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Rank #7 in Science & Medicine category

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Invisibilia

By NPR

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.

iTunes Ratings

12339 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Love it!

By DeirdreW82 - Jan 19 2019
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I’ve been sharing this podcast with all of my friends and family. It’s brought me to tears and made me laugh, it’s a little like TAL without the awkwardness!

Sincere, fun, thought-provoking!

By claybosler - Jan 19 2019
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This is a great podcast, covering important issues with a lot of heart, a sensitive touch and a leavening bit of fun to every episode.

iTunes Ratings

12339 Ratings
Average Ratings
9915
1293
446
328
357

Love it!

By DeirdreW82 - Jan 19 2019
Read more

I’ve been sharing this podcast with all of my friends and family. It’s brought me to tears and made me laugh, it’s a little like TAL without the awkwardness!

Sincere, fun, thought-provoking!

By claybosler - Jan 19 2019
Read more

This is a great podcast, covering important issues with a lot of heart, a sensitive touch and a leavening bit of fun to every episode.

Top 10 Episode of Invisibilia

Rank #1: True You

Jun 01 2017
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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?

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Rank #2: The Personality Myth

Jun 24 2016
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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?

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Rank #3: Fearless

Jan 16 2015
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In "Fearless," co-hosts Alix Spiegel and Lulu Miller explore what would happen if you could disappear fear. A group of scientists believe that people no longer need fear — at least not the kind we live with — to navigate the modern world. We'll hear about the striking (and rare) case of a woman with no fear. The second half of the show explores how the rest of us might "turn off" fear.

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Rank #4: I, I, I. Him

Mar 09 2018
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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?

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Rank #5: Outside In

Jul 29 2016
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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?

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Rank #6: The New Norm

Jun 17 2016
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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.

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Rank #7: Entanglement

Jan 30 2015
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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.

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Rank #8: Future Self

Jun 01 2017
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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.

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Rank #9: The Culture Inside

Jun 08 2017
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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?

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Rank #10: Reality

Jun 15 2017
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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.

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