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Show # 161 – 09/08/14


Welcome to Kari Moran’s BookRadio Show!


Each week, you’ll hear about three new and notable


Non-Fiction, Literary Fiction and Self-Help Books


So, speakers on! For an engaging and informative hour of conversations with Kari's Guest Authors



●Laurence Steinberg, PhD.


●Courtney Maum

●Benedict Carey




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Chapter 1: Non-Fiction


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Lessons From The New Science of Adolescense


Laurence Steinberg, PhD.


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It's taking longer for teens to move into adulthood. The latest findings from Neuroscientists show that the 2nd developmental phase of a young person begins with puberty and now spans 15 years -- from the age of 10 to 25! "Extended Adolescence" is the new normal. But, is that a bad thing? Sexual maturity is one thing – hormones are hormones. But research reveals the Adolescent brain is remarkably "plastic" and susceptible to peer pressure, making psychological "self-regulation" a lengthier and more difficult process. In his latest book on Adolescence, Temple University Psychology Professor Lawrence Steinberg thinks its time that parents, schools and society at large encourage self-regulation in teens so they can not just survive...but thrive and mature into happy, well-adjusted Adults.





Chapter 2: Literary Fiction


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A Novel

Encore from 6/16/14


Courtney Maum

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In this insightful and sometimes amusing debut novel, you'll experience an intimate portrait of a marriage rendered asunder by an affair and the attempts to revive it. The story involves 34-year old British Artist Richard Haddon and his French Attorney wife, Anne. They're living the good life together in Paris with their daughter, Camille, when Richard drifts into an affair with an American Journalist, Lisa Bishop. When she breaks it off, Richard refocuses on his Art and his deep feelings for his wife...drawing renewed hope that it's possible he'll fall back in love with his wife. C'est en possible? Find out!





Chapter 3: “All About e”


BookRadio's Chapter 3 – 

"All About e"

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Chapter 4: Self-Help


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The Surprising Truth About When, Where, Why It Happens


Benedict Carey

Award-winning New York Times Science Reporter

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Cognitive Science says our brains are "selective learners", retaining information only if it's considered relevant, interesting or useful to us now or in the future. So, for some of us, really buckling down and studying to learn something new can be a challenge! In his new book, New York Times Science Reporter Benedict Carey overturns our conventional notions about the best study habits and provides key tools to improve our study habits. It turns out that routine is bad, so varying where you study is good. When and how long you hit the books is important, too. Oh, and one of the most important learning tools of all? A good night's sleep!




Chapter 5: The Reader’s Round-up

Kari checks in with Indie Bookstores to ask about this week's most popular books! 

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