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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


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Television + Social Connection

1/24/2020
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Shane talks with Social Psychologist Shira Gabriel about watching television, social needs, and social connections. What can researching TV watching tell us about parasocial relationships with Reality TV stars and why sharing your favorite TV Series strengthens relationships. Charity Of The Week: Stitch Buffalo 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...

Duration:01:17:13

Forth Worth Zoo Part 1: Animals + Nutrition

1/14/2020
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Shane is once again joined by Antrolopogist Sophia Rokhlin, this time to talk about ecology and animal nutrition with Forth Worth Zoo Staff members Adam Reppert and Ann Ward. Make sure to check out www.forthworthzoo.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:01:17:28

2019 Highlight Reel

1/1/2020
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Here We Are 2019 Highlights Daniella Chusyd 234 Sophia Rokhlin 238 Jeff Shulman 231 Jesse Bengson 226 Kira Schabram 232 Marry Steffel 248 Paul Eastwick 222 Ryan Rahinel 237 Suzanne Vrshek-Schallhorn 224 Zoe Donaldson 227 Barrett Klein 239 Keely Rees 202 Mathew Isaac 201 Heather Kirkorian 200 Mark Forehand 199 Merry Weisner-Hanks 198 Charan Ranganath 220 Herman Pontzer 217 Mark Allen Smith 195 Please visit our sponsors The Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Libro.fm is the...

Duration:00:37:34

Psychedelics + Neuroscience + Symposium

1/1/2020
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This week, Shane interviews nine Psychedelic Scholars and Enthusiasts recorded live from the Psychedelic Symposium at The University of Michigan. They discuss Psychedelic Therapy, DMT, Consciousness and Neuroscience. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of The University of Michigan. Psychedelic Therapy and History Rick Doblin, PhD Executive Director Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) Chair of the Board of Directors MAPS Public Benefit...

Duration:02:23:38

Origin Story + Archaea

12/23/2019
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Shane talks with Associate Professor of Biology Amy Schmid, about the nucleus free microorganism called Archaea. What is an "extremophile?" Are these free-living cells redrawing the tree of life and how do they compare to other domains of life like bacteria. Charities of the Week: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society https://www.teamintraining.org/ American Lung Association https://www.lung.org/ Girls On The Run https://www.girlsontherun.org/ Please visit our sponsors The Great Courses...

Duration:01:07:57

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 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