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“The Measure of Everyday Life” is a weekly public radio program featuring researchers, practitioners, and professionals discussing their work 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 Sunday nights at 6:30 PM EST in the Raleigh-Durham, NC, media market (and also are streamed internationally through WNCU) and are available online the Wednesday following the original airing. WNCU produces the show with major underwriting from the nonprofit RTI International.

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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.