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Psychology: Live and on the Air!
Join the community of psychological scientists as Science Friday, the popular National Public Radio program, broadcasts LIVE from our Science Leadership Conference on Friday, December 2. Tune in to enjoy a really lively discussion of the two topics of the day - Gender and Cognition, and Emotions and Health!
Ira Flatow, one of the country's best known science journalists, is the host of Science Friday. He will be interviewing a number of scientists who will participate in the Science Leadership Conference during the two one-hour segments of the show.
You can easily check your access to Science Friday programming by going to the Science Friday homepage (www.sciencefriday.com), clicking on "stations" in the left column, and typing in the name of your state. Keep in mind that if your town is near a metropolitan area across the border, you may find the closest station in a neighboring state. You can also get the full listings of stations by selecting that option. Station call letters and numbers, as well as broadcast times, are all shown. Keep in mind that some stations do not air both hours of the show. Science Friday may also be downloaded in its entirety ('pod-cast').
Science Friday's call-in component features callers from all over the country, eager to ask questions about the topics of discussion. What a great way to share our science with people interested in psychology.
The Science Friday web site maintains archivesof past shows, which can be useful teaching aids. The "Kids Connection" portion of the website aggregates appropriate material from past shows for use in elementary and middle school science classes.
Don't forget to tune in December 2 to the NPR station nearest you.You won't want to miss this significant step toward enhancing public understanding of psychological science.