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Taped at the Everlast Studio in the heart of NEW YORK CITY TALKBOX is your pound for pound podcast prime destination for all matters boxing...News, analysis, interviews, and so much more...60 minutes of championship grade material. Hosted by Michael Woods (@Woodsy1069 on Twitter). The Brooklyn-based journalist Woods has covered the sport since 1990, for ESPN The Magazine, ESPN.com, ESPN New York, RING, and he was editor of TheSweetScience.com from 2007-2015. Woods is also an accomplished blo ...
 
Featuring stories of new scientific research on human flourishing that translate these basic discoveries into practical tools. Bringing a mix of curiosity, compassion, and creativity that will appeal to all ages, host Richard Sergay and producer Tavia Gilbert shine a spotlight on the human impact at the heart of a cutting-edge social and scientific research project. This project was made possible through the generous support of a grant from Templeton World Charity Foundation.
 
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In this episode, you’ll hear from three innovators working in the public health space, how they developed partnerships with PandemicTech, and what solutions were sparked in their nations and neighborhoods in response to the COVID-19 pandemic — solutions that highlight how an innovation ecosystem works to promote creativity and solve real, on-the-gr…
 
Disease testing has never been more a part of our day-to-day lives, just as constant awareness of a worldwide infectious disease threat has never been more a part of our lives. Even with this presence, like me, you might never have thought to look under the hood of the testing process. In this episode of the PandemicTech Podcast, we bring you an ex…
 
Disease surveyors — public health experts who collect, analyse, and interpret enormous amounts of health data, and, like sentries on watch, guard the gate — alert our healthcare first responders whenever infectious diseases threaten. In today’s episode, we explore the role of PandemicTech’s friends and colleagues in disease surveillance — Dr. Britt…
 
The inaugural episode of the PandemicTech Podcast tells the story of how a medical mission to India and an unexpected health emergency led to the founding of a global innovation ecosystem. Drs. Andrew Nerlinger and Lisa McDonald share how their experiences led them to develop a new model for creating global health security: supporting creative prob…
 
Today’s episode highlights Richard’s conversation with Dr. Everett Worthington. Dr. Worthington is Commonwealth Professor Emeritus at Virginia Commonwealth University. For the last 30 years, Dr. Worthington has been studying forgiveness, and he has written more than a dozen books on the subject. In 2001, he developed the pioneering REACH Forgivenes…
 
Over the last 12 months, we’ve thought more about infectious disease, vaccinations, quarantining, and pandemics than ever before, right? But there are people out there who have made thinking about this stuff their life's work. Since 2016, one company, PandemicTech, has been creating global networks of public health first responders, connecting them…
 
Today, we hear a fascinating and inspiring conversation having to do with the flourishing of young South Africans. Today’s episode features Richard’s conversation with Nina Callaghan, former Associate Director and current South African Chair of Children’s Radio Foundation. In a post-apartheid country still suffering the social, psychic, and economi…
 
Today we hear from Dr. Arthur C. Brooks, Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and Professor of Management Practice at the Harvard Business School. He’s also the former president of the American Enterprise Institute, a leading public policy think tank. You may be familiar with Brooks from his work as a writer …
 
Templeton World Charity Foundation President, Dr. Andrew Serazin, is back for another conversation with podcast host Richard Sergay. Dr. Serazin talks about human flourishing — what it is, and how TWCF hopes to spur discovery about it. Dr. Serazin shares his excitement about the foundation’s Grand Challenges for Human Flourishing program, born out …
 
Subscribe to All To Play For now Hosted by Joe Cole and Tom Davis and with a lineup of legendary guests, we’ll be taking a look at some of the biggest football of the week. From analysis to random stats and of course incredible stories from inside the dressing room. Don’t miss All to Play For. Brought to you by JOE and Coral. Subscribe to All To Pl…
 
Imagine a state of being in which all the many dimensions of your life are good. Imagine health that goes beyond typical measures of physical and mental well-being, but expands to include life satisfaction, meaning and purpose, character and virtue, and thriving social relationships. This spring, join producer Tavia Gilbert and journalist Richard S…
 
