Best social sciences podcasts we could find (Updated September 2017)
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Social Science Bites
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Social Science Bites is a podcast series interviewing major figures in social science, made in association with SAGE
 
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The Science of Social Media
Weekly
 
The Science of Social Media is your weekly sandbox for social media stories, insights, experimentation, and inspiration. Every Monday (and sometimes more) we share the most cutting-edge social media marketing strategies from brands and influencers in every industry. If you're a social media team of one, business owner, marketer, or someone simply interested in social media marketing, you're sure to find something useful in each episode. It's our hope that you'll join our 11,000+ listeners ea ...
 
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The Art of Charm | Social Science | Cognitive Psychology | Confidence | Relationship Advice | Behavioral Economics | Productivity | Biohacking
 
Social science, behavioral economics, cognitive psychology -- sound complex? Let's fix that. The Art of Charm Podcast is where self-motivated guys and gals, just like you, come to learn from a diverse mix of experienced mentors, including the world's best professional and academic minds, scientists, innovators, coaches, relationship experts, entrepreneurs, bestselling authors, and other brilliant minds. This show will make you a higher performer, a better networker, a deeper connector and, m ...
 
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Mad in America: science, psychiatry and social justice
 
Welcome to the Mad in America podcast, a new weekly discussion that presents the truth about psychiatric prescription drugs and mental healthcare worldwide. This podcast is part of Mad in America’s mission to serve as a catalyst for rethinking psychiatric care. We believe that the current drug-based paradigm of care has failed our society, and that scientific research, as well as the lived experience of those who have been diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder, calls for profound change. On ...
 
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Humanities and Social Sciences – Pod Academy
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Sound thinking: podcasts of current research
 
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The Attractive You Podcast | The Art of Social Science Charm | Confidence | Relationship Advice | Networking
 
The official Mystery PUA site. World Class Coaching, PUA Advice from the greatest PUA knowledge base and pick up artist community on the web.
 
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Social Science Review
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Welcome to the SSR or the Social Science Review. This podcast aims to enlighten anyone who wants to expand or begin their knowledge in social science. Within the SSR we look at Sociology Psychology Philosophy in weekly episodes. Thank you for listening.
 
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Social Science Talks Science Fiction » Podcasts
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A podcast in which social scientists, philosophers and researchers discuss themes and works of science fiction
 
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Social Sciences Series
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Pipes Output
 
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History Extra podcast
Weekly
 
The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com
 
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OurRadio socialscience
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The History Hour
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An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
 
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The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe
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All good stories have a twist, and all great storytellers are just a little twisted. Join Mike Rowe for a different take on the people and events that you thought you knew, from pop culture to politics, Hollywood to History… The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe is a series of short mysteries for the curious mind with a short attention span.
 
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Mad in America: science, psychiatry and social justice
 
Welcome to the Mad in America podcast, a new weekly discussion that presents the truth about psychiatric prescription drugs and mental healthcare worldwide. This podcast is part of Mad in America’s mission to serve as a catalyst for rethinking psychiatric care. We believe that the current drug-based paradigm of care has failed our society, and that scientific research, as well as the lived experience of those who have been diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder, calls for profound change. On ...
 
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Sciences economiques et sociales/Droit
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Les podcast de la diffusion des savoirs.
 
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Unstoppable Pursuit | Motivational | Social Science | relationship advice | entrepreneurship | nutrition habits | business | inspirational happiness | Networking| Growth mindset
 
The Unstoppable Pursuit Podcast is a product of two driven individuals who are both certified in coaching, consulting and wellness seeking to add value from their experiences in business, life and health. Michael Stull is a wellness consultant, health coach and author. He was voted “Top 3 Personal Trainers in SW FLA” and is the author of “Dominate Your Day: 365 Daily Motivationals for Your Health and Inspiration.” Brian Benson is a certified life coach, consultant and speaker. He is a master ...
 
