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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.

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

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English


Episodes

Genes + Evolution

4/22/2019
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Shane talks to Associate Professor of Biology Itai Yanai about gene expression, single cells, and understanding disease through evolutionary biology. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:18:19

Humans + Technology

4/19/2019
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Comedian Shane Mauss talks about human beings, drones, robots, AI and Virtual Reality Technology, with Design Psychologist and Founder of Designology, Alex Proaps. Charity Of The Week - Metavivor https://www.metavivor.org/ Please visit our sponsorsRobinhood HereWeAre.Robinhood.comBetterHelp Online Counseling betterhelp.com/hereweare Outro Music - The Long Hunt http://thelonghunt.bandcamp.com/album/all-paths-lead-to-here Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:17:34

Sloths + Fossils

4/11/2019
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Shane talks in depth about Sloths with Vertebrate Paleontologist and Research Fellow at The Smithsonian Natural Museum of Natural History, Ryan Haupt. What have we learned from these fuzzy slow-moving mammals. Charities Of The Week: Sloth Conservation Foundation Natural Youth Science Foundation Outro Music by MoonStation Burning Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:10:11

Fruit Flies + Genetics

4/8/2019
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Host of “Stand-Up Science” Shane Mauss talks about Fruit Fly genetics and reproduction with Post Doctoral Research Scholars, specializing in Anatomy & Cell Biology: Nicole Green and Kayla Lempke. Why do fruit flies makes such great research subjects and genetic models. Charity Of The Week - the National Science Foundation - nsf.gov Crones and Colitis Foundation https://www.crohnscolitisfoundation.org/ Visit our sponsor - Quip www.getquip/hereweare Outro Music - “Sator Rotas” by...

Duration:01:06:26

Screen Time + Addiction

4/1/2019
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Comedian Shane Mauss talks about social media and the effects of screen-time, binge watching, with Associate Professor of Marketing at New York University's Stern School of Business, Adam Alter. What are these devices doing to our brains and how much is too much? Charity Of The Week - Donors Choose www.donorschoose.org Outro Music by Plunkett https://plunkett.bandcamp.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:53

Vocalization + Genomics

3/25/2019
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Shane vocalizes with Ph.D. Morgan Wirthlin, Behavioral Neuroscientist and Computational Biologist from Carnegie Mellon University. They dive deep into understanding vocal learning, birds and bats, Crispr, and genome sequencing. How do complex behaviors like vocal learning evolve across diverse species over millions of years? Charity Of The Week - Vertebrate Genomes Project https://vertebrategenomesproject.org/ Please visit our sponsorsRobinhood HereWeAre.Robinhood.com Outro Music - The...

Duration:01:07:07

Personality + Neuroscience

3/18/2019
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Shane talks about the 5 personality traits, self-deception, and neuroticism, with Colin G. DeYoung: an Associate Professor of Psychology at The University of Minnesota. His research is in the field of personality psychology and personality neuroscience. What is the connection between psychopathy and low neuroticism, Vs The connection between conscientiousness and obsessive-compulsive behavior. Please visit our sponsors:Robinhood: HereWeAre.Robinhood.com Charity of The Week - TCALT...

Duration:01:09:36

Mindfulness Vs Pursuing Goals

3/12/2019
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Shane welcomes back Behavioral Economist Kathleen Vohs for a multi-topic conversation about contemplation, goals, self-control, mindfulness vs meditation, and the Cheetah Metaphor. Charity Of The Week - Doners Choose - Donerschoose.org Listen to the HWA Live episode feat. Kathleen Vohs - HERE Outro music “I Can’t Breath” by Spirit Of The Bear http://spiritofthebear.bandcamp.com/album/remains-anniversary-edition Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:45

The Evolution Of Language

3/8/2019
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Bonus Episode! Shane talks about the evolution of language with American linguist and author Dan Everett, best known for his study of the Amazon Basin's Pirahã people and their language. Are humans the only species capable of language? Dan also serves as Dean of Arts and Sciences at Bentley University in Waltham. Check out his book - Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle (Vintage...

Duration:01:01:39

Iboga + Healing

3/6/2019
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Shane talks with Author and Iboga Therapist, Elizabeth Bast about how the sacred African medicine Iboga, in addition to aiding addiction recovery, can spur a spiritual awakening. You’ll hear expanded stories about her first-hand experiences that can also be found in her book “Heart Medicine: A True Love Story - One Couple's Quest for the Sacred Iboga Medicine & the Cure for Addiction.” https://www.amazon.com/Heart-Medicine-Couples-Sacred-Addiction/dp/0997121300 Charity Of The Week –...

