Best Socialscience Podcasts (2020)
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AnthroDish is a weekly show about the intersections between our foods, cultures, and identities. Host Sarah Duignan sits down one-on-one with folks in academia, hospitality, farming and agriculture, and more to learn about their food knowledge and experiences. If you're interested in the unique and fascinating lives of everyday people who have been shaped by their relationship with food, this show is for you!
 
Listen to actors, educators and writers Toussaint and Joetta for their weekly podcast of current events, life in the audition room, and moments of double consciousness. Questioning authority (and sometimes reality) or biting tongues, the duo reports their lives as performers and how they navigate their way as artists. Hailing from Minneapolis, MN (a city and state with some of the highest racial disparity in education and law enforcement), Double Consciousness also explores the W.E.B. DuBois ...
 
How we can most effectively communicate research in science, the social sciences and humanities to ensure it has positive, real-world impact? That's the question being explored in this podcast, presented by Peter Barker, the director of research communications agency, Orinoco Communications. Each episode Peter chats to someone who's doing particularly interesting and inspiring work to engage the public with research.
 
The Enneagram and Marriage Podcast, hosted by Christa Hardin, MA, is rooted in her 18+ years of experience counseling and coaching couples. On top of her expert marriage advice, Christa uses the Enneagram to add in another layer of understanding as to how we work as individuals and gives us deeper insight into how we connect with others and how we view the world.
 
Interested in human behavior and how people think? The Measure of Everyday Life is a weekly interview program featuring innovations in social science and ideas from leading researchers and commentators. Independent Weekly has called the show "unexpected" and "diverse" and says the show "brings big questions to radio." Join host Dr. Brian Southwell (@BrianSouthwell) as he explores the human condition. Episodes air each Sunday night at 6:30 PM in the Raleigh-Durham broadcast market and a podca ...
 
Tune in to this podcast to get smart on ways to apply advances in social science and experience with successful teamwork to unleash meaningful contributions in your work life! The advances in cognitive neuroscience and behavioral psychology have been fast, furious, and fascinating. This podcast breaks down how advances by researchers and the experience of practitioners can be applied in organizations to achieve great things.
 
Video games don't exist in a vacuum. They reflect the world around us, and their success—or failure—has a strong effect on the people who make them. When it's an independent video game, one that a small team pours their hearts and souls into, it matters even more. Game Retro takes a retrospective look at independent video games from more than five years ago. We not only talk to one of its creators about how it's impacted their life, but we look at the bigger picture. How do these games inter ...
 
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Today is our first real episode of the 6th season! Thank you all for joining me here today, it really means the world to share these conversations with you, and especially so when we’re all living in these very difficult new realities and a changed world, that you take the time to tune in. My guest this week is Carolyn Davenport-Moncel. Carolyn is …
 
During this festive Halloween week, join Christa for fun tips for every type! This episode also covers tips directly from the R & R Marriage Method such as learning how manage sarcasm, finding one another's favorite styles of play, and learning to be light together on a regular bases even in this heavy season of 2020. This is also a great episode f…
 
Over a quarter of American families are affected by miscarriage and infant loss and almost as many have struggled with infertility yet it's a topic that's not often discussed in marriage and parenting circles with ease. Our guest on this extra special episode is AnnMarie Jones, mom of 3 and co-founder of Bridge A Life Adoption and Foster Care Minis…
 
In-law tensions in marriage are nothing new but when we butt heads or in this case, butt Enneagram types and subtypes, there are specific routes we can take for more healthy moves and interventions. Listen as Christa shares not only hope for those loving close and far away, incorporates research, and offers hope for even the most difficult and seem…
 
Sarvy, Scott, and Carlos interview Jeff Biddle, Professor of Economics at Michigan State University and Past President of the History of Economics Society. Topics include the relationship between Biddle's historical work and his work as a labor economist, the history of agricultural economics, the business cycle work of Wesley Clair Mitchell, and B…
 
This week's episode helps you to understand mental health struggles paralleling each type for at their most stressful levels. When you're trying to find a road map, or what is clinically called a treatment plan, it's important not to self-diagnose, but to go to a trained mental health professional for an assessment. This episode is a guide for thos…
 
The Enneagram is infiltrating the church and that's no doubt a gift, since it offers a framework for connection across personalities. However, amidst the current "hustle" mentality of the church, there is great need to grow in caring for those with deep mental health struggles and addictions. Christa is joined by therapist and Enneagram 3 Alexandra…
 
Social scientists attempt to make sense of the lives that human beings live in the world. That often means trying to put individual lives into the larger context of the world beyond daily routines. On this episode of The Measure of Everyday Life, we talk with Jessica Eise of Purdue University, a researcher who confronts macro-level changes as they …
 
This week’s guest is Raven Baxter, aka Raven the Science Maven. Raven is a molecular biologist and science communicator who, as well as sharing her love of science with the world, is also a huge champion of greater diversity in the STEM sector. One of the most notable ways that she’s challenge stereotypical ideas of what a scientists should look an…
 
