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The Measure of Everyday Life

“The Measure of Everyday Life” is a weekly interview program, hosted by Dr. Brian Southwell, featuring social science researchers who endeavor to improve the human condition. Independent Weekly has called the show ‘unexpected’ and ‘diverse’ and notes that the show ‘brings big questions to radio.' Episodes air each Sunday night from 6:30 – 7 p.m. in the Durham listening area and a podcast of each show is available online the Wednesday following the original airing. The show is made possible by RTI International. Have thoughts on the show? Let your voice be heard by rating us. You can also join the conversation on Twitter by following @MeasureRadio.
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Now displaying: June, 2015
Jun 24, 2015

How do you sell brotherhood like you sell soap? Dr. Craig Lefebvre joins us to discuss the fascinating work occurring with social marketing and public health.

Jun 18, 2015

We talk with expert Steve Dalton, from Duke University, about the science behind job searching.

Jun 15, 2015

In this special episode of The Measure of Everyday Life, we discuss the progression of public health over the years. We also have a chance to hear questions from the audience after the talk.

Jun 11, 2015

Why doesn't everyone wear seat belts? How do we get people to use seat belts? Bill Hall and Cynthia Augustine join us for a conversation on seat belts and social science.

Jun 4, 2015

How does human behavior affect natural resource management? Christopher Galik reviews the importance of forestry management and how it goes beyond preserving trees. 

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