#17: Religious Experiences

June 1, 2019 admin 0

Jim and Kim explore the science of having religious experiences, with the help of special guest Dr. Ann Taves. Why do people have religious experiences? […]

#15: Multitasking

April 1, 2019 admin 0

Kim and Jim discuss the scientific evidence surrounding multitasking. Does multitasking make you more or less efficient? When should you multitask? Is it safe to […]

#13: Beauty and Neuroaesthetics

February 1, 2019 admin 0

Many people think beauty is something ephemeral, subject to the arbitrary whims of individual taste and cultural trends. But philosophers have been studying beauty and […]

#12: Why We Like Sports

January 1, 2019 admin 0

People love to watch sports. The Superbowl, for example, is incredibly popular. About 111 million people, a third of everyone in the united states, watched […]

#11: Nutrition and the Brain

December 1, 2018 admin 0

According to the world health organization, obesity has reached epidemic proportions globally, with more than 1 billion adults overweight, and at least 300 million of […]

#10: Alien Abduction

November 1, 2018 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 […]

#8: Exercise

September 1, 2018 admin 1

Jim interviews Kim on the topic of exercise. What is the impact of exercise on the brain? Can exercise be used to treat depression? The […]