- This morning at GTU Hour 2 – Coffee is a staple of the morning, and if you enjoy regular drinking, we’ve got some good news for you: According to a recent study published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, people who drink coffee may have Alzheimer’s disease. Less likely to occur (a type of dementia that gradually impairs memory). Researchers studied 227 adults (about 69 years old) over a 10-year period. Participants completed questionnaires that included health-related questions related to six cognitive domains, as well as details of their coffee-drinking habits: episodic recall memory, recognition memory, executive function, language, attention, and speed of processing.
- Also, with our reliance on smartphones and the internet, a world where the ‘Big Brother’ is always looking is more likely than ever. Indeed, the annual transparency report released yesterday by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence revealed that between December 2020 and 2020, the FBI searched 3.4 million U.S. residents for emails, texts and other electronic communications without a warrant. November 2021. But what kind of information does the government actually have in your file? According to a viral TikTok, there is a way to find out what the FBI knows about you. TikTok says that under the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act, you can legally request your FBI file to include all information collected about you by government agencies since your birth. And surprisingly, this is 100% accurate. Dinah tells us how you can access your own files!
- And why one writer says it’s time to cancel give your child a working day: “When it started in New York City in 1992, Take Your Daughter to Work Day, a brainstorming for Gloria Steinme’s Miss Foundation for Women, was a career search for girls. And the opportunity to expand their horizons. I remember when I was a kid in the 90’s I used to walk around the table in my mom’s real estate office, make a copy of my face on a xerox machine (if you don’t recognize it you can see xerox), and listen to board meetings. She was one of the few top earning women in the sea of men and yet I knew she was fighting for her place. I have no doubt that the day had a positive effect on me as I pursued my own professional dreams. Then came March 2020. When the covid epidemic spreads around the world, each day becomes “take your child to work day.” With that traumatic world closing on Friday the 13th, my husband and I figured out how to manage the two full-time careers in a world where four kids eight years old or under… grandparents or babysitters আমরা with zero outside help. He is a therapist, I am a writer. Obviously, her telehealth sessions with distressed clients needed a quieter and more secure time than my time, so I learned to write with the kids on top of me. I learned to run Google Meets for my kids and conduct zoom interviews for myself. Eventually, we drove our kids out of school and into their homeschool, and I learned to write from a picnic table at a tent or rest stop or park. Before the epidemic, we all jumped on the infamous BBC dad when his kids and wife did a cameo in his TV presence. Very quickly, the brief moment of his fame became our reality. To learn more tunes, or click here: https://www.romper.com/parenting/cancel-take-your-kid-to-work-day
- Hope you tune in with us on a busy Monday morning at Good Things Utah Hour 2.