Talk Nerdy with Cara Santa Maria

Cara Santa Maria is a science communicator, television host, producer, and journalist. She is excited to present "Talk Nerdy," a place for conversations with interesting people about interesting topics.

https://www.spreaker.com/show/talk-nerdy-with-cara-santa-maria

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h10m. Bisher sind 704 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 35 days 1 hour 38 minutes

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Psychogenic Illness w/ Suzanne O'Sullivan


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by neurologist and author Dr. Suzanne O’Sullivan to talk about her new book, “The Sleeping Beauties: And Other Stories of Mystery Illness.” They discuss the fascinating and complex phenomenon of...


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   1h6m
 
 

Mental Immunity w/ Andy Norman


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by Dr. Andy Norman, director of the Humanism Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University and founder of the Cognitive Immunology Research Initiative (CIRCE). They talk about his new book, “Mental Immunity:...


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   1h12m
 
 

Brazilian Pseudoscience w/ Natalia Pasternak


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by Dr. Natalia Pasternak, Brazilian microbiologist, skeptic, and popularizer of science. They talk about her work fighting back against the blatant anti-science rhetoric of Brazilian president Jair...


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   1h0m
 
 

Fuzz, Stiff, Gulp, and More! w/ Mary Roach


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara has the opportunity to speak with her favorite living author, Mary Roach. They talk about her newest book, “Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law,” as well as her illustrious career reporting on and writing about the...


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   1h2m
 
 

Social and Environmental Justice w/ adrienne maree brown


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by writer-in-residence at the Emergent Strategy Ideation Institute, adrienne maree brown. They talk about her two newest books, “Holding Change: The Way of Emergent Strategy Facilitation and Mediation” and...


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 2021-09-20  50m
 
 

Physics, Activism, and Leadership w/ Walter E. Massey


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by physicist Dr. Walter E. Massey to talk about his long and distinguished career as the past head of the National Science Foundation, president and chairman of the American Association for the Advancement...


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 2021-09-13  1h5m
 
 

Claiming Space w/ Eliza VanCort


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by Eliza VanCort, author of “A Woman’s Guide to Claiming Space: Stand Tall. Raise Your Voice. Be Heard.” They talk about her harrowing childhood and recovery from a traumatic brain injury, which influenced...


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 2021-09-07  1h9m
 
 

Quantum Life w/ Hakeem Oluseyi


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by astrophysicist Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi to talk about his new book, "A Quantum Life: My Unlikely Journey from the Street to the Stars." They discuss his work in both theoretical cosmology and applied...


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 2021-08-30  1h23m
 
 

Neurochemistry w/ Ginny Smith


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by science communicator Ginny Smith to talk about her new book, “Overloaded: How Every Aspect of Your Life is Influenced by Your Brain Chemicals”. They discuss the importance of neurotransmission, the role...


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 2021-08-16  1h11m
 
 

Geometry w/ Jordan Ellenberg


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by award-winning mathematician Dr. Jordan Ellenberg to talk about his newest book, "Shape: The Hidden Geometry of Information, Biology, Strategy, Democracy, and Everything Else." They discuss the...


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 2021-08-09  58m