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Sadhguru is an Indian yogi, mystic and author who founded the Isha Foundation, a non-profit organisation which offers yoga programs around the world. Through his Inner Engineering program, Sadhguru shows us why raising human consciousness is vital to our survival. In this age of high-powered technology easily available to almost everyone, the one thing humanity is still missing is Inclusive Consciousness.
 
Scientific Sense ® is a daily podcast focused on Science and Economics. We talk with the world's leading academics about their research and emerging ideas in a variety of domains. The conversation is unstructured and unscripted. The host, Gill Eapen, has over 30 years of experience in various areas in Economics, Science, Technology, and Business. Decision Options ®, the firm he founded in 2001, is a leader in AI applications for decision-making. Mr. Eapen is the author of two textbooks and a ...
 
Roger Dooley is the author of Brainfluence: 100 Ways to Persuade and Convince Consumers with Neuromarketing, and has been studying the effects of psychology, behavior research, and neuroscience on persuasion and marketing in business, leadership and everyday life. In every episode, Roger shares brain-oriented tactics, along with the expertise of his guests, to increase persuasion with concrete, research-based neuromarketing advice. Guests include best-selling authors and thought leaders like ...
 
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Rethinking the maturity of artificial intelligence in safety-critical settings, Lethal Autonomous Weapons: Meaningful human control or meaningful human certification?, and Regulating Safety-Critical Autonomous Systems: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives. Prof. Missy Cummings who is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke Univer…
 
A Review of Multiple Sclerosis and late-onset Dementia as Infectious Syndromes Prof. Brian Balin is Professor of Neuroscience and Neuropathology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Prof. Charles Stratton is Associate Professor of Pathology, Microbiology, Immunology and medicine at Vanderbilt University. Ms. Nikki Schultek, who is the f…
 
Thomas Zoëga Ramsøy is the CEO and Founder of Neurons Inc, a global leader in applied neuroscience. A neuropsychologist with a Ph.D. in neurobiology and neuroimaging, Thomas has worked with leading universities like Oxford, Cambridge, Stanford, and Harvard, using a combination of psychology and neuroscience to understand what drives our choices and…
 
The Geography of Value Creation Over the last twenty years, the stock market indicates that value creation has become heavily concentrated in a few headquarter cities. At the same time, firms in value-creating cities have experienced declines in their profitability, due to large increases in wages and rents. Our findings thus highlight the differen…
 
Cognitive Design for Artificial Mind. Prof. Antonio Lieto is Asst. Professor of Computer Science at the University of Turin. His research focuses on Artificial Intelligence, Human-Machine Interaction and Computational Cognitive Science. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scientificsense/message…
 
Juliet Funt is a keynote speaker and advisor to Fortune 500 companies. She’s the founder and CEO of the efficiency firm Juliet Funt Group and an evangelist for expanding the potential of companies by unburdening their talent from busywork. She has also put her insights into a new book, A Minute To Think: Reclaim Creativity, Conquer Busyness, and Do…
 
String theory, black holes, the information paradox and quantum computing Prof. Emil Martinec is Professor of Physics at the Enrico Fermi Institute, and the College of the University of Chicago. His research focuses on string theory and particle physics. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scientificsense/message…
 
The Neo-Fisher Effect: Econometric Evidence from Empirical and Optimizing Models, Multiple equilibria in open economies with collateral constraints, and, Does the Commodity Super Cycle Matter? Prof. Stephanie Schmitt-Grohe is professor of Economics at Columbia University. She is also a Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research and …
 
Does Money Talk? Market Discipline through Selloffs and Boycotts, Adapting to Radical Change: The Benefits of Short-Horizon Investors, Public Attention to Gender Equality and Board Gender Diversity, Forced Asset Sales and the Concentration of Outstanding Debt: Evidence from the Mortgage Market, and Is There a Zero Lower Bound? The Effects of Negati…
 
