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Reframe features stories about those who are striving to build a better society by embracing fresh perspectives and new ideas. Music: Tech Toys by Lee Rosevere.

Reframe from Miami University Miami University's College of Education, Health and Society

    • Society & Culture

Reframe features stories about those who are striving to build a better society by embracing fresh perspectives and new ideas. Music: Tech Toys by Lee Rosevere.

    Build an Achieving Mentality with Sport Psychology | Ep.70

    Build an Achieving Mentality with Sport Psychology | Ep.70

    Today we’re revisiting one of our most popular episodes. It’s a conversation about sporty psychology with Dr. Robin Vealey, a professor in Miami's new department of sport leadership and management. Dr. Vealey explains how sport psychology is used among athletes and coaches to improve performance and motivation. But it can also help us achieve more and perform better in lots ways. It can help people deal with high stress jobs, overcome performance anxiety, build confidence, increase focus, and more.

    • 14 min
    Everybody Wins: Youth Mentoring that Brings Whole Communities Together | Ep.69

    Everybody Wins: Youth Mentoring that Brings Whole Communities Together | Ep.69

    Mentorship can mean a lot more than simply being a positive presence in the lives of youth. Today, it’s also about addressing a variety of social issues by building the kinds of relationships that engage youth in relevant new ways.

    On this episode, we speak with Tim Pehlke, a program design manager with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, who’s work on innovative programs such as Bigs in Blue shows how youth mentorship can be a win-win for entire communities.

    • 14 min
    Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists | Ep.68

    Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists | Ep.68

    Scientific discoveries are happening all around us, all the time. This is a message that Chris Anderson wants to share with more people, especially children, through a video series called Science Around Cincy.

    Science Around Cincy features the stories of real scientists at places like the Cincinnati Zoo, the Cincinnati Nature Center, local neuroscience labs, and more. In this episode, Chris talks about inspiring new scientists, and why you don’t have to be a super genius to become one.

    • 14 min
    Helping Kids Avoid Sugar-Sweetened Beverages | Ep.67

    Helping Kids Avoid Sugar-Sweetened Beverages | Ep.67

    For many of us, drinking sugar-sweetened beverages is a daily ritual. But many public health professionals are now showing a growing concern over the consumption of these drinks, especially when it comes to children.

    On this episode, two public health researchers discuss the changing cultural trends around how we consume and view sugar-sweetened beverages, as well as how parents can help their children make more healthier choices.

    • 25 min
    The Wonder Lab: Where All Children Learn to Love School | Ep.66

    The Wonder Lab: Where All Children Learn to Love School | Ep.66

    We visit special space where all children seem to find their place. The Wonder Lab at Lakota Local Schools is a STEAM-based classroom that sparks curiosity and critical thinking among our youngest learners by using the environment itself to nurture creative exploration. Created in part with the Cincinnati Museum Center, The Wonder Lab also helps children build important soft skills like communication, collaboration, and a capacity for empathy.

    • 21 min
    Power, Dominance, and the Politics of Everyday Life | Ep.65

    Power, Dominance, and the Politics of Everyday Life | Ep.65

    Power and dominance are not always about physical force or political authority. Dr. Lisa Weems, a Miami University scholar-activist-educator, explains how power dynamics can take on far more subtle forms. In schools, across society, and in our daily lives, power struggles often happen when certain dominant cultural values are privileged, while others are marginalized -- especially around issues of race, class, gender, and sexuality. Music: Lee Rosevere “Thought Bubbles” & Broke For Free “The Gold Lini

    • 22 min

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