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The Kathryn Zox Show

The Kathryn Zox Show

Wednesday at 7 AM Pacific

June 17th 2015:Trauma in Developing Brains and Bald, Fat and Crazy

Kathryn interviews neuroscientist Dr. Frances E. Jensen, author of the book “The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults”. Dr. Jensen discusses how aspects of the teenage brain – from learning and memory to gender differences – are changed once a person experiences a head trauma. Dr. Jensen is Chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania and was Director of Translational Neuroscience at Harvard Medical School. Kathryn also interviews breast cancer survivor Stephanie Hosford about her book “Bald, Fat & Crazy: How I B

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Dr. Frances E. Jensen

Dr. Frances E. Jensen is an internationally respected neurologist, researcher, public speaker, and mother of two boys whose brain development research has been funded by the NIH for almost 30 years. She is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. She was Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, Director of Translational Neuroscience and Director of Epilepsy Research at Boston Children’s Hospital, and Senior Neurologist at Boston Children’s and Brigham and Women’s Hospitals. She lectures widely about the teen brain at science museums, TEDMED, and high schools. Dr. Jensen has been featured on NPR, Sa
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Stephanie Hosford

Stephanie Hosford is the author of Shedding My Skin, a short story in the anthology Nothing But The Truth So Help Me God: 73 Women on Life’s Transitions. She holds a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from Tufts University as well as a black belt in taekwondo. She is also a member of the Speaker’s Bureau for the City of Hope National Medical Center. When not shuttling kids around town in her SUV, she can be found writing, at the gym, or shopping at Trader Joe’s for the items she forgot last time. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children. Visit Stephanie at: http://www.stephaniehosford.com
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1444/the-kathryn-zox-show 22/11/2017 07:00 22/11/2017 08:00 The Kathryn Zox Show https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1444/the-kathryn-zox-show Kathryn interviews neuroscientist Dr. Frances E. Jensen, author of the book “The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults”. Dr. Jensen discusses how aspects of the teenage brain – from learning and memory to gender differences – are changed once a person experiences a head trauma. Dr. Jensen is Chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania and was Director of Translational Neuroscience at Harvard Medical School. Kathryn also interviews breast cancer survivor Stephanie Hosford about her book “Bald, Fat & Crazy: How I Beat Cancer While Pregnant with One Daughter and Adopting Another”. Having a baby is a monumental experience, and so is adopting a child; being diagnosed with cancer comes with its own emotional and physical entanglements. Now, imagine what it would be like to experience all three at once. “Bald, Fat & Crazy” is Hosford’s heartfelt and humorous memoir chronicling her unique circumstances. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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