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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

Tics + Population

8/13/2019
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Shane talks about Tics & 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 Tics 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...

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...

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