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Social Science events
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Podcasts from our social science-related events
 
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Intelligence Squared
Weekly
 
Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcast every Friday.
 
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Philosophy Bites
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top philosophers interviewed on bite-sized topics
 
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Invisibilia
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Invisibilia (Latin for invisible things) is about the invisible forces that control human behavior – ideas, beliefs, assumptions and emotions. Co-hosted by Hanna Rosin, Alix Spiegel, and Lulu Miller, Invisibilia interweaves narrative storytelling with scientific research that will ultimately make you see your own life differently.
 
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Philosophy Now
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Podcasts from philosophynow.org, home of the most widely read philosophy magazine in the world, Philosophy Now.
 
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The China History Podcast
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Laszlo Montgomery presents easy-to-digest stories, events and people from China’s most ancient times up to our present day.
 
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The Attractive Man Podcast | The Art of Social Science Charm | Confidence | Relationship Advice | Networking
 
The official Mystery PUA site. World Class Coaching, PUA Advice from the greatest PUA knowledge base and pick up artist community on the web.
 
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The History Chicks
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Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour. Go.
 
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What's The Point
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A show about our data age. Each week, Jody Avirgan brings you stories and interviews on how data is changing lives.
 
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How To Do Everything
Weekly
 
We're half advice show, half survival guide. We answer all your questions, from how to find a date, to how to find water in the desert.
 
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Lectures in History
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Join students in college classrooms to hear lectures on topics ranging from the American Revolution to 9-11.
 
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Remarkable Lives. Tragic Deaths.
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We examine the lives and deaths of prominent people who changed history and influenced pop culture. We tell you their story, their achievements, their struggles, their secrets and take you on dramatic journey through the life and ultimate tragic death of those who have had an impact on society. With the help of voice actors, we attempt to honor these individuals by bringing their stories to life. New episodes are released every Wednesday. Remarkable Lives, Tragic Deaths is part of the Parcas ...
 
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Hidden Brain
Weekly
 
The Hidden Brain helps curious people understand the world – and themselves. Using science and storytelling, Hidden Brain's host Shankar Vedantam reveals the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, the biases that shape our choices, and the triggers that direct the course of our relationships.
 
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Presidential
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Leading up to Election Day 2016, The Washington Post's Presidential podcast explores how each former American president reached office, made decisions, handled crises and redefined the role of commander-in-chief, starting with George Washington in week one and ending on week 44 with the president-elect. Hosted by Lillian Cunningham, the series features Pulitzer Prize-winning biographers like David McCullough and Washington Post journalists like Bob Woodward. New episodes are released on Sundays.
 
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Social Media Science Today!
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Each week Social Media Science explores cutting edge strategies for using technology and social interactivity to maximize both online and offline success. Their globally accessible podcast is called: Social Media Science Today. They provide valuable recommendations based on their own findings, as well as other leading experts. The topics are ideal for corporations, local businesses, SEO firms, PR/Reputation management firms, and any others looking to gain a competitive advantage in the new d ...
 
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Very Bad Wizards
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Very Bad Wizards is a podcast featuring a philosopher (Tamler Sommers) and a psychologist (David Pizarro), who share a love for ethics, pop culture, and cognitive science, and who have a marked inability to distinguish sacred from profane. Each podcast includes discussions of moral philosophy, recent work on moral psychology and neuroscience, and the overlap between the two.
 
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The History of Egypt Podcast
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The History of Egypt, as the ancients described it. A tale of people, places, pharaohs and gods, told in their own words.
 
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The British History Podcast
Weekly
 
The BHP is a chronological retelling of the history of Britain with a particular focus upon the lives of the people. You won’t find a dry recounting of dates and battles here, but instead you’ll learn about who these people were and how their desires, fears, and flaws shaped the histories of England, Scotland, and Wales.
 
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Another Round
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Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton cover everything from race, gender and pop culture to squirrels, mangoes, and bad jokes, all in one boozy show.
 
