Social Sciences Podcasts

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Sword and Scale

369 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★ - 57.8K 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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Personality Hacker Podcast

470 episodes - Latest episode: 2 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

422 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★ - 1.1K 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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Consider Before Consuming

55 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 575 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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Deeply Human

13 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 539 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

836 episodes - Latest episode: about 12 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 443 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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2100

44 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 392 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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Mating Matters

55 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 320 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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Origin Stories

61 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 311 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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Magical Mystery Radio: Conspiracy & Paranormal Review

75 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★ - 305 ratings
"Inane ramblings from the fringe, half-baked politics from suspect sources, 'open-minded' nonsense about paranormal topics." John and Adam explore trending and historical fringe topics in a sometim...
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Alpha Male Strategies

434 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 297 ratings
Teaching men real alpha male qualities. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alphamalestrategies/support
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Science of Reading: The Podcast

143 episodes - Latest episode: about 3 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 233 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

74 episodes - Latest episode: 27 days ago - ★★★★★ - 206 ratings
Examining beliefs from outside of the mainstream
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Seven Ages Audio Journal

49 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 188 ratings
Archaeology and the Exploration of Human History
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Mental Podcast

109 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 186 ratings
Mental Podcast 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 Michelle Collin...
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Your Brain at Work

67 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★ - 179 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: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 179 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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Very Bad Therapy

96 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★ - 175 ratings
Very Bad Therapy is a closer look at what goes wrong in the counseling room - and how it could go better - as told by the clients who survived.
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Science for the People

594 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 162 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

34 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 155 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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Woman of Valor with Bari Mitzmann

63 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 139 ratings
Candid discussions and practical advice for the modern woman
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Popcorn Psychology

73 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 134 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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Quantitude

80 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 133 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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Reverse Psychology

106 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 121 ratings
Mike and Diana are both psychologists who like to talk about psychology and love to talk over each other. Each week they sit down to talk about something weird, interesting, horrifying or otherwise...
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System Speak: Dissociative Identity Disorder ( Multiple Personality Disorder ), Complex Trauma , and Dissociation

304 episodes - Latest episode: 11 days ago - ★★★★★ - 120 ratings
Diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder at age 36, Emma and her system share what they learn along the way about DID, dissociation, trauma, and mental health. Educational, supportive, inclus...
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Pulmcast

65 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 117 ratings
We are a couple of of Pulm/CCM providers who love all things pulmonary, resus and critical care. We breathe life into fresh FOAM content and stream it directly to your auditory cortex at 6mb/kg. S...
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Probable Causation

116 episodes - Latest episode: about 21 hours ago - ★★★★ - 111 ratings
A show about law, economics, and crime.
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Mindful Recovery

40 episodes - Latest episode: 6 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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Scary Stories

51 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 108 ratings
Not your usual urban legends podcast. Scary Stories is an atmospheric exploration of the psychology of fear told through those classic stories that happened to a friend of a friend. Say a fond fare...
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FUTUREPROOF.

135 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 104 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...