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Monday, December 24, 2007

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Foster motherFoster care helps restore IQ in neglected children
    New research suggests when children are placed in high quality foster homes, they can recover from neglect and may not be permanently impaired. But placing children before age 2 is crucial to their development. Child development scientist Charles Nelson talks about his experiences studying children in foster care and orphanages in Romania.9:06 a.m.
    Charles Nelson: Research director of the Developmental Medicine Center at Children's Hospital Boston. He's also professor of pediatrics at Harvard. Nelson also taught at the University of Minnesota for many years. Before he left for Boston he was co-director and founder of the Center for Neurobehavioral Development, University of Minnesota. His new study appears in the Dec. 21 issue of the journal Science.
  • Changes to the Star Tribune's arts coverageIs everyone a critic?
    Professional criticism in newspapers may be declining, but the need for someone to weed through the wealth of media available online may be increasing.10:06 a.m.
    Dominic Papatola: Theater critic at the Pioneer Press and critic at large for Minnesota Public Radio News. He is immediate past chairman of the American Theatre Critics Association.
    Jeanine Basinger: Professor of Film Studies at Wesleyan University, founder and curator of the Wesleyan Cinema Archives, and the author of nine books on film, including Silent Stars (1999) and The Star Machine (2007). She is a trustee of the National Board of Review and a trustee emeritus of the American Film Institute.
    Joey Anuff: CEO of the Web site Critical Metrics.

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