Station News & Events

11:29am

Fri December 13, 2013
Station News & Events

THe World on WMOT

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

It's a day of high drama, intrigue and scandal around the world.

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8:32am

Fri December 13, 2013
Station News & Events

‘MTSU On the Record’ Examines the ‘Fit But Fat’ Controversy

An MTSU professor’s contribution to the growing body of research into fitness among the overweight is the topic on the next edition of the “MTSU On the Record” radio program.

Host Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. Vaughn Barry, assistant professor of exercise science, will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and www.wmot.org).

Barry and his colleagues examined 10 prior studies, dividing participants into three weight categories — normal, overweight and obese.

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2:32pm

Tue December 10, 2013
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The Psychopath Inside and the Power of A Charlie Brown Christmas

TODAY on "Q" 

-- University of California neuroscientist James Fallon looked at brain scans from his own family history to learn more about the psychopathic brain...and found that he fit the objective criteria. He's written a book called "The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey into the Dark Side of the Brain," to understand how someone can have aspects of psychopathic behaviour, but without the darkest manifestations.

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2:28pm

Tue December 10, 2013
Station News & Events

The World Focuses on Nelson Mandel'as Memorial Service

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Amazing scenes are unfolding at Nelson Mandela's memorial in Johannesburg. The World's newsroom focuses today on decoding the historic gathering of world leaders -- from the meaning of a handshake to the tenor of a speech.  To get at the real buzz inside South Africa we turn to talk radio host Redi Thlabi. And we'll hear from the Guardian's Chris McGreal about the voices who laud Mandela now but supported apartheid back then.

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1:35pm

Mon December 9, 2013
Station News & Events

Jian Talks to Richard Dreyfuss and Susan Bennett on Tonight's Q

Jian talks to voice actor Susan Bennett, the real-life woman who says she is the voice of Siri, the "intelligent assistant" on Apple products.

-- From the Whistler Film Festival, Oscar-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss  reflects on his four-decade film career, playing outsiders in ‘70s films like The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, Jaws, and Close Encounters of the Third Kind, as well as more varied roles in later life, such as Mr Holland's Opus, and his new movie Cas & Dylan.

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