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Learning More

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Learning More is a podcast that brings new stories about people, inventions, pop culture, and life. Join us as we take an in-depth look at new interesting topics by talking with fun and informative storytellers.

Learning More is a spin-off of the popular daily podcast "This is Today."
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Space Tourism
Thanks for listening and subscribing to Learning More, where each episode brings you a new story about people, inventions, pop culture, and life. In this episode, we discuss space tourism. We discuss the various companies that can help us head into space, safety, and travel costs.  We are joined by Wendy Whitman Cobb, who is a Professor of Strategy and Security Studies, US Air Force School of Advanced Air and Space Studies. Show Links: Space tourism is here – 20 years after the first stellar tourist, Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin plans to send civilians to space Space tourism – 20 years in the making – is finally ready for launch Space X | Blue Origin | Virgin Galactic Help to support this podcast: Become a Patron!
25:46
May 25, 2021
Pandemic Parenting
Thanks for listening and subscribing to Learning More, where each episode we bring you a new story about people, inventions, pop culture, and life. In this episode, we discuss Pandemic Parenting. We discuss ways to reduce your child's anxiety and stress while also watching out for your own mental health. We are joined by Amanda Sheffield Morris who is a Regents Professor, Human Development at OSU-Tulsa, and a George Kaiser Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Child Development.   Show Links: 10 parenting strategies to reduce your kids’ pandemic stress America goes back to school – 5 essential reads on parenting in the pandemic http://www.acesandpaces.com/ Help to support this podcast: Become a Patron!
18:34
May 20, 2021
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Thanks for listening and subscribing to Learning More, where each week we bring you a new story about people, inventions, pop-culture, and life. On this episode we discuss PTSD.   Let's start by looking at the numbers 70% of adults will experience at least one traumatic event in their lifetime and 20% of people who experience traumatic event will develop PTSD. In any given year about 8 million people are diagnosed with PTSD and statistically, one in 13 people that are listening to this podcast right now will develop PTSD at some point in their life.  With the stress of the Pandemic, riots, job losses and economic uncertainty, it's possible that these stats will go up. We learn more from Dr. Laila Ansari, PhD, filmmaker, Trev Harwood and Dr. Arash Javanbakht M.D.  Dr. Ansari received her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and her Ph.D. from Pacific Graduate School of Psychology. She is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 12 years of experience working in the San Francisco Bay Area. Trev Harwood, the founder of Soaring Productions and a child of a Vietnam War veteran.  We discuss his short film, Lamentations and the children of Vietnam vets. Dr. Arash Javanbakht M.D., is a psychiatrist and serves as the director of the Stress, Trauma, and Anxiety Research Clinic (STARC). Show Links: Short Film Link Crisis text line Text HOME to 741741 (US) C-PTSD Foundation Pandemic Stress Tips‪ App  Starc Lab  Howard Stern talks childhood trauma, and a trauma psychiatrist talks about its lasting effects (Article by Dr Javanbakht) Veterans, refugees and victims of war crimes are all vulnerable to PTSD (Article by Dr Javanbakht) Adult Children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional Families Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving: A GUIDE AND MAP FOR RECOVERING FROM CHILDHOOD TRAUMA Thirty Days with My Father: Finding Peace from Wartime PTSD Help to support this podcast: Become a Patron!
33:13
February 22, 2021
Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Thanks for listening and subscribing to Learning More, where each week we bring you a new story about people, inventions, pop-culture, and life. On this episode we discuss the Rosa Parks & Martin Luther King Jr. Guests: Dr. Noelle Trent, the Director of Interpretation, Collections, and Education from the National Civil Right Museum at the Lorraine Motel. Madeline Burkhardt, the adult education coordinator and curator of The Rosa Parks Museum. Help to support this podcast: Become a Patron!
28:36
February 8, 2021
The President and The Press
On our debut episode of Learning More we talk with the curator of the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza about JFK and the relationship between the president and the press. Help to support this podcast: Become a Patron! Save $5 off Subscriptions on The Beer Connoisseur
24:47
February 1, 2021
Learning More Season 1 trailer
Thanks for listening and subscribing to Learning More, where each week we bring you a new story about people, inventions, pop-culture, and life.
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February 1, 2021