Invisibilia

Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently.

https://www.npr.org/programs/invisibilia

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Season 2 Trailer


On June 17th Invisibilia is back for Season 2! Invisibilia explores the invisible forces that shape human behavior – thoughts, emotions, assumptions, expectations. Check out the trailer for the upcoming season!


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 2016-05-20  3m
 
 

Bonus: Four-Minute Mile


In a special podcast bonus, Lulu Miller tells the story about a young runner who always thought he had it in him to break the four-minute mile, until a potential change in personality made him question if he was the same runner.


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 2016-06-28  6m
 
 

Bonus: Mr. Kitt


In this special podcast bonus, Lulu Miller tells the story of William Kitt, a resident of the Broadway Housing Communities, featured in our episode "The Problem with the Solution". William Kitt was insane, by his own definition. But he no longer believes he is, because of what he calls the Greatest Scheme of All.


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 2016-07-05  12m
 
 

episode 1: The New Norm


Social norms determine much of your behavior - how you dress, talk, eat and even what you feel. Alix and new co-host, Hanna Rosin, examine two experiments that attempt to shift these norms.


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 2016-06-17  1h1m
 
 

episode 2: The Personality Myth


We like to think of our own personalities, and those of our family and friends as predictable, constant over time. But what if they aren't? What if nothing stays constant over a lifetime?


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 2016-06-24  57m
 
 

episode 3: The Problem with the Solution


Americans LOVE solutions. But are there problems we shouldn't try to solve? Lulu visits a town in Belgium with a completely different approach to dealing with mental illness.


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 2016-07-01  59m
 
 

episode 4: Frame of Reference


We all carry an invisible frame of reference in our heads that filters our experience. Alix and Hanna talk to a woman who gets a glimpse of what she's been missing – and then loses it.


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 2016-07-08  59m
 
 

episode 5: Flip the Script


Psychology has a golden rule too: If I am warm, you are usually warm. If I am hostile, you are too. But what happens if you flip the script and meet hostility with warmth?


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 2016-07-15  1h0m
 
 

episode 6: The Secret Emotional Life of Clothes


Do clothes have the power to transform us? Seven stories that explore how clothes can change us in quiet but surprising ways with help from Yowei Shaw, Chenjerai Kumanyika and Colin Dwyer.


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 2016-07-22  1h1m
 
 

episode 7: Outside In


There's a popular idea out there that you can change from the outside in. Power posing. Fake it 'til you make it. If you just assume the pose, inner transformation will follow. Is it true?


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 2016-07-29  1h4m
 
 
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