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How a gentle electrical jolt can focus a sluggish mind (from PBS NewsHour)
Need a coffee to get going in the morning? A jolt of electrical current could be more stimulating. Lighting up the brain with small amounts of electricity can dramatically improve mental focus, researchers have found. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien gets wired up to explore the potential uses.
April 01, 2015 at 9:26 am
10 Commandments for talking to your kids about religion (from PBS NewsHour)
Wendy Thomas Russell's book, "Relax, It's Just God: How and Why to Talk to Your Kids About Religion When You're Not Religious" comes out today. Image by Da
April 01, 2015 at 1:05 am
We now have biological proof that children born to poor families are at a cognitive disadvantage. #NOVAnext
The size of a child's brain may be determined before he or she is even born. Though the idea has been controversial, some scientists have long suspected a
April 01, 2015 at 12:00 am
Why do we fall for #AprilFools pranks? (from BrainCraft and PBS Digital Studios)
Are you easily fooled? Why we fall for April Fool's Pranks. Ask me questions for a Q&A episode! My Twitter: https://twitter.com/nessyhill SUBSCRIBE to BrainC...
March 31, 2015 at 11:00 pm
Collection of rare photographs offers a new look at the Civil War (from PBS NewsHour)
In our NewsHour Shares video of the day, 87-year-old Robin Stanford, who has been collecting rare Civil War images for five decades, recently donated more than 500 images to the Library of Congress. The Library has digitized dozens of the stereographs, an early form of 3-D image, and made them avail…
March 31, 2015 at 10:00 pm
How the biases in the back of your mind affect how you feel about race (from PBS NewsHour)
Americans born in the Millennial generation are more likely to say they're not racist and less likely to use racist expressions. But subconscious prejudices still persist. Hari Sreenivasan visits a psychology lab at New York University, where researchers test subjects’ instinct and decision-making t…
March 31, 2015 at 9:00 pm
Make a bowl of Kimchi Fried Rice for a filling Korean meal. Get the recipe at PBS Food.
This kimchi fried rice recipe features gochujang, eggs, and onions. Get the recipe at PBS Food.
March 31, 2015 at 8:00 pm
Preview tonight's debut episode of Twice Born -- Stories from The Special Delivery Unit.
See it at 8/7c.
http://www.pbs.org/program/twice-born/ TWICE BORN – STORIES FROM THE SPECIAL DELIVERY UNIT "Episode 1" Premieres Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET o...
March 31, 2015 at 7:30 pm
Parents Magazine raves about tonight's Twice Born: Stories From the Special Delivery Unit, which premieres at 8/7c on PBS.
Twice Born: Stories From the Special Delivery Unit, follows doctors and staff at the fetal surgery center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the families who come to them hoping for miracles.
March 31, 2015 at 7:00 pm
Be sure to tune in tonight for part 2 of Ken Burns (PBS)' Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.
Airs at 10/9c on PBS.
The Emperor of All Maladies artfully weaves three different films in one.
March 31, 2015 at 6:00 pm
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