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Scientific Podcast Goes Boink, Episode 168: Historically, You Think About Mr. Rogers A Lot

A frank and earnest discussion about Mr. Rogers, Carl Rogers, and what they taught us.

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On this week's episode:

0:00 - Mr. Rogers and Carl Rogers, and where they intersect
3:15 - Mr. Rogers, specifically
7:35 - The first episode of Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood
18:24 - The Tom Junod profile of Rogers and the lessons therein
41:07 - Carl Rogers, for a change
47:10 - The allegory of the cave

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For your full enjoyment, links to things discussed on the podcast:

Tom Junod on Mr. Rogers
- Mr. Rogers and Jeff Erlanger, first in the neighborhood then on stage
Mr. Rogers accepting his lifetime achievement Emmy
Mr. Rogers' delighted face
"Hard Rain" by Tony Hoagland
Dr. Rogers, Meet Mr. Rogers