7:10 The science of suspense

What makes a good horror movie - and how to intensify suspense for even scarier films, with Keith Bound University of Nottingham doctoral researcher in Digital Design & Media.

7:30 Spectrum

People, places and events in New Zealand.

8:10 Windows on the World

International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.

8:40 Brazil

Editor of the International section of Estado de Minas, the main daily newspaper of Minas Gerais, Pablo Pires Fernandes reports from the Federative Republic of Brazil, pop. 201,032,714 (est. 2013). There is rising turbulence as Brazil sinks deeper into recession, the massive corruption scandal involving the national oil company Petrobras has ensnared scores of politicians and businessmen. President Dilma Rousseff's popularity rating, less than a year after her re-election, is down to one digit, and recent nationwide protests reverberated with calls for her impeachment.

9:06 The Wednesday Drama: And the Sun Stood Still, by Dava Sobel

(F, LA Theatreworks)

10:00 Late Edition

A review of the news from Morning Report, Nine to Noon, Afternoons and Checkpoint. Also hear the latest news from around the Pacific on Radio New Zealand International's Dateline Pacific.

11:06 Night Lights Classic Jazz

Daddy-O: Father and son teams in jazz (1 of 12, PRX)