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Here We Are

Shane Mauss, Starburns Audio

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Here We Are

Here We Are

Shane Mauss, Starburns Audio

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Join comedian Shane Mauss as he interviews science experts across the country in a journey to find out what makes us who we are.

Latest Episodes

(Pandemic Edition) Math + Virus + Us

This feels like one of the most important podcasts I have ever done. Nina Fefferman has spent a career working on mathematical models of pandemics.I cannot express how reassuring it is to have a mind like this working to help us all.Nina's ability to communicate such complex topics in a way that a child could understand makes this a MUST LISTEN episode. Please share this information with anyone that you can! NinaFefferman Professor or Ecology and Evolutionary Biology And Professor of Mathematics at University of Tennessee Knoxville Associate Director of the One Health Initiative Director of Mathematical modeling center Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

88 MIN1 d ago
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(Pandemic Edition) Math + Virus + Us

(Pandemic Edition) Scarcity and Marketing

In a time of hoarding, Caroline Roux is one of the precious few experts on scarcity.We talk about why people hoard, and what happens when everyone takes a little more than they need.If you don't leave enough hand sanitizer for your neighbor, you endanger yourself and everyone else. We also get some related marketing tips for your business and more importantly, I find out how I can dupe more people into supporting my podcast. Caroline isAssociate Professor of Marketing and Concordia University Research Chair in Psychology of Resource Scarcity. Scarcity-related social media accounts: https://twitter.com/ScarcityInsight https://www.facebook.com/understandingscarcity/ Personal website and social media accounts: https://sites.google.com/site/profcaroroux/ https://twitter.com/RouxCaroline https://www.linkedin.com/in/rouxcaroline/ Read, Learn, and Support The Show: All support on Patreon goes to my team:https://www.patreon.com/shanemauss I have an overworked editor, assistant, and media person trying to help me crank out lots of extra episodes of infotainment durning this crisis. Hunker down with an audiobook and support your local bookstore with Libro.fm. They're the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one. https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE And there has never been a better time for lifelong learning with The Great Courses http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

74 MIN5 d ago
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(Pandemic Edition) Scarcity and Marketing

(Pandemic Edition) History and Literature of Disease

Kari Nixon is a disease loving, well-read oddball with a contagious interest in contagion and a wonderful sense of humor.She also has some pretty amazing timing on the release of her first book“Kept from All Contagion:” Germ Theory, Disease, and the Dilemma of Human Contact. We discuss diseases through history, what literature, and how they have appeared in pop culture in the past.We talk about her favorite diseases and some truly horrifying fails in the history of science. Kari Nixonis a Victorian Scholar and Medical Humanities Scholar atWhitworth University in Spokane, WA Follow her at@HalfSickShadows Read, Learn, and Support The Show: All support on Patreon goes to my team:https://www.patreon.com/shanemauss I have an overworked editor, assistant, and media person trying to help me crank out lots of extra episodes of infotainment during this crisis. Hunker down with an audiobook and support your local bookstore with Libro.fm. They're the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one. https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE And there has never been a better time for lifelong learning with The Great Courses http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

71 MIN5 d ago
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(Pandemic Edition) History and Literature of Disease

(Pandemic Edition) Zombie Apocalypse Medicine

Return guest Athena Aktipis is an author, professor and podcaster.She is also the chair of the (wait for it...)Zombie Apocalypse Medicine Meeting (ZAMM) an interdisciplinary conference where art, science and medicine come together with the aim of solving complex issues. Yup.You read that right. Sure she does a bunch of more sciencey sounding things too, but whomore fitting at a time like this than a cancer researching badass with a delightful science podcast about apocalypsescenarios? Check out all the amazing things she does. Main site:http://www.athenaaktipis.org Book:www.cheatingcell.com Pod:www.zombified.org,@ZombifiedPod Conference:www.zombiemed.org,@ZombieMedEd Satirical News Platform:www.reversepsychologytoday.com,@psychnewstoday Human Generosity Project:www.humangenerosity.com@generousnature Personal twitter:@AthenaAktipis Lab twitter:@AktipisLab Read, Learn, and Support The Show Hunker down with an audiobook and support your local bookstore with Libro.fm. They're the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one. https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE And there has never been a better time for lifelong learning with The Great Courses http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

72 MIN6 d ago
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(Pandemic Edition) Zombie Apocalypse Medicine

(Pandemic Edition) Animals & Societies

Jennifer Verdolin joins me as I apologize for not heeding her early prophetic warning and ask her to take a whack at how long we will have to be physical distancing. It's a charming, fun, and educational conversation about how animals deal with illness, responsible pet care during a pandemic, and why cues of scarcity are making us buy 80 year supplies of toilet paper. Website:jenniferverdolin.com Twitter:@RealDrJen Instagram:@RealDrJen YouTube:Wild Connection TV Hunker down with an audiobook and support your local bookstore withLibro.fm.They're the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE And there has never been a better time for lifelong learning withThe Great Courseswww.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

