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://hiddenbrain.org/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 30m. Bisher sind 883 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 20 days 16 hours 22 minutes

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Quick Take: The State of the Union


President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address Tuesday night. National political correspondent Mara Liasson and congressional reporter Susan Davis join host Sam Sanders for a breakdown of the speech. Find the team on Twitter @samsanders, @DaviSusan, @MaraLiasson, and at npr.org/politics


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 2016-01-13  20m
 
 

Episode 16: Misbehaving


From eating marshmallows to spending lottery winnings, Shankar Vedantam talks with behavioral economist Richard Thaler about his book Misbehaving.


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 2016-01-12  23m
 
 

Weekly Roundup: Friday, January 8


This week: it's finally 2016, and the race for President is ramping up in Iowa. Plus a look at President Obama's push for tougher gun regulations, and a preview of his final State of the Union address. This episode, national political correspondent Don Gonyea and congressional reporter Susan Davis join hosts Tamara Keith and Sam Sanders. Find the team on Twitter @DonGonyea, @DaviSusan, @tamarakeithNPR, @samsanders, and at npr.org/politics.


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 2016-01-08  33m
 
 

Encore of Episode 3: Stereotype Threat


Annie Duke was often the only woman at the poker table, which influenced the way people saw her, and the way she saw herself. Feeling like an outsider can come at a cost, but also can be an advantage.


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 2016-01-05  22m
 
 

Weekly Roundup: Wednesday, December 30


In this New Year's Eve eve edition of the weekly roundup, the NPR Politics team looks ahead to 2016's Iowa Caucuses and New Hampshire Primary, plus a look at battle for control of the Senate in the new year. This episode: host Sam Sanders is in Iowa and campaign reporter Asma Khalid is in New Hampshire, with political editor Domenico Montanaro and digital political reporter Jessica Taylor in Washington. Find the team on Twitter @samsanders, @asmamk, @JessicaTaylor, @DomenicoNPR, and at npr...


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 2015-12-31  30m
 
 

Episode 15: Loss and Renewal


Maya Shankar was well on her way to an extraordinary career as a violinist when an injury closed that door. This week, we look at how she wound up at the top of another field: the social sciences.


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 2015-12-29  26m
 
 

Quick Take: President Obama's Final Year


President Barack Obama reflects on 2015 in an outtake from his recent interview with Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep. Then the NPR Politics team looks ahead to the President's final year in office. This episode: hosts Sam Sanders and Tamara Keith with political editor Domenico Montanaro. Find the team on Twitter @samsanders, @tamarakeithNPR, and @DomenicoNPR, or at npr.org/politics.


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 2015-12-28  19m
 
 

Weekly Roundup: Wednesday, December 23


In this special holiday edition of the weekly roundup, campaign reporter Scott Detrow and congressional correspondent Susan Davis join hosts Sam Sanders and Tamara Keith to discuss the democratic debate, the Bernie Sanders campaign data controversy, and Paul Ryan's year-end budget deal. Plus a special political version of The Night Before Christmas by NPR's Ron Elving. Find the team on Twitter @samsanders, @tamarakeithNPR, @scottdetrow, @DaviSusan, and npr.org/politics.


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 2015-12-24  34m
 
 

Episode 14: Christmas


This is the time of year for giving--whether that's a holiday gift for someone we love, or a charitable donation to a good cause. But why do we give? And how can we do it better? This week on Hidden Brain: how to be more generous, get your friends and family what they actually want, and why it's okay to regift.


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 2015-12-22  22m
 
 

President Barack Obama


Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep interviews President Barack Obama at the White House. It's a wide-ranging conversation covering his administration's ISIS strategy, national identity, and the President's legacy entering his final year in office. Steve Inskeep sets up the interview with Politics Podcast host Sam Sanders and political editor Domenico Montanaro. Find the team on Twitter @NPRInskeep, @samsanders, and @DomenicoNPR, or at npr.org/politics.


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 2015-12-21  41m