The Measure of Everyday Life

The Measure of Everyday Life

The Measure of Everyday Life is a weekly public radio program featuring researchers, practitioners, and professionals discussing their work to improve the human condition. Independent Weekly has called the show ‘unexpected’ and ‘diverse’ and notes that the show ‘brings big questions to radio.' Episodes air Sunday nights at 6:30 PM EST in the Raleigh-Durham, NC, media market (and also are streamed internationally through WNCU) and are available online the Wednesday following the original airing. WNCU produces the show with major underwriting from the nonprofit RTI International. Have thoughts on what we are doing? Let your voice be heard by rating us and joining the conversation on Twitter by following @MeasureRadio. For more information, see www.measureradio.net.... Show More

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February 28, 2018

Almost 13 years ago, Hurricane Katrina landed in Louisiana and displaced thousands of people, including children. What happened to the children who lived through that traumatic experience? In this episode, Dr. Lori Peek joins us to discuss a 7-year-long research project she co-led about the ways the catastrophic event affected the children of Katrina and their ability to cope with the destruction. 

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