We talk with a researcher who’s concluded that although there are sex/gender differences in brain structure, brains don’t fall into two classes. We also check in with WBEZ’s Odette Yousef to find out more about the Wheaton College professor who was suspended after she made remarks supporting Muslims. Plus, we go over the process of choosing the 2015 word of the year. And we explain what the Federal Reserve's interest rate hike could mean for you.
Sapphire does not shy away from difficult subjects. In The Kid, the sequel to her 1996 novel Push, she again takes up the topic of childhood sexual abuse, and what happens when institutions that are supposed to protect children fail to do so.