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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, 2016
Aug 31, 2016

Jon Poehlman shares his experiences in international public health work from the lenses of an anthropologist.

Aug 24, 2016

Lori-Ann Palen joins us for a discussion on positive youth development.

Aug 17, 2016

Researchers Kevin Strom and Brian Aagaard join us for a discussion about their breakthrough research on racial disproportionality in traffic stops and police behavior.

Aug 10, 2016

Filmmaker, writer, and producer James Redford joins us for a discussion about his film Resilience. We talk about the scientific exploration of adverse childhood experiences, how those experiences impact adult life, and what we can do to address such impact.  

Aug 3, 2016

Farmers have seen dramatic changes over the past 100 years, with many experiencing through highs and lows. Dr. Jim Dunphy joins us for his perspective on the human side to farming. We also hear a special feature about the ways universities have been involved in agricultural innovation. 

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