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Here 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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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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Love Shane, one of the most fun and informative science podcasts out there

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Curiosity and enthusiasm best describe this show’s host and wonderful cast of guests.

iTunes Ratings

836 Ratings
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798
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Shiggy311

By shiggy311 - Jan 04 2020
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Love Shane, one of the most fun and informative science podcasts out there

Favorite podcast

By tacoSEVEN - Oct 11 2019
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Curiosity and enthusiasm best describe this show’s host and wonderful cast of guests.
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Here We Are

Latest release on Feb 19, 2020

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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.

Rank #1: Psychedelics + Neuroscience + Symposium

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This week, Shane interviews nine Psychedelic Scholars and Enthusiasts recorded live from the Psychedelic Symposium at The University of Michigan. They discuss Psychedelic Therapy, DMT, Consciousness and Neuroscience. 


The views expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of The University of Michigan. 


Psychedelic Therapy and History


Rick Doblin, PhD

Executive Director

Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS)

Chair of the Board of Directors 

MAPS Public Benefit Corporation


Alan K. Davis, PhD

Licensed Psychologist and Assistant Professor

College of Social Work, The Ohio State University

Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University


Nick Denomme, PhD Candidate

Department of Pharmacology, Center for Consciousness Science, University of Michigan 


DMT and Consciousness


Chris Timmermann, PhD Candidate

Centre for Psychedelic Research Group, Imperial College London


Jon Dean, PhD Candidate

Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Center for Consciousness Science, University of Michigan 


Nick Glynos, PhD Candidate

Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Center for Consciousness Science, University of Michigan 


Psychedelic Neuroscience: Salvia, Ketamine, LSD


Katrin Preller, PhD

University of Zurich 

Yale University


Michael Brito, PhD Candidate

Department of Neuroscience, Center for Consciousness Science

University of Michigan 


Emma Trammel, PhD Candidate

Department of Neuroscience, Center for Consciousness Science

University of Michigan


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Jan 01 2020

2hr 24mins

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Rank #2: Ayahuasca & Dreaming Plants

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Comedian, psychonaut, and science advocate Shane Mauss talks about experiencing Ayahuasca with the Co-Author of “When Plants Dream” Sophia Rokhlin.  Does this plant-brew help people and do you need a balance of vulnerability and courage to dive into the unknown and experience it. 

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Sep 18 2019

1hr 27mins

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Rank #3: Perception + Reality

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with Bas Rokers. 

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Apr 21 2015

1hr 11mins

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Rank #4: Parenting + Female Orgasm

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with Todd & Viviana Weekes-Shackelford. 

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Apr 14 2015

1hr 10mins

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Rank #5: Mindfulness Vs Pursuing Goals

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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.

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Mar 12 2019

1hr 9mins

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Rank #6: Personality + Neuroscience

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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.

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Mar 18 2019

1hr 13mins

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Rank #7: Iboga + Healing

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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

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Mar 06 2019

1hr 17mins

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Rank #8: Depression + Disorder

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Shane talks with Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Suzanne Vrshek-Schallhorn.  The two of them discuss the correlation between depression and stress, hormones, and personality disorder.  Shane also talks about his bouts with depression and binge-watching TV. 

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Jun 25 2019

1hr 30mins

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Rank #9: Butterflies + Conservation

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with Bob Krebs. 

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Jan 26 2015

1hr 10mins

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Rank #10: Fitness + Handicap Principle

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with Robbie Wilson. 

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Apr 07 2015

1hr 10mins

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Rank #11: 200: Digital Media + Childhood Development

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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 - http://thelonghunt.bandcamp.com/album/all-paths-lead-to-here

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Jan 15 2019

1hr 9mins

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Rank #12: Memories + Childhood

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Comedian Shane Mauss, host of Stand Up Science, talks with Professor of Psychology at The College of Charleston, Gaby Principe. They discuss false memories, childhood, and why our memories become so inconsistent with what actually happens in real life.

Please check out Gaby’s book “Your Brain on Childhood: The Unexpected Side Effects of Classrooms, Ballparks, Family Rooms, and the Minivan.” https://www.amazon.com/dp/1616144254/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_-.nXCbNRGZ66J

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Apr 29 2019

1hr 23mins

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Rank #13: Fungi + Medicine + Mycology

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Shane talks with Tom Volk, who is a Professor of Biology at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. He teaches courses on Mycology, Medical Mycology, Plant-Microbe Interactions, Food & Industrial Mycology, Advanced Mycology, Organismal Biology and Latin & Greek for Scientists. Can fungi communicate with one another and do they share a common ancestry with humans?   What can’t...mushrooms do?

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Jul 22 2019

1hr 51mins

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Rank #14: Addiction + Broken Brains

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This week Shane talks about broken brains, behavior, and opiate addiction with Northern Kentucky University Vice President for Health Innovation and Saint Elizabeth Healthcare Executive Director of the Institute of Health Innovation, Valerie Hardcastle.

Charity Of The Week - Northern Kentucky University Foundation

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Sep 07 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #15: Strangers + Social Anxiety

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with Nicholas Epley. 

