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When Strangers Meet, Alcohol Advertising, Screen Cleaning

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Aug 3, 2018
  • 02:20:17
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When Strangers Meet: How People You Don't Know Can Transform You (13:41) Kio Stark is the author of When Strangers Meet, published this month from TED Books. She is also the author of the novel Follow Me Down and the independent learning handbook Don’t Go Back to School. She writes, teaches, and speaks around the world about stranger interactions, independent learning, and how people relate to technology.  The More Alcohol Ads Kids See, the More Alcohol they Consume (1:01:59) Dr. Timothy Naimi is a physician and substance use researcher/epidemiologist at Boston Medical Center (BMC), and an Associate Professor with the Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health. His current research interests, for which he receives grant support from the National Institutes of Health and CDC, include binge drinking, youth drinking, and the effects of alcohol control policies. Dr. Naimi explains a rescent on about the effect of alcohol ads on kids. Screen Cleaning (1:33:27) Jeff Simpson talks about movies and TV, helping you find family-friendly options. A new generation is introduced to a fantastic book character, and the older one gets a blast of nostagia from today's release of Christopher Robin in theaters. Jeff and Cole review that movie and also continue the theme of reading. They share some movies that made them want to read. Show More...

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