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Cecile Richards Makes Trouble: A Conversation on Leadership

Cecile Richards—former president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund for more than a decade (and daughter of the late Governor Ann Richards)—drawing on her career as an activist and advocate for women’s rights and social justice, discusses the process of learning how to lead and make change. NPR’s Michel Martin leads the conversation.

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 6:45 p.m.
Facing Fear

Why do our bodies and minds react the way they do when we’re in danger? Joseph LeDoux, a professor of science at New York University, discusses the impact of recent research into the neurological and emotional roots of fear, and why it might change our pharmacological and behavioral approaches to helping people reframe this emotion.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 6:45 p.m.
Learning to Learn: The New Science of Learning

There’s much new to learn about how we learn. Join author Ulrich Boser as he shares some highly effective—and surprising—practical strategies to freshen up our brains and make learning stick.

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 6:45 p.m.