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.



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      BONUS: Invisibilia Live with Story District

      On April 19, 2018 Invisibilia co-hosted our first-ever live event with our friends at Story District.


       2018-06-14  47m

      episode 6: The Callout

      When someone in your community transgresses, do you banish them in an attempt to make the community safer for everyone? WARNING: This episode contains obscenities and descriptions of sex and violence.


       2018-04-13  57m

      episode 5: Everything Good

      We're living in a polarized world, where picking a side is almost a requirement. But what happens in the space in between?


       2018-04-06  48m

      episode 4: The Pattern Problem

      Are we destined to repeat our patterns or do we generally stray in surprising directions? CONTENT WARNING: This episode contains descriptions of sexual abuse.


       2018-03-30  57m

      episode 3: What Was Not Said

      We examine how leaving things unsaid with our intimates can lead to misunderstandings and missed connections.


       2018-03-22  48m

      episode 2: The Other Real World

      Can a reality show - and telling a certain kind of story - call a different kind of reality into being?


       2018-03-16  50m

      episode 1: I, I, I. Him

      What happens when you lose something so central to your life that you no longer understand who you are? How do you find yourself again?


       2018-03-09  40m

      Season 4 Trailer

      We're living in a black and white world, where the stories we tell ourselves lock us into one side or the other. These stories define us – imprison or liberate us. In their fourth season, co-hosts Hanna Rosin and Alix Spiegel map the grey areas.


       2018-02-23  2m

      BONUS: Catch-Up with Max Hawkins

      What happens when you have to choose between having an open mind, or a moral backbone? Listen to the original episode here:


       2017-12-22  12m

      BONUS: Catch-Up with Bill Millar

      In a special podcast bonus, co-host Hanna Rosin checks in with Bill Millar, who we met in Season 2's "Flip the Script." They talk about dating, cats, and how love can look different for everyone. Listen to the original episode here:


       2017-09-12  10m