Political Social Media, Why Diets Make Us Fat, Art and Kids

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 965

  • Aug 23, 2016 4:00 pm
  • 2:16:21 mins

Candidates and Social Media (16:58) Dr. Jenny Stromer-Galley, a professor at Syracuse University in Upstate New York. .  With an increasing amount of Americans turning to the internet and using social media, our Presidential campaigns are utilizing Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat.  Jenny Stromer-Galley explains how social media is affecting the election process. Why Diets Make Us Fat (1:02:34) Dr. Sandra Aamodt, a Neuroscientist who wrote a book explaining why dieting - as we know it - is completely wrong. Her book is Why Diets Make Us Fat: The Unintended Consequences of Our Obsession With Weight Loss. Have you ever lost 10 pounds on a diet, only to find that the weight came back once you finished? It could be because our brains and bodies don’t agree with today’s assumptions about diets. Dr. Aamodt explains. Liana Tan - How to Be Productive (1:24:36) "Have you ever thought about how much time you waste just sitting and waiting for things to happen? How would your life be different if you chose to seize every moment of every day? Our producer, liana tan, is going to teach us 5 ways you can be productive anytime and anywhere." Kids and Art (1:45:46) Julie Nelson (the "Child Whisperer") has a master's degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development. She teaches classes such as Applied Parenting and Marriage and Relationship Skills at Utah Valley University. Julie talks about the importance of art in the home.