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Language is a fundamental tool many individuals learn at a very young age. Language is used for communicating needs, expressing desires, and establishing societies and interpersonal connection. Michael Bordieri, Murray State professor of psychology, visits Sounds Good to discuss the language development process in both neurotypical children and children on the autism spectrum disorder.

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Live art performances of all kinds - music, theatre, visual art, literature - are undoubtedly exciting and special. These experiences can also have a more significant impact on an individual's overall mental health than one might think. Murray State professor of psychology, Michael Bordieri, Ph.D., visits Sounds Good to discuss. 

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The list of all possible fears and phobias seems to go on forever. An estimated 9.1% (19 million) U.S. adults have at least one phobia. Murray State professor of psychology, Michael Bordieri, Ph.D., visits Sounds Good to discuss fear and why it might be better to embrace fear than avoid it.

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Mathematically speaking, averages are neutral central or typical values in a set of data. However, in today's competition-based culture, being "average" is often viewed with disdain. Murray State professor of psychology, Michael Bordieri, Ph.D., visits Sounds Good to discuss why being average is nothing to look down on.

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People of all ages, genders, and races can suffer from low-self esteem. In the age of social media, comparing oneself to their peers is easier than ever. Murray State professor of psychology, Michael Bordieri, Ph.D., visits Sounds Good to discuss the difference between healthy and harmful comparison.

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Memories of our own transitions to new schools, new teachers, and new environments can stick with us into adulthood, but it can still be difficult to help children and teenagers navigate life changes in a healthy way. Murray State professor of psychology, Michael Bordieri, visits Sounds Good to discuss ways to lighten the tension and nerves associated with returning to school. 

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The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) estimates that nearly 160 million Americans are overweight. Busy schedules, unrealistic diets, and lack of access to healthy food make losing weight seemingly impossible, but mindfulness might be able to help. Michael Bordieri visits Sounds Good to discuss mindful weight loss.

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According to the CDC, 145 million adults now include walking as part of a physically active lifestyle. New research suggests that the location of these walks could be equally important to an individual's health as the exercise itself. Murray State University professor, Michael Bordieri, Ph.D., visits Sounds Good to discuss the best locales for walking. 

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Over the past thirty years, there has been a significant shift in the identification, treatment, and socal stigma of PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder. Murray State professor of psychology, Michael Bordieri, Ph.D., visits Sounds Good to discuss this surprisingly common mental health condition.

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Starting with Freudian psychology of the early 20th century, the blame for behavioral issues has often fallen back on the individual exhibiting the problematic symptoms. More recent studies show the environment might be to blame. Murray State professor of psychology, Michael Bordieri, Ph.D., visits Sounds Good to discuss the ABCs of behavioral psychology. 

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