KQED Public Radio Highlights

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Why We Believe Lies

Today at 10:00am

Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin says it's easy to fall for falsehoods because our brains are hard wired to cling to past beliefs, even in the face of overwhelming proof to the contrary. Levitin joins the program to talk about his new book, "A Field Guide to Lies."

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Here & Now

Dangerous Admiration

Today at 11:00am

Russian pro-democracy activist and chess champion, Garry Kasparov talks about why he thinks Donald Trump’s admiration of Vladimir Putin is dangerous.

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What's in a Size?

Today at 4:00pm
Repeats at 6:30pm

After trying on shirt after shirt, dress after dress, have you ever wondered how apparel companies decide what size to make their clothing? In the next installment of "I've Always Wondered," Marketplace's Mitchell Hartman finds out.

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