OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 11, 2017
Heavy Asian-Americans are more likely to be perceived as "American." Also, what was being taught in a teen pregnancy prevention program whose federal funding has been cut? And the news of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: July 14, 2017
We discuss whether psychologists should be allowed to prescribe drugs, and hear from Portland Public Schools' board chair about their ongoing superintendent search. Also, our news roundtable takes up the week's big headlines.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 24, 2016
We'll hear about a new study trying to get get to the bottom of "true altruism," a new exhibit in Portland about pidgin English and a University of Oregon project using the state's public record law.
OPB | Broadcast: June 9, 2016
We explore oil train traffic on the Washington side of the gorge, how Native American tribes are preparing for a Cascadia earthquake, the psychology of imaginary friends, and how post-Soviet immigrant families navigate generational and cultural divides.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 14, 2015
We know a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake isn't a matter of "if," but "when." So, why do we put off preparing for it?
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 3, 2015
University of Oregon professor Richard Taylor and his collaborator Simon Brown recently patented a new technology that could restore vision to the blind - and that's just the tip of the iceberg.
OPB | Broadcast: May 19, 2015
We explore how research into Adverse Childhood Experiences is being used around the country and in Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 9, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll talk about the connection between spending habits and happiness.
OPB | Broadcast: June 24, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll explore new research that shows playing with Barbies could affect the jobs girls think they can do in the future.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 24, 2012
New research out of Oregon State University finds that self-control in preschool is one of the most important indicators of whether a child will go on to college.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 5, 2012
Why do many Americans misjudge the level of wealth inequality?