17-20 Segment 2: Intergenerational Living

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Some retirement homes are offering local college students room and board in return for interaction with elderly residents. Students and experts involved discuss how it’s a win/win for everyone.

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16-52 Segment 1: “Twice Exceptional” Children

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Many people feel that gifted children don’t need any help because they’re so talented. But many gifted kids are so bored in school they become disruptive and do poorly, so they’re not identified and their need for a challenge isn’t met. Other gifted children have disabilities, such as learning disabilities, that are not identified because they are masked by their gifts. Experts discuss how to meet the needs of these children educationally and emotionally.

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15-30 Segment 1: Your Brain With Tinnitus

 

Synopsis: Scientists have discovered that tinnitus, or “ringing in the ears,” involves many more areas of the brain than just those involved with hearing. Experts explain why the findings mean it will be difficult to develop treatments for tinnitus, and what sufferers can do now.

Host: Reed Pence. Guests: Dr. Richard Salvi, Distinguished Professor of Communicative Disorders and Sciences, University at Buffalo; Dr. Phillip Gander, University of Iowa

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