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How do scientists define happiness?

Bought by WRNC-LP, KKWE Niijii Radio, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, KPIP-LP and more

  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Psychologist Jeffrey Zacks explains why people (even psychologists!) get so emotionally involved in movies.

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix

  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 12:00
  • Purchases: 2
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It's the sequel! Psychologist Jeff Zacks returns to explain how our eyes make sense of continuous movie edits.

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix

  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 11:39
  • Purchases: 2
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An inspired fictional dramatic reading from D.B.Weiss's 'Lucky Wander Boy'. Employing specialised acoustic dynamics to create an overwhelming and b...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 15:58
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Animals are easy to love - most of them. But it takes a special breed of human to fall for one particular type animal.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 08:18
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Our guest this week on Art of the Song is the Grammy Award winning founder of Mannheim Steamroller, Chip Davis.

Bought by WRNC-LP

  • Added: Dec 14, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A girl tries to finish her father's work. After 15 years, she has a breakthrough!

  • Added: Dec 02, 2015
  • Length: 02:49
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He developed a prevailing theory of gravity and labored over calculations concerning the end of the world, but had no use for women! Sir Isaac Newton

  • Added: Sep 23, 2015
  • Length: 02:52:14
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Over the last 150 years there is one subject which has caused much debate. That subject of course is evolution by natural selection. But what does ...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2015
  • Length: 15:38
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On November 24, 1859, "On the Origin of Species" was published. To say that it made a splash would be an understatement. It changed the world.

  • Added: Aug 22, 2015
  • Length: 17:59
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Darwin settled into a life as a naturalist. Whether he liked it or not, his views would find themselves on the world's stage.

  • Added: Aug 15, 2015
  • Length: 12:23
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On 12/27/1831, 22 year old Charles Darwin stood on the deck of the HMS Beagle to bid England farewell.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 13:39
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Had Charles Darwin not set foot upon the HMS Beagle the wonderful idea of evolution by natural selection might never have occurred to him.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 15:45
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Wyoming naturalist joins game herd, 'becomes' a mule deer

  • Added: Aug 05, 2015
  • Length: 21:04
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Damon Gameau talks corporate responsibility, the power of information, and Oscar Wilde’s advice.

Bought by RadioFreePalmer

  • Added: Aug 01, 2015
  • Length: 23:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Brian Greene
Theoretical physicist and string theorist, Brian Greene understands some of the world's most difficult mathematic equations and, here's a neat tric...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 36:23
Caption: After a year of neurologic music therapy with music therapist Tracy Bowdish, Jim Bob Rodriguez has regained some of the speech he lost after suffering a stroke., Credit: Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
Three years after a stroke robbed him of speech, a Virginia man is regaining his ability to sing and speak, thanks to revolutionary music therapy.

Bought by Accessible Media Inc., WTJU, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 09:32
  • Purchases: 4
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First, it’s a classic story of achieving the American Dream. George Mitchell grew up in a working class family in Maine. Mitchell embraced every o...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, Harford Community Radio, KEDT, and WCWP

  • Added: May 26, 2015
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 4
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Oral historian Blanche Girouard talks to the Hon Timothy Palmer about his enthusiasm for dung beetles.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:25
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TARGET WEEK: Week of April 13, 2015. Discover what makes science fun in this engaging book, filled with weird, wacky science facts, basic principle...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 10:00
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Tonight’s show “Making Love to Siri,” seeks to understand what is seductive to us about robots. Which question should we ask: Can we make love to S...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 58:33
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First, the brain is possibly one of the most sophisticated and complex systems in the human body, if not all of nature. There may be no more import...

Bought by Harford Community Radio and WCWP

  • Added: Feb 10, 2015
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 2
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In this new installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts and Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with storyteller Brian “...

Bought by KSRQ

  • Added: Feb 09, 2015
  • Length: 30:36
  • Purchases: 1
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On today's show, we hear two stories about a brain condition called synesthesia. That's when the stimulation of one pathway in the brain leads to a...

Bought by Radijojo World Children's Radio Network and KUOW

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 11:09
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Black Prairie plays a concert for 52 wolves at Wolf Haven sanctuary in Washington State., Credit: Carli Davidson
There's a music industry for pets out there. But what kind of music do animals like? A woman who studies how non-human creatures go mad throws conc...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WABE, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jan 10, 2015
  • Length: 08:23
  • Purchases: 3