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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

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. https://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. https://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 Courses...

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 audiobook...

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 The...

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

Development + Memories

7/25/2019
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Shane talks with Professor of Psychology at The Center for Mind & Brain at UC Davis, Simona Ghetti, who specializes in childhood development and memory. How do children build representations of memories and what part does certainty, confidence, and accuracy signaling play in childhood development. Charity of the Week Saint Jude’s Children's Hospitalhttp://www.stjude.org Please visit our sponsorsThe Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare https://Libro.fm is the first audiobook...

Duration:01:45:08

Fungi + Medicine + Mycology

7/22/2019
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Shane talks with Tom Volk, who is a Professor of Biology at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. He teaches courses on Mycology, Medical Mycology, Plant-Microbe Interactions, Food & Industrial Mycology, Advanced Mycology, Organismal Biology and Latin & Greek for Scientists. Can fungi communicate with one another and do they share a common ancestry with humans? What can’t...mushrooms do? Check out Tom’s website http://www.tomvolkfungi.net Charity Of The Week: The Blue Stars Drum and Bugle...

Duration:01:48:57

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 for...

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 www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare...

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 for...

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 bookstore....

Duration:01:20:09