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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: August, 2015
Aug 26, 2015

Drs. Marcie Cohen Ferris and Alice Ammerman discuss the intersection of food and social science. We also have a special feature by our food correspondent, Jen Isherwood, who highlights the local food initiative in North Carolina. 

Aug 19, 2015

Dr. Jamie Guillory discusses the benefits and harms of social media and cell phones in this week's episode.

Aug 12, 2015

Dr. Rupert Nacoste, psychology professor at North Carolina State University, joins us to discuss neodiversity, interpersonal relationships, and race. 

Aug 5, 2015

Troy Livingston and Elizabeth Fleming, of the Museum of Life and Science, join us to discuss innovations and learning initiatives occurring in science museums. 

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