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...our most human experiences...

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...our most human experiences...

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English


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Social Pain and the OPRM1 gene

3/7/2018
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Is there something in my genes that is making me feel more sensitive to rejection? Is it possible that I actually feel more hurt when I'm ghosted than other people... and that there is a biological basis? My whole life I have cried more than my friends, gone mental on romantic partners who took too long to text me back, and generally felt like the world was a bag of knives just waiting to jab me at every turn. I then found out that one of my genes may be responsible for some of these...

Duration:00:23:01

Aphantasia

3/31/2017
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George Vulov found out he was different from others when he was in college. Take this quiz to find out if you have aphantasia.

Duration:00:13:26

Fluidity (Part 4 of 4)

8/9/2016
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Lisa Diamond talks about sexual fluidity and how our understanding of same-gender attraction may be shifting.

Duration:00:17:11

Cluster of Cells (Part 3 of 4)

4/7/2016
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There is a cluster of cells in our brains that may be influencing who we fall in love with.

Duration:00:17:47

a color (Part 2 of 4)

2/28/2016
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Sarah and Dawn carried around recorders and each told their own stories that became their one story.

Duration:00:19:14

Friday November 6 (Part 1 of 4)

2/11/2016
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An audio diary of a woman who falls in love. There is a narrative that we often have overlooked in the queer community, but these other experiences are valid, too.

Duration:00:07:45

Romantic Love and Mate Choice

10/14/2015
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Why do we fall in love? Like on a chemical level... how does that happen? And can we make that feeling stay?

Duration:00:53:59

Imaginary Friends

10/7/2015
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Duration:00:15:58

Forgetting Who We Are

10/7/2015
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My grandfather is getting older, and I am losing him.

Duration:00:29:40

On (Dis)Belief

10/7/2015
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If belief in the supernatural is a product of being human, why are there people who don't believe in anything?

Duration:00:35:37

Close Encounters of the Religious Kind

10/7/2015
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Why do so many of us world-wide believe in the supernatural? Psychologists say this may be a byproduct that comes from our most unique traits as human beings.

Duration:00:54:18

Learning Language

10/7/2015
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I talked to leading researchers on how we learn our first language... and how we may even lose it.

Duration:00:58:17