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Hidden Brain
Hidden Brain
Hidden Brain

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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The Secret to Gift Giving

With the holidays upon us, many of us are hunting for that special something for the special someones in our... more

05 Dec 2022 · 48 minutes
Relationships 2.0: What Makes Relationships Thrive

Everyone wants to be loved and appreciated. In the final episode of our Relationships 2.0 series, we revisit a conversation... more

28 Nov 2022 · 48 minutes
Relationships 2.0: When Did Marriage Become So Hard?

No one will deny that marriage is hard. In fact, there's evidence it's getting even harder. This week on the... more

21 Nov 2022 · 52 minutes
Relationships 2.0: An Antidote to Loneliness

When you go to a medical appointment, your doctor may ask you several questions. Do you smoke? Have you been... more

14 Nov 2022 · 49 minutes
Relationships 2.0: The Power of Tiny Interactions

As you're going about your day, you likely interact with family, friends and coworkers. These relationships can help you feel... more

07 Nov 2022 · 49 minutes
Relationships 2.0: How To Keep Conflict From Spiraling

When it comes to conflict, most of us just want to shut it down. But psychological research is increasingly taking... more

31 Oct 2022 · 53 minutes
A Better Way to Worry

Anxiety is an uncomfortable emotion, which is why most of us try to avoid it. But psychologist Tracy Dennis-Tiwary says... more

24 Oct 2022 · 52 minutes
Thriving in the Face of Contradiction

We all face tough decisions in life, whether we're juggling the demands of work and family or deciding whether to... more

17 Oct 2022 · 53 minutes
Did I Really Do That?

Have you ever been falsely accused of something? Many of us think there’s only one way we’d act in such... more

10 Oct 2022 · 52 minutes
Watch Your Mouth

If you're bilingual or multilingual, you may have noticed that different languages make you stretch in different ways. This week,... more

03 Oct 2022 · 49 minutes
Hidden Brain
The Secret to Gift Giving
Hidden Brain