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Sean Carroll's Mindscape: Science, Society, Philosophy, Culture, Arts, and Ideas

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Sean Carroll's Mindscape: Science, Society, Philosophy, Culture, Arts, and Ideas

Sean Carroll's Mindscape: Science, Society, Philosophy, Culture, Arts, and Ideas

Sean Carroll | Wondery

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Ever wanted to know how music affects your brain, what quantum mechanics really is, or how black holes work? Do you wonder why you get emotional each time you see a certain movie, or how on earth video games are designed? Then you’ve come to the right place. Each week, Sean Carroll will host conversations with some of the most interesting thinkers in the world. From neuroscientists and engineers to authors and television producers, Sean and his guests talk about the biggest ideas in science, philosophy, culture and much more.

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Jason Torchinsky on Our Self-Driving Future

EI talk with writer, artist, and car enthusiast Jason Torchinsky about what life will be like with self-driving cars.

78 MIN2 d ago
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Jason Torchinsky on Our Self-Driving Future

Carl Bergstrom on Information, Disinformation, and Bullshit

EI talk with biologist Carl Bergstrom about the essence of bullshit: what it is, why it's so prevalent, and how to combat it.

84 MIN1 w ago
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Carl Bergstrom on Information, Disinformation, and Bullshit

Russ Shafer-Landau on the Reality of Morality

I talk with philosopher Russ Shafer-Landau, who defends realism about moral truths.

90 MIN2 w ago
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Russ Shafer-Landau on the Reality of Morality

Stuart Bartlett on What "Life" Means

I talk with astrobiologist Stuart Bartlett about how to best define life.

85 MIN3 w ago
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Stuart Bartlett on What "Life" Means

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I talk with philosopher/neuroscientist Ann-Sophie Barwich about how our sense of smell affects how we perceive the world.

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Ann-Sophie Barwich on the Science and Philosophy of Smell

David Rosen and Scott Miles on the Neuroscience of Music and Creativity

I talk with neuroscientist/musicians David Rosen and Scott Miles about how creativity works in the brain.

86 MINJUL 6
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David Rosen and Scott Miles on the Neuroscience of Music and Creativity

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I talk with chef and writer Kenji López-Alt about the science of cooking.

75 MINJUN 29
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J. Kenji López-Alt on Cooking As and With Science

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I talk with writer and poker player Maria Konnikova about how poker illuminates the challenges of thinking rationally.

80 MINJUN 22
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