Power of Image, Internet and Our Brains, Wishing Bad Luck
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1239
- Jul 11, 2017 4:00 pm
- 2:22:00 mins
Power of an Image (17:21) Nicole Dahmen, Ph. D., an associate professor of journalism at the University of Oregon. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But does a picture have the power to change the world? Pictures have been the main staple in media and the most memorable ones are easy to recall: the crying napalm girl, the falling man jumping off the World Trade Center, and most recently the young Syrian refugee who washed up on the shores of Turkey. How much power do these images actually wield? Nicole Dahmen talks about the power of an image. Tim Caulfield - How the Internet is Affecting Our Brains (1:05:04) Timothy Caulfield is a Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy and a Professor in the Faculty of Law and the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta. He has been the Research Director of the Health Law Institute at the University of Alberta since 1993. He has published over 300 articles and book chapters. Timothy Caulfield discusses how much time we spend on the internet and what it is doing to our brain. I Wish You Bad Luck (1:49:52) 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. She posts on here website aspoonfulofparenting.com Dr. Matt and Julie talk Supreme Court Justice John Roberts comments to graduates where he wished them bad luck and trouble.