#19: Pet Therapy

August 1, 2019 admin 0

Kim and Jim interview Dr. Colleen Dell and Shannon Noonan about their work with therapy dogs. Why do dogs make such good therapy animals? Can […]

#18: Voices in the Head

July 1, 2019 admin 0

Dr. Davies interviews Gregory Shankland about his experiences with hearing voices in his head. Gregory tells the fascinating story of how he began to hear voices, how […]

#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 […]