Violent Extremism Psychology, HPV Vaccine, Parenting Life Hacks
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1119
- Feb 21, 2017 5:00 pm
- 2:27:08 mins
Why Extremists use Violence (17:17) Dr. Arie W. Kruglanski is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society. One reason for the President Trump’s travel ban was to give time for government agencies to update background-checking procedures. This would hopefully prevent potential terrorist from entering the U.S. Although terrorism is an important discussion, we should give some attention to why extremist use violence to accomplish their goals. Arie Kruglanski explains. Why Kids Are Not Getting Cancer Vaccines (1:05:10) Dr. Electra D. Paskett became the Marion N. Rowley Professor of Cancer Research at The Ohio State University in 2002. She is the Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control in the College of Medicine, a professor in the Division of Epidemiology in the College of Public Health and the Associate Director for Population Sciences and Program Leader of the Cancer Control Program in the Comprehensive Cancer Center of the Ohio State University. Early in our careers, few of us imagined a vaccine could one day prevent cancer. Now there is a vaccine that keeps the risk of developing six Human Papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers at bay, but adoption of it has been slow and surprising low. Why? Dr. Electra Paskett explains the stereotypes built around this vaccine, and to give us some real time facts on how it can protect our children. Parenting Life Hack (1:54:20) 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 has written two books about parenting including Keep it Real and Grab a Plunger. Julie shares some parenting life hacks.