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Every sincere question deserves a nonjudgmental, supportive response. Mike McHargue (aka Science Mike) will answer your question, too. Visit asksciencemike.com to send in a question.

    Episode 220 - Feminism, Sugar, and EMDR

    Episode 220 - Feminism, Sugar, and EMDR

    Woah! Mike's going on tour in the middle of a pandemic--and he's coming to your living room. Learn more by tapping here.
    This week, Mike responds to the following questions:
    What drew you toward feminism as a southern, white man?
    You're a Miracle (and a Pain in the Ass)
    Should trans women be able to play in women's sports?
    Do transgender athletes have an unfair advantage?
    Why is sugar bad for us?
    How does EMDR work?
    EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing)
    This episode was made possible by Betterhelp. Learn more at betterhelp.com/sciencemike.

    • 49 min
    Episode 219 - Neurotheology with Andrew Newberg

    Episode 219 - Neurotheology with Andrew Newberg

    This week, Mike has a conversation with one of his favorite scientists: Dr. Andrew Newberg. They talk about life from a brain-centered perspective, as well as talking about what habits and beliefs are most beneficial in our daily lives.

    • 51 min
    Episode 218 - Adoption, Witchcraft, and Manifesting with your Mind

    Episode 218 - Adoption, Witchcraft, and Manifesting with your Mind

    Returning to the question and response format, this week Mike responds to these questions:
    Can trauma caused in infancy impact how adults engage in relationships?
    You're a Miracle (and a Pain in the Ass)
    Can you "manifest" a new reality with your mind?
    How God Changes Your Brain
    Is witchcraft dangerous?
    Finding God in the Waves
    Do frequent mystical experiences correlate to psychosis?
     

    • 48 min
    Episode 217 - How long will this last?

    Episode 217 - How long will this last?

    In this special, mid-week release Mike discusses the findings of the Imperial College Report on COVID-19, and what it may mean for our "new normal." This episode discusses the most recent data we have on this global pandemic in an emotionally-focused, evidence-based way.

    • 59 min
    Episode 216: COVID-19

    Episode 216: COVID-19

    In this episode, Science Mike talks about the facts about COVID-19 and the science verified ways to best respond in a way that protects human lives. If you want to dig deeper, Mike recommends these resources:
    CDC COVID-19 Guide
    Don’t Panic: The comprehensive Ars Technica guide to the coronavirus
    This episode was brought to you by KiwiCo - Make learning about STEAM fun for your kids, and get your first month FREE at https://kiwico.com/asksciencemike

    • 55 min
    Episode 215 - The Fight to Stop Sexual Slavery with Jeremy Vallerand

    Episode 215 - The Fight to Stop Sexual Slavery with Jeremy Vallerand

    In this episode, Mike talks with his friend Jeremy Vallerand about Rescue: Freedom and they work they're doing to end sexual slavery.

    • 53 min

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