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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

Genetics + Environment + Politics

12/7/2019
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This week, Shane is joined by special guest host Sophia Rokhlin talking with Leland J. and Dorothy H. Olsen Chair of Political Science from The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Kevin B Smith. They dive deep into personality research and how genetics and environment influence political beliefs. Charity Of The Week - Center For People In Need http://www.cfpin.org The Chaikuni Institute https://chaikuni.org/support-us/ Please visit our sponsors: The Great Courses...

Duration:01:02:08

Disorder + Depression

12/1/2019
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This week Shane talks about anxiety, depression, and how the holiday season can gaslight depression with Associate Professor of Psychology at The University of Buffalo, Kristin Gainey. Can awareness of our emotions help us manage depression and when someone asks us how we are doing, do we answer honestly and if not, should we? Charity of the week: Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals http://www.aspca.org/ Please visit our sponsors The Great Courses...

Duration:01:18:14

Holiday Shopping + Gift Giving

11/25/2019
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This week Shane talks about holiday gift buying and gift giving with Assistant Professor of Marketing at The D’Amore Mc-Kim School of Business at Northeastern University, Mary Steffel. Is giving the gift of cash really a bad idea and what is the smartest approach to buy gifts without blowing your budget. Charity of the week - Make-A-Wish https://www.worldwish.org/en Please visit our sponsors The Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to...

Duration:01:16:59

Visual Perception + Attention

11/19/2019
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This week Shane talks about the human eye and visual perception with The Head of The Attention Lab at Bringham & Women's Hospital, Jeremy Wolfe. Do humans see in 3d and do our eyes perceive 100% of everything in our visual field? Charity Of The Week - Rabbis for Human Rights https://rhr.org.il/eng/ Please visit our sponsors The Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your...

Duration:01:11:18

Spiders + Spiders

11/14/2019
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Shane talks in-depth about spiders with Collections Manager at the Sam Noble Museum at The University of Oklahoma, Melissa Sadir. Charity Of The Week - The Humane Society https://www.humanesociety.org/ Please visit our sponsors The Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare 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....

Duration:01:25:25

Empathy + Marketing

11/5/2019
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Shane talks about empathy and product marketing Vs service marketing with Professor of Marketing at The University of Wisconsin La Crosse, Nese Nasif. How does one communicate the value of intangible services to consumers? How is responsiveness, assurance, and empathy relevant to marketing? Charity Of The Week - YWCA La Crosse https://www.ywcalax.org/ Please visit our sponsors: The Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it...

Duration:01:11:41

Birds + Communication

11/2/2019
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This week Shane talks about birds, songs, and communication with Associate Head of The Department of Psychology and Evolutionary Biology from The University of Tennessee, Todd Freeberg. Does an animal’s social environment have anything to do with how they communicate? Charity Of The Week - SOCM Save Our Cumberland Mountains http://www.socm.org Please visit our sponsors The Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Libro.fm. https://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make...

Duration:00:59:02

Biology + Epigenetics

10/26/2019
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Shane talks about microbes, gut biomes, bacterial infections, and using baker's yeast to understand how to kill certain kinds of cells to fight with Biology Professor Anne Galbraith from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse. Charity Of The Week - The Hunger Task Force Please visit our sponsors The Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Libro.fm. https://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore....

Duration:01:23:38

Brains + Learning

10/15/2019
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Shane talks with Associate Professor of Psychology at The University of Wisconsin La Crosse about learning how to learn and the mythology of learning styles. Is there really such thing as a "visual learner," and do studies suggest that students respond differently to different modes of sensory teaching. How can bias impact learning? Charity Of The Week: https://www.feedingamerica.org/ Please visit our sponsorsThe Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Libro.fm....

Duration:01:33:00

Animals + A.I.

10/14/2019
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This week Shane shares another amazing interview recorded at the Cincinnati zoo with Theriogenologist, Lindsey Vansandt. They discuss the other A.I. artificial insemination, electronic sperm collecting, and the science of sustaining genetic health and diversity of animals while managing their population. Charity Of The Week - CREW https://cincinnatizoo.thankyou4caring.org/donatecrew Please visit our sponsors: The Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Libro.fm....

