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When Experts Attack!

Apr 22, 2020

What are people getting wrong about school closures? Several things. Don't assume you can put a child in front of a computer and they will learn. Some students who don’t normally do well in school may actually do better in a new environment. Students' social and socioeconomic backgrounds have always been important,...

Apr 14, 2020

The last time we spoke with Anthony Fehr, it was before human-to-human transmission was confirmed, before the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic, before we all started living under stay-at-home orders. We wanted to talk again with the coronavirus researcher to find out what he’s thinking.

Apr 9, 2020

In the second part of our discussion with KU associate professor of psychology Stephen Ilardi, he advises how we can continue therapy remotely, maintain healthy relationships under distancing and look to help other people so that we uphold our own psychological health in the era of COVID-19.

Apr 7, 2020

Stephen Ilardi, associate professor of psychology at the University of Kansas, discusses his six steps to beat depression without drugs and how we can apply them during the coronavirus pandemic. He tells us to consume omega-3 fats, avoid rumination, get exercise, take in the sun, stay socially connected and sleep well.

Apr 2, 2020

People assume that news should be free and that it’s not as important as hand sanitizer or toilet paper in the Coronavirus pandemic. In this episode, journalism professor Scott Reinardy argues paying for reliable news is just as important as paying for household supplies. While layoffs at media outlets are already...