Gleb Tsipursky is the founder and CEO of Disaster Avoidance Experts. A thought leader in future-proofing and cognitive bias risk management, Gleb joins the show for a second time to share insights from his new book, Returning to the Office and Leading Hybrid and Remote Teams: A Manual on Benchmarking to Best Practices for Competitive Advantage. Lis…
 
Better luck next time: Learning through retaking, Retaking in high stakes exams: Is less more?, Taking PISA seriously: How accurate are low stakes exams?, and Does class size matter? How, and at what cost? Prof. Kala Krishna is Professor of Economics and Liberal Arts Research at Penn State University. Her research interests span international trade…
 
The First Habitable-zone Earth-sized Planet from TESS, A giant planet candidate transiting a white dwarf, The Habitable Exoplanet Observatory (HabEx) Mission Concept, and The Venusian Lower Atmosphere Haze as a Depot for Desiccated Microbial Life: A Proposed Life Cycle for Persistence of the Venusian Aerial Biosphere. Prof. Sara Seager is Professor…
 
Characterizing Earth Analogs in Reflected Light: Atmospheric Retrieval Studies for Future Space Telescopes, Do Metal-rich Stars Make Metal-rich Planets? New Insights on Giant Planet Formation from Host Star Abundances, and Hot Jupiters: Origins, Structure, Atmospheres Prof. Jonathan Fortney is professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics at the University…
 
Large-scale machine learning, non-convex optimization and high-dimensional statistics. In particular, she has been spearheading the development and analysis of tensor algorithms for machine learning. Prof. Animashree Anandkumar is Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at Caltech. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scientifics…
 
Richelle Taylor is a leader in performance improvement and marketing services in North America. She oversees One10’s go-to-market strategy and its Incentives & Recognition business segment, which includes global rewards and technology development for One10’s propriety performance improvement platform, PerformX. In this episode, we talk about the go…
 
Survival with an asymmetrical brain: Advantages and disadvantages of cerebral lateralization, Development and function of lateralization in the avian brain, A right antenna for social behavior in honeybees, and A function for the bicameral mind Prof. Lesley Rogers is emeritus professor at the University of New England in Australia. She is a Fellow …
 
What's Art? Prof. Carol Gould is a Professor of Philosophy at Florida Atlantic University, where she teaches primarily Aesthetics, Philosophy of Psychiatry, and Ancient Greek Philosophy, areas in which she publishes widely. Dr. Ian Williams wis a biochemist at the Universities of Bristol and Oxford and received an MFA from Bennington College in Ver…
 
How does the brain work? Prof. Patricia Churchland is Professor Emirita at the University of California, San Diego. Her research interests span many areas including morality, neuroscience and artificial intelligence. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scientificsense/message
 
Before he became internationally recognized as one of the world’s foremost experts on body language, Joe Navarro was an eight-year-old refugee fleeing communist-controlled Cuba. In America, as a non-English speaker, he survived by observing others, eventually going on to lead a career as an FBI Special Agent studying and applying the science of non…
 
Animal Liberation, Morality, Race, Religion, the Journal of Controversial Ideas and the Golden Ass. Prof. Peter Singer who is Professor of BioEthics at Princeton University. He works mostly in practical ethics, and is best known for Animal Liberation and for his writings about global poverty. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scientifi…
 
Dissecting X-ray-Emitting Gas Around the Center of Our Galaxy, AzTEC Survey of the Central Molecular Zone: Increasing Spectral Index of Dust with Density, and Chandra large-scale mapping of the Galactic Centre: probing high-energy structures around the central molecular zone. Prof. Daniel Wang is Professor of Astronomy at the University of Massachu…
 
Chaotic dynamics of stellar spin in binaries and the production of misaligned hot Jupiters, Black Hole and Neutron Star Binary Mergers in Triple Systems: Merger Fraction and Spin-Orbit Misalignment, Secular chaos in white-dwarf planetary systems, Giant planet scatterings and collisions: hydrodynamics, merger-ejection branching ratio, and properties…
 
