ahlin talks about her research on the “violence cycle”. Makena Bauss - Nutritional Cannibalism (42:04) How many calories would you get from consuming one whole human body? More than 125,000, according to a new study on human cannibalism. Producer Makena Bauss explains. Adult Coloring Books (1:05:49) Marygrace Berberian is a certified art therapist and the Clinical Assistant Professor of Art Therapy at NYU Steinhardt. She is also the Program Coordinator for the Graduate Art Therapy Program at NYU. A trend that many people are finding useful to deal with many ailments including anxiety is the use of adult coloring books. Adult coloring books were 3 of the top 10 books sold on Amazon.com in 2015. Ms. Berberian explains the therapeutic value of the Adult Coloring Book trend.  Liana Tan - Spring (1:32:46) Seems like everyone looks forward to spring. Usually, we are happy when this time of year comes around. It's been spring for a few weeks now but one of our producers, Liana Tan, is going to tell us  Parent Previews - Smurfs and Going in Style (1:51:39) Rod Gustafson from Parent Previews joins the show to review the new movies Smurfs: The Lost Village and Going in Style