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Life Of Caesar
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A podcast about the life of Gaius Julius Caesar.
 
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1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries
 
A series of fast-paced, fun, and highly interesting historical vignettes featuring a wide range of stories from "The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allen Poe", to "The Legend of Saint Valentine" and "Gremlins: From WWII Myth to Movies".
 
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History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps
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Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and at King's College London, takes listeners through the history of philosophy, "without any gaps". www.historyofphilosophy.net
 
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The Dollop with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds
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Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds take on one subject from American history each week.
 
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Clear Lens Movement: Health and Wellness, Emotional Intelligence, Psychology, Social Science, Leadership, Fulfillment
 
Clear Lens is a podcast that interviews guests that inspire and educate others to have a more fulfilling life. I interview guests with perspectives in Health and Wellness, Emotional Intelligence, Psychology, Social Science, Leadership, and Killer Life Experience that can inspire others to have a more fulfilling life.
 
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Philosophize This!
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Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained.
 
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Ottoman History Podcast
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Podcast by Ottoman History Podcast
 
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Lectures in Intellectual History
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Recordings from the popular public lecture series on intellectual history in all its forms and across all ages. From 2014 held at the University of St Andrews, and between 2010 and 2013 held at the University of Sussex.
 
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History of Germany Podcast
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A podcast on the history of Germans.
 
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Historically Black
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Objects hold history. They're evocative of stories stamped in time. As part of The Washington Post's coverage of the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture, people submitted dozens of objects that make up their own lived experiences of black history, creating a "people's museum" of personal objects, family photos and more. The Historically Black podcast brings those objects and their stories to life through interviews, archival sound and music. The Washingt ...
 
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Oxford Biographies
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A fortnightly biography of an intriguing individual from British history. Each episode in the podcast is a biography selected from the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography - the authoritative collection of more than 56,000 lives of men and women from around the world who have shaped Britain's history. You can download more free biographies from the web site at www.oxforddnb.com.
 
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Stories-A History of Appalachia, One Story at a Time
 
A History of Appalachia, One Story at a Time
 
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Stuff You Missed in History Class
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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.
 
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Great Battles of History
Monthly
 
This podcast is about interesting battles throughout history.
 
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Open Source with Christopher Lydon
 
Christopher Lydon in conversation on arts, ideas and politics
 
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Millions of people are currently feeling the effects of Hurricanes Maria, Irma and Jose. And millions more are vulnerable, according to UC Santa Cruz professor Gary Griggs. He says that approximately 61 million people live in Gulf and South Atlantic coastal communities that are susceptible to hurricanes. Griggs joins us to discuss the recent sp ...…
 
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Podcast – Software Engineering Daily
 
Tinder is a popular dating app where each user swipes through a sequence of other users in order to find a match. Swiping left means you are not interested. Swiping right means you would like to connect with the person. The simple premise of Tinder has led to massive growth, and the app is now also used to discover new friends and create casual ...…
 
Scott grew up suffering my from depression, low self esteem and insecurity after his parents divorced when he was 6. He felt inferior to the other kids whose parents were still together, and always compared himself to others finding any reason to make another person better than him. He didn't know how to make himself feel good and felt as if he ...…
 
International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.
 
International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.
 
If you want someone to see an issue rationally, you just show them the facts, right? No one can refute a fact. Well, brain imaging and psychological studies are showing that, society wide, we may be on the wrong path by holding evidence up as an Ace card. Neuroscientist Tali Sharot and her colleagues have proven that reading the same set of fac ...…
 
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Life Is A Marathon: Life Coaching | Spirituality | Personal Development | Positive Thinking | Personal Branding
 
Our emotional, spiritual, and physical experience of life is profoundly shaped by what we believe and allow into our lives. It can be this simple: we want to be praised by people, yet we don’t allow it by self-deprecating every time someone gives us a compliment; we want our children to be respectful, yet we allow them to be disrespectful; we w ...…
 
