First Major Storm, Year In Technology, Importance Of Mindfulness

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If the hustle and bustle of the holidays is getting to you, taking a moment to yourself might help more than you’d expect. Our guest explains the science behind the benefits of mindfulness. We also take a look at the biggest stories in the tech world this past year, andlook at how a major storm hitting states from New Mexico to Michigan will affect Wisconsin residents.

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  • Year In Science: The Brontosaurus Is Back And Other Pop Culture Stories

    The Brontosaurus has long captured people’s imaginations, but in the early 20th century scientists concluded the dinosaur was just the adult version of another sauropod, the Apatosaurus. But a researcher this year re-examined fossils and thinks the Brontosaurus is its own species. We find out the details of this story and other fun pop science stories from 2015 with a Discover Magazine editor.

  • The Science Of Mindfulness

    We’re joined by one of the world’s leading neuroscientists for a look at how the practice of mindfulness affects the brain.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Matt Oleson Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Veronica Rueckert Producer
  • Gemma Tarlach Guest
  • Dr. Richard Davidson Guest

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