Dan Hurley is an award-winning science journalist whose 2012 feature in The New York Times Magazine, “Can You Make Yourself Smarter?” was one of the magazine’s most-read articles of the year. Featured in the 2013 PBS documentary feature, “Smarter Brains,” Dan has written on the science of increasing intelligence for the Washington Post and Neurology Today. His previous book, Diabetes Rising, was excerpted in Discover and Wired. He has written nearly two dozen articles for the New York Times since 2005.
Award-winning science journalist Dan Hurley discussed how the dogma surrounding IQ scores was shattered in 2008 with the publication of a major study showing that the ability to make oneself smarter can be significantly increased through training. In the first hour, Brian Engelman of The New American Media commented on the brutal beating death of homeless man Kelly Thomas at the hands of two Fullerton, California police officers. ... More »Host: John B. Wells