KQED's Perspectives

KQED's Perspectives

From KQED Public Media

Our series of daily listener commentaries since 1991.More from KQED's Perspectives »

Most Recent Episodes

Grace

Fathers are supposed to be role models to their children. But Dick Heinzelman's son has shown him how to live gracefully.

Listen to the Episode

Loading…

2:00
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/418775119/418775125" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">

Listen to the Episode

Tracks

Peggy Hansen follows the tracks of local wildlife for a glimpse into the life-and-death world of the animal kingdom.

Listen to the Episode

Loading…

2:00
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/418457668/418457674" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">

Listen to the Episode

Investing in Reading

Josh Gnass and his wife read constantly to and with their kids when they were young. Did it pay off?

Listen to the Episode

Loading…

2:00
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/417657926/417657932" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">

Listen to the Episode

Can-do Ants

Teacher Marilyn Englander says many parents want to make excuses for their children's shortcomings instead of encouraging high hopes.

Listen to the Episode

Loading…

2:00
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/417325262/417325268" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">

Listen to the Episode

Plain as Black and White

Lisa Thomson says that whether it's with dogs or other people, assumptions that may have nothing to do with reality shape our relationships.

Listen to the Episode

Loading…

2:00
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/417040995/417041001" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">

Listen to the Episode

Nursery Rhymes in Space

An astronaut repeats a familiar nursery rhyme and reminds CJ Hirschfield of the power of the humble bits of short children's poetry.

Listen to the Episode

Loading…

2:00
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/416735866/416735872" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">

Listen to the Episode

Rock Crabs

Michael Ellis goes looking for the coastal creature with the massive claws.

Listen to the Episode

Loading…

2:00
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/416604455/416604462" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">

Listen to the Episode

A Sense of Place

Apps have transformed how we use design and use maps, but also, says Claire Stremple, how we find our place in the world.

Listen to the Episode

Loading…

2:00
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/416370452/416370458" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">

Listen to the Episode

Foodies in a Digitized World

Paul Staley says there's a connection between the Internet age and the growing interest in food.

Listen to the Episode

Loading…

2:00
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/415668252/415668258" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">

Listen to the Episode

The Weaker Sex

If men are the stronger sex, asks Will Courtenay, why do they do a much worse job than women of taking care of their health?

Listen to the Episode

Loading…

2:00
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/415391062/415391068" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">

Listen to the Episode

Back To Top