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Ever wanted to know how music affects your brain, what quantum mechanics really is, or how black holes work? Do you wonder why you get emotional each time you see a certain movie, or how on earth video games are designed? Then you’ve come to the right place. Each week, Sean Carroll will host conversations with some of the most interesting thinkers in the world. From neuroscientists and engineers to authors and television producers, Sean and his guests talk about the biggest ideas in science, philosophy, culture and much more.

Sean Carroll's Mindscape: Science, Society, Philosophy, Culture, Arts, and Ideas Sean Carroll | Wondery

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    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Ever wanted to know how music affects your brain, what quantum mechanics really is, or how black holes work? Do you wonder why you get emotional each time you see a certain movie, or how on earth video games are designed? Then you’ve come to the right place. Each week, Sean Carroll will host conversations with some of the most interesting thinkers in the world. From neuroscientists and engineers to authors and television producers, Sean and his guests talk about the biggest ideas in science, philosophy, culture and much more.

    Benjamin Breen on Margaret Mead, Psychedelics, and Utopia

    Benjamin Breen on Margaret Mead, Psychedelics, and Utopia

    I talk with historian Benjamin Breen about Margaret Mead, Gregory Bateson, and their involvement with psychedelics.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Christoph Adami on How Information Makes Sense of Biology

    Christoph Adami on How Information Makes Sense of Biology

    I talk with physicist/biologist Chris Adami about how to use information theory to understand biology.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    AMA | February 2024

    AMA | February 2024

    Monthly Ask Me Anything episode.

    • 3 hrs 24 min
    John Skrentny on How the Economy Mistreats STEM Workers

    John Skrentny on How the Economy Mistreats STEM Workers

    I talk with sociologist John Skrentny about how the post-graduation careers of STEM majors aren't generally what they were led to expect.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Sabine Stanley on What's Inside Planets

    Sabine Stanley on What's Inside Planets

    I talk with planetary scientist Sabine Stanley about how we know what's inside planets in the Solar System and elsewhere.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Chris Quigg on Symmetry and the Birth of the Standard Model

    Chris Quigg on Symmetry and the Birth of the Standard Model

    I talk with physicist Chris Quigg about how the Standard Model of particle physics came to be.

    • 1 hr 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

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Great show!

One of the most interesting podcasts to listen to, not only in it’s depth in physics specifically, but also in it’s breadth of subjects.

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Gold

You’re contents are gold! ❤️✨

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Sean Carroll is the best.

Sean Carrol is the best.

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