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Ever wanted to know how music affects your brain, what quantum mechanics really is, or how black holes work? Do you wonder why you get emotional each time you see a certain movie, or how on earth video games are designed? Then you’ve come to the right place. Each week, Sean Carroll will host conversations with some of the most interesting thinkers in the world. From neuroscientists and engineers to authors and television producers, Sean and his guests talk about the biggest ideas in science, ...
 
Nutrition, health and fitness without the BS. We are here to educate you, challenge you and laugh with you. We want to inspire people to think differently. We are evidence-based nutritionists and coaches with a combined 20+ years in the industry, coaching people day in and day out. Health is much bigger than you believe and that is what this podcast is about. Along the way we interview some of the top names in the industry as well as exceptional people you may never have heard of, to hear th ...
 
Each week we bring you a new, in-depth exploration of the space where science and society collide. We’re committed to the idea that making an effort to understand the world around you though science and critical thinking can benefit everyone—and lead to better decisions. We want to find out what’s true, what’s left to discover, and why it all matters.
 
Explore hundreds of lectures by scientists, historians, artists, entrepreneurs, and more through The Long Now Foundation's award-winning lecture series, curated and hosted by Long Now co-founder Stewart Brand (creator of the Whole Earth Catalog). Recorded live in San Francisco each month since 02003, past speakers include Brian Eno, Neil Gaiman, Sylvia Earle, Daniel Kahneman, Jennifer Pahlka, Steven Johnson, and many more. Watch video of these talks and learn more about our projects at Longn ...
 
Hilarious takes from serious experts. Each week I'm joined by a new stand up comedian and a new expert to discuss their field of expertise. We're talking the big topics, the brain, space, climate science, psychedelics and all the areas you're most likely to end up when you're drunk, at the end of a party, just trying to figure it all out. . It's a light, funny and easily accessible way to hear the latest from some seriously mind blowing experts.
 
**New Episode the first Thursday of every month** 10 years investigating the subject of happiness and podcasting about what matters most in life with scientists, bloggers, teachers, authors and the leading experts, on the subjects that matters most. These conversations on Mindfulness led to a wonderful path of learning and better relationships. Podcasts, Videos, Vlogs, Car pool conversations, Guided meditations and On-line courses at www.Mindfulnews.uk (Mindfulnews.uk on instagram)
 
This podcast talks about the arguments for God's existence, the historical evidence for Jesus' resurrection, the toughest objections skeptics pose against the Christian faith, theological issues like soteriology and eschatology (i.e the doctrine of the last days), and so much more. Listen to this podcast (hosted by apologist Evan Minton) whether you are already a Christian, a hardcore skeptic, or a spiritual seeker, and you will discover that you can be a Christian BECAUSE of using your brai ...
 
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Mind Chat

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Mind Chat

Mind Chat with Philip Goff and Keith Frankish

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Philip Goff is a philosopher who thinks consciousness pervades the universe. Keith Frankish is a philosopher who thinks consciousness* doesn't even exist. From their very different perspectives, Keith and Philip interview leading scientists and philosophers of consciousness, engaging and debating in a friendly way in pursuit of truth. Mind Chat aims to be highly accessible, allowing those with no background in science and/or philosophy to get a grip on the cutting edge of the field. (*To be ...
 
The Portgual Street Philosophy Podcast is the official podcast of the LSE SU Philosophy Society. Each episode, we take a deep dive into a particular philosophy topic, in conversation with leading experts on the subject. By having focused explorations of these topics, we hope to provide accessible introductions and a pathway into the philosophical literature for interested students of all backgrounds.
 
Welcome to Season 2 of 'Flying Coach'! This season, Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay and cohost on NFL Network's 'Good Morning Football' and Fox NFL insider Peter Schrager are joined by guests from around the sports and entertainment world to discuss the latest NFL news, tell stories from their careers, and break down the game from their unique perspectives.
 
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The Well-Read Investor

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The Well-Read Investor

Mike Hanson, Sr. VP of Research at Fisher Investments and podcaster

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Reading the books every investor should read, so you don’t have to. Host, Mike Hanson, Senior Vice President of Research at Fisher Investments (and chronic bibliophile) cuts through today’s information deluge with authors of some of the most influential books in their field. From artificial intelligence with Melanie Mitchell, to behavioral finance with Meir Statman; Mike breaks down complicated concepts that impact the choices investors’ make, to help every investor become a Well-Read investor.
 
The Live From the Divide podcast hosted by Jason Wickens includes interviews about the craft of songwriting from traditional as well as the more contemporary voices of the American Roots genre. Each segment includes interesting stories, advice about songwriting and a few songs from their nights performance at public radio program Live From The Divide.
 
The Soul Soil Podcast is a place where ideas, experience, and resources come together around the topics of agriculture and spirituality with the goal of inspiring and empowering listeners to interact and cooperate with the land in a way that nourishes and sustains the human body, mind, and soul while regenerating and sustaining the land itself.
 
