Rebecca Hersher

Rebecca Hersher appears in the following:

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.

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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.

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'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.

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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.

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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.

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

Sunday, June 02, 2013

Arthur Geisert is the author of more than two dozen children's picture books. Three of his titles have won The New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book Award. He's most famous for his intricate illustrations of the Midwest — sprawling prairie, family farms and his signature mischievous pigs.

But Geisert ...

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'Yo' Said What?

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The Code Switch team loves thinking, talking and hearing about language and linguistics — see our launch essay, "When Our Kids Own America," and "How Code-Switching Explains The World." So we wanted to share this report from NPR's Arts Desk that's about the use of "yo" ...

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