84 MIN1 w ago
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(Pandemic Edition) Animals & Societies

Disgust & Morality (Pandemic Edition)

Tired of the same news on a loop? On these special episodes, we discuss unique pandemic related scientific perspectives. On this episode, authors of the book 'Objection: Disgust, Morality, and the Law' discuss how evolution shaped our disgust system.We expand on how this disgust systems which was originally adapted for other tasks has influenced our moral judgements, societies, and laws. How can learning about our ancient past give us a new perspective on this modern crisis? Debra Lieberman is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Miami where she is the co-director of the Evolution and Human Behavior Laboratory. Carlton Patrick, JD, PhD, is an American lawyer, author, and behavioral scientist. He studies and writes about the psychology of legal decision-making, often from an evolutionary perspective. Gettheir audiobook atLibro.fm the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE And continue learning withThe Great Courseswww.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

71 MIN1 w ago
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Disgust & Morality (Pandemic Edition)

Teaching + Learning + Strategy

Shane talks about cognitive psychology, teaching and learning with Assistant Professor of Psychology at Rhode Island College, Megan Sumeracki. Charity Of The Week: Planned Parenthood http://www.plannedparenthood.org/ Check out here Learning Science Podcast HERE The Great Courseswww.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE Outro Music by The Long Hunt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

89 MIN1 w ago
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Teaching + Learning + Strategy

Birds + Brains

Shane is joined by special guest Steve Gillespie to talk about bird brains with Associate Professor of Psychology at The University of Tampa, Scott Husband. Charity Of The Week - The World Wildlife Fundhttps://www.worldwildlife.org/ Please visit our sponsors The Great Courseswww.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

65 MIN2 w ago
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Birds + Brains

Brains + Language

Shane talks with cognitive neuroscientist Evelina Fedorenko about how minds and brains create language. Charity Of The Week - Environmental Defense Club https://www.edf.org/ Please visit our sponsors: The Great Courseswww.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

62 MIN3 w ago
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Brains + Language

Cognitive Bias + Decision Making

This week Shane talks about bias withProfessor of Marketing and Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar at Boston University, Carey Morewedge. What is the "Bias Blind Spot" and can we be de-biased? Charity Of The Week - Doctors Without Bordershttps://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/ Please visit our sponsors: The Great Courseswww.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

63 MINMAR 2
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Cognitive Bias + Decision Making

Latest Episodes

(Pandemic Edition) Math + Virus + Us

This feels like one of the most important podcasts I have ever done. Nina Fefferman has spent a career working on mathematical models of pandemics.I cannot express how reassuring it is to have a mind like this working to help us all.Nina's ability to communicate such complex topics in a way that a child could understand makes this a MUST LISTEN episode. Please share this information with anyone that you can! NinaFefferman Professor or Ecology and Evolutionary Biology And Professor of Mathematics at University of Tennessee Knoxville Associate Director of the One Health Initiative Director of Mathematical modeling center Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

88 MIN1 d ago
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(Pandemic Edition) Math + Virus + Us

(Pandemic Edition) Scarcity and Marketing

In a time of hoarding, Caroline Roux is one of the precious few experts on scarcity.We talk about why people hoard, and what happens when everyone takes a little more than they need.If you don't leave enough hand sanitizer for your neighbor, you endanger yourself and everyone else. We also get some related marketing tips for your business and more importantly, I find out how I can dupe more people into supporting my podcast. Caroline isAssociate Professor of Marketing and Concordia University Research Chair in Psychology of Resource Scarcity. Scarcity-related social media accounts: https://twitter.com/ScarcityInsight https://www.facebook.com/understandingscarcity/ Personal website and social media accounts: https://sites.google.com/site/profcaroroux/ https://twitter.com/RouxCaroline https://www.linkedin.com/in/rouxcaroline/ Read, Learn, and Support The Show: All support on Patreon goes to my team:https://www.patreon.com/shanemauss I have an overworked editor, assistant, and media person trying to help me crank out lots of extra episodes of infotainment durning this crisis. Hunker down with an audiobook and support your local bookstore with Libro.fm. They're the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one. https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE And there has never been a better time for lifelong learning with The Great Courses http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

74 MIN5 d ago
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(Pandemic Edition) Scarcity and Marketing

(Pandemic Edition) History and Literature of Disease

Kari Nixon is a disease loving, well-read oddball with a contagious interest in contagion and a wonderful sense of humor.She also has some pretty amazing timing on the release of her first book“Kept from All Contagion:” Germ Theory, Disease, and the Dilemma of Human Contact. We discuss diseases through history, what literature, and how they have appeared in pop culture in the past.We talk about her favorite diseases and some truly horrifying fails in the history of science. Kari Nixonis a Victorian Scholar and Medical Humanities Scholar atWhitworth University in Spokane, WA Follow her at@HalfSickShadows Read, Learn, and Support The Show: All support on Patreon goes to my team:https://www.patreon.com/shanemauss I have an overworked editor, assistant, and media person trying to help me crank out lots of extra episodes of infotainment during this crisis. Hunker down with an audiobook and support your local bookstore with Libro.fm. They're the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one. https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE And there has never been a better time for lifelong learning with The Great Courses http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