Today, Richard is in conversation with Dr. Filippo Trevisan, assistant professor at the School of Communication and Deputy Director at the Institute on Disability and Public Policy at American University. Dr. Trevisan talks about our evolving views on social media and offers insight on how we can use — and how we are already using — the Internet as…
 
Today’s conversation is with David O’Brien, Assistant Research Director at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. Prof. O’Brien talks to Richard about how we as citizens can bring our democratic values to bear on social media platforms; the role privacy plays online in allowing democracy and democratic citizenship …
 
Today’s episode features a conversation with Colin Mayer, Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies and the former dean at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. Prof. Mayer speaks to host Richard Sergay about the role of business institutions in building resilient and cohesive communities, as well as the necessity of trust in whe…
 
Today, host Richard Sergay speaks with Baroness Onora O’Neill, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Cambridge University. Prof. O’Neill, whose work has focused on international justice and the roles of trust and accountability in public life, discusses the value of privacy in a time of surveillance capitalism, human rights after the digital revoluti…
 
As we explore our season focusing on citizenship in the networked age, journalist Richard Sergay explores the rights and responsibilities of being a citizen in the digital era, the individual and community strengths inherent in healthy citizenship, and the threats to our future without it. Today’s conversation is with Sir Paul Collier, a professor …
 
Today’s conversation features three intersecting perspectives on the topic of citizenship in a networked age. We’ll hear from Vint Cerf, Google's vice president and chief Internet evangelist, and one of the world’s recognized “fathers of the Internet”; Nuala O’Connor, former president and CEO at the Center for Democracy and Technology; and Michael …
 
In this episode, we hear from Dr. Andrew Briggs, a professor of nanomaterials at the University of Oxford, and Dr. Dominic Burbidge, a lecturer in politics at the University of Oxford and director of the Canterbury Institute. Along with a team of scholars, their study of citizenship in a networked age has led to a carefully crafted report, includin…
 
How can we listen to people we don’t agree with? Rebuild trust in an era of “fake news” and “alternative facts”? Create social cohesion, cooperation, and healthy, safe, inclusive societies? If you find yourself asking, “What are our rights as citizens, and what are our responsibilities?,” you’ll want to join journalist Richard Sergay and producer T…
 
In the final episode of our second season, we meet three scientists who are creating a community of people who see the world differently, bringing together scholars from around the globe who are passionate about collaboration and exploration of the myriad intelligences throughout the planet and the cosmos. Richard Sergay speaks with Drs. Erica Cart…
 
Today, we speak with an ethicist, a computer scientist, and a neuroscientist who have teamed together at Duke University to research how we might build human morality into an artificially intelligent machine. Drs. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Jana Schaich Borg, and Vincent Conitzer also tell us about a surprising outcome of their research: that imbuin…
 
In this episode, we hear from Dr. Denise Herzing, Research Director and Founder of the Wild Dolphin Project and Affiliate Assistant Professor at Florida Atlantic University in biological sciences. For the last 25 years, Dr. Herzing has been on a quest to crack the code — to discover the keys to the secret language of dolphins. Today she talks about…
 
In today’s episode, we explore the social cognition found within our own species, and what the benefit to every person might be if we deepen our understanding of the wide variety of intelligences of human beings. We hear from two researchers at the University of Edinburgh, Dr. Sue Fletcher-Watson, and her colleague, Dr. Catherine Crompton, about th…
 
Dr. Brian Hare is a core member of the Center of Cognitive Neuroscience and Professor in Evolutionary Anthropology and Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. In today’s episode, Dr. Hare shares how investigating diverse intelligences offers human beings insight into our own psychology. He’ll also describe the powerful new online tool he’s …
 
Today’s episode features the work of two scientists in seemingly unconnected fields of study: Dr. Andrew Barron, Associate Professor of Cognitive Neuroethology at Macquarie University in Sydney specializing in the honeybee brain; and his colleague, Dr. James Marshall, Professor of Theoretical Computation and Biology at the University of Sheffield, …
 