Duration:00:57:27

Insects + Sleep

10/7/2019
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Shane finishes his deep discussion about Insects and talks about insect sleep. How important is it for bees and other colonized insects to sleep. Charity Of The Week - Xerces Society Invertebrate Conservation https://xerces.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 local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one. https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE The Great...

Duration:01:46:47

Insects + Food + Art

9/27/2019
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Shane tastes several insects and talks about entomology and culture with UW-L Assistant Professor of Biology, Animal Behaviorist and Entomologist, Barrett Klein. 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. https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE The Great Courses Plus www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Learn more about your...

Duration:01:24:16

Ayahuasca & Dreaming Plants

9/18/2019
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Comedian, psychonaut, and science advocate Shane Mauss talks about experiencing Ayahuasca with the Co-Author of “When Plants Dream” Sophia Rokhlin. Does this plant-brew help people and do you need a balance of vulnerability and courage to dive into the unknown and experience it. Learn more about Sophia and the Chaikuni Institute here: https://www.sophiarokhlin.com/about Please visit our sponsors: The Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare https://Libro.fm is the first...

Duration:01:24:45

Brands + Social Behavior

9/11/2019
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This week Shane talks with Assistant Professor of Marketing at The University of Cincinnati, Ryan Rahinel. They get deep into brand marketing and how it motivates us and how brands affect how we live our lives. Charity Of The Week - http://www.nokidhungry.org Please visit our sponsors: The 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 code:...

Duration:01:27:11

Addiction + Broken Brains

9/7/2019
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This week Shane talks about broken brains, behavior, and opiate addiction with Northern Kentucky University Vice President for Health Innovation and Saint Elizabeth Healthcare Executive Director of the Institute of Health Innovation, Valerie Hardcastle. Charity Of The Week - Northern Kentucky University Foundation https://inside.nku.edu/universityadvancement/foundation.html Outro Music - The Long Hunt http://thelonghunt.bandcamp.com/album/all-paths-lead-to-here Please visit our sponsors...

Duration:00:58:06

Emotions + Goals

8/26/2019
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Shane talks about goals and self-regulation with Associate Professor of Marketing from The University of Cincinnati, Anthony Salerno. Should we list our accomplishments; what are the benefits and pitfalls of being aware of our pride? How do emotions and pride influence our behavior? Please visit our sponsors: The 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...

Duration:01:06:23

Elephants + Biology

8/19/2019
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Shane talks about elephant sociality and biology with Elephantologist and Postdoctoral Fellow at The School of Public Health from The University of Indiana Bloomington, Daniella Chusyd. What do elephants eat, what is elephant P.T.S.D.? How do elephants and humans interact and what can studying the cells of elephants tell us about cancer? Charity Of The Week - S.O.P.H. Forest Elephant Study https://publichealth.indiana.edu/about/displayProfile.shtml?user=dchusydGame Rangers International...

Duration:01:41:55

Ticks + Population

8/13/2019
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Shane talks about Ticks & Mosquitoes with Assistant Professor of Biology from the University of Cincinnati, Joshua Benoit. Joshua researches Insect Molecular Physiology, Parasites, and Insect Population. How long have ticks been around and what can their behavior tell us about disease and ecology. Charity Of The Week - The Girls and Boys Club (www.bcba.org) Please visit our sponsors: Yooforic CBD Gum: http://chewchillenjoy.com The Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare...

Duration:01:43:24

Work + Meaningful + Happy

8/5/2019
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This week Comedian Shane Mauss talks about meaningful work with Assistant Professor of Management and Organization at The Foster School of Business at The University of Washington, Kira Schabram. What can we learn from The Patenting Paradox and professional “burnout.” What is a meaningful calling and does having a meaningful career always create happiness? Charities Of The Week - The Seattle Animal Shelterhttp://www.seattle.gov/animalshelter/ SPCA British Columbia Animal...

Duration:00:50:26

Game Theory + Marketing

7/29/2019
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Shane peels back all the layers and presses The Marion B. Ingersoll Professor of Marketing at The University of Washington’s Fosters School of Business, Jeff Shulman, to cough up answers to his questions about Game Theory. Is it a belief system? Is “Personalized Pricing” fair and do consumers care? How does Game Theory give qualitative insight into dynamic pricing and marketing? Check out Jeff’s Podcast!http://seattlegrowthpodcast.com/author/professorshulman/ Charity of the Week...

Duration:01:45:08