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Invisibilia

Updated 20 days ago

Rank #7 in Science & Medicine category

Science & Medicine
Society & Culture
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Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently.

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Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently.

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Heyfranhey sent us!!!

By Callmemsgray - May 16 2019
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The friend zone podcast recommended this as a binge worthy listen.... and it is worth our time!

awewome

By j finicky - May 12 2019
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One of my favorite shows! Superb!

iTunes Ratings

14432 Ratings
Average Ratings
11538
1502
548
397
447

Heyfranhey sent us!!!

By Callmemsgray - May 16 2019
Read more

The friend zone podcast recommended this as a binge worthy listen.... and it is worth our time!

awewome

By j finicky - May 12 2019
Read more

One of my favorite shows! Superb!

Cover image of Invisibilia

Invisibilia

Updated 20 days ago

Rank #7 in Science & Medicine category

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Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently.

Rank #1: The Fifth Vital Sign

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We look at how our culture's massive effort to address pain has paradoxically increased it. And we follow one young girl as she struggles through a bizarre and extreme treatment program. NOTE: The treatment in this episode is administered by trained professionals in a hospital setting (and should not be implemented without medical supervision).

Mar 08 2019
1 hour
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Rank #2: True You

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What happens when you discover a part of yourself that is so different from who you think you are? Do you hold on to your original self tightly? Do you explore this other self? Or do you just panic?

Jun 01 2017
35 mins
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Rank #3: I, I, I. Him

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What happens when you lose something so central to your life that you no longer understand who you are? How do you find yourself again?

Mar 09 2018
40 mins
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Rank #4: The Personality Myth

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We like to think of our own personalities, and those of our family and friends as predictable, constant over time. But what if they aren't? What if nothing stays constant over a lifetime?

Jun 24 2016
57 mins
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Rank #5: Future Self

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We all have a better self, a version of us that is better, more successful. It can inspire us to achieve our dreams, or mock us for everything we have failed to become.

Jun 01 2017
46 mins
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Rank #6: The New Norm

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Social norms determine much of your behavior - how you dress, talk, eat and even what you feel. Alix and new co-host, Hanna Rosin, examine two experiments that attempt to shift these norms.

Jun 17 2016
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #7: Outside In

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There's a popular idea out there that you can change from the outside in. Power posing. Fake it 'til you make it. If you just assume the pose, inner transformation will follow. Is it true?

Jul 29 2016
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #8: Post, Shoot

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What is the relationship between the version of you that lives online and the one that walks around the earth? We think of our online selves as shadow versions of us which we can control. But in this age when facts are malleable, something strange is happening: our online selves are sometimes eclipsing our real ones, even when we don't want them to.

Mar 15 2019
52 mins
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Rank #9: Entanglement

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In Entanglement, you'll meet a woman with Mirror Touch Synesthesia who can physically feel what she sees others feeling. And an exploration of the ways in which all of us are connected — more literally than you might realize. The hour will start with physics and end with a conversation with comedian Maria Bamford and her mother. They discuss what it's like to be entangled through impersonation.

Jan 30 2015
57 mins
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Rank #10: The Culture Inside

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Is there a part of ourselves that we don't acknowledge, that we don't even have access to and that might make us ashamed if we encountered it?

Jun 08 2017
56 mins
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Rank #11: Flip the Script

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Psychology has a golden rule too: If I am warm, you are usually warm. If I am hostile, you are too. But what happens if you flip the script and meet hostility with warmth?

Jul 15 2016
1 hour
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Rank #12: Reality

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What happens when we can't agree on reality? In Eagle's Nest Township, Minnesota, residents have been grappling with that question since long before the polarizing presidential election of 2016.

Jun 15 2017
44 mins
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Rank #13: Frame of Reference

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We all carry an invisible frame of reference in our heads that filters our experience. Alix and Hanna talk to a woman who gets a glimpse of what she's been missing – and then loses it.

Jul 08 2016
59 mins
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Rank #14: The Problem with the Solution

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Americans LOVE solutions. But are there problems we shouldn't try to solve? Lulu visits a town in Belgium with a completely different approach to dealing with mental illness.

Jul 01 2016
59 mins
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Rank #15: Emotions

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It feels like emotions just come at us, and there is nothing we can do. But we might have it backwards. We look at an unusual legal case and examine a provocative new theory about emotions.

Jun 22 2017
55 mins
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