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.

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

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      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: http://apple.co/2DoRC5X

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      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: http://apple.co/2x0aWE3.

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      10m
       2017-09-12

      Rules for Road Tripping


      Season 3 has ended but we're hard at work on Season 4! We'll see you soon, but in the meantime, we wanted to share Invisibilia's tips for a successful road trip.

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      3m
       2017-07-29

      episode 1: Emotions


      It feels like emotions just come at us, and there is nothing we can do. But we might have it backwards. We look at an unusual legal case and examine a provocative new theory about emotions.

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      55m
       2017-06-23

      episode 2: High Voltage (Emotions Part 2)


      An anthropologist discovers an emotion, and after a tragic event, comes to understand it. And a young woman does the one thing guaranteed to ruin a date, and learns something about her emotional life.

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      37m
       2017-06-22

      episode 3: Reality


      What happens when we can't agree on reality? In Eagle's Nest Township, Minnesota, residents have been grappling with that question since long before the polarizing presidential election of 2016.

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      44m
       2017-06-16

      episode 4: Bubble-Hopping (Reality Part 2)


      The concept of social bubbles has become popular lately as people grapple with the unexpected outcomes of the 2016 election. We meet two people making radical attempts to break out of their bubbles.

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      29m
       2017-06-15

      episode 5: The Culture Inside


      Is there a part of ourselves that we don't acknowledge, that we don't even have access to and that might make us ashamed if we encountered it?

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      56m
       2017-06-09

      episode 6: Future Self


      We all have a better self, a version of us that is better, more successful. It can inspire us to achieve our dreams, or mock us for everything we have failed to become.

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      46m
       2017-06-01

      episode 7: True You


      What happens when you discover a part of yourself that is so different from who you think you are? Do you hold on to your original self tightly? Do you explore this other self? Or do you just panic?

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      35m
       2017-06-01