Today’s episode features the collaborative exploration of Dr. Fred Sharpe, an expert in humpback whales and the Principal Investigator with the Alaska Whale Foundation, and Dr. Laurance Doyle, astrophysicist and Principal Investigator of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute. Drs. Sharpe and Doyle are investigating humpback …
 
Host Richard Sergay speaks with Pranab Das, professor of physics at Elon University and Principal Advisor to the Diverse Intelligences Initiative from Templeton World Charity Foundation. Richard and Professor Das discuss the definition of intelligence and look at some of the DI projects we’ll hear more about this season. Learn more about Pranab Das…
 
The Stories of Impact Podcast presents stories of the scientific breakthroughs that fuel the human search for meaning, purpose, and truth — how lives are transformed by science. Season 2 focuses on Diverse Intelligences. This project was made possible through the generous support of a grant from Templeton World Charity Foundation.…
 
Today, host Richard Sergay is in conversation with David Sloan Wilson, professor of biological sciences at Binghamton University and president of the Evolution Institute. Prof. Wilson describes the core principles of human groups that allow successful cooperation, and discusses how we can implement these principles to alleviate the negative effects…
 
In this episode, host Richard Sergay speaks to Joseph Bulbulia, professor at the University of Auckland and the MacLaurin Goodfellow Chair in Theological and Religious Studies. Professor Bulbulia discusses how religious interaction, worship, and teaching come together in different ways to facilitate group cooperation, and what we can learn from tha…
 
Host Richard Sergay speaks to Athena Aktipis, co-director of the Human Generosity Project, about the current results of her study of cooperation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Professor Aktipis discusses the insights both past and current research offer about the extent and the limits of human generosity during catastrophic events. This is the third…
 
In today’s episode, host Richard Sergay speaks with Erez Yoeli, director of the Applied Cooperation Team at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, about how to motivate people to cooperate and behave altruistically during a pandemic. Dr. Yoeli discusses how we can harness the power of reputation to encourage prosocial behavior, and suggests ways to make…
 
The first episode of the Stories of Impact podcast special, five-part Covid-19 conversation series features Dr. Barbara Fredrickson, director of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Host Richard Sergay speaks with Dr. Fredrickson about why her work in positive psychology is more relevant…
 
In this introductory episode, producer Tavia Gilbert and host Richard Sergay discuss what’s coming up in this season of the podcast and beyond. In conversation with Dr. Andrew Serazin, President of Templeton World Charity Foundation, they explore the history and mission of Stories of Impact’s unique and inspiring founder, Sir John Templeton. Learn …
 
Canada based author Jimmy Tobin looked long and hard at the death of Arturo Gatti, a fighter who positively exemplified a 'never say die' attitude. Under curious circumstances, the pugilist perished in 2009. Did he kill himself? Was he offed? Will we every truly know? Talkbox digs in with Tobin about the Gatti legacy, which he examined in the forth…
 
Dr. Andrew Foy is a cardiologist, and the only cardiologist/boxing promoter in the US, and maybe the world. The Pennsylvania resident spoke to TALKBOX coming to the table with an intriguing skill set. His specialty is appraising research that has already been done. This seems a useful ability right now, as people sift through mountains of informati…
 
Chris and Carl are joined by undefeated British bantamweight Shannon Courtenay. They talk about how she survived growing up with an alcoholic father and how the experience has helped her in the fight game. They also discuss some of the stranger requests she gets from fans on social media, why she'd prefer three minute rounds instead of the usual tw…
 
Talkbox back after turning 200 episodes old. Chief editor of The Ring magazine, Doug Fischer, starts the new era. Him and Woodsy talk horror stories in transportation, Fury glove conspiracy, and future of the sport. Kathy Duva is up next. She is the CEO of Main Event Promotions and worried about the coronavirus. Her and Woodsy talk Sergey "Krusher"…
 
Talkbox turns 200 today! And leading off the podcast is the 200+ weight class, heavyweight star in the making, Adam Kownacki. Adam talks strategy and selling out the arena for his upcoming show in Brooklyn, NY. Next up is the son of a legend, Young Holy, Evan Holyfield. He talks about writing a book and coming up as a prospect that was the son on o…
 
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