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    The Impact Of Blasts On The Brain

    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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    The Limits Of Time In A Speedy World

    This hour, we’ll talk about our culture’s need for speed and its effect on our well-being with Columbia University’s Mark C. Taylor, author of Speed Limits: Where Time Went and Why We Have So Little Left.

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    Antibiotics’ Dark Side

    This hour, we’ll talk about why some scientists are warning that we may soon lose the power of antibiotics with Frontline correspondent David Hoffman. His reporting on the topic is included in Frontline: The Trouble With Antibiotics, which airs Tuesday at 9 on KERA-TV.

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    The Psychology of Fear

    This hour, we’ll talk about how our brains process fear – and why it can override our intellects – with Dr. Alicia Meuret, Director of the Anxiety and Depression Research Center at SMU; and Dr. Madhukar Trivedi, Chair of UT-Southwestern’s Mental Health Department.

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    The Evolution Of Eating

    We’ll talk this hour about why and how our diets have evolved with Ann Gibbons. She profiles indigenous peoples across the globe who are still eating the way their ancestors ate in the next issue of National Geographic.

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    Texas’ Teen Moms

    We’ll talk this hour about teenage pregnancy with Dr. Joanna Gentsch, who teaches human sexuality at UT Dallas; and Dr. Mandy Golman, an assistant professor in the Department of Health Studies at Texas Woman’s University.

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    Human Bodies: Then And Now

    We’ll talk this hour with Daniel Lieberman, Chair of the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard. His new book is “The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health, and Disease.”

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    Life After Death

    This hour, we’ll talk about the moral and sociological ramifications of bringing people back to life with Dr. David Casarett, associate professor in the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.

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    For Parkinson’s Patients, A Path To Speech

    As part of KERA’s Breakthrough’s series, we’ll talk this hour with speech-language pathologist Samantha Elandry of the Parkinson Voice Project about how Parkinson’s patients are being taught to speak again.

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    On The Brain

    This hour, we’ll explore how neurosurgeons had to experiment with different procedures to get to where we are with modern neuroscience with author Sam Kean.

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