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What Holds Us Back From Being Prepared For A Disaster?

OPB | 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?

Could This University Of Oregon Professor Restore Vision To The Blind?

OPB | Aug. 03, 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. 

How Childhood Trauma Affects Adult Health

OPB | May 19, 2015

We explore how research into Adverse Childhood Experiences is being used around the country and in Oregon.

Exploring The Psychology Of Buying

OPB | Dec. 09, 2014

TUESDAY: We'll talk about the connection between spending habits and happiness.

Can Playing With Barbies Limit Girls' Career Choices?

OPB | 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.

Learning In Preschool

OPB | 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.

Inequality: Perceptions and Reality

OPB | Jan. 05, 2012

Why do many Americans misjudge the level of wealth inequality?

All About Gratitude

OPB | Nov. 25, 2010

We explore how gratitude figures in religious traditions, in the field of psychological research and in the business of raising children.