Hidden Brain

Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.

https://npr.org/series/423302056/hidden-brain

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Episode 9: Aziz Ansari on Modern Love


Hidden Brain host Shankar Vedantam talks to comedian Aziz Ansari — star of a new Netflix show and coauthor of Modern Romance — about Tinder, texting and how dating is a bit like... buying jam.


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 2015-11-17  27m
 
 

Quick Take: The Battle for Control of the GOP


What does it mean to be a Republican today? The GOP's presidential candidates are fighting to answer that question. This episode: Sam Sanders, campaign reporter; Domenico Montanaro, Washington desk editor; Mara Liasson, National Political Correspondent. Find the team on Twitter @nprpolitics and at npr.org/politics.


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 2015-11-14  17m
 
 

Quick Take: Bernie Sanders and Socialism


To many voters, socialism is a dirty word. Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders wants to change that. Plus, what he could learn from Ronald Reagan about how to do it. This episode: Tamara Keith, White House correspondent; Danielle Kurtzleben, digital political reporter; Ron Elving, editor and correspondent. Find the team on Twitter @nprpolitics and at npr.org/politics.


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 2015-11-14  11m
 
 

Weekly Roundup: Friday, November 13


This week: the Republican debate that was, the Democratic debate that will be, a tough moment on the trail for Hillary Clinton, and what's happening with student protests at the University of Missouri and beyond. Plus what the NPR Politics team just 'can't let go' this week. This episode: Sam Sanders, campaign reporter; Tamara Keith, White House correspondent; Danielle Kurtzleben, digital political reporter; Ron Elving, editor and correspondent. Find the team on Twitter @nprpolitics and at npr...


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 2015-11-13  29m
 
 

Episode 8: Back Up Plans


This week on Hidden Brain, researcher Katy Milkman explains why backup plans may make us less motivated, Dan Pink is back to discuss moral hazard, and NPR's Adam Cole ties it all together with a song.


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 2015-11-10  25m
 
 

Introducing the NPR Politics Podcast


This election year, you don't have to keep up with politics to know what's going on. You just have to keep up with us.


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 2015-11-09  2m
 
 

Episode 7: Lonely Hearts


Jesse always wanted to fall in love. So when the perfect woman started writing him letters, it seemed too good to be true. Because it was. This week, a story about a con — with a twist. When the con was exposed, its victims defended the con artists. They still wanted to believe the lie.


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 2015-11-03  33m
 
 

Episode 6: The Science of Fear


This week, for Halloween, the Hidden Brain podcast gets spooky. We explore the science of fear — traveling to a haunted house curated by a scientist to investigate what scares us, and why some people enjoy this sensation more than others.


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 2015-10-27  21m
 
 

Episode 5: Compassion


On this week's episode of Hidden Brain, we'll explore the science of compassion, and how being kind to others can make a real difference in your own life.


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 2015-10-20  20m
 
 

Episode 4: Students and Teachers


In this episode of the Hidden Brain podcast, the connections between students and teachers, and how finding things in common between them might be a tool for closing the achievement gap.


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 2015-10-13  20m