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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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Episodes

A Founding Contradiction

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal." Those words, penned by Thomas Jefferson 246... more

27 Jun 2022 · 49 minutes
The Premonition

When Paul Burnham was a teenager, he received what felt like a premonition: he would die at the age of... more

20 Jun 2022 · 49 minutes
Why You're Smarter Than You Think

From the time we are schoolchildren, we are ranked and sorted based on how smart we are. But what if... more

13 Jun 2022 · 48 minutes
Do Less

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

06 Jun 2022 · 53 minutes
Money 2.0: Let's Go Shopping!

What do the things you buy say about you? Many of us like to think of ourselves as immune to... more

30 May 2022 · 48 minutes
Money 2.0: The Rich and the Rest of Us

Where do you stand on the income ladder? Do you think of yourself as rich, as poor, or as somewhere... more

23 May 2022 · 48 minutes
Money 2.0: Emotional Currency

What’s the point of money? The answer might seem obvious: we need it to get paid for our work and... more

16 May 2022 · 35 minutes
Money 2.0: Why We Bust Our Budgets

Have you had a recent surprise expense? You're not alone. More than half of American households report facing an unplanned... more

09 May 2022 · 52 minutes
Money 2.0: Rewrite Your Money Story

Money worries are one of the biggest sources of anxiety in the lives of Americans. This week, we kick off... more

02 May 2022 · 49 minutes
The Logic of Rage

Neuroscientist Doug Fields was on a trip to Europe when a pickpocket stole his wallet. Doug, normally mild-mannered, became enraged... more

25 Apr 2022 · 49 minutes
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The human drive to invent new things has led to pathbreaking achievements in medicine, science and society. But our desire for innovation... more