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Imagine getting lost in your own home or neighborhood. Imagine feeling disoriented, unsure of where you are or how you got there. For individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s and other neurological disorders or trauma – and more Americans than ever are diagnosed with these conditions each year – this “spatial disorientation” can be a daily occurrence and...
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Take a glimpse into a world you can’t see with “Invisibilia,” a new program on 89.5 WNIJ about the unseen forces that shape human behavior – ideas, beliefs, assumptions and thoughts. NPR’s award-winning Science Desk produces the one-hour show, which takes its name from the Latin word meaning “all the invisible things.” Listen to the show...
Tertia “Abby” Jeppson
For nine hours every Saturday and 11 hours every Sunday, Tertia “Abby” Jeppson works a cash register at the local Menards store in her hometown of LaSalle-Peru. When she sometimes hears her name on the loudspeaker, the NIU senior usually has a good idea why: One of her colleagues is trying to help a customer...