Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently.
Years ago, producer Yowei Shaw taught high school students how to make radio. And in one of her classes, something bizarre happened with one of her students, something that she's never been able to make sense of. In this episode, Yowei tracks down her former student and uncovers a story much stranger than she ever expected.
Five years ago, Leena Sanzgiri was living her childhood dream... New York city apartment, job at Vogue, and a boyfriend she planned to marry. Until the July day she woke up in the hospital, and everything changed. Support for this episode provided by Charles Schwab: https://www.schwab.com/.
An uncomfortable encounter with a stranger sets producer Abby Wendle on a quest to answer the question: who do you let in and who do you keep out? In her search for balance between openness and caution – she navigates the struggles of her long-distance relationship and chats up musician John Prine.
"This is one of my favourite podcasts. Never a dull episode."
veritylistens reviewed this podcast on Oct 8th, 2018
"A general psychology podcast with substantial, hour-long episodes. Lots of interviews, lots of dipping into multiple perspectives on any given topic. It's good fun to listen to, and doesn't feel drawn-out or long-winded. "
spenring reviewed this podcast on Aug 3rd, 2018
"I could hang with these women! They know how to tell a story and seem like a lot of fun. "