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Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan

Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan is a series that inspires, educates and entertains. Hosted by four-time New York Times bestselling author Kelly Corrigan, the show features insightful conversations with notable guests, reflecting on their lives and the impact they can have on their worlds.

Food, Mood and Apple Fritters

26m 5s

The healthiest diet for well-being has been hotly contested among scientists and the public for years. Kelly digs into the nuance of this topic with Dr. Bret Sher, an expert on mental health and metabolism. Joining her to share what they see when it comes to food and mood are Dr. Michael Lenoir and educator Cava Menzies.

Episodes

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    Food, Mood and Apple Fritters

    S7 E8 - 26m 5s

    The healthiest diet for well-being has been hotly contested among scientists and the public for years. Kelly digs into the nuance of this topic with Dr. Bret Sher, an expert on mental health and metabolism. Joining her to share what they see when it comes to food and mood are Dr. Michael Lenoir and educator Cava Menzies.

  • Movement: The Ulitmate Neurochemical Bubble Bath: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Movement: The Ulitmate Neurochemical Bubble Bath

    S7 E7 - 26m 5s

    Kelly joins Dr. Wendy Suzuki in an animated conversation about the importance of movement in our physical, mental and emotional well-being. This roundtable also features Manoush Zomorodi, journalist and host of NPR’s Ted Radio Hour, and poet and artist Mahogany L. Browne, both of whom share how they incorporate movement into their lives and work.

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    Sleep Your Way Well

    S7 E6 - 26m 5s

    Kelly speaks with sleep expert Dr. Matthew Walker on the profound importance of getting a good night’s sleep. Cognitive scientist Dr. Maya Shankar and comedian W. Kamau Bell add their perspectives and ask questions about applying Matt’s advice to everyday life with kids, phones, work and stress.

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    Hyper Connected and Never Been Lonelier

    S7 E5 - 26m 5s

    Kelly is joined by psychotherapist Esther Perel, journalist Katie Couric and artist Timothy Goodman to engage in an open dialogue about the importance of connection in our lives. Perel’s research and experience sheds light on what we have lost in the digital age, and she offers her advice on reprioritizing the people around us, for their sake and ours.

  • Bad Days, Tough Seasons or Clinical Depression?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Bad Days, Tough Seasons or Clinical Depression?

    S7 E4 - 26m 5s

    Kelly sits down with Dr. Leanne Williams, founding director of the Stanford Center for Precision Mental Health and Wellness, to discuss mental health disorders and therapies. They are joined by hospice and palliative care physician Dr. BJ Miller, and comedian W. Kamau Bell to elaborate on depression, stigmas and misconceptions associated with mental illness, and how we can move forward.

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    Many Possible Lives

    S7 E3 - 26m 5s

    Kelly speaks with Dr. Francis Collins, former director of the National Institutes of Health, who oversaw the prominent Human Genome Project. Dr. Collins shares how genetics are most often misunderstood, his concern about the impacts of social media on adolescents, and what scientists know makes a lasting difference when it comes to our well-being.

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    Good Enough Parenting

    S7 E2 - 26m 5s

    Kelly speaks with Dr. Dima Amso, a professor of psychology at Columbia University, about how the environment we’re brought up in affects our well-being. Dr. Amso gives her take on social media, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), and how to be a better consumer of science journalism. She also shares how her work in the lab influences her life as a parent.

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    Being Well in the Modern World

    S7 E1 - 26m 5s

    Kelly introduces the season by sitting down with Dr. Atul Gawande, Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett and Dr. Dani Dumitriu to discuss the state of mental health and well-being in America today. Our experts address the dip in average life expectancy, how context shapes our behavior, and the power of community and connection with quality of life.

Extras + Features

  • Bret Scher Promo Clip: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Bret Scher Promo Clip

    S7 E8 - 1m 54s

    Bret Scher discusses the two changes he’d make for society in regards to food. The first would be to hold the media accountable for the way it portrays nutrition information. Second, he would make the price of groceries and crops less expensive so that all families and people can enjoy fresh, nutritious meals.

  • Wendy Suzuki Promo Clip: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Wendy Suzuki Promo Clip

    S7 E7 - 1m 32s

    Dr. Wendy Suzuki explains the importance and relevance of developing the hippocampus. This is the part of the brain responsible for forming and retaining long-term memories, which is not only important for our personal histories but also for preventing such degenerative diseases as Alzheimer’s and dementia.