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Jan 12 2015

1hr 20mins

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Rank #16: Brains + Learning

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Shane talks with Associate Professor of Psychology at The University of Wisconsin La Crosse about learning how to learn and the mythology of learning styles. Is there really such thing as a "visual learner," and do studies suggest that students respond differently to different modes of sensory teaching. How can bias impact learning?

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Oct 15 2019

1hr 35mins

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Rank #17: Disorder + Depression

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This week Shane talks about anxiety, depression, and how the holiday season can gaslight depression with Associate Professor of Psychology at The University of Buffalo, Kristin Gainey. Can awareness of our emotions help us manage depression and when someone asks us how we are doing, do we answer honestly and if not, should we? 


Charity of the week: Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals 

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Dec 02 2019

1hr 18mins

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Rank #18: Immigration + Anthropology

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with Deborah A. Boehm. 

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Dec 29 2014

1hr 12mins

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Rank #19: Curiosity + Memory

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Shane continues his discussion with Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University at UC Davis, Charan Ranganath. How does curiosity, prediction error, anxiety, and even mania relate to memory.

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May 28 2019

1hr 31mins

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Rank #20: Humans + Technology

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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/

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Apr 20 2019

1hr 19mins

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Cognition + Consciousness

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Shane talks with Picower Professor of Neuroscience at M.I.T. about the pattern recognition computer and black box known as the human brain. Earl Miller has a PH.D. in Psychology and Neuroscience; he has 1 of the top 5 most cited papers in Neuroscience and is also a Professor in the Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences at M.I.T. 

What are meta-patterns? Is multi-tasking a myth, and what is the difference between low-order and high-order information? 


Charity Of The Week - American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)www.aclu.org

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Feb 19 2020

1hr 12mins

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Fort Worth Zoo Part 3: Medical Care + Animals

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Part 3 of Shane's trip to the Fort Worth Zoo! Shane and special guest Sophia Rokhlin talk with Veterinarians Tara Reilly and Kim Rainwater about the challenges of providing medical care to hundreds of different animals.  

How can acupuncture be applied to promoting the health of animals and how is data used to examine and diagnose various types of anatomies.  


Make sure to check out www.fortworthzoo.org


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Feb 17 2020

1hr 18mins

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Insects + Flying + Breathing

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Shane is once again joined by Anthropologist Sophia Rokhlin to talk about animals, insects, flying and breathing with Paleophysiologist at Midwestern University, John VandenBrooks.


What can we learn about extinct organisms by studying the physiology of modern animals, and how is climatology and geology relevant? What is a Cyborg Beetle?


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Feb 06 2020

1hr 19mins

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Psilocybin + Retreat (Bonus Episode!)

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Shane is joined by Steven Gillespie and Rhianna Andrews. The three of them talk about their experiences at the 3rd Here We Are Myco Meditations Psilocybin retreat in Jamaica. What role do the facilitators play and what might one experience during a garden variety trip? 


For more information about these retreats, go to 

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Feb 03 2020

1hr 11mins

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Fort Worth Zoo Part 2: Pollinators + Butterflies + Milkweed

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This week, in Part 2 of Shane's trip to the Fort Worth Zoo, Shane and special guest Sophia Rokhlin talk with Amy Coslik and Rebecca Gonzales about native milkweed and the lessor known pollinator: the Monarch Butterfly. Listen to hear about The Monarch Project and Zoo Summercamp. 


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Feb 01 2020

1hr 13mins

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Fort Worth Zoo Part 1: Animals + Nutrition

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Shane is once again joined by Antrolopogist Sophia Rokhlin, this time to talk about ecology and animal nutrition with Fort Worth Zoo Staff members Adam Reppert and Ann Ward.


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Outro music "Landscape" by Tooth Lures A Fang 

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Jan 28 2020

1hr 18mins

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Television + Social Connection

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Shane talks with Social Psychologist Shira Gabriel about watching television, social needs, and social connections. What can researching TV watching tell us about parasocial relationships with Reality TV stars and why

sharing your favorite TV Series strengthens relationships.


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Jan 24 2020

1hr 18mins

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2019 Highlight Reel

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Here We Are 2019 Highlights 


Daniella Chusyd     234

Sophia Rokhlin      238

Jeff Shulman        231

Jesse Bengson      226

Kira Schabram      232

Marry Steffel        248

Paul Eastwick       222

Ryan Rahinel        237

Suzanne Vrshek-Schallhorn 224

Zoe Donaldson       227

Barrett Klein         239

Keely Rees          202

Mathew Isaac        201

Heather Kirkorian     200

Mark Forehand       199

Merry Weisner-Hanks  198

Charan Ranganath    220

Herman Pontzer      217

Mark Allen Smith      195

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Jan 01 2020

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Psychedelics + Neuroscience + Symposium

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This week, Shane interviews nine Psychedelic Scholars and Enthusiasts recorded live from the Psychedelic Symposium at The University of Michigan. They discuss Psychedelic Therapy, DMT, Consciousness and Neuroscience. 


The views expressed do not necessarily reflect the views of The University of Michigan. 


