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Join comedian Shane Mauss as he interviews science experts across the country in a journey to find out what makes us who we are.

Join comedian Shane Mauss as he interviews science experts across the country in a journey to find out what makes us who we are.
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Join comedian Shane Mauss as he interviews science experts across the country in a journey to find out what makes us who we are.

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English


Episodes

Evolution + Childbirth

7/15/2019
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Shane talks about the evolution of childbirth and the history of the female pelvis with Assistant Professor of Anthropology at The University of Colorado Denver, Anna Warrener. Charity Of The Week - UNRWA The United Nations Work and Relief Agency https://www.unrwa.org Outro music by The Long Hunt Please visit our sponsorshttps://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months...

Duration:01:47:02

Hormones + Monogamous Rodents

7/8/2019
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Shane chats with Associate Processor of MCDB and Psychology & Neuroscience at The University of Colorado Boulder, Zoe Donaldson. How do hormones like Vasopressin and Oxytocin impact social behavior? Can studying Prairie Voles tell us anything about human social behavior? Please visit our sponsorsThe Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare https://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer...

Duration:01:28:26

Brain Signals + Electrical Fields

7/2/2019
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Shane talks about brain signals, electrical field study, and time perception with Assistant Professor of Psychology and Affiliate Assistant Professor at The Center of Mind and Brain Activity at UC Davis, Jesse Bengson.What do FMRI scans tell us and how close are we to being able to think a message to someone and hit SEND with our brain. Are dendrites ticklish? Charity Of The Week - www.donate.usawrestling.org Please visit our sponsorsThe Great Courses...

Duration:01:20:52

Education + Rapport

6/27/2019
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Host of HWA and Stand Up Science, Shane Mauss talks with Ph.D. Janie Wilson from the University of South Carolina. Specializing in Experimental Psychology, Janie studies ego depletion, self-control, and shares with Shane her focus on rapport with students. Is it really that important for teachers to make good first impressions on their students? Charity Of The Week - https://www.autismspeaks.org/ Please visit our sponsorshttps://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible...

Duration:01:17:53

Depression + Disorder

6/25/2019
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Shane talks with Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Suzanne Vrshek-Schallhorn. The two of them discuss the correlation between depression and stress, hormones, and personality disorder. Shane also talks about his bouts with depression and binge-watching TV. Please visit our sponsorshttps://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3...

Duration:01:28:21

Animals + Zoo + Research

6/20/2019
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Shane talks with Curator of Mammals Christina Gorsuch and Animal Excellence Manager, David Orban from The Cincinnati Zoo. They go into great detail about Hippos, Penguins, and many of the other the animals from A to Zebra that you might see at The Cincinnati Zoo, as well as their relationships with each other and with their keepers. Please visit our sponsors: https://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local...

Duration:01:20:09

Mate Value + Relationships

6/13/2019
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Host of Stand Up Science, Comedian Shane Mauss talks with Associate Professor at The University of California and Director of The Attraction and Relationships Research Laboratory, Paul Eastwick. They talk about mates, traits, sex, relationships and mate value. Please visit our sponsors https://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one. Charity Of The...

Duration:01:18:27

Behavior + Self Promotion

6/4/2019
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Host of HWA and Stand Up Science, Shane Mauss talks with Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ovul Sezer. They discuss self-promotion, sincerity, humblebragging, and what drives the behavior that connects these things. Please visit our sponsorshttps://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code:...

Duration:01:19:24

Curiosity + Memory

5/28/2019
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Shane continues his discussion with Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University at UC Davis, Charan Ranganath. How does curiosity, prediction error, anxiety, and even mania relate to memory. Charities Of The Week - STEAC http://www.steac.org/programs.phpThe Pantry - https://asucd.ucdavis.edu/the-pantry/ https://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for...

Duration:01:28:41

Memory + Reactivation

5/22/2019
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Shane and Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University at UC Davis, Charan Ranganath, talk about why and how the brain stores, organizes, and recalls memories. Does stress and trauma negatively impact our memories. https://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one. Outro Music by MoonStation Burninghttps://moonstationburning.com/ Learn...