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The origin of life here on Earth was an important and fascinating event, but it was also a long time ago and hasn’t left many pieces of direct evidence concerning what actually happened. One set of clues we have comes from processes in current living organisms, especially those processes that seem extremely common. The Krebs cycle, the sequence of …
 
On the show this week we’re joined by naturalist, author, and returning guest Sy Montgomery. Throughout her career, Montgomery has repeatedly shown an incredible ability to understand, befriend, and interact with animals. We last heard from her in episode #128 where she talked about her 2016 book The Soul of an Octopus, but she’s written about ever…
 
Attend the Long Now Talks in-person or via our livestreamWatch & share these talks on YouTube and Long NowPersonal goals need a long-term strategy too.Dorie Clark offers concrete practices to sharpen strategic thinking and incorporate a long-term perspective within a personal time scale. By reorienting ourselves to focus on the big picture, and usi…
 
On the show this week we’re joined by Brian Butterworth, emeritus professor of cognitive neuropsychology and author of the new book Can Fish Count? What Animals Reveal About Our Uniquely Mathematical Minds. He’s spent his career looking at the genetics and neuroscience of mathematical ability—and not just in humans. Support the show: https://www.pa…
 
Protein is a crucial macronutrient for all humans and there is so much conflicting evidence about ….. So let’s see what the science says How much protein can we absorb? How much protein do I need per day? How much protein do I need in each meal? We answer these questions as well as what are the best protein sources and how much is considered unsafe…
 
The concept of the city is a crucial one for human civilization: people living in proximity, bringing in resources from outside, separated from the labors of subsistence so they can engage in the trade of goods and ideas. But we are still learning how cities grow and adapt to new conditions, as well as how we can best guide them to be livable as we…
 
As a philosopher and theologian, Kenneth Samples is passionate about encouraging Christians to think. This is why he was disturbed when discovering this quote from Dennis Prager found in Kent Hughes’s, Disciples of a Godly Man. “One thing I noticed about Evangelicals is that they do not read. They do not read the Bible, they do not read the great C…
 
Welcome to the May 2022 Ask Me Anything episode of Mindscape! These monthly excursions are funded by Patreon supporters (who are also the ones asking the questions). I take the large number of questions asked by Patreons, whittle them down to a more manageable size — based primarily on whether I have anything interesting to say about them, not whet…
 
Due to popular demand, the Muscle Nerds are BACK for a third episode. Luke and Zoe founded The Muscle Nerds, a Brisbane-based globally recognised health, wellness and fitness centre, focusing on coaching coaches. They’re as passionate as they are knowledgeable and are bridging the gap between general population clients and elite athletes; all tryin…
 
To say that event A causes event B is to not only make a claim about our actual world, but about other possible worlds — in worlds where A didn’t happen but everything else was the same, B would not have happened. This leads to an obvious difficulty if we want to infer causes from sets of data — we generally only have data about the actual world. H…
 
How do you feel fear and be creative anyway? How is letting your mind wander key to coming up with, and following through on, creative ideas? Returning to the show this week is journalist Matt Richtel, winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for a series on distracted driving, and author of numerous books. His latest book, Inspired…
 
That phrase 'evidence-based' is one that gets thrown around - we often use it on this podcast. But what is evidence-based science? And how do you discern the fact from the bullshit? This episode, we speak to Andy Bell, a PhD candidate who works in paramedicine and teaches at Griffith University. He's well versed in qualitative versus quantitative r…
 
Evolution has equipped species with a variety of ways to travel through the air — flapping, gliding, floating, not to mention jumping really high. But it hasn’t invented jet engines. What are the different ways that heavier-than-air objects might be made to fly, and why does natural selection produce some of them but not others? Richard Dawkins has…
 
Attend the Long Now Talks in-person or via our livestreamWatch & share this talk on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Long NowLong Now continues our dialogue with the acclaimed writer Kim Stanley Robinson around COP26 and his most recent book The Ministry for the Future. Clean energy advocate & author Ramez Naam will join Robinson on stage after the t…
 
Attend the Long Now Talks in-person or via our livestreamWatch & share these talks on YouTube and Long NowJoin us for an illuminating evening with journalist John Markoff in conversation with Long Now's Co-founder Stewart Brand and Executive Director Alexander Rose around Markoff's new biography of Brand.Journalist John Markoff writes about technol…
 
You may be daunted in the supermarket when you're looking at food labels and nutritional content. There are a huge amount of statistics on these labels which can be overwhelming if you don't know what to look at or what matters to you. We break down how to read these labels and what it all means. Plus some tips on how to buy the right protein powde…
 
Humans are related to all other species here on Earth, but some are closer relatives than others. Primates, a group that includes apes, monkeys, lemurs, and others besides ourselves, are our closest relatives, and they exhibit a wide variety of behaviors that we can easily recognize. Frans de Waal is a leading primatologist and ethologist who has l…
 
How do you define how painful something is? On the show this week we welcome back physician, writer, and clinical researcher Haider Warraich to talk about his new book The Song of Our Scars: The Untold Story of Pain. Warraich explores the idea that far from being something objective and easily defined, pain is complex, misunderstood, and culturally…
 
At just 24 years old, Chris Chapman was diagnosed with melanoma - an aggressive cancer that had spread into his lymph node. It brought Chris's whole world crashing down, and made him take stock of his life. Having battled with mental health issues, he's now an advocate for men's mental health, encouraging males to discuss their struggles. And he's …
 
Every time we make an important decision, it’s hard not to wonder how things would have turned out had we chosen differently. The set of all those hypothetical lives is a kind of “multiverse” — not one predicted by quantum mechanics or cosmology, but a space of possibilities that is ripe for contemplation. In their new movie Everything Everywhere A…
 
Today we are speaking Ian Davis, creator of the ‘My daily vibe Journal’, Clubhouse host for the Mindful Creative to cultivate presence and reduce stress and has roughly 29k followers on Clubhouse and the Mindful Creative group has over 273k members. he speaks with luminaries on how taking and cultivating a mindful approach to their day impacts thei…
 
We've all woken up from a night out and not remembered getting home. How does the brain do that? On this week's ep we look into the neuroscience of navigation and spatial awareness, a completely complicated task that we take for granted all the time. So listen in and get a new found appreciation of how great your brain is for not constantly walking…
 
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