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Research that makes people LAUGH, then THINK — research about anything and everything, from everywhere —research that's good or bad, important or trivial, valuable or worthless. Presented by Marc Abrahams, founder of the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/improbableresearch/support
 
American Hysteria explores the moral panics, conspiracy theories, urban legends, and fantastical thinking that shape our culture and why we end up fearing and believing in the unreal. Using sociology, psychology, biology, and a whole lot of research, poet-turned-podcaster Chelsey Weber-Smith charts their own journey from fantastical thinker to flexible skeptic, while detailing the sometimes hilarious, sometimes horrifying stories of American freak-outs from the Puritans to the present, and t ...
 
The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to zoology, highlighting the most exciting research from each issue of Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and providing in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors.
 
Every Monday and Thursday, Serial Killers takes a psychological and entertaining approach to provide a rare glimpse into the mind, methods and madness of the most notorious serial killers with the hopes of better understanding their psychological profile. With the help of in-depth research, we delve deep into their lives and stories. Serial Killers is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.
 
Discover ancient Egypt, in their own words. This podcast uses ancient texts and archaeology to uncover the lost world of the Nile Valley. A tale of pharaohs, pyramids, gods, and people. The show is written by a trained Egyptologist and uses detailed, up-to-date research. We dive deep into the ancient society, to uncover their fascinating tales. A member of the Agora Podcast Network.
 
Thinking Nutrition is all about presenting the latest nutrition research in plain language and then translating this into what it means for your health. Dr Tim Crowe is a career nutrition research scientist and an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian. Tim has over 25 years of research and teaching experience in the university and public health sectors, covering areas of basic laboratory research, clinical nutrition trials and public health nutrition. He now works chiefly as a freelance h ...
 
The world is more mysterious than most people are comfortable imagining. We cross paths with the mystical from time to time and may not even notice it. If we do, we quickly return to our usually mundane daily existence. But what if we not only acknowledged the unknown, we investigated it and spoke with those in the know? That’s what co-hosts Scott & Forrest, and their producer Tess Pfeifle do at Astonishing Legends. With the power of the well-vetted Astonishing Research Corps, they have acce ...
 
Roger Dooley is the author of Brainfluence: 100 Ways to Persuade and Convince Consumers with Neuromarketing, and has been studying the effects of psychology, behavior research, and neuroscience on persuasion and marketing in business, leadership and everyday life. In every episode, Roger shares brain-oriented tactics, along with the expertise of his guests, to increase persuasion with concrete, research-based neuromarketing advice. Guests include best-selling authors and thought leaders like ...
 
Flow Research Collective Radio is a podcast dedicated to helping you unlock the upper edge of your potential. Join New York Times bestselling author Steven Kotler and Co-Founders of the Flow Research Collective, Rian Doris and Conor Murphy, as they attempt to decode the science of peak performance and flow with world-leading experts on the topic. Kotler is the author of thirteen bestselling books including Bold, Abundance, Rise of Superman, and Stealing Fire. His work has been translated int ...
 
The American Institute for Economic Research, also known as AIER, is an economic research institute located in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. It was founded in 1933 by the 20th century economist Edward C. Harwood with the intention of protecting individual rights and continues to produce quality content on subjects of policy, philosophy and economic science.
 
Dan David is a Freedom of Speech activist in the global financial markets and the founder of Wolfpack Research, a short-biased activist research firm. He is considered an expert on China's markets and security and has presented at prestigious think-tanks and conferences such as the Center for Strategic International Studies (CSIS), Ergo - Global Flashpoint, and the Sohn Investment Conference. Dan is featured as the lead protagonist in a ground-breaking documentary, "The China Hustle," which ...
 
Welcome to The Feminist Present, the first podcast from the Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University. Hosts Adrian Daub and Laura Goode welcome a range of feminists from academia, journalism, activism and more. Please join us as we use the gift of feminism to figure out what’s going on right now.
 
Can we learn to make smarter choices? Listen is as host Katy Milkman--behavioral scientist, Wharton professor, and author of How to Change--shares stories of high-stakes decisions and what research reveals they can teach us. Choiceology, an original podcast from Charles Schwab, explores the lessons of behavioral economics to help you improve your judgment and change for good. Season 1 of Choiceology was hosted by Dan Heath, bestselling author of Made to Stick and Switch. Podcasts are for inf ...
 
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) provides research-based policy solutions to sustainably reduce poverty and end hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. Established in 1975, IFPRI currently has more than 600 employees working in over 50 countries. It is a research center of CGIAR, a worldwide partnership engaged in agricultural research for development.
 
Jen Lumanlan always thought infancy would be the hardest part of parenting. Now she has a toddler and finds a whole new set of tools are needed, there are hundreds of books to read, and academic research to uncover that would otherwise never see the light of day. Join her on her journey to get a Masters in Psychology focusing on Child Development, as she researches topics of interest to parents of toddlers and preschoolers from all angles, and suggests tools parents can use to help kids thri ...
 
A weekly study of converging right-wing conspiracy theories and faux-progressive wellness utopianism. At best, the conspirituality movement attacks public health efforts in times of crisis. At worst, it fronts and recruits for the fever-dream of QAnon. As the alt-right and New Age horseshoe toward each other in a blur of disinformation, clear discourse and good intentions get smothered. Charismatic influencers exploit their followers by co-opting conspiracy theories on a spectrum of intensit ...
 
Scicomm for you sis! The Research Her highlights Black women researchers and research topics relevant to wellbeing. Essentially, it's your source for sisterly science. We dive into biology, sexuality, behavioral and physical science, and everything in between. Research Scientist, Dr. Elissia Tenea, is a chemist and science communicator who brings the realness to keep us improving our lifestyle. You're guaranteed to love it here!
 
