Jul 31, 2019
In this episode, Therese Markow and Dr. Joan Chrisler discuss the definition and origins of “sizeism", especially as it relates to rising rates of obesity. Fat people are victims of discrimination in the workplace and fat shaming is not useful in attempting to get a person to lose weight. Many fat people...
Jul 24, 2019
Dr. Richard P. Phelps is founder of the Nonpartisan Education
Group, editor of Nonpartisan Education Review (http://nonpartisaneducation.
Jul 17, 2019
In this episode, Therese Markow and Dr. Walter Orenstein discuss Should we vaccinate? After the elimination of measles in the USA in 2000, the first six months of 2019 has seen over 1000 cases. Vaccination does not cause autism, but lack of vaccination can result in serious long-term consequences in some infected...
Jul 10, 2019
Evidence is emerging that inflammation during pregnancy is associated with a higher risk for disorders such as autism and schizophrenia in the developing fetus, disorders that sometimes appear much later in the individual's life. Dr. Hanna Stevens, Child Psychiatrist, Division Director of Child Psychiatry and Head of...
Jul 3, 2019
In this episode, Therese Markow and Masha Gartstein discuss Descriptions of infant temperament and the most widely used definition, the dynamic nature of temperament in early childhood and how infants regulate their emotions, and finally, the negative impacts of prenatal maternal stress on an infant’s temperament.