Radio Rookies: Reformed Catcaller Explores Roots Of Street Harassment

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Hiroyuko Yamamoto, a crossing guard in Matsudo, Japan, has been trained in how to recognize and gently approach people who are wandering, or have other signs of dementia, in ways that won't frighten them. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

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Japanese City Takes Community Approach To Dealing With Dementia

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This Lawson convenience store in Kowaguchi, Japan, sells a selection of prepared meals and fresh vegetables and meats, along with products aimed at the elderly. Many of the store's older customers find it hard to get to the supermarket, the store's manager says. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

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Beyond Slurpees: Many Japanese Mini-Marts Now Cater To Elders

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Dan Gilbert says we're not great at predicting how much we will enjoy an experience in part because we fail to consider all of the details. We think a visit to the dentist will be terrible — but we're forgetting about the free toothbrush, the nice chat with the dental hygienist, and the magazines in the waiting room. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images hide caption

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You vs. Future You; Or Why We're Bad At Predicting Our Own Happiness

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A plane sprays pesticide over the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami on Aug. 6. That's just one way health officials are battling back Zika-carrying mosquitoes in the area. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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How Big, Really, Is The Zika Outbreak In Florida?

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What It's Really Like To 'Walk' In Space

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How Japan Is Dealing With Impacts Of Supporting The Oldest Population In The World

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Sting's Brain Scan Reveals Clues About How The Musical Mind Works

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Eating Yogurt Is Not Enough: Rebalancing The Ecosystem Of 'The Microbes Within Us'

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Travis and Sadiye Rieder play with Sinem in their home. They've agreed that if they want more children, they'll adopt. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Should We Be Having Kids In The Age Of Climate Change?

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