Midmorning ceased broadcast on February 20, 2012 and was replaced by The Daily Circuit.

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Monday, October 4, 2010

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Risky behavior, self-control, and reverse psychology
    Recent research on distracted driving shows that laws against texting and cell phone use may not have any effect. Midmorning asks why we're tempted to make risky decisions instead of doing the right thing.9:06 a.m.
    David Pizarro: is Assistant Professor of psychology at Cornell University.
    Craig Fox: is Professor of Policy and psychology at UCLA.
    Kathleen Vohs: is Professor of Marketing at the University of Minnesota.
  • Where are they now?
    "Science" is a popular theme on Midmorning -- from the latest medical breakthroughs to explorers who travel to all corners of the earth. We take a look back on four of the most dynamic scientifically-minded guests in recent memory and find out what they're working on now. Featuring interviews with spider researcher Greta Binford, glaciologist Ted Scambos, polar explorer Ann Bancroft, and social scientist James Fowler.10:06 a.m.

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