Social Sciences Podcasts

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Sword and Scale

384 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★ - 57.6K 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...
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83 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 21K 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

210 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.6K ratings
We tell the stories and history of haunted places, ghost encounters, cryptid encounters, the paranormal, preternatural, and every oddity imaginable. And we do it with a comedic twist! Join your hos...
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Anything Ghost Show

53 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 1.8K 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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Personality Hacker Podcast

545 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.6K ratings
Make better decisions based on how your mind works. Personality Hacker teaches you the coding language of your mind and how to use it to create great relationships - a fulfilling career and happine...
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Earth Ancients

506 episodes - Latest episode: about 6 hours ago - ★★★★ - 1.2K 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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Deeply Human

39 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 665 ratings
Why you do what you do! Exploring our loves, our fears, our habits and hopes, Dessa takes a deeply personal look at what lies behind our thoughts and behavior. Can a better understanding of human n...
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Background Briefing with Ian Masters

1,025 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 472 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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Rationally Speaking Podcast

266 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 464 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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Alpha Male Strategies

454 episodes - Latest episode: 21 days ago - ★★★★★ - 385 ratings
Teaching men real alpha male qualities. Support this podcast:
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48 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 354 ratings
This podcast series is a time capsule left for the people of 2100 to dissect and find with it what they want. Host Jason Peters is fascinated with the idea of time and the possibilities that come w...
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Origin Stories

67 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 325 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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Mating Matters

55 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 325 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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Psych With Mike

212 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 323 ratings
Being human is hard work. Let Psych With Mike be your users manual to make it a little easier. Psych With Mike started as a radio show in 2017 and has now evolved into a podcast. The show explores ...
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Science of Reading: The Podcast

161 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 297 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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Be Reasonable

79 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 227 ratings
Examining beliefs from outside of the mainstream
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ArchaeoEd Podcast

28 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 210 ratings
Archaeologist Dr. Ed Barnhart talks about ancient civilizations of the Americas. You know, the one's western history books spend a page or two discussing. A new episode on the 1st of every month!
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Mental Health Uncovered

115 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 186 ratings
Mental Health Uncovered is a show dedicated to individuals and mental health professionals; providing support, information, and some candid conversation along the way. The show is hosted by licen...
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SAPIENS: A Podcast for Everything Human

43 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 182 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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Your Brain at Work

80 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 181 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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Paranormal Almanac

230 episodes - Latest episode: 39 minutes ago - ★★★★ - 177 ratings
Each week we will talk about Paranormal news and tell our favorite paranormal stories, its informative, fun, and freaky.
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Speaking of Racism

82 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 174 ratings
A podcast celebrating everyday activists who are disrupting, deconstructing, and dismantling racism.
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No Chill Enneagram: Watch Party

65 episodes - Latest episode: 12 months ago - ★★★★★ - 171 ratings
We can't stop talking about the enneagram, so we started a podcast to get it all out of our system. No Chill Enneagram: Watch Party is a safe space for ennegram and pop culture fanatics. Each week,...
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Science for the People

610 episodes - Latest episode: 26 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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Psychology After Dark

50 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 155 ratings
Two professionals in the field of psychology from wildly different theoretical and practical orientations getting together to take a look at the dark side of the human condition.
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101 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 152 ratings
A podcast dedicated to all things quantitative, ranging from the relevant to the highly irrelevant. Co-hosts Patrick Curran and Greg Hancock talk about serious statistical topics, but without takin...
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Woman of Valor with Bari Mitzmann

68 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 144 ratings
Candid discussions and practical advice for the modern woman
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The Testing Psychologist Podcast

295 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 139 ratings
Helping psychologists, neuropsychologists, and mental health professionals start, grow, and scale psychological testing services in private practice.
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Wise Guy Talks

81 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★ - 135 ratings
This is the podcast where everthing is in bounds. Social, political, philosophical, to the sublime.
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Before You Kill Yourself

380 episodes - Latest episode: about 24 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 119 ratings
A suicide prevention podcast. TEDx speaker, Leo Flowers has a Masters in Counseling/Psychology and is a stand-up comedian, so he knows exactly why he's depressed. Join him while he intervi...