Duration:01:24:39

Sperm + Competition

5/16/2019
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Comedian Shane Mauss sits down with Post Doctoral Fellow from The University of Maryland, Kristin Hook and they talk about mice sperm, speciation, and what science has learned about the behavior of sperm and the egg. Can other cellular tissue become or function as sperm? Charity Of The Week - 500 Women Scientists https://500womenscientists.org/ Please visit our sponsors https://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your...

Duration:01:21:24

Introducing Life is Short with Justin Long

5/15/2019
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Life is Short with Justin Long finds the actor sitting down with some of the funniest and most intriguing people of today, like Dax Shepard, Olivia Wilde and Neil Patrick Harris. No topics are out of bounds, and no questions are too personal. Subscribe to Life is Short with Justin Long and start listening at wondery.fm/lifeisshort Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:51

Burning Energy + Evolutionary History

5/9/2019
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Shane talks with Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology at Duke University, Herman Pontzer. They dive deep into how ancient humans, primates and non-primates burn energy and what we can learn from it. What is Persistence Hunting, and when did humans split from chimps? Charity Of The Week: The National Center For Science Education www.NCSE.org Visit our sponsor - Quip www.getquip/hereweare Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly...

Duration:01:20:23

Memories + Childhood

4/29/2019
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Comedian Shane Mauss, host of Stand Up Science, talks with Professor of Psychology at The College of Charleston, Gaby Principe. They discuss false memories, childhood, and why our memories become so inconsistent with what actually happens in real life. Please check out Gaby’s book “Your Brain on Childhood: The Unexpected Side Effects of Classrooms, Ballparks, Family Rooms, and the Minivan.” https://www.amazon.com/dp/1616144254/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_-.nXCbNRGZ66J Please visit our...

Duration:01:19:02

Genes + Evolution

4/22/2019
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Shane talks to Associate Professor of Biology Itai Yanai about gene expression, single cells, and understanding disease through evolutionary biology. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:18:19

Humans + Technology

4/19/2019
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Comedian Shane Mauss talks about human beings, drones, robots, AI and Virtual Reality Technology, with Design Psychologist and Founder of Designology, Alex Proaps. Charity Of The Week - Metavivor https://www.metavivor.org/ Please visit our sponsorsRobinhood HereWeAre.Robinhood.comBetterHelp Online Counseling betterhelp.com/hereweare Outro Music - The Long Hunt http://thelonghunt.bandcamp.com/album/all-paths-lead-to-here Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:17:34

Sloths + Fossils

4/11/2019
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Shane talks in depth about Sloths with Vertebrate Paleontologist and Research Fellow at The Smithsonian Natural Museum of Natural History, Ryan Haupt. What have we learned from these fuzzy slow-moving mammals. Charities Of The Week: Sloth Conservation Foundation Natural Youth Science Foundation Outro Music by MoonStation Burning Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:10:11

Fruit Flies + Genetics

4/8/2019
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Host of “Stand-Up Science” Shane Mauss talks about Fruit Fly genetics and reproduction with Post Doctoral Research Scholars, specializing in Anatomy & Cell Biology: Nicole Green and Kayla Lempke. Why do fruit flies makes such great research subjects and genetic models. Charity Of The Week - the National Science Foundation - nsf.gov Crones and Colitis Foundation https://www.crohnscolitisfoundation.org/ Visit our sponsor - Quip www.getquip/hereweare Outro Music - “Sator Rotas” by...

Duration:01:06:26

Screen Time + Addiction

4/1/2019
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Comedian Shane Mauss talks about social media and the effects of screen-time, binge watching, with Associate Professor of Marketing at New York University's Stern School of Business, Adam Alter. What are these devices doing to our brains and how much is too much? Charity Of The Week - Donors Choose www.donorschoose.org Outro Music by Plunkett https://plunkett.bandcamp.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:53

Vocalization + Genomics

3/25/2019
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Shane vocalizes with Ph.D. Morgan Wirthlin, Behavioral Neuroscientist and Computational Biologist from Carnegie Mellon University. They dive deep into understanding vocal learning, birds and bats, Crispr, and genome sequencing. How do complex behaviors like vocal learning evolve across diverse species over millions of years? Charity Of The Week - Vertebrate Genomes Project https://vertebrategenomesproject.org/ Please visit our sponsorsRobinhood HereWeAre.Robinhood.com Outro Music - The...

Duration:01:07:07