Psychedelic Therapy and History


Rick Doblin, PhD

Executive Director

Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS)

Chair of the Board of Directors 

MAPS Public Benefit Corporation


Alan K. Davis, PhD

Licensed Psychologist and Assistant Professor

College of Social Work, The Ohio State University

Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University


Nick Denomme, PhD Candidate

Department of Pharmacology, Center for Consciousness Science, University of Michigan 


DMT and Consciousness


Chris Timmermann, PhD Candidate

Centre for Psychedelic Research Group, Imperial College London


Jon Dean, PhD Candidate

Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Center for Consciousness Science, University of Michigan 


Nick Glynos, PhD Candidate

Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Center for Consciousness Science, University of Michigan 


Psychedelic Neuroscience: Salvia, Ketamine, LSD


Katrin Preller, PhD

University of Zurich 

Yale University


Michael Brito, PhD Candidate

Department of Neuroscience, Center for Consciousness Science

University of Michigan 


Emma Trammel, PhD Candidate

Department of Neuroscience, Center for Consciousness Science

University of Michigan


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Jan 01 2020

2hr 24mins

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Origin Story + Archaea

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Shane talks with Associate Professor of Biology Amy Schmid, about the nucleus free microorganism called Archaea. What is an "extremophile?"  Are these free-living cells redrawing the tree of life and how do they compare to other domains of life like bacteria.  


Charities of the Week: 

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 

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Dec 23 2019

1hr 8mins

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Genetics + Environment + Politics

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This week, Shane is joined by special guest host Sophia Rokhlin talking with Leland J. and Dorothy H. Olsen Chair of Political Science from The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Kevin B Smith. They dive deep into personality research and how genetics and environment influence political beliefs.


Charity Of The Week - Center For People In Need 

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The Chaikuni Institute 

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Dec 07 2019

1hr 1min

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Disorder + Depression

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This week Shane talks about anxiety, depression, and how the holiday season can gaslight depression with Associate Professor of Psychology at The University of Buffalo, Kristin Gainey. Can awareness of our emotions help us manage depression and when someone asks us how we are doing, do we answer honestly and if not, should we? 


Charity of the week: Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals 

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Outro Music “Sator Rotas” by MoonStation Burning 


Audio Production - Jimmy Fro

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Dec 02 2019

1hr 18mins

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Holiday Shopping + Gift Giving

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This week Shane talks about holiday gift buying and gift giving with Assistant Professor of Marketing at The D’Amore Mc-Kim School of Business at Northeastern University, Mary Steffel.  Is giving the gift of cash really a bad idea and what is the smartest approach to buy gifts without blowing your budget.  


Charity of the week - Make-A-Wish

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Outro Music “Sator Rotas” by MoonStation Burning 


Audio Production - Jimmy Fro

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Nov 25 2019

1hr 19mins

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Visual Perception + Attention

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This week Shane talks about the human eye and visual perception with The Head of The Attention Lab at Bringham & Women's Hospital, Jeremy Wolfe. Do humans see in 3d and do our eyes perceive 100% of everything in our visual field?


Charity Of The Week - Rabbis for Human Rights 

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Nov 19 2019

1hr 11mins

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Spiders + Spiders

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Shane talks in-depth about spiders with Collections Manager at the Sam Noble Museum at The University of Oklahoma, Melissa Sadir.

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Nov 15 2019

1hr 26mins

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Empathy + Marketing

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Shane talks about empathy and product marketing Vs service marketing with Professor of Marketing at The University of Wisconsin La Crosse, Nese Nasif. How does one communicate the value of intangible services to consumers? How is responsiveness, assurance, and empathy relevant to marketing?


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Nov 06 2019

1hr 13mins

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Birds + Communication

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This week Shane talks about birds, songs, and communication with Associate Head of The Department of Psychology and Evolutionary Biology from The University of Tennessee, Todd Freeberg. Does an animal’s social environment have anything to do with how they communicate?


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Nov 02 2019

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Biology + Epigenetics

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Shane talks about microbes, gut biomes, bacterial infections, and using baker's yeast to understand how to kill certain kinds of cells to fight with Biology Professor Anne Galbraith from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse.


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Oct 26 2019

1hr 25mins

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Brains + Learning

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Shane talks with Associate Professor of Psychology at The University of Wisconsin La Crosse about learning how to learn and the mythology of learning styles. Is there really such thing as a "visual learner," and do studies suggest that students respond differently to different modes of sensory teaching. How can bias impact learning?

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Oct 15 2019

1hr 35mins

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Animals + A.I.

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This week Shane shares another amazing interview recorded at the Cincinnati zoo with Theriogenologist, Lindsey Vansandt. They discuss the other A.I. artificial insemination, electronic sperm collecting, and the science of sustaining genetic health and diversity of animals while managing their population.

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Oct 14 2019

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Shiggy311

By shiggy311 - Jan 04 2020
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Love Shane, one of the most fun and informative science podcasts out there

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By tacoSEVEN - Oct 11 2019
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Curiosity and enthusiasm best describe this show’s host and wonderful cast of guests.