Is Abortion OK?

By |2018-11-17T17:52:07+00:00November 17th, 2018|

030 Is Abortion OK? This week's episode might be a bit controversial but is probably one of the most important episodes we've done - we discuss some of the key scientific, moral, legal and emotional issue in the abortion debate, including taking a big look at how the laws differ between countries [...]

What Do We Know?

By |2018-11-04T23:42:27+00:00November 4th, 2018|

029 What Do We Know? What is knowledge? Is it a subset of belief, or is belief a subset of knowledge? Can we know anything for certain? Join us as we ask these questions and more within this episode. https://youtu.be/hiYO_A2H-Gw Watch this episode on YouTube References: What is epistemology? Wiki [...]

The Science Of Demon Possession

By |2018-10-20T20:44:42+00:00October 20th, 2018|

028 Has Science Debunked Demons? Discover the science and history of demon possession. What's going on in the brain and what kind of conditions lead to people acting possessed. Is demon possession a real, supernatural phenomenon, or is something else going on? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXjDGsGnHeQ Watch this episode on YouTube References: Vilma [...]

Should We Drink Alcohol?

By |2018-10-06T23:52:14+00:00October 6th, 2018|

027 Should We Drink Alcohol? What is alcohol? How long have humans been drinking it and why? Drinking is pretty common amongst many groups of people but how does it affect your body and brain? Is a glass of wine every day actually good for you or is it going to harm [...]

Can Computers Steal Your Face?

By |2018-09-08T20:21:41+00:00September 8th, 2018|

025 Can Computers Steal your Face? Can a computer perfectly impersonate a human? Explore the future of identity theft and identity protection. Discover how computer software can already mimic the human face and voice and explore the negative and positive future ramifications of such A.I. capabilities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjcuIQ7pUWU Watch this episode on YouTube [...]

Are You A Psychopath?

By |2018-09-08T20:42:36+00:00August 25th, 2018|

024 Are You A Psychopath? What is a psychopath? How are they different from a sociopath? What's the neurology behind it and how can we tests for psychopathy? We're asking all the big questions today! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=te-S2K16kzY Watch this episode on YouTube References: BetterHelp: Psychopathy  BetterHelp: Sociopath Definition and Symptoms  BetterHelp: [...]

Can we Memorize Everything?

By |2018-07-21T15:13:44+00:00July 21st, 2018|

022 Can we Memorize Everything? How does human memory work? Can we improve our memories to remember more, to learn things faster, and to retain it longer? Discover the history of memory and learn how you can memorize anything. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vu_83o6zrwI Watch the episode on YouTube References: Scientific Studies: Subjects told [...]

Where’s the Missing Link? Human Evolution

By |2018-07-15T20:30:30+00:00July 15th, 2018|

021 Where's the Missing Link? Where’s the missing link between us humans and our supposedly fellow apes? From australopithecus afarensis to homo neanderthalensis, in this episode we investigate and discuss the many fossils of our ancestors. https://youtu.be/tCXeMaPG4xk References: Encyclopedia Britannica: human evolution: https://www.britannica.com/science/human-evolution National Museum of Natural Histroy: Introduction to [...]