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Each week Mitch and Greg of AsapSCIENCE explain the science behind a new subject. Using studies, anecdotes and interviews to keep you entertained while *BAM* simultaneously LEARNING!

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Each week Mitch and Greg of AsapSCIENCE explain the science behind a new subject. Using studies, anecdotes and interviews to keep you entertained while *BAM* simultaneously LEARNING!

    Hobbies: do they change your brain?

    Hobbies: do they change your brain?

    Whether it’s reading, birdwatching, painting, or stargazing, we all have a hobby. In this week’s episode, we discuss what happens in the brain when you’re doing a hobby, their impact on your mental health, and the difference between scientific and artistic creativity. 


    What Did We Learn This Week?
    2:35 Scientists Are Killing Off Female Mosquitos! 
    9:28 Trees Can Fart?! 
    Studytime: 14:00
     
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    • 52 min
    Poppers and Pride ft. Priyanka

    Poppers and Pride ft. Priyanka

    HAPPY PRIDE!! Today we are joined by Canada Drag Race star and winner PRIYANKA! And we’re talking about POPPERS, which are, for those who don’t know, a VHS cleaner that gay men sniff to loosen their buttholes. YUP! We’re going to talk about how they affect the body, the history of poppers, and, of course, we have to talk about drag race!! 
    What did we learn this week?
    1:52 The Brightest Colours in Nature are TOXIC?!
    4:51 Testicles Have a LOT in Common with the Brain?!
    Studytime: 9:53
     
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    Anxiety: how does it impact your brain? ft. LaurDIY

    Anxiety: how does it impact your brain? ft. LaurDIY

    We all suffer from anxiety to SOME degree, and in this week’s episode we’re joined by the amazing LaurDIY to unpack how anxiety affects our lives. We explore the way anxiety looks in your brain neurophysiologically, how people with anxiety disorder perceive other people’s faces, and whether or not the calming apps REALLY work!
    What Did We Learn This Week?
    4:16 Is Garlic Mustard Taking Over? 
    8:20 Scientists Have Created The Whitest Paint EVER!
    Studytime: 13:03
     
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    • 56 min
    UFOs: are they real?

    UFOs: are they real?

    Skeptics and believers, gather round! There's been buzz about UFOs lately, so we’re here to uncover the TRUTH! We’re going to discuss what these objects likely are and what our odds are of finding extraterrestrial life in the universe.
    What did we learn this week?
    2:14 Scientists Have Developed a THIRD THUMB?!
    7:31 How Can You Identify A Baltimore Oriole?
    Studytime: 14:46 
     
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    • 55 min
    Needles: why so scary!?

    Needles: why so scary!?

    We’re celebrating vaccinations ramping up with an episode all about needles. Why are we so scared of them? What is the evolutionary basis behind that fear? We even share some tips on how to get over that fear!
    What did we learn this week?
    1:16 Why are otters so cute and playful?!
    9:18 How come if cats fits, they sits? / Why do cats love small spaces so much?
    Studytime: 13:09
     
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    • 52 min
    Summer Bodies: The best way to get one!

    Summer Bodies: The best way to get one!

    Summer's coming! And after a year of quarantine, we thought we could use some science to motivate us. We'll be looking at calorie counting - does it even work, or is it not quite as simple as some make it seem? What happens when you work out your muscles, and how do steroids actually work?


    What did we learn this week?


    4:10 The fungus that takes over ants


    8:35 The impact of eye contact between dog's and their owners


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    • 59 min

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