Insights features professionals in many fields who share knowledge in their areas of expertise so that we may learn "of things both in heaven and in the earth, and under the earth; things which have been, things which are, things which must shortly come to pass . . . that [we] may be prepared in all things." (See Doctrine and Covenants 88:79-80.)

Sep 15, 2023


Yoga is one of the most engaging exercises you can do. It requires not only strength, flexibility, and balance, but a focused heart and mind. Ali Mills, a certified yoga instructor, teaches us about the many benefits of yoga. Ali shares how yoga not only helped her physical ailments, but increased her understanding of the gospel.
A woman doing yoga.

Sep 15, 2023

Paper or Plastic? Understanding Money

Financial planner Shane Stewart talks about the history of money. Learn how banks work, how the stock market functions, and how to live within your means.
A glass jar full of coins.

Sep 15, 2023

Latter-day Saints and the King James Bible

Dr. Robert L. Millet tells us why the Bible is significant to Latter-day Saints. Dr. Millet received both his B.S. and M.S. degrees at Brigham Young University in psychology. He later received his PhD from Florida State University in religious studies.
Family in New Zealand sitting in the living room reading scriptures together.

Sep 15, 2023

The King James Bible and Modern Translations of the Bible

Dr. Gaye Strathearn teaches us about the King James Bible in relation to modern translations. Born and raised in Australia, Dr. Strathearn came to BYU as a student in 1989 and earned her B.A. and M.A. in near eastern studies. She received her PhD in New Testament studies at the Claremont Graduate University.
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May 16, 2024

The Oral Authority of the King James Bible

Dr. John S. Tanner lectures on the oral authority of the King James Bible. Dr. Tanner is a professor of English and former academic vice president of Brigham Young University.
An ancient-looking handwritten document surrounded by clay pots and lamps.

Sep 16, 2023

Computer Security

BYU-Idaho instructor Steven Rigby talks about computer systems and shares insights into keeping personal information safe online.
Hands on a computer keyboard

Sep 15, 2023

The Idea of America

BYUI Professor Gary Marshall discusses the idea that became America

Sep 16, 2023

Gotta Dance

BYU dance instructors Shani Robison and Curt Holman share their experiences in the world of dance.
Scene from the 2008 Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert.

Sep 16, 2023

Georgian England

BYU instructor Amy Harris discusses family life in 18th- and 19th-century England.
Clock Tower (Big Ben), London, England.

Sep 16, 2023

The King James and Joseph Smith Translations

Dr. Kent P. Jackson talks about the King James Version and the Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible. Dr. Jackson is a professor of ancient scripture at Brigham Young University and is currently serving as the associate director of the Jerusalem Center. Dr. Jackson has published extensively on the Joseph Smith Translation.
A bible opened to the Joseph Smith Translation section.

May 16, 2024


BYU-Idaho President Kim B. Clark discusses the art, science, and spirit of effective leadership.
Men and women meeting together, possibly a ward council with the bishopric and ward leaders.

Sep 16, 2023


"Do what your nurse tells you to do." How often do doctors tell their patients that? BYU-Idaho instructor Susan Dicus talks about nursing history, education, and practice.
Nurse holding the hands of a woman.

Sep 15, 2023

The King James Bible and the Doctrine & Covenants

Dr. Eric D. Huntsman talks about the King James Bible and the Doctrine and Covenants. Dr. Huntsman is an associate professor of ancient scripture who is also affiliated with near eastern studies at Brigham Young University. He received his PhD in ancient history from the University of Pennsylvania.
Title page of the Doctrine and Covenants.

Sep 15, 2023

The Bible in the Days of Joseph Smith

Dr. Kent P. Jackson speaks to us about the King James Bible in the days of the Prophet Joseph Smith. He is the former associate dean of religious education and is currently serving as the associate director of the Jerusalem Center. He is considered one of the leading scholars on the Joseph Smith Translation of the King James Bible.
An open book on a table at the Whitney home

Sep 16, 2023

The King James Bible and The Book of Mormon

Dr. Daniel L. Belnap talks about the relationship between the King James Bible and the Book of Mormon. He is an assistant professor of ancient scripture at BYU.
Institute Photo Walk

Sep 16, 2023

Relational Communication

Is communication between people more than mere words? Is it more than the gestures we use or even the tone of our voice? Dr. Russ Wood discusses relational communication and shares insights that can improve everyday life.
Parents and two young girls sitting at a table eating dinner.

May 16, 2024

Learning to Learn

Dr. Nick Eastmond discusses technology and how it is changing the way instructors teach and way students learn.
A classroom of high school students

Sep 17, 2023

Japanese Art & Culture

Over the last 60 years Japan has become one of the most influential countries in the world. Who is Japan? Professor J. Scott Miller discusses the effect Japan has on the world's art and culture.
Pink blossoms on a tree.

Sep 15, 2023

Things at Home and Things that are Abroad

When you pay for postage on a package in Australia, how is it that the post office in Sweden will deliver that package for you for no extra fee? Utah State University professor Dr. Bill Furlong discusses international organizations, international relations, and the different types of governments throughout the world.
Flags by a globe.

Sep 15, 2023

Sing . . . Sing a Song

OK, you know that “A cappella” means “in the manner of the chapel”, but do you know which chapel?  Join us at Utah State University as Dr. Craig Jessop discusses the history of choral music.
Craig Jessop conducting the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square at President Gordon B. Hinckley's 95th birthday celebration, "A Celebration of Life," held in the Conference Center, July 2005.

Sep 16, 2023

Dig This

How many professions can you think of where the tools range from tweezers to bulldozers?  Join archeologists Jamie Bartlett, Cynthia Finlayson and James Allison as they discuss the art and science of digging for stuff.
Ancient inscriptions.

Sep 16, 2023


Magnetic nanostructures. Magnetic force microscopy. Magnetrometry. Synchrotron X-ray scattering. Need we say more? This episode of Insights is kind of like a Chinese meal; right after you listen to it your head feels really full, but an hour later it’s empty again. Associate professor Karine Chesnel (BYU) explains all of the above. Just because she explains it doesn’t mean you’ll understand it. But it’s a fun ride.
Metal filings around a magnet.

Sep 16, 2023

Creating and Sustaining Wellness

Our lives have become increasingly fast-paced.  We sleep less.  We cook less.  We grab more fast foods and snacks.  And, although we are living longer, this kind of life seems to be taking a toll on our bodies.  Some diseases have diminished, but others are on the rise, such as diabetes and heart disease.  Dr. Jerry Dugger and Tammie Dugger discuss wellness.  What is it?  How do we achieve it?  And how do we sustain it?
Young men and young women jogging in the outdoors.

Nov 9, 2023

Think about What You Are Thinking About

Psychotherapist Bruce Fordham discusses thoughts and how we can learn to think about what we are thinking about.  He discusses how thoughts come into our minds and how those thoughts can lead to actions for both good and bad.  He teaches us how we can learn to dismiss negative thoughts and develop positive thoughts into action.
A young man sits on his bed and appears to be thinking about something.