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Life Is A Marathon: Life Coaching | Spirituality | Personal Development | Positive Thinking | Personal Branding
 
Our emotional, spiritual, and physical experience of life is profoundly shaped by what we believe and allow into our lives. It can be this simple: we want to be praised by people, yet we don’t allow it by self-deprecating every time someone gives us a compliment; we want our children to be respectful, yet we allow them to be disrespectful; we w ...…
 
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The Homeschool Sanity Show – Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network
 
Hey homeschoolers! I’d like to thank our network sponsor Raddish, a cooking club and curriculum perfect for homeschooling families. Teach weekly thematic cooking lessons that incorporate math, science, nutrition, geography, and culture. With Raddish, the kitchen is the tastiest place to learn! Use coupon code PODCAST at checkout for $15 off a s ...…
 
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The Homeschool Sanity Show – Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network
 
Hey homeschoolers! I’d like to thank our network sponsor Raddish, a cooking club and curriculum perfect for homeschooling families. Teach weekly thematic cooking lessons that incorporate math, science, nutrition, geography, and culture. With Raddish, the kitchen is the tastiest place to learn! Use coupon code PODCAST at checkout for $15 off a s ...…
 
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The Homeschool Sanity Show – Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network
 
Hey homeschoolers! I’d like to thank our network sponsor Raddish, a cooking club and curriculum perfect for homeschooling families. Teach weekly thematic cooking lessons that incorporate math, science, nutrition, geography, and culture. With Raddish, the kitchen is the tastiest place to learn! Use coupon code PODCAST at checkout for $15 off a s ...…
 
International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.
 
Teachers of the Year: Camille Jones 2017, Lyon Terry 2015, and Katie Brown 2014, Nate Bowling 2016 Katie Brown, 2014 Teacher of the Year, holds a BA in anthropology and taught 7th grade English before moving into ELL (English Language Learners). Not only is Katie an amazing educator, she won a silver medal in World Championship Shuai Chiao (Chi ...…
 
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All items | LSE Public lectures and events | All media types
 
Speaker(s): Professor David Harvey | Editor's note: We regret to say that owing to a technical problem the first few minutes of the lecture are missing from the podcast Leading Marxist scholar David Harvey discusses the profound insights and enormous power Marx’s analysis continues to offer 150 years after the first volume of Capital was publis ...…
 
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All items | LSE Public lectures and events | All media types
 
Speaker(s): Professor David Harvey | Editor's note: We regret to say that owing to a technical problem the first few minutes of the lecture are missing from the podcast Leading Marxist scholar David Harvey discusses the profound insights and enormous power Marx’s analysis continues to offer 150 years after the first volume of Capital was publis ...…
 
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All items | LSE Public lectures and events | Audio
 
Speaker(s): Professor David Harvey | Editor's note: We regret to say that owing to a technical problem the first few minutes of the lecture are missing from the podcast Leading Marxist scholar David Harvey discusses the profound insights and enormous power Marx’s analysis continues to offer 150 years after the first volume of Capital was publis ...…
 
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Latest 100 | LSE Public lectures and events | Audio and pdf
 
Speaker(s): Professor David Harvey | Editor's note: We regret to say that owing to a technical problem the first few minutes of the lecture are missing from the podcast Leading Marxist scholar David Harvey discusses the profound insights and enormous power Marx’s analysis continues to offer 150 years after the first volume of Capital was publis ...…
 
Professor Timothy David Noakes (@ProfTimNoakes) is a South African scientist and an emeritus professor in the Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine at the University of Cape Town. He has run more than 70 marathons and ultramarathons and is the author of several books on exercise and diet. He is known for his support of a low-carbohyd ...…
 
In 1770, Hungarian engineer Wolfgang von Kempelen unveiled a miracle: a mechanical man who could play chess against human challengers. In this week’s episode of the Futility Closet podcast we’ll meet Kempelen’s Mechanical Turk, which mystified audiences in Europe and the United States for more than 60 years. We’ll also sit down with Paul Erdős ...…
 
