Archive for August 2017

Season 6 Episode 7: How Does Music Affect Your Brain?

August 30, 2017 @ 7:00 am

In this episode Wade learns that Byrne has some deep dark secrets that is only brought out with the help of music. The guys also discuss what current research has revealed about how music impacts our brain's pleasure and reward centers, and how music could be an affordable and effective way to assist the language development of lower socio-economic children.

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Season 6 Episode 6: Your Poo & You

August 22, 2017 @ 10:50 pm

In this shitty episode, Byrne and Wade discuss the Science of poo. The guys talk about how your stool can tell a lot about a your diet, health, and how exactly scientists go about measuring it and what one might look for in a good poo. They also discuss how further research into shit may be benefitial to our economy and how our lack of understanding of this field is costing billions.

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Season 6 Episode 5: Gettin’ Down with Cara Santa Maria

August 22, 2017 @ 10:43 pm

In this episode Byrne and Wade chat with the awesome Talk Nerdy host Cara Santa Maria. The three discuss everything; from her battle with mental illness and how her training in psychology has assisted her understanding of the condition, to what it's like to be a part of skepticism royalty as the new member of Skeptics Guide to the Universe. They even discuss Rasputin's alleged penis and Cara's ousting as an atheist to her Mormon family with all the usual laughs along the way.

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