Rebecca Hersher

Rebecca Hersher appears in the following:

It May Be 'Perfectly Normal,' But It's Also Frequently Banned

Sunday, September 21, 2014

It's Perfectly Normal, a 20-year-old illustrated sex-ed book for kids, is meant to teach children about sexual health, puberty and relationships. It's one of the most banned books in America.


For Parents Of Young Black Men With Autism, Extra Fear About Police

Saturday, August 23, 2014

People with autism often have trouble communicating with police, which can be dangerous — and scary for parents who also worry about racial profiling. Now, some cities are trying to mitigate the risk.


Pump Up The Bass, Feel Like A Boss

Saturday, August 09, 2014

A new study found that listening to music with heavy bass lines — think "We Will Rock You" and "In Da Club" — makes people feel more powerful.


'Building A Better Teacher': Dissecting America's Education Culture

Saturday, August 09, 2014

Author Elizabeth Green argues that effective teaching is a craft, not a skill teachers have naturally. She says teachers need more mentorship — not just more mandates.


Looking For Free Sperm, Women May Turn To Online Forums

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Bypassing commercial sperm banks, thousands are logging on to websites where women can connect with men at no cost. Anecdotes abound, but the scope of the unregulated activity is unclear.


Need Money For Your Startup? Being An Attractive Male May Help

Saturday, March 22, 2014

When men and women pitch the same business idea to venture capitalists, men are awarded money more often. A new study found that appearance also factors into whether or not an idea will get funded.


Arthur Geisert's 'Thunderstorm' Celebrates Life On The Prairie

Sunday, June 02, 2013

The award-winning children's book author has written more than two dozen books set in the American heartland. He's most famous for his intricate illustrations of the Midwest — sprawling prairie, family farms and his signature mischievous pigs.


'Yo' Said What?

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Some teens in the Baltimore area have been using "yo" as a gender-neutral pronoun.