Why clinical trials fail to validate efficacy of interventions predicted by observational studies of ‘risks’ for dementia-Alzheimer syndrome?, Bi-directional Association of Cerebrospinal Fluid Immune Markers with Stage of Alzheimer’s Disease Pathogenesis, and Cerebrospinal fluid protein markers suggest a pathway toward symptomatic resilience to AD …
 
Very few of our guests have a nickname or a tagline, but Jim Morris does: Tagline Jim. He’s worked as a copywriter and creative director at ad agencies like FCB and DDB Worldwide and as a freelance copywriter for 25 years. Jim is responsible for dozens of successful taglines, including We are Flintstones Kids, Ten Million Strong and Growing, the co…
 
Are Power Plant Closures a Breath of Fresh Air? Local Air Quality and School Absences, The Effect of Coal-Fired Power Plant Closures on Emergency Department Visits for Asthma-Related Conditions Among 0- to 4-Year-Old Children in Chicago, 2009–2017, Valuing the Environmental Costs of Local Development: Evidence From Households in Western Nepal, Does…
 
Global policies for the pandemic and India Covid Second Wave. Prof. Anup Malani who is a Professor at the University of Chicago Law School and Medical School. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Senior Fellow at the Schaeffer Center and an editor at the Journal of Law and Economics. --- Send in a voice mes…
 
American immigration and citizenship, Chinatown: Conflicting images and Contested terrain, and the 1903 Boston Chinatown raid. Prof. K. Scott Wong is Professor of History at Williams College where he teaches a variety of courses on Asian American history, American immigration history, History and Memory, War and Society, and the Sixties. He has wri…
 
Ron Friedman, Ph.D., is an award-winning psychologist who has served on the faculty of several prestigious colleges in the United States, and has consulted for political leaders, nonprofits, and many of the world’s most recognized brands. Popular accounts of his research have appeared in major newspapers and magazines, such as The New York Times an…
 
Blindness and Human Brain Plasticity Prof. Ione Fine is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington. Her lab studies the mechanisms of plasticity in the human brain by linking changes in function to changes in neuroanatomical structure, with a particular focus on the effects of early sensory loss and prosthetic vision. --- Send in a v…
 
Condensed matter’s image problem, Electron pairing in the pseudogap state revealed by shot noise in copper oxide junctions, and Thermoelectric response from grain boundaries and lattice distortions in crystalline gold devices Prof. Douglas Natelson is professor and chair of Physics and Astronomy at Rice University. His research group focuses on the…
 
Biology, Culture, Emotion, Psychiatry, Ontology, Social construction, and Artificial Intelligence Prof. Jesse Prinz is Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York. He works primarily in the philosophy of psychology and ethics and has authored several books and articles, addressing such topics as emotion, moral psychology, aesthetics …
 
Towards the neural population doctrine, Performance Limitations in Sensorimotor Control: Trade-Offs Between Neural Computation and Accuracy in Tracking Fast Movements, and Motor cortex activity across movement speeds is predicted by network-level strategies for generating muscle activity Prof. Shreya Saxena is as an Assistant Professor of Electrica…
 
Ray Iveson has 30 years of experience developing measurement systems related to product efficacy. The inventor or co-inventor of more than 70 novel and proprietary measurement systems, technical methods, software systems, and consumer perception models, Ray currently serves as Vice President of the Methods and Measurements and Global Quality Assura…
 
Progressive Circuit Changes during Learning and Disease Prof. Alison Barth is Professor in Life Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University. Her research is focused on understanding how experience assembles and alters the properties of neural circuits in the cerebral cortex, in both normal and disease states. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.…
 
A selective role for dopamine in stimulus–reward learning, Mapping sign-tracking and goal-tracking onto human behaviors, and The paraventricular thalamus is a critical mediator of top-down control of cue motivated behavior in rats. Prof. Shelly Flagel is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and the Interim Co-Director of Michigan Neuroscience Insti…
 