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    Matt Walker Promo Clip

    S7 E6 - 1m 20s

    Matt Walker speaks on the optimal amount of hours of sleep we should get a night. He then describes a sleep study that compared subjects who were limited to six hours of sleep a night to those who were allowed a full eight hours. After even one night, researchers could distinguish the differences in the two groups’ output and overall mood.

  • Esther Perel Promo Clip: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Esther Perel Promo Clip

    S7 E5 - 57s

    Esther Perel discusses the importance of life-long trial and error in relationships. Without engaging in experiences that show us what we like, what we don’t like, and what makes sense for us, we will not end up with fulfilling, meaningful connections.

  • Leanne Williams Promo Clip: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Leanne Williams Promo Clip

    S7 E4 - 2m 47s

    Dr. Leanne Williams speaks on the huge impact that brain imaging technology has had on the study of mental health. She explains it not only contributes to advances in the diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions, but it also helps decrease the stigma related to such conditions.

  • Francis Collins Promo Clip: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Francis Collins Promo Clip

    S7 E3 - 2m 37s

    Dr. Francis Collins points out how to distinguish reputable news from misinformation. He recommends paying close attention to the source itself – whether it is an accredited news outlet, peer reviewed journal or academic publication – and to the content of the article or release. Dr. Collins warns against trusting anything with claims that appear hyperbolic or outlandish.

  • Dima Amso Promo Clip: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Dima Amso Promo Clip

    S7 E2 - 1m 33s

    Dr. Dima Amso and Kelly discuss the complexity that’s often overlooked when discussing upbringing. For instance, social scientists might measure one’s childhood by looking at the environment they grew up in and whether they had access to a backyard or not. However, as Dr. Amso points out, other factors can make up for or override such one-dimensional analyses.

  • Well Being in the Modern World Promo Clip: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Well Being in the Modern World Promo Clip

    S7 E1 - 2m 52s

    Kelly and her guests discuss the farce of ‘fix-all’ health solutions and the importance of tailored routines. Dr. Dani Dumitri clarifies that wellness is an incredibly complex measure. Dr. Atul Gawande adds that we all have to find the nudges that work for us to reach healthier habits day to day.

  • Season 7 Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Season 7 Preview

    S7 - 30s

    This season of "Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan" asks the question: What does it mean to be well? New York Times bestselling author Kelly Corrigan invites the foremost thinkers and scientists, artists, and students to join her in thoughtful conversations about how we need to be taking care of ourselves and the people around us.

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    Food, Mood and Apple Fritters

    Thursday
    May 30

    30 Minutes

    Dr. Bret Scher.
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    God, Science and Well Being

    Saturday
    Jun 1

    30 Minutes

    Dr. Alexis Abernethy.
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    Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan

    Hyper Connected and Never Been Lonelier

    Sunday
    Jun 2

    30 Minutes

    Psychotherapist and author Esther Perel.
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    Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan

    Dave Eggers

    Sunday
    Jun 2

    30 Minutes

    Writer, editor and publisher Dave Eggers.
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    Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan

    Hyper Connected and Never Been Lonelier

    Monday
    Jun 3

    30 Minutes

    Psychotherapist and author Esther Perel.
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    Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan

    Dave Eggers

    Monday
    Jun 3

    30 Minutes

    Writer, editor and publisher Dave Eggers.
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    Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan

    God, Science and Well Being

    Thursday
    Jun 6

    30 Minutes

    Dr. Alexis Abernethy.
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    Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan

    Making Change for One and All

    Saturday
    Jun 8

    30 Minutes

    Dr. Angela Duckworth; JerDerma Flynt; Will McQuiston.
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    Sleep Your Way Well

    Sunday
    Jun 9

    30 Minutes

    Professor Matt Walker.
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    Nick Hornby

    Sunday
    Jun 9

    30 Minutes

    Writer and lyricist Nick Hornby.
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    Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan

    Sleep Your Way Well

    Monday
    Jun 10

    30 Minutes

    Professor Matt Walker.
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    Nick Hornby

    Monday
    Jun 10

    30 Minutes

    Writer and lyricist Nick Hornby.

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