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Leonard Mlodinow, the best-selling author gives us a startling and eye-opening examination of how the unconscious mind shapes our experience of the world and how, for instance, we often misperceive our relationships with family, friends, and business associates, misunderstand the reasons for our investment decisions, and misremember important events.

Your preference in politicians, the amount you tip your waiter—all judgments and perceptions reflect the workings of our mind on two levels: the conscious, of which we are aware, and the unconscious, which is hidden from us. The latter has long been the subject of speculation, but over the past two decades researchers have developed remarkable new tools for probing the hidden, or subliminal, workings of the mind. The result of this explosion of research is a new science of the unconscious and a sea change in our understanding of how the subliminal mind affects the way we live.
Health Notes Airs Mondays 6:30-7:30PM

“Every minute, our brain cells are bathing in the nutrients—or toxins—we take in through food,” says Dr. Barnard. “Just as we put money in a retirement account to ensure a secure future, we can put foods on our plates today to help keep the brain in high gear well into the future.”
Health Notes airs every Monday – 6:30-7:30PM

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Kinshasha will be talking with Dr. Ricki Robinson and Nzingha West who worked in the NYC school system as a special education teacher and has now started her own company so she can help parents across the country more directly without her hands being tied by bureacreacy.

Nzingha West’s book is Is My Kid Stupid: Avoiding an Educational Disaster, and Dr.

KFAI celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8, 2012 with 24 hours of programming presented by women from the Twin Cities. Archived programs from the day-long celerbation will be posted to the website in coming days. Stay tuned by clicking on the drop-down program schedule menu for “International Women’s Day 2012” to find the program you missed or just have to hear one more time!

“I wanted to use every voice I had inside me, every voice I had come across and absorbed. I *didn’t want to be limited by habit or insecurity or gender or place.” Amy Ray*

Please join Dixie Treichel and John Townsend on Fresh Fruit,
the longest running queer radio show in the country-celebrating 30 years!

Thursday October 16th from 7:30 to 8:30 PM

Join Dixie Treichel and John Townsend for Art, Language, Politics with guests Kim Hines, Haim Vider & Lousia Hext on Fresh Fruit,
Thursday August 30 from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

This week Voice of Oromiyaa features an interview with Jaarraa Abba Gadaa who is the current chairperson of ULFO.

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month

 

With the same extraordinary skill that he used to demystify scientific abstraction and the new physics, Gary Zukay, the award-winning author of The Dancing Wu Li Masters,

Deepak Chopra, Debbie Ford, and Marianne Williamson — New York Times bestselling authors and internationally acclaimed teachers — have joined together to share their knowledge on one of the most crucial obstacles to happiness we face—the shadow. These three luminaries, each with a signature approach, bring to light the parts of ourselves we deny but that still direct our life.

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