As much as we want sexual intimacy to be amazing, sometimes we come into marriage with unintentional baggage in this area. Whether you're dealing with problems that occurred before your marriage began or you've had issues build up along the way, tune in to Christa's interview with therapist and Christian professor Dr. Camden Morgante, PsyD. as they…
 
Sociologist Alondra Nelson calls it “root-seeking” – individuals wanting to know their ethnic background. Knowing who your people were as a way to know who you are verges on being a human need – witness the Hebrew Bible or the carefully tended genealogies of royal houses. In her own seeking, Nelson has studied the rise and use of direct-to-consumer…
 
Up until recently, women have faced important technology limitations in terms of options to increase safety for intercourse. That has changed recently, though. On this episode, we talk with Ariane van der Straten of the Women’s Global Health Imperative at RTI International and faculty member at the University of California, San Francisco, about wom…
 
There's so much more to the story of your personality development than the latest one-dimensional meme, right? One of the biggest requests Christa gets is about Enneagram Tritypes from those seeking to understand all three intelligence centers, the head, the heart, and the body, and especially on how to maintain a healthy balance in marriage and fa…
 
This week’s guest is Dr Susanna L Harris, a former microbiologist turned science communicator. Susanna has been developing a large, engaged community of followers on social media ever since she started PhD Balance, an organisation that she set up in 2018 to address the needs of graduate students who are experiencing problems with their mental healt…
 
During the COVID-19 pandemic, visiting a doctor has been complicated. Some have turned to telehealth technology, which has existed for a while but has not been widespread historically. That might be about to change. On this episode, we talk with Saira Haque of RTI International about how telehealth might change the future of your interactions with …
 
Do you believe in love at first sight? Perhaps you locked eyes with your spouse and the rest is history. Others of you had more of a calculated, careful and pre-meditated love story and some are not yet with your future spouse. In this exciting opening episode, we're establishing not only the definition of love type by type, we're walking through f…
 
During the pandemic, much of our collective attention has been focused on COVID-19. But people continue to face a wide range of health challenges. One of those has been the experience of sickle cell disease, a disease that affects many people and their families and yet which hasn’t always received widespread attention. On this episode, we bring tog…
 
We need to come to marriage knowledge from many different personality perspectives, and today's episode will give you such depths from a new direction. Christa interviews a LMHC on her team, Craig Stratton, MA, an Enneagram 9. We also hear his marriage story to his beautiful wife Mary Kay, another 9! Craig shares his heart for making sure others ar…
 
In this episode, Carlos, Sarvy, and Gerardo interview Fabian Muniesa, Director of Research at the Centre de Sociologie de l'Innovation (CSI), a research center of L'École des Mines de Paris. Discussion topics include Muniesa's earlier work on performativity and how it evolved, valuation studies, ethnographic approaches to economic sociology and bus…
 
It takes time to get to know the heart of a Nine, and because Nines are also so "others focused," many of even their closest loved ones may miss this fun, cozy, and peaceful experience. When you do take your time to get to know a Nine, you'll find they are often, witty, fun, and strong individuals who absolutely exude the gift of merging and thinki…
 
Discussions about leadership in organizations have been going on for a long time and we also are starting to see some of those discussions come to the fruition. On this episode, we talk with Kurt Merriweather of The Diversity Movement and Walk West and Tamara Terry, a researcher at RTI International and chair of the new Inclusion and Equity Committ…
 
Have you always wondered what makes an 8 tick? Feeling like you want to avoid making an 8 feel ticked off? Learn all about the often understood and awesome Enneagram 8's - people of power, lots of love, and a heart for leadership, love, and family! The goal of this episode is to bring honor and love to this group because I know in many ways, Eights…
 
Join Christa for a chat on all things marriage and family today on this special bonus listener request show on blended family issues. Christa is joined by her sister Abbie, an Enneagram 3, who talks about both being married to an Enneagram 8, and also talks about all she's learning about blending her family of five boys. Abbie shares tips about nav…
 
Our world is influenced constantly by forces operating on small scales beyond what we can see with our naked eyes. New advances in nanotechnology offer potential promise for the future as well as raising concerns for some. On this episode, we talk with Khara Grieger of North Carolina State University about her work on public understanding of nanote…
 
It's time to talk deep about our light and refreshing Enneagram 7's and this episode goes down to the nitty-gritty depths indeed! Join Christa in going through Type 7 tendencies, misconceptions, and the whirling and swirling tendencies of this last counterpart in the anxiety triad. Known as storytellers with a penchant for using rationalization for…
 
Have you been experiencing more fear during COVID? Have you been wanting to figure out how to master your stress as an Enneagram Six? Perhaps you're someone who's likely managing a lot more stress lately and you could use some tips and tools for bringing your personal stress levels down as well as bringing continued healing and growth to your marri…
 
Typically heralded as the most courageous of all the personality types, our Sixes offer a myriad of paradoxes, starting with the fact that they're also considered the most fearful of all the types. Join Christa for a full on analysis of arguably the most analytical of all of the types, the Loyal and Skeptical Enneagram Six. You'll learn how marriag…
 
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