Research Insights, hosted by R. Dale Hall, FSA, MAAA, CERA, Managing Director of SOA’s Research department and occasional guest hosts, highlights Society of Actuaries (SOA) research. The podcasts include recently released research reports, research featured at SOA meetings, and other related items produced by SOA research.
 
Morbidology is a weekly true crime podcast created and hosted by Emily G. Thompson, author of "Unsolved Child Murders," "Cults Uncovered: True Stories of Mind Control and Murder," "Mysteries Uncovered: True Stories of the Paranormal and Unexplained," and co-author of "Unsolved Murders: True Crime Cases Uncovered." Using investigative research combined with primary audio including 911 calls, interviews and trial testimony, Morbidology takes an in-depth look at some of the world's most heinous ...
 
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This podcast previews the SOA 2021 Health Meeting, a premier virtual event, which is informative to your career as an actuary, a great value and fun! Podcast host, R. Dale Hall, FSA, CERA, MAAA, CFA, SOA Managing Director of Research chats with Craig Kalman, FSA, MAAA, FHFMA, Health Meeting Chairperson and Achilles Natsis, FSA, MAAA, FLMI, SOA Heal…
 
I use this stuff every day...sometimes 9 times a day. What is it? I gave myself 20 mins to go find out more about the subject. Now I'm sharing with you what I found out. Yes, you are allowed to subscribe. Please feel free to share this on Social media and let me know if there is a subject you would like covered. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soap M…
 
This week, The Pack has a Bull vs Bear discussion on Root, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROOT) with Edwin Dorsey of “The Bear Cave”. ROOT is a provider of direct-to-consumer insurance products. Edwin Dorsey (@StockJabber on Twitter). Has published two reports on ROOT explaining why he believes they are not a viable long-term company. Even after a long-biased tweet…
 
Last fall, Filene launched a new research center to focus on the power of credit unions’ social and community impact — not only to explore the way that this type of work being done by credit unions, if strategically maximized, partnered and amplified, has potential to significantly and positively transform entire communities, but also to explore th…
 
Grab your sticks and join Jeb and Blake as they go looking for water flowing underground. Same as it ever was? Not hardly. Special content in this episode courtesy Sharon Hill. Be sure and check out her article on dowsing for water at Spooky Geology. The "earth, air, fire, and water" idea comes from Empedocles. Early in the episode Francis Hitching…
 
As we continue our conversation after Teacher Appreciation week and celebrate Mental Health Aware Month this May we discuss recruiting and retention in the teaching profession with Dr. Valerie Hill-Jackson who dives into the topic of teacher's mental health and how to create better spaces for teachers. Dr. Valerie Hill-Jackson received her Interdis…
 
TimingResearch.com's Analyze Your Trade Episode #159, recorded at 4PM ET on May 11th, 2021. The full video, timeline, special offers, show notes, and other information for this episode is available here: https://timingresearch.com/blog/2021/analyze-your-trade-episode-159/ Lineup for this Episode: - Jake Bernstein of Trade-Futures.com - The Option P…
 
My guest today is Rebecca Brooks, Founder and CEO of Alter Agents. Founded in 2010, Alter Agents is based in Los Angeles California, and is a full-service, strategic market research consultancy reimagining research in an era of shifting decision making. Prior to founding Alter Agents, Rebecca has held senior roles at top market research agencies in…
 
Steven Kotler’s new book, The Art of Impossible, is out.It’s $27.99 everywhere books are sold BUT you can only get the book and a battle-tested set of Free Peak Performance Tools and Trainings at 👉 https://www.theartofimpossible.com --- "Realists manage to run acceptance and hope in parallel." - Mark Pollock ABOUT THE GUEST Unbroken by blindness in…
 
On this episode, Kimberly Penn with professional services consulting firm, CliftonLarsenAllen (CLA), shares her thoughts about the Future of Work. Ms. Penn provides practical applications to transition to providing consulting services in a virtual environment. And, she shares how the past year has motivated her to exercise her voice and build an mo…
 
In Podcast Episode #1067, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to developmental biologist Dany Adams. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/improbable…
 
We've been in a liminal space for the last 15 months or so, since COVID shutdowns. (The word 'liminal' comes from the Latin root limen, meaning threshold). It’s a place where a certain part of our lives has come to an end but the next thing hasn’t yet begun, so we’re in a transitional state. We're finally starting to see the end of this liminal sta…
 
The National Curriculum epitomises almost everything that is wrong about modern schooling. It is an abstruse, cluttered document that brushes aside the need for tried and tested teaching methods and is burdened with an ugly, post-modern agenda. Sociologist Frank Furedi joins Nick Cater discuss the cultural underpinnings of the educational malaise.W…
 
Today, people around the globe—from teachers to small-business owners to finance executives—use Microsoft Excel to make sense of the information that occupies their respective worlds, and whether they realize it or not, in doing so, they’re taking on the role of programmer. In this episode, Senior Principal Research Manager Andy Gordon, who leads t…
 
Dr. Matthew C. Makel joins the podcast to discuss a recent Educational Psychologist article written by Jonathan A Plucker and himself, entitled "Replication is important for educational psychology: Recent developments and key issues." Learn more about this article here: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00461520.2021.1895796…
 
Ollie Lovell · ERRR #053. James Handscombe on Assemblies and Ethos The ERRR podcast can also be listened to on… The post ERRR #053. James Handscombe on Assemblies and Ethos appeared first on Ollie Lovell.By Ollie Lovell: Secondary school teacher and lover of learning. Passionate about all things eduction. @ollie_lovell
 
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