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Learning More is a podcast that brings new stories about people, inventions, pop culture, and life. Join us as we take an in-depth look at new interesting topics by talking with fun and informative storytellers.Learning More is a spin-off of the popular daily podcast "This is Today."
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Learning More is a podcast that brings new stories about people, inventions, pop culture, and life. Join us as we take an in-depth look at new interesting topics by talking with fun and informative storytellers.Learning More is a spin-off of the popular daily podcast "This is Today."
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    Conservatorships

    Conservatorships

    We have heard a lot in the news and social media about the Britney Spears conservatorship. What is a conservatorship? Why and when are they established? What should you put in place so that it is less likely to happen to you? In this episode, we learn more from Naomi Cahn, Professor of Law at the University of Virginia.
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    Synchronicity

    Synchronicity

    Synchronicity is a meaningful coincidence in which unrelated events come together outside of cause and effect. We learn more about Synchronicity from authors Rob & Trish MacGregor.
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    Inherited Family Trauma

    Inherited Family Trauma

    Trauma can be passed through generations. The trauma experienced by your ancestors can manipulate your DNA. We learn more about inherited family trauma from Mark Wolynn, Author of IT DIDN’T START WITH YOU: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle, winner of the 2016 Silver Nautilus Book Award in psychology.
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    The Family Constellation Institute
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    • 34 min
    Dance Therapy

    Dance Therapy

    Can the simple act of dancing help anxiety, depression, and PTSD? Today we learn more from Lana Grasser a Ph.D. Candidate and Graduate Research Fellow from Wayne State University.
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    Lead Exposure

    Lead Exposure

    Can the air, we breathe as a child impact who we are as an adult? On this episode, we are joined by Ted Schwaba, a post doctoral researcher in psychology at the University of Texas at Austin
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    https://psyarxiv.com/nxdca/

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    • 25 min
    AI & Common Sense

    AI & Common Sense

    In science fiction movies, the computers behave like a human with emotions and common sense. Is that possible? We learned more about AI with Mayank Kejriwal, a Research Assistant Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Southern California.
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    This is Today
    Mayank's textbook, published by MIT Press: https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/knowledge-graphs
    Article on novelty and AI: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/04/reinforcement-learning-how-board-games-could-help-ai-handle-the-unexpected/

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