OpenMind

OpenMind
Air Date: February 26, 2018

What if disagreements could lead us to some of the best, most productive conversations? Our guest this week is Raffi Grinberg, Co-Director of OpenMind, a free, interactive, psychology-based platform designed to foster intellectual humility, empathy, and mutual understanding across a variety of differences. Raffi will walk our co-hosts through the new app and how it helps users to understand their biases and cultivate intellectual humility, while equipping them with the essential skills to discuss the most sensitive and difficult topics.

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Innovation, education, and inspiration

Innovation, education, and inspiration
Air Date: July 4, 2016

As the creator of Atari, Nolan Bushnell is often called the father of video gaming. Since creating that groundbreaking gaming system, Bushnell has founded numerous companies, including Chuck E. Cheese. On this special 100th episode of BetterWorldians, Bushnell discusses the groundbreaking technology he has created to help make the world a better place. Bushnell will share inspiring stories of his entrepreneurial endeavors and talk about his mission to innovate and improve the educational process.

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Greater Good Science Center

Greater Good Science Center
Air Date: December 14, 2015

For the final episode of BetterWorldians Radio’s Gratitude Series, we’re talking with the Greater Good Science Center about its Expanding the Science and Practice of Gratitude project. Science Director Dr. Emiliana Simon-Thomas will discuss the fascinating research being done about the benefits of gratitude and how it’s improving lives and relationships.

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Museum of the Bible

Museum of the Bible
Air Date: September 24, 2015

A new museum in Washington, D.C. aims to bring the Bible to life. Our guest this week is Michael McAfee, Director of Bible Engagement at the Museum of the Bible. He’ll tell listeners how the museum will provide guests with an immersive and personalized experience as they explore the history, narrative, and impact of the Bible when it opens in 2017.

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Books against bullying

Books against bullying
Air Date: November 13, 2014

How do you talk to your kids about bullies and friendship issues? This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re discussing the how to teach our children about dealing with bullies and how be a good friend. Our guest is children’s book author Trudy Ludwig. Trudy will discuss her wonderful books, including The Invisible Boy and My Secret Bully, and how parents can help their kids navigate the sometimes confusing world of children’s social interactions.

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DoSomething

DoSomething
Air Date: November 6, 2014

You’re never too young to make a difference. This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’re talking about DoSomething.org, an organization that helps young people tackle campaigns that impact a multitude of causes, from poverty, to bullying, to the environment. Our guest is Aria Finger, COO of DoSomething.org. Finger will discuss how 3 million young people are helping to make the world a better place and how you can get involved. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!

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Unlimited Love: The Legacy of Sir John Templeton

Unlimited Love: The Legacy of Sir John Templeton
Air Date: August 14, 2014

Sir John Templeton's talents in the investment world established his great fortune, but it was his passion for spiritual matters and his brilliance with big ideas that led to a life and legacy dedicated to Unlimited Love. Our guests, Drs. Josephine Templeton and Stephen G. Post, will discuss Sir John Templeton’s life and legacy as it’s captured in Post's book written at Sir John's behest, Is Ultimate Reality Unlimited Love?. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!

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Why We Believe

Why We Believe
Air Date: January 23, 2014

Do you believe in God? This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about research that explores why people believe what they believe. Our guest this week is best-selling author Dr. Andrew Newberg. Newberg will discuss what neuroscience has to say about religion and tell listeners why he believes faith is a powerful tool for improving your well-being. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!

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