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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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4.6 stars from 37,479 ratings
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My favorit podcast! Can only recommend.
Ina2986 via Apple Podcasts · Switzerland · 04/08/21
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Hidden Brain a Wonderful podcast. Entertaining, informative and intelligent. Shankar is an amazing host. One of my favorite Podcast.
UteSim via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 04/08/21
Every episode gives me pause and challenges my thinking. Excellent writing! The host is a master of pause and intonation. A true pleasure!
Borough baby via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 04/07/21
Recent Episodes
Podcast hosts are used to being the ones asking the questions. This week, though, we’re going to flip that script, and put Shankar in the guest seat. We’ll hear a recent interview he did with Krys Boyd of the public radio show Think from KERA in Dallas. The discussion revolves around Shankar's...
Published 04/05/21
Stories help us make sense of the world, and can even help us to heal from trauma. They also shape our cultural narratives, for better and for worse. This week on Hidden Brain, we conclude our three-part series on storytelling with a look at the phenomenon of "honor culture," and how it dictates...
Published 03/29/21
We can’t go back and change the past. We can’t erase trauma and hardship. But what if there was a way to regain control of our personal narratives? In the second part of our series on storytelling, we look at how interpreting the stories of our lives — and rewriting them — can change us...
Published 03/22/21
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