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From The Mind Science Foundation (mindscience.org), a little show that asks big questions about our minds, with help from the boldest scientists in neuroscience and psychology. Produced and hosted by public radio reporter Audrey Quinn.
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🇬🇧 English
last modified
2016-10-28 02:03
last episode published
2016-10-28 02:03
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31.05 days
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Number of Episodes
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Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
28.10.2016

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10.10.2016

Ep. 26 Joy Hirsch and the Future of Neuroscience

This Yale researcher wants to take her field in a completely new direction.
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22.08.2016

Ep. 26 Jim Fallon and the Psychopaths, Part 4

How to spot the psychopaths in our political history, and our current election.
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21.08.2016

Ep. 25 Jim Fallon and the Psychopaths, Part 3

Can a borderline psychopath rehabilitate himself?
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16.08.2016

Ep. 24 Jim Fallon and the Psychopaths, Part 2

How to stop a psychopath. Hint: You've got to start early.
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9.08.2016

Ep. 23 Jim Fallon and the Psychopaths, Part 1

A neuroscientist makes an unsettling discovery.
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3.05.2016

Ep. 22 Zoran Josipovic and Meditation

This neuroscientist thinks Western science is missing the mark by studying the markers of consciousness, instead of the thing itself.
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31.03.2016

Ep. 21 Justin Hulbert and Memory Suppression

Justin Hulbert's found that by suppressing bad memories we may compromise our ability to form new memories.
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27.02.2016

Ep. 20 Heather Berlin and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Heather Berlin's a neuroscientist at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and she has a new theory for the causes behind OCD.
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5.02.2016

Ep.19 Stephen Macknik, Susana Martinez-Conde and Neuromagic

Stephen Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde reveal what magicians can teach neuroscientists.
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24.12.2015

Ep. 18 David Eagleman And Sensory Substitution (rebroadcast)

Neuroscientist David Eagleman is creating a new device to help blind people "see." And it looks a lot like an an athletic vest.
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17.12.2015

Ep. 17 David Eagleman And Synesthesia (rebroadcast)

What's really going on in the minds of synesthetes?
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27.11.2015

Ep. 16 David Eagleman And Neurolaw (rebroadcast)

Conventional thinking about brains, and blame, can be useless in a court of law.
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12.11.2015

Ep. 15 David Eagleman And Our Perception of Time (rebroadcast)

That whole idea of an internal clock? It's a lie.
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22.10.2015

Ep. 14 Maria Konnikova And Mindfulness

The author of "Mastermind" explains how to better use your brain.
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24.09.2015

Ep. 13 Anthony Greenwald And The Implicit Revolution

Modern psychology is just now coming to grips with our subconscious thoughts -- and finding there's not a lot we can do to control them.
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27.08.2015

Ep. 12 Diana Reiss And Dolphin Consciousness

Hunter College cognitive psychologist Diana Reiss describes her search for the Rosetta Stone of dolphin language.
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23.07.2015

Ep. 11 Joseph LeDoux And Anxiety

The way we’ve studied anxiety has been more helpful to rats in mazes than humans in stressful situations.
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21.10.2014

Ep. 10: David Eagleman and Sensory Substitution

Neuroscientist David Eagleman is creating a new device to help blind people "see." And it looks a lot like an an athletic vest.
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14.10.2014

Bonus Episode: Paul Zak and the Wonders of Oxytocin

This neuroeconomist thinks he's found a reason why we do nice things for other people.
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7.10.2014

Ep. 9 Catherine Snow and the Development of Language

What's really important when it comes to raising good readers? This Harvard psychologist has found parents matter even more than you might think.
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23.09.2014

Ep. 8 David Eagleman and Synesthesia

What's really going on in the minds of synesthetes?
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9.09.2014

Ep. 7 Charles Nelson and Fear

When you see someone with a frightened face, it's hard to look away. Charles Nelson looks at when, and why, we get this attraction to fear.
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26.08.2014

Ep. 6 Mahzarin Banaji and Unconscious Biases

This Harvard psychologist's work has shown that most of us are racist, sexist, age-ist, class-ist, able-ist, and so on. Basically we're pre-destined to stereotype others. But, she says, that doesn't mean we can't retrain our brains to move past prejudi...
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12.08.2014

Ep. 5 David Eagleman and Neurolaw

Conventional thinking about brains and blame can be useless in a court of law.
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29.07.2014

Ep. 4 Jean Berko Gleason and How We Learn to Talk

When it comes to learning language, kids aren't just copying adults.
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15.07.2014

Ep. 3 David Eagleman and Our Perception of Time

That whole idea of an internal clock? It's a lie.
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11.06.2014

Ep. 2: Karen Adolph and Babies on the Move

This New York University psychologist sends infants over cliffs in order to watch them learn locomotion. You will never look at a crawling baby the same way again after hearing this story.
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11.06.2014

Ep. 1: Abigail Baird and Troublesome Teens

This Vassar College psychologist blames adolescent blunders on a surprising cause: over-thinking. She says teenagers have to concentrate to do simple tasks that adults can get through on auto-pilot.
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