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Asperger's Syndrome

Jason, who suffers from Asperger's Syndrome, talks about his struggle to overcome his problems with social interactions.

Dr. Ami Klim explains the challenges people with Asperger's have with intuitive behavior.

Love's intensity

  • John Leguizamo
  • Actor John Leguizamo talks about the intensity of youthful passion and how those feelings mature over time.

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The Tap Code

  • Bob S.
  • Bob Shumaker, a former POW in Vietnam, describes how he and his fellow prisoners developed a social network that was crucial to their surviving three years in solitary confinement. They succeeded by creating a tap code that allowed them to communicate through their cell walls.

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Porcupine Love

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Understanding stress

  • Bruce McEwen Ph.D.
  • Dr. Bruce McEwen, Director, Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology at Rockefeller University, answers the questions, What is stress? Does stress harm the brain? and, What can we do to protect ourselves from stress?

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Eat, Pray, Love...and Relax

  • Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Elizabeth Gilbert, the best-selling author of the book, Eat, Pray, Love, talks about why divorce produces such a high level of stress, how she discovered her own pathways to happiness, and why we must stand firm against the river of forces of stress in modern life.

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