Left Handed History, Dream App, Leadership in Business

Left Handed History, Dream App, Leadership in Business

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1271

  • Aug 17, 2017 4:00 pm
  • 2:19:55 mins

Left Handed History (18:13) Howard I. Kushner is the Nat C. Robertson Distinguished Professor of Science & Society Emeritus at Emory University and John D. Adams Professor of History Emeritus at San Diego State University. A visiting scholar in the Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition at the University of California–San Diego. Did you know that Aristotle, Napoleon, Queen Victoria, and Helen Keller were all left handed? Or that 5 out of the last 10 presidents were left handed? For most of history, left-handedness has been stigmatized. In the book, On the Other Hand, Howard I. Kushner studies the impact of being left handed and how it affects human behavior, culture, and health. Dream App (1:06:57) James Gaskin, Ph. D. is a professor of information systems in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University in Utah. Dr. Gaskin’s research focuses on human computer interaction, digital innovation, and mixed reality. He is a well-published scientist with 80+ publications in the top journals and conferences in his field. He has a large online presence with a view count of over 10 million from his YouTube channel and Wiki focused on advanced statistical techniques. Dr. Gaskin is also a mobile app developer and entrepreneur. James Gaskin shares his latest venture, uDreamed, is a dream analytics and social networking app used by people all over the world. Business and Leadership (1:51:19) Jeanette Bennett is founder and editor-in-chief at Bennett Communications, where she primarily focuses on Utah Valley Magazine, BusinessQ Magazine, and Prosper Magazine. Jeanette earned a bachelor's and master's degree in journalism from BYU and has been a regular guest on HuffPostLive. Jeanette discusses how business, leadership, and life intersect.