We’ll talk to the author of America’s Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Flight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System about fixing our healthcare system.
Think, with host Krys Boyd, features in-depth interviews with compelling guests, covering a wide variety of topics ranging from history, politics, current events, science, technology and trends to food and wine, travel, adventure and entertainment.
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If variety is the spice of life, passion may be a hot chili pepper. We’ll talk with the author of Vital Signs: The Nature and Nurture of Passion on how to revitalize the rat race.
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Novelist James Ellroy is known for his novels set in his native Los Angeles, including The Black Dahlia and L.A. Confidential. In October, we talked to him about his latest work set in his home town, Perfidia, which centers around the investigation of a Japanese family’s murder at the outset of American involvement in World War II.
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Traumatic brain injuries contribute to the difficulties military personnel can face after returning home. We’ll talk about the aftermath with the author of a National Geographic story on the topic.
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We humans share the planet with a myriad of other creatures — ferocious and friendly alike. We’ll talk with a conservation scientist about how to keep it that way.
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Heads up, word nerds: Merriam-Webster is revising its famous third edition of the dictionary. Hopefully the finished read will be perfectly pellucid (adjective, easily intelligible or clear). We’ll talk about what we an expect.
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Team projects are the bane of some people’s school or work lives. We’ll chat with the author of Wiser: Getting Beyond Groupthink to Make Groups Smarter on how to do just that.
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We’ll talk about the science of being kind with the author of Does Altruism Exist?: Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others.
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