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

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Thursday, December 8, 2011

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  • The science of siblings
    Siblings can play a powerful role in our lives, and now scientists are learning more than ever about just how much our brothers and sisters impact our behavior. Author Jeffrey Kluger examines the science and delves into his own childhood to explain why who we are is as much about our siblings as it is about ourselves.9:06 a.m.
    Jeffrey Kluger: Senior editor and writer for Time Magazine. His newest book is "The Sibling Effect."
  • The value of failure
    Life doesn't always turn out as planned, and many of today's challenges can't be solved with ready made solutions. In his new book, economist Tim Harford argues that an adaptive, trial-and-error approach to the challenges we face could be the key to thriving in a complex world.10:06 a.m.
    Tim Harford: writes the "Dear Economist" column for the Financial Times. His new book is titled "Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure."

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