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60-Second Mind

Updated 12 days ago

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Social Sciences
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Leading science journalists provide a weekly one-minute commentary on the latest developments in the science of brain and behavior. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all our archived podcasts please visit: www.scientificamerican.com/podcast

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Leading science journalists provide a weekly one-minute commentary on the latest developments in the science of brain and behavior. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all our archived podcasts please visit: www.scientificamerican.com/podcast

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Great Content!

By YGlen - Dec 16 2014
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Only wish it was longer than 60-seconds.

quick & easy

By Schlomo is my real name - Aug 21 2014
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Quick doses of light science. Nothing mind-blowing, but interesting nonetheless.

iTunes Ratings

190 Ratings
Average Ratings
114
38
11
11
16

Great Content!

By YGlen - Dec 16 2014
Read more
Only wish it was longer than 60-seconds.

quick & easy

By Schlomo is my real name - Aug 21 2014
Read more
Quick doses of light science. Nothing mind-blowing, but interesting nonetheless.
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60-Second Mind

Updated 12 days ago

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Leading science journalists provide a weekly one-minute commentary on the latest developments in the science of brain and behavior. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all our archived podcasts please visit: www.scientificamerican.com/podcast

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