Social Sciences Podcasts

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Sword and Scale True Crime

346 episodes - Latest episode: 14 days ago - ★★★★ - 50.9K ratings
The Sword and Scale true-crime podcast is an immersive audio experience covering the dark side of humanity and human nature. Our stories delve into the worst of the worst and include murder, rape,...
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Invisibilia

65 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 19.4K 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...
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GraveYard Tales

152 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.1K 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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Drilled

117 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.7K ratings
A true-crime podcast about climate change, hosted and reported by award-winning investigative journalist Amy Westervelt.
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Talk Nerdy with Cara Santa Maria

696 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 827 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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Behavior Bitches

104 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 810 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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Earth Ancients

370 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★ - 767 ratings
Earth Ancients chronicles the growing (and often suppressed) evidence of known and unknown civilizations, their ruined cities, and artifacts developed from advanced science and technology. Erased f...
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The Terri Cole Show

289 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 540 ratings
If you enjoyed this episode of The Terri Cole Show, or you would like to learn more about practical psychology, achieving personal freedom, self-improvement, meditation, mindfulness practices, harn...
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Consider Before Consuming

39 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 520 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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Background Briefing with Ian Masters

670 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 378 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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Mating Matters

54 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 296 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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Accessible Astrology Podcast with Eugenia Krok, MA - Astrologer Trained in Psychotherapy

155 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 279 ratings
Join Astrologer Eugenia Krok, MA to discover the relationship between nature + human personality.
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Origin Stories

56 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 279 ratings
What makes us human? How are we different from chimpanzees? Who are our earliest ancestors and how do we know? Origin Stories is The Leakey Foundation’s podcast about how we became human. This aw...
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Alpha Male Strategies

434 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 234 ratings
Teaching men real alpha male qualities. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alphamalestrategies/support
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Notorious Narratives

121 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 231 ratings
With an enduring fascination with all things weird, long time friends Jen and Robin delve into history's most peculiar people and extraordinary events.
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Sow Edible Podcast

77 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 217 ratings
Welcome to the Sow Edible Farm Podcast. Join our family as we build our permaculture sustainable farm and off grid homestead. With nature as our example, we are shaping the farm with edible food...
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Scholars Strategy Network's No Jargon

245 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 206 ratings
No Jargon, the Scholars Strategy Network’s weekly podcast, presents interviews with top university scholars on the politics, policy problems, and social issues facing the nation. Powerful research,...
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Be Reasonable

67 episodes - Latest episode: 10 days ago - ★★★★★ - 184 ratings
Examining beliefs from outside of the mainstream
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Your Brain at Work

45 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★ - 174 ratings
In organizations around the world, leaders are facing a deluge of urgent issues: a crisis in employee engagement, the need to make workforces more diverse, and the challenge of making workplaces fe...
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SAPIENS: A Podcast for Everything Human

34 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 173 ratings
What makes you … you? Is it your DNA, culture, environment? SAPIENS hosts Jen Shannon, Esteban Gómez, and SAPIENS.org Editor-in-Chief Chip Colwell speak with anthropologists from around the globe t...
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EERIE X

270 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★ - 168 ratings
EERIE Radio is a paranormal podcast that stands for 'Endeavor for Esoteric Research and Investigation into the Enigmatic'. The hosts interview top researchers in the paranormal field and have a few...
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Science of Reading: The Podcast

97 episodes - Latest episode: 11 days ago - ★★★★★ - 160 ratings
Science of Reading: The Podcast will deliver the latest insights from researchers and practitioners in early reading. Via a conversational approach, each episode explores a timely topic related to ...
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Science for the People

589 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 157 ratings
Science for the People is a long-format interview podcast that explores the connections between science, popular culture, history, and public policy, to help listeners understand the evidence and a...
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Subtitle

24 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 137 ratings
Language unites and divides us. It mystifies and delights us. Patrick Cox and Kavita Pillay tell the stories of people with all kinds of linguistic passions: comedians, writers, researchers; speake...
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Moonwalk

59 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★ - 122 ratings
Houston, we have a podcast. Welcome to the show on how to moonwalk your life. Think interdimensional roller coaster, but for your mind. We take big adventures and even bigger ideas, from science...
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Woman of Valor with Bari Mitzmann

55 episodes - Latest episode: 11 days ago - ★★★★★ - 122 ratings
Candid discussions and practical advice for the modern woman
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This Anthro Life

136 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 111 ratings
Life is complicated, but we love simple answers. AI and robotics are changing the nature of work. Emojis change the way we write. Fossil Fuels were once the engine of progress, now we're in a race ...
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Popcorn Psychology

60 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 109 ratings
Three licensed therapists breakdown and analyze popular movies and characters from the perspectives of an individual, child, and a marriage and family therapist.
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Mindful Recovery

33 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★ - 109 ratings
Mindful Recovery is a podcast devoted to helping individuals who are struggling with trauma and addictions. Mindfulness is a research-based method for dealing with anxiety and trauma. Psychologic...
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FUTUREPROOF.

103 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 106 ratings
Welcome to FUTUREPROOF. We're the podcast that delves into the future. From Augmented Reality to Artificial Intelligence to Smart Cities to Internet of Things to Virtual Reality, we speak with some...