Science

Time to Think

Emily Dickinson was not a recluse by any means; she just needed some time to think. In Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life, award-winning author Marta McDowell illuminates Dickinson’s deep passion for the...READ MORE

What School Could Be

Everyone agrees our current model of education is broken. And Ted Dintersmith has some valuable suggestions on how to fix it. Ted set out across America to visit 50 states...READ MORE

Change is a Destination, You’ll Need a Mode of Transportation

Grab your phone or computer and type in How to Change into Google and this is what you get: about 10,370,000,000 results (0.99 seconds) Ponder Cheryl Crow’s song, “A Change...READ MORE

How Beef Changed America

In 1901, more than 300 million pounds of dressed beef crossed the Atlantic. In 1902 there was a Kosher meat riot – Women smashed shop windows, poured kerosene oil on...READ MORE

Teens, Resilience and Why Your Brain Resists Change

Research shows a huge part of developing resilience is having supportive people in our lives. Yet, people often struggle with the idea that they aren’t worth the effort, or anyone’s...READ MORE

Shedding the Shoulds

Meet your guide to living your best life possible, Regan Walsh. If you’ve been asking yourself, “Is this is all there is?” If you are living a life filled with...READ MORE

SAT Test Prep Expert Joe McGovern Lays It All on the Line

Ellie Newman interviews SAT and ACT test prep expert, Joe McGovern, in this episode of That Got Me Thinking, a thoughtful and thought-provoking podcast. Listen as the conversation turns to...READ MORE

How Do We Change?… In Relation to Others is the Answer

Lori Gottlieb knows what it’s like to sit with discomfort and pain, that of others and her own. She knows that our notion of the future can be just as...READ MORE

Habits and Traits of Highly Sensitive People

Are you or your child highly sensitive? Are you more aware of subtleties than others? Are you easily overwhelmed in crowds or loud and chaotic environments? Do you have a...READ MORE

Discover the Power of Conversation with Celeste Headlee

Ellie Newman interviews award-winning journalist and conversation expert Celeste Headlee in this episode of “That Got Me Thinking” a thoughtful and thought-provoking podcast. Listen as the conversation turns to how...READ MORE

Alien Life, Spaceships and Red Giants, We Are Not Alone

Michael Wall, PhD, is a senior writer at Space.com and author of, Out There: A Scientific Guide to Alien Life, Antimatter, and Human Space Travel (For the Cosmically Curious.) And when asked...READ MORE

Is Chicken Making Me Sick?

Maryn McKenna is an award-winning journalist who specializes in public health and food policy. Which turns out to be a heck of a lot sexier than you may have thought-...READ MORE

If You Think the Space Time Continuum is Real, Clap Your Hands

If you could travel anywhere in time, would you? Should you? How conditioned are we by the science and words around us? And where does our future lie; in front, behind...READ MORE

Is Qi, Vital Life Energy, the Key to Health and Longevity?

Chinese Martial Arts Master, Dr. Shin Lin was a contemporary of Bruce Lee, training under the same martial arts master for physical training, enhancing health, fighting and self defense. Dr. Lin is...READ MORE

How Does Stress Affect the Brain?

How do you remember where you parked your car and will your brain shrink if you can’t remember? Neuroscientist Elizabeth Kirby heads the Kirby Lab at the Ohio State University...READ MORE

How to Make the World a Better Place

Yale researcher Paul Bloom, author of How Pleasure Works and Just Babies, disagrees with policy makers, activists, scientists and philosophers who think the only problem with empathy is that we need...READ MORE

Can Black Soldier Flies Save Our Oceans?

Scientist, Philip Taylor believes the Black Soldier Fly may be the answer to the missing link in the food chain that is currently destroying the world’s oceans. Taylor tells us,...READ MORE

Dr. Mario Beauregard, PhD. Explores Mind and Consciousness, Beyond the Physical Brain

Dr. Beauregard is the author of more than 100 publications in neuroscience, psychology and psychiatry. He was one of the first neuroscientists to use neuroimaging to investigate the neural underpinnings...READ MORE

Dr. Stuart Brown Appreciates the Importance of Play

Ever wonder if there was an enjoyable way to diminish anxiety and depression, a non stressful solution to sustain intimacy, increase longevity, innovation and adaptability? Well this simple four letter...READ MORE

What is Synesthesia?

In it’s simplest form, synesthesia is a multi-dimensional sensory experience. Have you ever seen a color connected to a letter or word, or tasted a specific taste when you heard...READ MORE

What Does it Mean to be a Skeptic?

How is it that we determine what to believe? What is a discernible truth and how do science and faith fit into the mix? Is being a skeptic an optimistic...READ MORE