Duration:01:12:38

Paleo-Anthropology + Archeology

2/26/2019
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Shane talks about the discovery of the bones of Sadiba and Naledi and how these species compare to modern humans with associate professor of anthropology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and paleoanthropologist blogger John Hawks. Charity of The Week - Trowel Blazerswww.trowelblazers.com Please visit our sponsorsRobinhood HereWeAre.Robinhood.com Outro Music “The Winnowing Hand” by The Long Hunt www.listentothelonghunt.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:59:08

Aging + Memory

2/20/2019
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Shane talks about hormone loss, memory decline, and Alzheimer’s with Neuroscience Professor at The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Ph.D. Karyn Frick. Are we just an accumulation of memories? How are Memories formed? Charity Of The Week - The Alzheimer's Association https://act.alz.org Visit our sponsors Quip www.getquip/hereweare Robinhood HereWeAre.Robinhood.com Outro Music - “Run My Mouth” by Spirit Of The Bear http://www.spiritofthebearband.com/ Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:01:10:30

Masculinity + Culture

2/11/2019
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Shane talks about gender, masculinity, and culture with Clinical Psychologist Ryan McKelley. Is the definition of masculinity too restrictive? Charity of the Week: New Horizons Shelter and Outreach Centers Movember - www.Movember.com Visit our sponsors: www.Stitchfix.com/HereWeAreRobinhood - HereWeAre.Robinhood.com Outro music "Open Your Eyes" by Rebreather - http://rebreather-ohio.bandcamp.com/album/rebreather-ep-2018 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:11:01

Health + New Years Resolutions

2/4/2019
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Shane talks about New Years Resolutions and “Motivational Interviewing” with Health Education and Exercise Physiology Expert, Ph.D Keely Rees. Charity of the Week - Essential Health Clinic https://essentialclinic.org/ Visit our sponsors: www.Stitchfix.com/HereWeAreRobinhood - HereWeAre.Robinhood.com Outro Music “Know Past Know Future” by The Multiple Cat http://themultiplecat.bandcamp.com/album/the-return-of Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:19:13

201: Lists + Psychology

1/28/2019
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Shane celebrates 200 episodes and then talks with Associate Professor of Marketing and Economics at the University of Seattle, Mathew Isaac. They discuss the assumptions we make about lists: random order versus ranked order, and how emotional attachment can affect how we sell things. Charity Of The Week: The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research https://www.michaeljfox.org Visit our sponsor at www.StichFix.com/HereWeAre Outro music by Plunkett - https://plunkett.bandcamp.com

Duration:01:15:18

201: Lists + Psychology

1/23/2019
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Shane celebrates 200 episodes and then talks with Associate Professor of Marketing and Economics at the University of Seattle, Mathew Isaac. They discuss the assumptions we make about lists: random order versus ranked order, and how emotional attachment can affect how we sell things. Charity Of The Week: The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research https://www.michaeljfox.org Visit our sponsor at www.StichFix.com/HereWeAre Outro music by Plunkett -...

Duration:01:16:58

200: Digital Media + Childhood Development

1/14/2019
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Shane talks about the effect of television and digital media on childhood development, with Ph.D. Heather Kirkorian: Associate Professor of Human Development & Family Studies and Director of Cognitive Development at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Charity Of The Week - The Rape Crisis Center https://thercc.org/ Visit our sponsor: Quip Electric Toothbrush http://www.getquip.com/hereWeAre Outro Music - “Smoke Offering” by The Long Hunt -...

Duration:01:07:52

199: Association + Bias

1/7/2019
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Shane and Pigott Family Professor of Marketing at the University of Washington's Foster School of Business, Mark Forehand, talk about association, bias, and Implicit Association Testing (IAT). Charity of The Week: Doctors Without Borders - https://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/ Outro music “Sound & Sorrow” by Hello Luna - http://www.helloluna.band/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:07:07

198: History + Science

1/2/2019
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This week, Shane talks about History, DNA, and Science with Professor of History, Editor of the Journal Of Global History, and Author of “A Concise History of The World,” Merry Wiesner-Hanks. Charity Of The Week - Sojourner Family Peace Center https://familypeacecenter.org/ Outro Music “Sound & Sorrow” from Hello Luna http://helloluna.bandcamp.com/album/ghost-of-you Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:32:03

197: Self Deception + Evolution

12/23/2018
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Shane talks with Harvard Graduate and Evolutionary Biologist Robert Trivers about self-deception, sex ratio theory, and bacterial evolution. Do we deceive ourselves and others to propagate our genes? Check out Robert’s book “Wild Life: Adventures of an Evolutionary Biologist.” Please visit our sponsors Quip Toothbrushes at http://www.getquip.com/hereweare Robinhood Investment- http://Hereweare.robinhood.com Outro music by Sam Goodwill -...

Duration:01:23:26