Focus - December 31, 2013

Encore: Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep

We spend nearly a third of our lives asleep…but have you ever wondered why? Interestingly enough, despite years and billions of dollars in research, even leading sleep scientists still can’t answer that question. We'll listen back to a conversation Lindsey Moon had with David Randall, author of the book Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep.

Focus - December 27, 2013

Encore: Understanding Personality Tests

Have you ever taken a personality test to see what it says about you? Today on Focus, we find out what they actually measure and what we can and can’t learn from them.

Focus - December 26, 2013

A Season’s Griot

Kwanzaa begins today and lasts through January 4. During this hour, we'll learn more about the holiday and will listen to plenty of music with host Madafo Lloyd Wilson. 

Focus - December 24, 2013

Tinsel Tales

Lynn Neary hosts NPR's "Tinsel Tales." This hour we'll hear favorite holiday stories from the voices of NPR

Focus - December 20, 2013

Personal Finance: Retirement

Today on Focus, host Jim Meadows talks with Kevin Waspi, a chartered financial analyst and Kathy Sweedler, a consumer economics educator for University of Illinois Extension. We welcome your calls and questions!

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