Dennis talks to John J. Ratey, MD, clinical associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. His latest book is Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain. A Best of Prager Hour. Originally broadcast on February 12, 2008.
Dennis talks to Dr. Stephen Marmer, member of the clinical faculty of the UCLA medical hour and psychiatrist in private practice in Brentwood. The topic is: psychological resilience. A Best of Prager Hour. Originally broadcast on December 16, 2016.
Dennis talks to Arthur Brooks, professor of public administration at Syracuse University, Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth about Compassionate Conservatism. A Best of Prager Hour. Originally broadcast on December 28, 2006.
Dennis admits he’s a sucker for infomercials, especially for exercise equipment. Callers are a little more cynical… A Best of Prager Hour. Originally broadcast on December 30, 2010.
How do we learn wisdom: from others or do we only learn from the school of hard knocks. Dennis explains that, of course, his show is built on the idea that wisdom can be learned. But why are some able to absorb it and others not? Also, knowledge is not necessarily wisdom. A Best of Prager Hour. Originally broadcast on February 2, 2006.
After conducting a concert, Dennis asked the musicians of the Brentwood Symphony if they were forced by their parents to play an instrument. All of the musicians, except one, to Dennis’s surprise, said no. They did it because they wanted to. So, can you push your kids into doing something they don’t want to do and achieve long term results? A Best of Prager Hour. Originally broadcast on October 25, 2006.
The new “stimulus” bill is loaded with pork and wasteful spending… Health officials say that getting a negative test result means nothing. You could turn positive any time. So why take the test?… A law professor at Washington and Lee U. wants blacks to get two votes… Is wearing a mask dangerous?
Would you have predicted your spouse’s reaction to the virus and the lockdown? Callers have stories.
Dennis talks to James Freeman, assistant editor of The Wall Street Journal’s editorial page and author of the “Best of the Web” column. His new book written with Maria Bartiromo is The Cost: Trump, China, and American Revival… A posh private school in NYC goes full Left with an “anti-racist” agenda… The President is right again. The “stimulus” bill is loaded with unnecessary spending that has nothing to the lockdown.
On the eve of the Christmas holiday, Dennis asks the question: is a religious life richer than a secular one? He has his theories. So do callers.