By Useful Science
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Science is useful, but its usefulness isn't always obvious. In this podcast we dive deep into scientific research to figure out how the science was done, what was discovered, and how you can use it to improve your life.
||Clean17: Bad science reporting||This week we learn about sleep habits, Fitbit lawsuits, and bad science reporting.||10/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInterview: Social impact, documentaries, VR, and empathy with Harmony Institute||Interview: Social impact, documentaries, VR, and empathy with Harmony Institute.||9/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean16: Art museums, napping, and male and female brains||This week we learn about art museums, napping, and male and female brains.||9/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean15: Getting out the vote, ADHD, and self-compassion||--||7/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInterview: Defending science in the classroom with Josh Rosenau||Guest Josh Rosenau, Programs and Policy Director of the National Center for Science Education, talks about the mission of the NCSE and the history of attacks against evolution and climate science in public schools.||6/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14: BMI, classroom humor, and poop||This week we learn about body shape index, humor in the classroom, and squatting while pooping.||6/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13: Online dating, marathon runners, and pizza||This week we learn about online dating, marathon runners, and pizza.||6/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12: Getting drunk, getting full, and attracting mosquitos||This week we learn about getting drunk on diet soda, getting full on imaginary food, and attracting mosquitos with your genes.||5/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11: Ambient noise, email checking frequency, and academic tracking||This week we learn about ambient noise for creative thinking, email checking frequency, and academic tracking, which is separating students into different classes or schools according to their academic ability.||3/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10: Male faces, sex frequency, and organic beef||This week we learn about attractive male faces, sex frequency, and organic, grass fed, hormone free, non-gmo beef.||2/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9: Adolescent brains, legal drinking ages, and antibacterial soap||This week we learn about adolescent brains, legal drinking ages, and antibacterial soap.||1/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8: Misconceptions, math anxiety, and healthy personalities||This week we learn about the effect of old misconceptions on learning new concepts, painful math anxiety, and healthy personalities.||1/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7: Malleable intelligence, merit badges, and depressed roommates||This week we cover articles from the education section of our site. We learn about teaching children that intelligence is malleable, merit badges, and depressed roommates. We also have an interview with Derek Muller of Veritasium and Snatoms.||12/17/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6: Fast food, 6-year-old justice, and HIV prevention||This week we learn about eating fast food after a workout, xenophobic 6 year olds, and HIV prevention.||12/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5: Placebos||This week we're talking about placebos. We cover placebo clothing, placebo surgeries, and how placebos are getting stronger over time.||11/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4: Music, napping, and video games||This week we learn about the benefits of napping, how music makes you smarter, and why you should be playing more video games.||11/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3: Wealth equality, antidepressants, and happiness||This week, all of our topics come from the happiness section of our site. We learn about how the wealth of others affects your happiness, the effectiveness of anti-depressant drugs, and why being happy all the time may not make you happy all the time.||10/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2: Power posing, arguing with teenagers, and creative walking||This week we learn about how walking enhances creativity, power posing, and why arguing with your teenager may be a good idea.||10/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1: Gift giving, vocal fry, and love||This week, all of our topics come from the persuasion section of our site. We learn about why people suck at giving gifts, all about vocal fry, and how to create love in an hour… in a lab at least.||9/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean0: Sleep paralysis, cool 13-year-olds, toxoplasmosis, and Wikipedia reliability||This week we learn about sleep paralysis, whether cool 13 year olds have already washed out by the age of 22, is your cat’s poop affecting your behavior, and how reliable is medical information on Wikipedia.||9/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Hey the names J$,
but call me pidbreath for short when you see me at our local bakery,
Ive been listening to these guys for years, since I was 15.. hint for all you math willies, Im 20 now,. so for the rest of ye just suffice to say a long time! these guys do it write. if your a inteligent like myself you'll love it and find yourself tuning in wheather ur going out, staying in, or a student yourself.
On a scale from good to great, I'd be a goon to give em anything less den 5 stars.
If you're male, womale or child, tune in and you'll be grooving along be3 u can say chopped liver!
A great, fun science show!!
Fun and Useful
Great Podcast. The topics are interesting, and helpful. Keep up the great work.