Power Effects on Cognitive Control: Turning Conflict into Action, Power effects on implicit prejudice and stereotyping: The role of intergroup face processing, Power Effects on Instrumental Learning: Evidence From the Brain and Behavior, Less Power, Greater Conflict, Power reduces the goal gradient effect, and Psychological power alters cognitive e…
 
Melina Palmer is the founder and CEO of The Brainy Business, which provides behavioral economics consulting to businesses of all sizes from around the world. Melina obtained her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration: Marketing and worked in corporate marketing and brand strategy for over a decade before earning her master’s in Behavioral Eco…
 
Restoring Purpose in Behavior and Achieving natural behavior in a robot using neurally inspired hierarchical control. Prof. Henry Yin is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. His lab studies neural mechanisms underlying goal-directed actions. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/scientificsense/message…
 
The neurobiological foundation of memory retrieval and neuronal competition: microcircuit mechanisms define the sparsity of the engram Prof. Sheena Josselyn is a Senior Scientist at The Hospital for Sick Children and Professor of Psychology and Physiology at the University of Toronto. She is a Canada Research Chair in Brain Mechanisms underlying Me…
 
An Integrative Model of the Maturation of Cognitive Control, Adolescent Brain Development: Implications for the Juvenile Criminal Justice System, and Maturation of the human striatal dopamine system revealed by PET and quantitative MRI Prof. Beatriz Luna is professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. She is t…
 
Economic benefits from plant species diversity in intensively managed grasslands, Insuring crops from space: the potential of satellite-retrieved soil moisture to reduce farmers’ drought risk exposure, and Are pesticides risk decreasing? The relevance of pesticide indicator choice in empirical analysis. Prof. Robert Finger is Professor of Agricultu…
 
Paul Zak is the founding Director of the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies and Professor of Economics, Psychology and Management at Claremont Graduate University, as well as founder and Chief Immersion Officer of Immersion Neuroscience. Paul’s two decades of research have taken him from the Pentagon to Fortune 50 boardrooms to the rainforest of Pap…
 
Decades-Long Quest Reveals Details of the Proton’s Inner Antimatter Prof. Christine Aidala is Professor of Physics at the University of Michigan. She works in experimental high-energy nuclear physics, on the border between nuclear and particle physics. Her research is focused on nucleon structure and quantum chromodynamics (QCD), the theory of the …
 
The Economic Case For Global Vaccinations: An Epidemiological Model with International Production Networks, COVID-19 and Emerging Markets: A SIR Model, Demand Shocks and Capital Flows, Risk-Taking and Monetary Policy Transmission: Evidence from Loans to SMEs and Large Firms, and COVID-19 and SME Failures Prof. Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan is Professor of E…
 
Dark Energy Survey, Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, High Energy Light Isotope eXperiment, and a new idea to correct Doppler Broadening. Prof. Gregory Tarle is Professor of Experimental Cosmology and Astrophysics at the University of Michigan. His research focuses on the nature of dark energy and dark matter and the acceleration and sources of…
 
Ximena Vengoechea is a user researcher, writer, and illustrator whose work on personal and professional development has been published in Inc., The Washington Post, Newsweek, and Huffington Post. She is a contributor at Fast Company and The Muse, and is best known for her project The Life Audit. An experienced manager, mentor, and researcher in the…
 
What is Life: In Search of a Unified Theory of Everything Prof. Paul Davies is a Professor of Physics and Cosmology at the Arizona State University. His research interests have focused mainly on quantum gravity, early universe cosmology, the theory of quantum black holes and the nature of time. He has also made important contributions to the field …
 
The simple analytics of the environmental Kuznets curve, Energy Efficiency Standards Are More Regressive Than Energy Taxes: Theory and Evidence, and Who Values Future Energy Savings? Evidence from American Drivers Prof. Arik Levinson is a Professor of Economics at Georgetown University. He is known for his research in the fields of energy economics…
 
Climate Action: The Feasibility of Climate Intervention on a Global Scale Prof. Kimberly Gray is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northwestern University. One of her research areas is physicochemical processes in natural and engineered environmental systems with a particular focus on energy and urban sustainability applications. …
 
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