Social Sciences Podcasts
Why have kings, emperors, and governments killed and imprisoned people to shut them up? And why have countless people risked death and imprisonment to express their beliefs? Jacob Mchangama guides you through the history of free speech from the trial of Socrates to the Great Firewall. Stay up to date with Clear and Present Danger on the show’s website at freespeechhistory.com
By Jacob Mchangama
Amazing things happen when girls discover Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math – yet according to the University of Washington's I-LABS, girls can start believing that certain activities are for boys as early as the second grade. To show off the true potential of tomorrow’s brightest STEAM minds, Slate Studios brings you Life on the Fast Track: a documentary podcast series that goes behind the scenes of the second-annual Girls’ Fast Track Races, powered by Ford. Join our host, Fawn Qiu, an award-winning technologist and educator, as she follows three Girl Scouts through the design, construction, and race phases of the contest. But just like the race itself, this podcast is about so much more than fast cars. Life on the Fast Track is produced by Slate Studios in collaboration with Ford.
By Slate Studios
<p>The future of tech: the next billion seconds are the most important in human history as technology transforms the way we live and work. The rate of change we will experience will be the fastest humanity has ever seen. Award winning podcast creator and journalist, Mark Pesce is an inventor, writer, entrepreneur, educator and broadcaster whose work and global connections in all things internet and tech extend back to the early days of the web. He speaks to the brightest minds shaping this new world and creating the future via smartphones, connected devices, artificial intelligence and beyond.</p>
By PodcastOne Australia
Child psychologist, Dr. Kirsten Kuzirian, answers parenting questions from a research-based, mindfulness perspective. We also explore parent self-care using Dr. Kuzirian's tenets of nourishment, connection, inspiration and transformation. This helps parents to be self-aware in their parenting decisions, supporting conscious parenting. Stay awake to the transformation of your family! www.wideawakeparenting.com
By Dr. Kirsten Kuzirian
PsychCrunch is the podcast from the British Psychological Society's Research Digest and presented by Dr Christian Jarrett. Each episode we explore whether the findings from psychological science can make a difference in real life. Just how should we live, according to psychology? We speak to psychologists about their research and whether they apply what they've discovered in their own lives.
By The British Psychological Society Research Digest
In the Outsmart Your Instincts Podcast, host Adam Hansen explores what’s going on—under the radar—with non-conscious instincts (aka Cognitive Biases) that trip up innovation, and points towards some effective ways around them. He talks to some of the best and brightest in the world of innovation to explore how Cognitive Biases affect our work, and how we can all learn a new way to think.
By Ideas To Go
How many ways are there to be human? Each week Anthropologist on the Street Dr. Carie Little Hersh invites different cultural experts to illuminate the hidden ideas, practices, and power dynamics that make our lives both familiar and strange.
By Carie Little Hersh: Teaching Professor, Blogger, Podcaster
Discover how shifting the focus off of weight in health care can greatly improve health outcomes for patients. It is increasingly evident that diets do not work, and that patients of a wide range of sizes can benefit from increasing healthy habits without weight change. With this evidence, we as medical professionals can more effectively and ethically treat our patients by changing how we interact with them around weight. We will explore how to do no harm to our patients of all sizes without recommending weight loss. This podcast is intended for medical professionals, but we welcome all listeners. DeAun Nelson, ND, and guest hosts will discuss relevant topics such as: obesity as defined by BMI, determinants of health, weight stigma, healthism, weight loss, Well Now, Health at Every Size®, Body Trust®, weight science, research, and more. The information in this podcast is not intended to provide medical advice. For more information, visit our website at www.donoharmpodcast.org and you can follow us on Facebook @firstdonoharmpodcast and Instagram, @donoharmpodcast today.
By DeAun Nelson, ND and Sarah Thompson: Health at Every Size and Patient-Centered Health Care