As the election gears up, strategy teams are beginning the push to get voters to the polls. Researchers are attempting to find the best way to motivate people -through science and cognitive psychology - and are discovering that traditional methods may be outdated.Read more ›
Is illness part of life or something we're unnecessarily suffering from? Is a disease something you get or something the body does? In David Agus' book "The End of Illness," the oncologist and researcher looks at illness from a preventative standpoint.Read more ›
Have you noticed that a lot of the most creative people you know are also a bit eccentric? That's not a coincidence - there's neuroscience that backs it up. From Emily Dickinson to Albert Einstein to Steve Jobs, we look at the link between creativity and eccentricity.Read more ›
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Kerri Miller joined MPR News in June 2004 as host of MPR's News' Midmorning and Talking Volumes. Before that she was an award-winning television reporter for KARE 11. She has been a radio and television news reporter since 1981.
Tom Weber has reported on K12 education and served as a general assignment reporter since joining MPR News in 2008. He was a news anchor and reporter for KWMU in St. Louis for more than five years. His reporting has aired on national radio programs, including "Morning Edition" and "Marketplace."
Stephanie Curtis has produced events, daily news shows, documentaries, conferences and call-ins for MPR News. She also was among the pioneering producers who launched The Current. You can hear her discuss movies every Thursday on The Cube Critics.