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 692 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 34 days 13 hours 2 minutes

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Black in STEM w/ Deena Pierott


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by awardee of President Barack Obama's White House Champion of Change for Technology Inclusion, Deena Pierott. Deena is the founder of iUrban Teen, a science, technology, engineering, manufacturing (STEM),...


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   58m
 
 

Forced Sterilization w/ Audrey Clare Farley


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by writer and historian Dr. Audrey Clare Farley to talk about her new book, "The Unfit Heiress: The Tragic Life and Scandalous Sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt." Audrey tells a story steeped in white...


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   1h15m
 
 

How to Be Animal w/ Melanie Challenger


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by writer, researcher, and broadcaster Melanie Challenger to talk about her newest book, "How to Be Animal: A New History of What It Means to Be Human." They reflect on the existential and moral roots of...


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   1h14m
 
 

Fake Medicine w/ Brad McKay


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by Australian GP and science communicator Dr. Brad McKay to talk about his new book, “Fake Medicine: Exposing the Wellness Crazes, Cons and Quacks Costing Us Our Health.” They dive into the world of snake...


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 2021-06-28  1h15m
 
 

Best in Fair w/ Michelle Hua & Yunseo Choi


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by two brilliant teenagers who recently won top honors in science competitions. First, she speaks with Michelle Hua, first-place winner of the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)...


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 2021-06-21  54m
 
 

Uncertainty and Art in Medicine w/ Alexa Miller


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by Alexa Miller, founder of the medical education consultancy Arts Practica. They discuss the use of visual arts education to improve diagnostic outcomes, as well as physician and patient comfort in times...


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 2021-06-14  58m
 
 

Racism and Expertise w/ Eman Tadros


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by Dr. Eman Tadros, Assistant Professor in the Division of Psychology and Counseling at Governor’s State University. They talk about the profound effects racism has on the perception of expertise as well...


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 2021-06-07  1h23m
 
 

Who Gives a Poop? w/ Heather Montgomery


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by environmental educator and children’s book author Heather L. Montgomery to talk about “Who Gives a Poop? Surprising Science from One End to the Other.” They discuss the joys of gross science, why kids...


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 2021-05-31  45m
 
 

Great Adaptations w/ Kenneth Catania


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by neuroscientist Dr. Kenneth Catania to talk about his new book, "Great Adaptations: Star-Nosed Moles, Electric Eels, and Other Tales of Evolution's Mysteries Solved." They discuss Ken's groundbreaking...


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 2021-05-24  57m
 
 

Blackwell Doctors w/ Janice Nimura


In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by historian Janice Nimura to talk about her new book, "The Doctors Blackwell: How Two Pioneering Women Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine." She shares the story of Elizabeth Blackwell and her...


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 2021-05-17  53m