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 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
 
 

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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 2015-10-06  22m
 
 

Brain Bonus: Magic Brain


In time for your Friday commute, we introduce you to a new segment called Magic Brain. Shankar explores the social science behind magic, and discovers that free choice is sometimes just an illusion.


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 2015-10-02  4m
 
 

Episode 2: Near Victories


Shankar Vedantam explores "almosts" and "not quites" on this episode of the Hidden Brain podcast, with the help of Monica Wadhwa, Dan Pink, and country music singer Kacey Musgraves.


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 2015-09-29  24m
 
 

Episode 1: Switchtracking


The first episode of Hidden Brain explores switchtracking: a common pattern in conversations you'll be accusing your partner of in no time! Plus speedy science, a cup of tea and a song from Adam Cole.


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 2015-09-22  30m
 
 

Hidden Brain: A Sneak Peek


Check out a few minutes of the latest podcast from NPR: Hidden Brain. Shankar Vedantam explores what happens when two people think they are talking about the same thing, but in reality are speeding down separate tracks. It usually doesn't end well.


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 2015-09-04  5m
 
 

Welcome to the Hidden Brain Podcast


A conversation about life's unseen patterns. Discover what's inside your Hidden Brain... subscribe now.


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 2015-08-09  1m