Religion and Presidents, Pregnancy Brain, Teens OnlineThe Matt Townsend Show
- Apr 22, 2015
Religion and the Presidency (11:23) Dr. Gary Smith Ph.D., American History from Johns Hopkins University and is currently a Professor of History at Grove City College in Pennsylvania. Dr. Smith is the author of "Religion in the Oval Office: The Religious Lives of American Presidents" and he helps us understand the impact religion has played in the presidency. Pregnancy Brain (58:12) Dr. Michael Larson is a clinical neuropsychologist with research interests in cognitive control functioning. He received his PhD from the University of Florida, his MS from the University of Florida and his BS from BYU. A lapse of memory during a pregnancy is sometime labeled "pregnancy brain". Dr. Michael Larson has conducted research that shows that pregnancy brain may not be a real condition but more a manifestation of an individual's natural forgetfulness. Ideal Parenting Style for Teen Online Safety (1:43:16) Dr. Pamela Wisniewski, post-doctoral scholar and researcher at Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology for a new project on adolescent online safety. How much should parents intervene in their children’s social media activity? Dr. Wisniewski believes that, "As teens get older, parental monitoring software is no longer a viable solution to let parents know what their teens are doing online." Show More...