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Talk Nerdy with Cara Santa Maria

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Cara Santa Maria is a science communicator, television host, producer, and journalist. She is excited to present "Talk Nerdy," a place for conversations with interesting people about interesting topics.

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Episode 279 - Sarah Hill
In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by evolutionary psychologist Dr. Sarah E. Hill to talk about her new book, "This Is Your Brain on Birth Control: The Surprising Science of Women, Hormones, and the Law of Unintended Consequences." They discuss the long history of scientific inquiry that ignores women's bodies and minds, as well as what new research is telling us about birth control's sweeping effects. Follow Sarah: @sarahehillphd.
Episode 278 - Daniel Lieberman
In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by Dr. Daniel Z. Lieberman, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at George Washington University. They talk about new book, “The Molecule of More: How a Single Chemical in Your Brain Drives Love, Sex, and Creativity—and Will Determine the Fate of the Human Race.” Their conversation centers around the important role of dopamine in human behavior, relationships, and addiction.
Episode 277 - Sean Carroll
In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara once again sits down with Caltech physicist Dr. Sean Carroll, this time to talk about his new book, “Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime.” They discuss what quantum mechanics is (and isn’t), its relation to psychology and philosophy, and how the many-worlds interpretation may just be the key to understanding the cosmos. Follow Sean: @seanmcarroll.
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Podcast Details
Started
Mar 2nd, 2014
Latest Episode
Oct 14th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
279
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
Yes

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