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Bite-size commentary to spark intelligent conversation.Join Dr. Renee Carr every Monday and Wednesday as she provides unbiased commentary, insights, and solutions for today's social issues. Using science and compassion, Dr. Carr addresses the sometimes ugly truths and confronts controversial topics to inform and entertain listeners. Listen-in each week and be equipped for intellectually-stimulating conversations that can create positive change for yourself and our country.
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Bite-size commentary to spark intelligent conversation.Join Dr. Renee Carr every Monday and Wednesday as she provides unbiased commentary, insights, and solutions for today's social issues. Using science and compassion, Dr. Carr addresses the sometimes ugly truths and confronts controversial topics to inform and entertain listeners. Listen-in each week and be equipped for intellectually-stimulating conversations that can create positive change for yourself and our country.
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    How Science is Lying to You

    How Science is Lying to You

    How can you tell if those “backed by research” claims are real?
     
    -        Do CBD products really work?
    -        Are genital removal surgeries “effective” for children?
    -        Does Costco really sell the most healthy vitamins?
     
    If you ever bought something, received a treatment, or voted for an issue because you were told it was “backed by science”, it is a strong possibility that you were lied to.
     
    Science is being misrepresented to increase sales and influence state and federal laws. Americans are being manipulated to believe research data that has been exaggerated, misinterpreted, or completely made-up.
     
    Listen-in and here the two most common types of lies in science. Get tips on how to tell if a science claim you are believing is the truth or a lie.
     
    In Science & Love
    ~ Dr. Renee’ Carr

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    • 23 min
    How I Influence Politicians

    How I Influence Politicians

    Is George Santos pathological?
    How are Caucasian politicians different from African American politicians?
    Can you be an introvert AND a successful politician?
    Who should be the spokesperson during a crisis or scandal?
     
    Listen-in as I answer these questions and more!
     
    As the advisor to elected officials, I provide psychology-based insights to help leaders solve problems and crises in our society.
     
    In this episode, I am interviewed on the Erik Flemming podcast on how I apply psychology to politics to influence leaders and improve our communities and country.
     
    In #ScienceAndLove
    ~ Dr. Renee’ Carr

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    • 32 min
    January 6: The Psychology Behind It

    January 6: The Psychology Behind It

    Let’s have an unbiased understanding and psychological analysis of what really influenced the minds of the January 6th insurrectionists.
    Regardless of political party, understanding the psychology of power and persuasion helps us scientifically explain how one person can become extremely powerful over large masses of other persons.
    Do you have personality traits of a controller? Or, are you more likely to be controlled?
    How did a peaceful rally become violent? What made some people become violent and not others?
    As you and I kick-off Season 2 (yay!) on the one-year anniversary of this podcast, listen-in as my previous co-host, Dr. Olysha Magruder and I discuss the psychology of domestic terrorism and the historical event of January 6, 2021. Hear some of the questions we answered on one of the most popular episodes of our Provocative Conversations podcast!
     
     
    In #ScienceAndLove
    ~ Dr. Renee’ Carr


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    • 22 min
    Avoiding Human Trafficking Traps - part 2

    Avoiding Human Trafficking Traps - part 2

    In part 2, of Avoiding Human Trafficking Traps, learn how to recognize if you being recruited and how to avoid abduction.
    🆘 If you believe someone is in immediate danger, please call 9-1-1. (Do not approach the possible perpetrator).
    🆘 In America, the National Human Trafficking Hotline is 1-888-373-7888.
     
    In Science & Love,
    ~ Dr. Renee’ Carr

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    • 47 min
    Avoid Human Trafficking Traps - part 1

    Avoid Human Trafficking Traps - part 1

    Many people are at-risk for human trafficking because they believe it will not happen to them. The false images and stereotypes you see in movies and TV give a false sense of security. In reality, human trafficking happens in every country and every community.
    Listen-in and hear about human trafficking traps. Learn how to avoid abduction and how to recognize if you are being recruited.
    🆘 If you believe someone is in immediate danger, please call 9-1-1. (Do not approach the possible perpetrator).
    🆘 In America, the National Human Trafficking Hotline is 1-888-373-7888.
    In Science & Love,
    ~ Dr. Renee’ Carr

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    • 34 min
    Lobbying Secrets ANYONE Can Use!

    Lobbying Secrets ANYONE Can Use!

    Today, joining us is Vice President of Government Affairs, Jonathan Carpenter. Learn lobbying secrets ANYONE can use to improve their personal lives, community, state, or overall quality of life. Interested in a career change? Lobbying is also a great way to make big changes in laws and an easy career to get into. Tune-in to hear even more about how the average citizen can get his or her concerns heard in government – and might even have them made into a law!
     
    In Science & Love,
    ~ Dr. Renee’ Carr

    #LobbyingSecrets #lobbying

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    • 37 min

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