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Deeply Human
Why you do what you do! Exploring our loves, our fears, our habits and hopes, Dessa takes a deeply personal look at what lies behind our thoughts and behavior. Can a better understanding of human nature help us be more generous with other people’s weird behavior and even our own?Deeply Human is a BBC World Service and American Public Media coproduction with iHeartMedia.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 616 ratings
Would have enjoyed more if every story wasn’t related back to presenter..
Unhappy99999 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/27/21
Thoughtful, concise, compelling
Animated by Dessa’s curiosity and leavened by her wry sense of humor, Deeply Human delivers thoughtful, concise, compelling episodes on key but insufficeintly examined experiences of being human. It’s one of those rare podcasts where I never miss an episode. No matter what the topic, I know Dessa...Read full review »
Phil Nel via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/25/21
Love this podcast so much, really interesting content on topics all related to psychology and love that the neurology behind these topics is also tied in!
joanneo7 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 05/25/21
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