Re: [GRG] Longevity Benefits of Home Radio?

On 14-07-21 01:25 AM, Damien Broderick wrote:
> On 7/20/2014 11:44 PM, Paul Wakfer wrote:
>> Was there any distinction between talk radio and music radio?

I don’t agree. there is a huge difference on the mind between music and
various talking radio broadcast such as soaps, comedies, mysteries,
action programs and news.

> It might be more salient to ask about crystal sets vs. vacuum tube
> sets, etc.
>> On 14-07-20 05:51 PM, Leonid Gavrilov wrote:
>>> Our recently published peer-reviewed study found that having a home
>>> radio significantly increases the chances of exceptional longevity:
>>> Odds ratio to live to 100 years = 1.61, P value = 0.003
> The first really poor public US radio broadcast was in 1910. Licensed
> broadcasting was a decade later in the US. Suppose this life-giving
> effect kicked in when a child radio-listener was 4 years old, in 1924.
> That person is now 90. Today’s centenarians had to waste their first
> years of life radio-deprived. But perhaps the magic can start
> influencing young adults in their 20s.
> (These points have probably been addressed in the paper, but I’m too
> tired at the moment to do anything as strenuous as reading. I have to
> switch on the radio for some soothing music…)

Just as I indicated above 🙂

Part of the reason why I am interested and asked is because I very much
enjoy and often listen to Internet radio of many kinds of genres, but I
seldom and most often dislike any kinds of talk radio (even music
programmes that have commentary), although as a child I certainly loved
to listen to the mysteries and action programmes, and sometimes the
comedies. I am 76 so this was long before we had television.

–Paul Wakfer


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