Ron Smith ~ Teens and Gender ~ Addictive Technology and Kids

Feb 13, 2018

Tuesday, February 13 – Horticulturist Ron Smith joins us with a valentine discussion of flowers, what the various flower colors mean, the impact of gifting on Valentines Day. He’ll even chime in on chocolate and wine. ~~~ A study from the University of Minnesota focuses on teens and gender. Nic Rider, post-doctoral fellow at the university visits with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro. ~~~ Are kids vulnerable to intentionally addictive technology? Two groups, “Common Sense” and the “Center for Humane Technology,” have initiated a campaign called “Truth About Tech,” advocating for more research into the health effects of technology and a standard for ethical design. Joining us is Colby Zintl, vice president for external affairs with Common Sense.