In 1770, Hungarian engineer Wolfgang von Kempelen unveiled a miracle: a mechanical man who could play chess against human challengers. In this week’s episode of the Futility Closet podcast we’ll meet Kempelen’s Mechanical Turk, which mystified audiences in Europe and the United States for more than 60 years. We’ll also sit down with Paul Erdős ...…
 
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Adventist Peace Radio » Podcast
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/adventistpeace/APR013_Against_the_Wall.mp3 Ty Gibson and Michael Nixon are launching Against the Wall on September 18, 2017. ATW is a movement advocating for racial justice and reconciliation within the Adventist denomination as well as in broader society. Ty Gibson is Co-director of Light Bearers and pastor of Storyli ...…
 
Tom Poland is a Marketing Mentor who started his first business at age 24 and has gone on to start and sell four others, taking two of them international. In that time he’s managed teams of over 100 people and annual revenue of more than 20 million. These days Tom’s thing is “Leadsology: The Science of Being in Demand” which is a blended learni ...…
 
Debra shares her life as a grant-writing postdoc and her current path toward a research-focused faculty position. She explains how her cognitive neuroscience and bioengineering backgrounds prepared her for the autism research she does now at Stanford University. She tells us it's important to be visible as a black female neuroscientist, why div ...…
 
Anil Ananthaswamy is a science writer and author of The Man Who Wasn't There: Tales from the Edge of Self (Dutton, Penguin Random House, 2015), which has been described as “revealing the awesome power of the human sense of self” via an intimate look at the latest neuroscience of several mental conditions that eat away at patients’ identities – ...…
 
My guest today really needs no introduction because he is Dr. Andy Galpin, one of the most well known researchers in the field of physiology today. He currently is a tenured Professor at the Center for Sport Performance at CSU Fullerton where he also has his own Biochemistry and Molecular Exercise Physiology Lab. Andy is one of the brightest mi ...…
 
"resistance is proportionate to the size and speed of change not to whether the change is a favourable or unfavourable one"SO what is the science behind this change?Fruitful Friday goes deeper.Episode 133, the science of changeEssential learning points from this episode: Change is essential in life there is a right way to approach change The ...…
 
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Raw Talk Podcast
 
Your favourite grad student science podcast is back for a second season! The crew welcomes its newest members, reflects on their journey in bringing the show to existence and the role social media has played in connecting with listeners. We also look ahead to what's in store for the upcoming season, including new topics, new segments and more s ...…
 
Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author Singer Songwriter Listen to some Rhymes and Reasons about beautiful information and singing Click or tap on these links to the topics I talk about in this week’s podcast… Do you realize how beautiful information is? I checked to see if I’m singing with grace. Have you checked? This podcast episode b ...…
 
This is Episode 10 of Season 4 of Sex & Science Hour, with Brian Sovryn and Dr. Stephanie Murphy! And...what is the internet of mushrooms?Show Notes and Links:Segment 1--"Hot Scientists Not Taken Seriously" Link: http://bit.ly/2qia6xlSegment 2--"Plastic Eating Fungus" Link: http://bit.ly/2h7w9YISegment 3--"Deadly Sexbots” Link: http://nyp.st/2e ...…
 
How To Care For The Pet I Love is designed to assist you with caring for your pet. It helps you to understand the proper care that pets need and also aid in finding pets their forever homes.Kyonna F. Brown is the premier pet care specialist and CEO of Pooch Styles Pet Grooming in Maryland. Kyonna is a kind and gentle pet handler who doesn't min ...…
 
Assessing Trump’s Relationship with CongressGuests: Chris Karpowitz, PhD, Professor of Political Science, Brigham Young University; Grant Madsen, PhD, Professor of History, Brigham Young UniversityPresident Trump had dinner last night with the top Democrats in the House and Senate – Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer - and for the second time in tw ...…
 
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