“I Don’t Know What You’ve Done With My Husband But He’s A Changed Man”

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(photo: Ken Harper)

(photo: Ken Harper)

Season 5, Episode 22

As we learned in last week’s episode, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has been effective in reducing criminal behavior among teenagers in Chicago and former child soldiers in Liberia. This week we go to England, where behavioral-therapy workshops for low-level domestic violence offenders have achieved a 40 percent reduction in repeat incidents of abuse.

We also talk with an environmental economist who analyzed the impact of energy-efficient building regulations in California and discovered the benefits to the environment were not all they were cracked up to be.

To learn more, check out the podcasts from which this hour was drawn: “I Don’t Know What You’ve Done With My Husband But He’s A Changed Man,” “How Efficient is Energy Efficiency?” and one question from “How to Think About Money, Choose Your Hometown, and Buy an Electric Toothbrush.”

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