71 MIN5 d ago
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(Pandemic Edition) History and Literature of Disease

(Pandemic Edition) Zombie Apocalypse Medicine

Return guest Athena Aktipis is an author, professor and podcaster.She is also the chair of the (wait for it...)Zombie Apocalypse Medicine Meeting (ZAMM) an interdisciplinary conference where art, science and medicine come together with the aim of solving complex issues. Yup.You read that right. Sure she does a bunch of more sciencey sounding things too, but whomore fitting at a time like this than a cancer researching badass with a delightful science podcast about apocalypsescenarios? Check out all the amazing things she does. Main site:http://www.athenaaktipis.org Book:www.cheatingcell.com Pod:www.zombified.org,@ZombifiedPod Conference:www.zombiemed.org,@ZombieMedEd Satirical News Platform:www.reversepsychologytoday.com,@psychnewstoday Human Generosity Project:www.humangenerosity.com@generousnature Personal twitter:@AthenaAktipis Lab twitter:@AktipisLab Read, Learn, and Support The Show Hunker down with an audiobook and support your local bookstore with Libro.fm. They're the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one. https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE And there has never been a better time for lifelong learning with The Great Courses http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

72 MIN6 d ago
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(Pandemic Edition) Zombie Apocalypse Medicine

(Pandemic Edition) Animals & Societies

Jennifer Verdolin joins me as I apologize for not heeding her early prophetic warning and ask her to take a whack at how long we will have to be physical distancing. It's a charming, fun, and educational conversation about how animals deal with illness, responsible pet care during a pandemic, and why cues of scarcity are making us buy 80 year supplies of toilet paper. Website:jenniferverdolin.com Twitter:@RealDrJen Instagram:@RealDrJen YouTube:Wild Connection TV Hunker down with an audiobook and support your local bookstore withLibro.fm.They're the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE And there has never been a better time for lifelong learning withThe Great Courseswww.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

84 MIN1 w ago
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(Pandemic Edition) Animals & Societies

Disgust & Morality (Pandemic Edition)

Tired of the same news on a loop? On these special episodes, we discuss unique pandemic related scientific perspectives. On this episode, authors of the book 'Objection: Disgust, Morality, and the Law' discuss how evolution shaped our disgust system.We expand on how this disgust systems which was originally adapted for other tasks has influenced our moral judgements, societies, and laws. How can learning about our ancient past give us a new perspective on this modern crisis? Debra Lieberman is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Miami where she is the co-director of the Evolution and Human Behavior Laboratory. Carlton Patrick, JD, PhD, is an American lawyer, author, and behavioral scientist. He studies and writes about the psychology of legal decision-making, often from an evolutionary perspective. Gettheir audiobook atLibro.fm the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE And continue learning withThe Great Courseswww.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

71 MIN1 w ago
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Disgust & Morality (Pandemic Edition)

Teaching + Learning + Strategy

Shane talks about cognitive psychology, teaching and learning with Assistant Professor of Psychology at Rhode Island College, Megan Sumeracki. Charity Of The Week: Planned Parenthood http://www.plannedparenthood.org/ Check out here Learning Science Podcast HERE The Great Courseswww.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE Outro Music by The Long Hunt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

89 MIN1 w ago
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Teaching + Learning + Strategy

Birds + Brains

Shane is joined by special guest Steve Gillespie to talk about bird brains with Associate Professor of Psychology at The University of Tampa, Scott Husband. Charity Of The Week - The World Wildlife Fundhttps://www.worldwildlife.org/ Please visit our sponsors The Great Courseswww.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

65 MIN2 w ago
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Birds + Brains

Brains + Language

Shane talks with cognitive neuroscientist Evelina Fedorenko about how minds and brains create language. Charity Of The Week - Environmental Defense Club https://www.edf.org/ Please visit our sponsors: The Great Courseswww.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

62 MIN3 w ago
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Brains + Language

Cognitive Bias + Decision Making

This week Shane talks about bias withProfessor of Marketing and Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar at Boston University, Carey Morewedge. What is the "Bias Blind Spot" and can we be de-biased? Charity Of The Week - Doctors Without Bordershttps://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/ Please visit our sponsors: The Great Courseswww.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.https://libro.fm/redeem/HEREWEARE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

63 MINMAR 2
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Cognitive Bias + Decision Making
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