#50 Happiness

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Jim Davies and Darren McKee talk about happiness. What is happiness? What does science say about how people can be happier? Find out the answers […]

#49 Eastern and Western Thinking

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Jim interviews Dr. Richard E. Nisbett about Eastern and Western thinking. What are the differences between Eastern and Western thinking? How do economic differences impact […]

#48 Pain

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Kim interviews Michael Hildebrand about the topic of pain. Does everyone experience pain the same way? Why do we experience pain? Is there such a […]

#47 Where Are All the Geniuses?

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Kim interviews Jim about the phenomenon of geniuses. Are there as many geniuses born today as there were previously? Are groundbreaking scientific discoveries still being […]

#46 Testosterone

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Jim interviews Carole Hooven, Harvard evolutionary biologist and author of the new book T: The Story of Testosterone, the Hormone that Dominates and Divides Us. […]

#45 Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Jim interviews Kim about the phenomenon known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Why do searches for “depression” peak in November and February? What kinds of […]

#44 Free Will

November 1, 2021 admin 0

What is free will? Can humans make conscious decisions? What does the scientific evidence tell us about the existence of free will? Find out on […]

#43 Right Brain / Left Brain

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The idea of brain lateralization has attained a high degree of popularity in culture. People will often refer to themselves as being “right brained” or […]

#42 Conspiracy Theories

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Kim interviews Jim about conspiracy theories. What makes conspiracy theories so appealing? What is the relationship between scientific literacy and the likelihood that someone will […]

Alien Abduction

August 1, 2021 admin 0

Is there a scientific explanation for the alien abduction phenomenon? Is there a link between nocturnal alien visitations and the many similar stories that have […]