Qualia

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Experience emotions and cognitive mechanisms and then understand them.

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In this BONUS to our immersive episode, "Empathy," we explore an intervention shown to reduce your hate toward another group of people. Cognitive scientist, Emile Bruneau, has shown that this intervention has long term behavioral consequences for people who go through it: they feel less hate because it works on your subconscious cognitive biases. So we'll try it out on you...   Please recommend t…
In this IMMERSIVE episode, “Empathy,” our goal is to immerse you in a soundscape that evokes empathy and persuade you to block empathy through rationalization. Later, we evoke empathic distress and give you ways to reduce this distress by cultivating something called empathic care. To preserve this immersive experience, we stripped out a lot of the reporting we did on the science of empathy. Here…
In this second BONUS to our Immersive episode, “Risk,” we hear a story from a cognitive scientist, Philip Fernbach, who did not make a good decision in Malawi. We learn why he and you are vulnerable to an illusion of knowledge. And whether it’s ok to live in this illusion. Clearly there are times when we should have knowledge of things, right? Our website: qualiapod.com Listen to us on the Rad…

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Started
Jun 16th, 2018
Latest Episode
Nov 11th, 2018
Release Period
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