Posted by: grokscience | October 9, 2019

Big Book

imageAmong all of the self recovery programs, alcoholics anonymous may be the most influential and the foundation for all those that followed. But, the history of this institution has only recently been explored in scholarly detail. On this episode, William Schaberg discussed Writing the Big Book: The Creation of A.A.

And, the little red one…? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | October 2, 2019

Conscious Feeling

christof_koch_webHow does the brain give rise to subject feelings and is this the basis for consciousness? On this episode, Dr. Christof Koch discussed his research on consciousness.

Where is my mind… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | September 25, 2019

Dog Love

2218677Dogs may be unique in the capacity to form emotional bonds. What are the biological underpinnings of this behavior? On this episode, Dr. Clive Wynne discussed his book, Dog is Love.

Peace, dog… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | September 18, 2019

Dice God

1424951122The universe is filled with uncertainty, from the fundamental to the uncalculable. But, how can we deal with uncertainty in our predictions of the future. On this episode, Prof. Ian Stewart discussed Do Dice Play God?

Hard ways bet… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | September 11, 2019

Lost Mind

51Aqx88mYnL._UX250_How do the operations of the brain result in the mind? And, how has the study of the two been influenced by early medical cases? On this episode, Drs. Allan H. Ropper and Brain Burrell discussed how the brain lost its mind.

Tyler Durden? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | September 4, 2019

xkcd

220px-Randall_Munroe_ducksWhat is the best way to solve an everyday problem? On this episode, Randall Munroe, creator of xkcd, discussed his new book, How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems.

42… ;}

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Posted by: grokscience | August 28, 2019

Opium

john.h.halpernThe opioid epidemic continues to affect countless lives, but how did it get to this point? What is the history of opium and its derivative opioids? On this episode, Dr. John Halpern discussed how an ancient flower shaped and poisoned our world.

What about religion?  😉

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Posted by: grokscience | August 21, 2019

Mirror, mirror

Thomas-ServalCan your bathroom mirror show more than your reflection? On this episode, Thomas Serval discusses an operating system that works behind your mirror to enhance our digital lifestyle.

Who is the fairest of them all… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | August 14, 2019

Strange Harvests

Screen Shot 2019-08-14 at 2.06.47 PMThe natural world is filled with resources that are harvested without thought for the long term consequences. Can we live sustainably with the environment? On this episode, Edward Posnett discussed the strange harvests.

Reap what you sow… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | August 7, 2019

Stress Switch

bBD95v4A_400x400Stress can be overwhelming and sometimes even debilitating, but how can we deal with mild or chronic stress? On this episode, Dr. Amy Serin discussed the stress switch.

Chill out… 😉

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