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Engaging Girls and Other Underrepresented Groups in STEM Education

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Mary Kirchhoff, Anthony Cody

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If science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are the keys to a bright future; some of our nation's teens are woefully behind the curve. In this segment we look at why some groups are profoundly underrepresented in STEM and what we can do about it.

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Is Going Off to College Still The Way to Go?

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Dale Stephens, Nathan Furr, Justin Snider

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Unemployed college graduates saddled with student loan debt is a story we're increasingly hearing. The world is changing and some are questioning whether universities are the best path to preparing for the brave new world. The UNcollege movement is challenging the fundamental notion of what college is and pointing the way toward another paradigm for getting and applying knowledge.

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Why Are Teens So Angry? What Can We Do About It?

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Dr. Regalena "Reggie" Melrose, Ugo Uche

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The notion of teen angst has gone to a whole new level. Teens and tweens are more angry today. What is driving this anger? What is going on inside of these young minds? What can be done about?

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Helping Teens to Manage Their Emotional States

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Robert A. Rees, Ph.D and Ugo Uche

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Our guest's research indicates that the heart has an intelligence of its own. Understanding how the heart interacts with the mind and how to balance the two can help teens deal with various emotional issues. Learn how you can use this research to help your children manage their emotional states.

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Inside the Mind of Violent Youth

Regina Rei Lamourelle with Dr. James Fallon and Brian Stevenson

pic Why do young people suddenly turn aggressive, violent and commit unthinkable crimes? What can we tell from neuroscience about brain development in violent teens and young adults? As parents, educators and policy makers struggle to handle increasing violence in teens, our ability to use MRI to see in to the brain offers some new clues and guidance for effective intervention.
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