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Wednesday In Depth: March 28, 2012

  • 9:06 a.m.

    The lost art of medical diagnosis

    When was the last time you had an extensive, hands-on, physical exam in the doctor's office? With a push for technology and hyper-specialization in the medical world, many fear that the art of general diagnosis and the teaching of good diagnostic practices may be fading.

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  • 10:20 a.m.

    Jonah Lehrer on how creativity works

    Jonah Lehrer, Wired contributing editor and author, will join The Daily Circuit Wednesday to talk about his latest book "Imagine: How Creativity Works." His book looks at scientific invention and artistic breakthroughs through psychological and neurological research.

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  • 11:15 a.m.

    Bad bosses

    A bad boss can make your work life miserable. But new research shows a bad boss can also hurt your family life, health and personal morale. We wanted to know more about research on the topic and get some advice on getting out of bad work environments. How should one cope and when should one just find a new job?

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  • 4 beach read lists for your summer vacation

    I am bringing "In the Garden of Beasts" by Erik Larson, "How Fiction Works" by James Woods, and "An Officer and a Spy" by Robert Harris on my trip.
  • Video: Inside The Daily Circuit studio with Tom Weber

    MPR News Reporter Tim Post is working on a special video project this summer and took some time today to install his GoPro cameras in the studio.
  • 4 history book recommendations

    Books that chronicle Stalin's rise, Nixon's fall and the epic journey of one the great men of the 20th century.
  • Op-ed pick: Why France is still a good place for bookstores

    "The new measure is part of France’s effort to promote “biblio-diversity” and help independent bookstores compete. Here, there’s no big bookseller with the power to suddenly turn off the spigot."

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