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Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences
Human Centered
Conversations about projects and research undertaken by scholars at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University. Hosted by former New York Times journalist and current CASBS research affiliate John Markoff. CASBS brings together great minds to generate new knowledge to address wicked problems and significant societal challenges. It is a place where diverse thinkers collectively produce transformative outcomes that none could produce independently. A place where boundaries and assumptions are challenged in order to advance our understanding of...
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5.0 stars from 7 ratings
Fascinating conversations
Fascinating conversations covering a wide range of topics related to society, culture, technology, economics, psychology, etc. If you’re a fan of the Long Now talks, add this to your rotation.
Noahcates via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/11/19
Great conversations between veteran journalist John Markoff and the world's finest social scientists. Hard recommend.Read full review »
JD Lewin via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/10/19
What A Treat!
I love hearing the people responsible for so much of the great work in social science talk about their work. CASBS sounds like interdisciplinary watering hole our world needs.
violetram via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/09/19
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