Social Sciences Podcasts

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Hidden Brain

260 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 23.1K ratings
Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
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57 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 16.9K ratings
Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your o...


69 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.8K ratings
CRIME MACHINE is a new breed of true crime podcast designed to transport the listener to very specific moments in crime. Join us every week as Mr Luna opens a new door to an old case with the help...
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This is War

51 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2.6K ratings
A raw look at the combat and homecoming experience from American veterans who have been deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. “This Is War” chronicles the trials of combat vets both abroad and ...
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Beyond the Darkness

85 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.4K ratings
Enlightening & Entertaining discussions about all things Paranormal with world renowned researchers and experiencers, challenging everything we think we know about Ghosts, Ghouls, Angels, Demons, A...
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80 episodes - Latest episode: about 23 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 2.1K ratings
The true science behind our most popular urban legends. Historical mysteries, paranormal claims, popular science myths, aliens and UFO reports, conspiracy theories, and worthless alternative medici...
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Very Bad Wizards

188 episodes - Latest episode: about 16 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.8K ratings
Very Bad Wizards is a podcast featuring a philosopher (Tamler Sommers) and a psychologist (David Pizarro), who share a love for ethics, pop culture, and cognitive science, and who have a marked ina...


44 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.7K ratings
My name is John David Booter. I am not a podcaster. In fact, I've never made a podcast. I am an award winning documentary filmmaker from Davistown, Pennsylvania who has never made a film. Done Disa...
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Anything Ghost Show

17 episodes - Latest episode: 17 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.5K ratings
Since 2006, Anything Ghost has been sharing people's personal paranormal experiences. The stories are sent to Lex Wahl, who reads the experiences and sometimes adds music and effects to the backgro...
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GraveYard Tales

103 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.3K ratings
We tell the stories of haunted places, ghost encounters, cryptid encounters, the paranormal, preternatural, and every oddity imaginable. And we have a few laughs while we're at it! Join your hosts ...
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71 episodes - Latest episode: about 17 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
A true-crime podcast about climate change.
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Reasonable Doubts Podcast

173 episodes - Latest episode: over 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 804 ratings
Reasonable Doubts takes an informative and humorous look at religion from a freethinking perspective; offering news and commentary of interest to skeptics, atheists, agnostics, humanists, courageou...
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Talk Nerdy with Cara Santa Maria

303 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 748 ratings
Cara Santa Maria is a science communicator, television host, producer, and journalist. She is excited to present "Talk Nerdy," a place for conversations with interesting people about interesting to...
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Strange Matters Podcast

100 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★ - 701 ratings
Discussing the Bizarre, Mysterious, & Unexplained
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SciShow Tangents

75 episodes - Latest episode: about 16 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 554 ratings
Introducing the lightly competitive knowledge showcase from the geniuses behind the YouTube series SciShow. Every Tuesday, join Hank Green, Ceri Riley, Stefan Chin, and Sam Schulz as they try to on...
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Behavior Bitches

47 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 504 ratings
Ever wonder why guys always assume you’re down to get dirty within 3 seconds of meeting them? Why you keep making the same bad decisions and getting back with your crummy ex? Why you can’t stick to...
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Rationally Speaking

244 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 421 ratings
Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and scien...
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Codependency No More Podcast

56 episodes - Latest episode: over 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 400 ratings
In the Codependency No More Podcast, Brian and Jennifer take you along on their journey of codependency recovery. While having conversations with experts, other codependents, and each other, they ...
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Consider Before Consuming

20 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 396 ratings
Think about all of the things you consider every day to help keep yourself, your loved ones, and your community happy, healthy, and hopeful. Now consider this: There is an ever-growing body of re...
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Our Strange Skies

69 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 284 ratings
Our Strange Skies is a biweekly podcast that delves into the stories of ordinary people encountering the "unidentified" in hteir backyards and beyond. Each episode explores the UFOs and otherworldl...
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Background Briefing with Ian Master's

386 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 274 ratings
Background Briefing goes far beyond the headlines and deep under the radar to bring forward truths unheard elsewhere in American media. Background Briefing features international and national news,...
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This Jungian Life

117 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 256 ratings
Eavesdrop on three Jungian analysts as they engage in lively, sometimes irreverent conversations about a wide range of topics. Join them for discussion of news events, family dynamics, personal iss...
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Mating Matters

44 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 250 ratings
Host Dr. Wendy Walsh uses science, personal interviews and pop culture to reveal that mating strategy is the secret evolutionary motivation for most every human behavior. We are wired to reproduce....
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This Week I Learned

80 episodes - Latest episode: over 2 years ago - ★★★★ - 249 ratings
Your audio guide to the most fascinating and fun revelations, reports, and studies on the internet. Quick, concise, and infectiously entertaining, This Week I Learned promises to make learning fun ...
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4 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 176 ratings
در سال جدید بیشتر کتاب بخوانیم. معرفی و خلاصه کتاب‌های علمی و غیرروایی هر ماه خلاصه ی یک کتاب غیر روایی رو به دو شکل متن و صدا در کانال تلگرام، اینستاگرام و ساندکلاد استرینگ بوکس دنبال کنید. پروژه‌...
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No Chill Enneagram

30 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 161 ratings
A safe space for enneagram fanatics and a really dumb idea for a podcast. We can't stop talking about the enneagram, so we made a podcast to get it all out of our system. Every week, Richard Cl...
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KUT » Two Guys on Your Head

179 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 159 ratings
Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke explain how our brain works.
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Unpopular Culture

168 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 157 ratings
A psychotherapist dives into the broken underbelly of society, shining a light on more neglected topics in Pop Culture, Psychology, & Modern Media
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SAPIENS: A Podcast for Everything Human

23 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 155 ratings
What makes you … you? Is it your DNA, culture, environment? SAPIENS hosts Jen Shannon, Esteban Gómez, and Editor-in-Chief Chip Colwell speak with anthropologists from around the globe t...
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DSR: Become a Better Man by Mastering Dating, Sex and Relationships (formerly Dating Skills Podcast)

127 episodes - Latest episode: almost 3 years ago - ★★★★ - 150 ratings
Dating advice, Sex advice and Relationships Advice or relationship advice for Men. Learn how to talk to women, how to improve confidence, improve relationships and how to have great sex. Interviews...