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Sci Guys is a podcast all about the weird and unbelievable ways that scientists learn about the world around us. Each week, Corry (@notcorry) tells the story of a particularly strange scientific study while his friends Jamp (@jampkin) and Luke (@lukecutforth) do their best to derail the conversation with questions, jokes, and whatever nonsense they can think of.

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Sci Guys is a podcast all about the weird and unbelievable ways that scientists learn about the world around us. Each week, Corry (@notcorry) tells the story of a particularly strange scientific study while his friends Jamp (@jampkin) and Luke (@lukecutforth) do their best to derail the conversation with questions, jokes, and whatever nonsense they can think of.

    The Science of ADHD (with Kim Nieuwenhuis)

    The Science of ADHD (with Kim Nieuwenhuis)

    This week Kim joins us as we give you the A to Z on ADHD...

    Find Kim on her YouTube channel:
    https://www.youtube.com/OhItsJustKim

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    References and Further Reading 

    https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-adhd/treatment/

    https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-adhd/causes/

    https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/facts.html

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=Cause+of+adhd

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24259638/

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27189265/

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30301823/

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28091799/

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22963644/

    Psychobiology - Chris Chandler

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    • 1 hr 23 min
    The Laughing Death

    The Laughing Death

    There was a curious disease found in New Guinea, that caused a very odd pattern of deaths. The reason for the outbreak turned out to be very simple, but you won’t believe it...

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    References and Further Reading 

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6466359/

    https://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/all-disorders/kuru-information-page

    https://text.npr.org/s.php?sId=482952588

    https://www.cdc.gov/prions/index.html

    https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/creutzfeldt-jakob-disease-cjd/

    https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-is-a-prion-specifica/

    https://www.cdc.gov/prions/bse/index.html

    https://www.fda.gov/animal-veterinary/animal-health-literacy/all-about-bse-mad-cow-disease

    https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/0-387-21755-X_3

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20948292/

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25131595/

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24189576/

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28109329/

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18558863/

    https://people.howstuffworks.com/cannibalism8.htm

    https://www.businessinsider.com/why-self-cannibalism-is-bad-idea-2018-5?amp&r=US&IR=T

    https://www.nature.com/articles/srep44707/tables/2

    https://www.wired.co.uk/article/lab-grown-human-meat-cannibalism

    https://api.nationalgeographic.com/distribution/public/amp/news/2017/02/cannibalism-common-natural-history-bill-schutt

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    • 50 min
    Misophonia: Sound Rage

    Misophonia: Sound Rage

    Can’t stand the sound of people eating? You’re not alone... You might even have a medical condition!

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    References and Further Reading 

    https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/hyperacusis/

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5562945/#!po=0.793651

    https://misophoniatreatment.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/A-MISO-S.pdf

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31066600/

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6034066/#!po=7.89474

    https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0054706

    https://www.improbable.com/ig-about/winners/

    https://www.improbable.com/ig-about/winners/

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4547634/#!po=1.21951

    http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.1067.3711&rep=rep1&type=pdf

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6034066/#!po=7.89474

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33005154/

    https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0054706

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Game Theory (with Evan Edinger)

    Game Theory (with Evan Edinger)

    This week Evan Edinger joins us to talk about game shows, A Beautiful Mind, and schizophrenia...

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    http://youtube.com/evan

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    References and Further Reading 

    https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.livescience.com/amp/38936-mathematics.html

    https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/amp.ft.com/content/f1ec9a54-a35f-11e2-ac00-00144feabdc0

    http://euclid.trentu.ca/math/sb/misc/mathsci.html

    https://www.investopedia.com/terms/n/nash-equilibrium.asp

    https://www.britannica.com/science/game-theory

    https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/economic-sciences/1994/nash/facts/

    http://livingwithschizophreniauk.org/john-nash/

    https://www.britannica.com/biography/John-Nash

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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Mass Hysteria: The Dancing Plague

    Mass Hysteria: The Dancing Plague

    Our Patrons chose Mass Hysteria as the episode topic this week, so we’re talking about The Dancing Plague! In 1518 a French town was overcome with a contagious conclusion to dance til they dropped... 

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    References and Further Reading 

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3536509/

    https://www.mcgill.ca/oss/article/history-quackery/history-hysteria

    https://www.health.harvard.edu/newsletter_article/The_nocebo_response

    https://www.health.harvard.edu/mental-health/the-power-of-the-placebo-effect

    https://www.britannica.com/science/psychosomatic-disorder

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3480686/

    https://www.history.com/news/what-was-the-dancing-plague-of-1518

    https://www.britannica.com/event/dancing-plague-of-1518

    https://journals.lww.com/epidem/FullText/2010/09000/Frequency_and_Predictors_of_Mass_Psychogenic.31.aspx

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    • 1 hr 26 min
    Eugenics & Birth Control (with Bliss)

    Eugenics & Birth Control (with Bliss)

    This week, Bliss joins us talk about sexy no kid, otherwise known as “the pill”. How was it invented? Who was behind it? How was Eugenics involved?

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    References and Further Reading 

    https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/contraception/combined-contraceptive-pill/

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4462239/

    https://www.thecrimson.com/article/2017/9/28/the-bitter-pill/
    T-to-test-the-birth-control-pill/

    https://www.history.com/news/birth-control-pill-history-puerto-rico-enovid/

    https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/pill-puerto-rico-pill-trials/

    https://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PNAAV359.pdf

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    • 1 hr 5 min

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