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Chinese Thought Process, Kids with Anxiety, Screen Cleaning

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Aug 18, 2017
  • 02:23:19

Bryan W. Van Norden - The US doesn’t understand Chinese thought (19:25) Bryan William Van Norden, Ph.D.,  currently teaches in the Humanities at Yale – National University of Singapore and is the author of the forthcoming book, Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto.  He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University. With the ongoing conflict with North Korea, tensions rising in the South China Sea along with China's growing influence on the world economy, the United States would stand to benefit from a better understanding of how the Chinese people think and how they look at the world. Very few universities in the United States teach traditional Chinese philosophies and that could lead to future problems if there is a lack of historical expertise when it comes to negotiating with the Chinese government. Bryan William Van Norden discusses the importance of understanding Chinese thought. Help for Parents of Children with Anxiety or Depression (1:05:39) Heather Nelson has been a counselor for more than 14 years. She has a unique ability to build relationships with people of all ages. She has specialized in treating children with abuse issues, teen issues, and adult depression and anxiety. She has been an Adjunct Professor at Boise State University and has been a supervisor to other clinicians. Heather has recently moved her practice to Utah. Being a parent can be very difficult in more ways than one. Watching your children go through hard times can be very painful, especially if he or she is dealing with a disorder like anxiety or depression. Depression is the most common mental health disorder among adults after anxiety disorders, and it is becoming more and more common. So how do you effectively parent a child dealing with one or both of these disorders? How do know whether this is just a phase or professional help is needed? Heather Nelson talks about Anxiety or Depression in Children. Screen Cleaning (1:33:54) Jeff Simpson talks about movies and TV helping you find family friendly options. Today Rod Gustafson of Parent Previews reviews Logan Lucky and he and Jeff talk about eerily similar movies. Show More...

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