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 37m. Bisher sind 506 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 4 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 13 days 5 hours 38 minutes

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Encore of Episode 16: Misbehaving


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


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 2016-04-12  24m
 
 

episode 2: The Bikers


A shootout last year in Waco, Texas between rival biker groups the Cossacks and the Bandidos ended with nine people dead, 20 injured, and a lot of questions. Hear bikers give eyewitness accounts of the shootout and their predictions for what's next in this "war." Find Kelly McEvers on Twitter @kellymcevers. Email us at embedded@npr.org.


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 2016-04-08  35m
 
 

Episode 26: Grit


Grit is a quality that parents strive to teach to their children, and teachers strive to teach their students. This week on Hidden Brain, we explore grit, and ask, does it also have a downside?


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 2016-04-05  29m
 
 

episode 1: The House


Meet the people inside a house at the center of an HIV outbreak in Indiana. Find Kelly McEvers on Twitter @kellymcevers. Email us at embedded@npr.org.


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 2016-03-31  34m
 
 

Episode 25: Dream Jobs


Why do you work? Are you just in it for the money, or do you do it for a greater purpose? Popular wisdom says your answer depends on what your job is. But psychologist Amy Wrzesniewski at Yale University finds it may have more to do with how we think about our work. Across secretaries and custodians and computer programmers, she finds we're about equally split in whether we say we have a job, a career, or a calling...


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 2016-03-29  21m
 
 

Episode 24: Tribes and Traitors


This week on Hidden Brain, two remarkable stories of empathy... And why showing empathy for another group can feel so threatening to our own tribes.


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 2016-03-22  28m
 
 

Episode 23: Boredom


We've all been there: bored in class, bored at work, bored in standstill traffic. But why do we find boredom so unbearable? And, if we hate being bored so much, why do we still take boring jobs? This week on Hidden Brain, we try to answer these questions and more — hopefully, without boring you.


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 2016-03-15  21m
 
 

Introducing Embedded


Here's a preview of what's coming up on Embedded, a new show from NPR hosted by Kelly McEvers. Each episode we'll pick a story from the news that might seem far away, and take you deep into the place where it's happening. Subscribe now.


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 2016-03-09  3m
 
 

Encore of Episode 9: Aziz Ansari on Modern Love


Hidden Brain host Shankar Vedantam talks to comedian Aziz Ansari — star of Master of None and coauthor of Modern Romance — about Tinder, texting and how dating is a bit like... buying jam.


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 2016-03-08  27m
 
 

Episode 22: Originals


Adam Grant, author of Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, tells us what makes an original, how parents can nuture originality in their children, and its potential downside.


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 2016-03-01  21m