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Hidden Brain
Hidden Brain
Hidden Brain, Shankar Vedantam

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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Episodes

Changing Our Mental Maps

As we move through the world, it's easy to imagine we're processing everything that happens around us and then deciding... more

15 Jul 2024 · 53 minutes
Out of the Rabbit Hole

Cognitive scientist Nafees Hamid studies the minds of people drawn to radical or fringe ideas. This week, he takes us... more

08 Jul 2024 · 47 minutes
Befriending Your Inner Voice

You know that negative voice that goes round and round in your head, keeping you up at night? When that... more

01 Jul 2024 · 51 minutes
Making the World Sparkle Again

Across every domain of our lives, our minds have a tendency to get accustomed to things. In fact, the brain... more

24 Jun 2024 · 50 minutes
Our God-Shaped Brains

Some think of religious faith as just that: a leap of faith. But psychologists are increasingly filling in the gaps... more

17 Jun 2024 · 50 minutes
Why You Feel Empty

Have you ever had an unexplainable feeling of emptiness? Life seems perfect - and yet - something is missing. This... more

10 Jun 2024 · 49 minutes
Why Trying Too Hard Can Backfire On You

Thinking is a human superpower. On a daily basis, thinking and planning and effort bring us innumerable benefits. But like... more

03 Jun 2024 · 52 minutes
Innovation 2.0: Do Less

The human drive to invent new things has led to pathbreaking achievements in medicine, science and society. But our desire... more

27 May 2024 · 46 minutes
Innovation 2.0: Shortcuts and Speed Bumps

Most of us love to brainstorm with colleagues. But so often, our idea-generating sessions don't lead to anything tangible. Teams... more

20 May 2024 · 49 minutes
Innovation 2.0: The Influence You Have

Think about the last time you asked someone for something. Maybe you were nervous or worried about what the person... more

13 May 2024 · 52 minutes
Hidden Brain
Changing Our Mental Maps
Hidden Brain