Social Sciences Podcasts

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SciShow Tangents

427 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
SciShow Tangents is the lightly competitive knowledge showcase from the geniuses behind the YouTube series SciShow. Every Tuesday, join Hank Green, Ceri Riley, and Sam Schultz as they try to one-up...
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Origin Stories

67 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 349 ratings
This award-winning show combines science and narrative to explore our human story and explain why we are the way we are. Listen and explore human evolution one story at a time.
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Be Reasonable

79 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 238 ratings
Examining beliefs from outside of the mainstream
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SAPIENS: A Podcast for Everything Human

43 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 187 ratings
What makes you … you? And who tells what stories and why? This season, SAPIENS hosts Ora Marek-Martinez and Yoli Ngandali explore stories of Black and Indigenous scholars as they transform the fi...
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Beautification of Communication - The Communification Podcast

38 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 187 ratings
Wish you could avoid ineffective communication & gain great communication skills? You’re not alone! Through scholarship and storytelling this podcast will help you to unlock your communication pote...
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Science for the People

621 episodes - Latest episode: 14 days ago - ★★★★★ - 163 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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Wise Guy Talks

84 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 135 ratings
This is the podcast where everthing is in bounds. Social, political, philosophical, to the sublime.
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Cemetery Confessions: A Goth Talk Podcast

137 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 91 ratings
The world's number 1 Goth talk podcast! We discuss news related to the goth experience with a different guest each month, exploring the history, music, literature, fashion and community of the cul...
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Social Science Bites

122 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 88 ratings
Bite-sized interviews with top social scientists
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The TBRI Podcast

30 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 78 ratings
The TBRI® Podcast features conversations about Trust-Based Relational Intervention®, an attachment-based, trauma-informed intervention designed to meet the complex needs of vulnerable children. On ...
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Why We Do What We Do

254 episodes - Latest episode: 12 months ago - ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
Create an enjoyable listener experience about psychological concepts that anyone can easily consume.
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This Anthro Life

167 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 65 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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Thoughtful Mind with Tzvi

56 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 61 ratings
Thoughtful Mind with Tzvi is a weekly podcast about Personal Growth, Mental Health, and Interesting Ideas. Each week, we talk about becoming a better person, address the pain in our lives, or spen...
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UCLA Housing Voice

40 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 59 ratings
Why does the housing market seem so broken? And what can we do about it? UCLA Housing Voice tackles these questions in conversation with leading housing researchers, with each episode centered on a...
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Mentally Flexible

36 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 59 ratings
Join psychotherapist Tom Parkes as he has meaningful conversations to help you build mental flexibility. Each episode will explore topics related to psychology, mental health, and creativity. With ...
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Digging a Hole: The Legal Theory Podcast

43 episodes - Latest episode: 24 days ago - ★★★★★ - 50 ratings
Yale Law School professors Samuel Moyn and David Schleicher interview legal scholars and dig into the debates heard inside law school halls.
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FUTUREPROOF.

180 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 46 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...
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Talk Psych to Me

100 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 44 ratings
Let's get psychology out of the lab and into the streets. Join hosts Tania Luna (psychology researcher) and Brian Luna (total layperson) as they turn fascinating research into practical tips for be...
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Psychology at Work

55 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 35 ratings
Dr. Casey Lankow and Dr. Tim Johansson envision a world of work where people realize their significance and purpose. Join them as they explore how to make positive meaning of our relationships and...
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Truly Mental

7 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 34 ratings
This podcast has been created by Joe Smarro & Jesse Trevino and it is being provided by SolutionPoint+, a national training and consulting firm that specializes in cultivating mental wellness to ma...
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"The Dedan Tolbert Show" - The Original Urban Podcast

323 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★ - 33 ratings
Whether it's relationship advice, politics, combating social injustice, spirituality or many other provocative topics... for over 15 years, "The Dedan Tolbert Show" has provided the realest form of...
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Rigged

7 episodes - Latest episode: 12 months ago - ★★★★★ - 31 ratings
In Rigged, we’ll rummage through the bag of tricks used by PR to shape the world you live in. Over the last century, these tricks have rigged the media, the government… society, really...with somet...
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Functional Relations

26 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 29 ratings
An ABA podcast where Dr. Zachary Bird and Caleb Davis set aside time to have engaging conversation with experts in the field of behavior analysis to explore topics like ethics of functional analysi...
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Love, Sex, and Applied Behavior Analysis

51 episodes - Latest episode: 21 days ago - ★★★★★ - 28 ratings
Pop culture and ABA and libations, oh my! Each week we will look at everyday events that occur in pop culture and apply the principles of behavior analysis to scientifically discuss the current tre...
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Against Japanism

19 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 28 ratings
This podcast seeks to challenge the commonly held assumptions about Japan as harmonious, homogeneous, and traditional by recasting its history as a history of conflict and change, as the history of...
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Wallet Activism

4 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 28 ratings
From author and award-winning podcaster Tanja Hester, this is Wallet Activism, a show for everyone who’s ready to change the status quo. Whether you want to fight inequality and injustice, or addre...
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MASKulinity

57 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 27 ratings
Brooklyn-based duo Samantha Nzessi and Remoy Philip invite you into their sometimes loud but necessary banter on masculinity. Hear Samantha and Remoy discuss topics like what masculinity means to o...
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Scope Conditions Podcast

36 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 27 ratings
A podcast showcasing cutting-edge research in comparative politics.
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Actively Speaking Podcast

38 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 26 ratings
Steve Bleiberg, portfolio manager and thought leader at Epoch Investment Partners, takes on current topics and issues facing today's investor.
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One in Ten

74 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 21 ratings
Engaging the brightest minds working to solve one of the world's toughest challenges—child abuse. Join us for conversations with leading experts on science, law, medicine, morality, and messaging. ...