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17 Apr 2018

Defying Unjust Authorities – Phil Zimbardo

Phil Zimbardo, Professor Emeritus from Stanford University and author of Stanford Prison Experiment, talks with us about his new research into how social modeling influences the likelihood of disobeying unjust authority.  For more information, including materials discussed during this episode, visit ParsingScience.org. Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS.

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6 Mar 2018

Empathic Accuracy – Michael Kraus

Michael Kraus from Yale University’s School of Management talks with us about his research that examines the role of the voice in our capacity to accurately estimate the emotions of others. For more information, including materials discussed during this episode, visit ParsingScience.org. Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS.

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20 Feb 2018

Universals in Song – Sam Mehr and Manvir Singh

Sam Mehr and Manvir Singh, from Harvard’s Music Lab talk with us about how they used songs from the Natural History of Song database to find out if form-function associations in vocal music are detectable by listeners worldwide. For more information, including materials discussed during this episode, visit ParsingScience.org. Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS.

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23 Jan 2018

Decisions to Move – Bill Clark

Bill Clark from the University of California Los Angeles discusses his research applying the endowment effect of Prospect Theory to decisions of why people move from, or stay in, their homes. For more information, including materials discussed during this episode, visit ParsingScience.org. Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS.

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9 Jan 2018

Capacity for Number – Rafael Núñez

In this episode we talk with Rafael Nunez from the University of California, San Diego, about his research into if human understanding of number has developed through biological evolution, or through the evolution of language and culture.  For more information, including materials discussed during this episode, visit ParsingScience.org. Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS.

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26 Dec 2017

Best of 2017 Special

As 2017 comes to a close, Parsing Science revisits our past interviews to identify some of the themes and trends that we heard across our first 12 episodes. Some clips have never aired, so be sure to listen in for even more unpublished stories behind the world’s most compelling science. For more information, including materials discussed during this episode, visit ParsingScience.org. Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS.

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14 Nov 2017

Electoral Systems and Female Candidates – Laura Stephenson

Laura Stephenson talks about her research into how the structures of electoral systems can shape the outcomes for women candidates. For more information, including materials discussed during this episode, visit ParsingScience.org. Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS.

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31 Oct 2017

Emotions and Rubber Hand Illusion – Beatrice de Gelder

Beatrice de Gelder from Maastricht University shares the stories behind her recent research into emotions and the rubber hand illusion. For more information, including materials discussed during this episode, visit ParsingScience.org. Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS.

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17 Oct 2017

Open Science and Replications (Part 1 of 2) – Brian Nosek & Tim Errington

Brian Nosek and Tim Errington from the Center for Open Science talk about the important role of open science in accelerating scientific progress.  For more information, including materials discussed during this episode, visit ParsingScience.org. Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS.

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