78 episodes

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

    • Physics
    • 4.8, 1.9K 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.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
1.9K Ratings

1.9K Ratings

Bellinater ,

Excellent interview style podcast

I came to this after listening to almost all of the BBC’s In Our Time podcast. I’m not a big science person, and I was pretty intimidated when I saw some of Mindscape’s episode topics, but Sean and his guests speak clearly, and are generally great at making metaphors when it would get too mathematical for me. There is a general vibe of warmth and generosity even in the conversations where there are serious disagreements between Sean and his guests, which is nice. Some of the guests are better than others, but the best episodes of this show are some of the best podcasts I’ve heard.

Guest request: Tarn Adams creator of the video game Dwarf Fortress

Javarilla ,

Thank you!

Your podcast with Grimes was off-the-charts fun. Great way to expand the Universe!

darthcookiejar ,

Great Listening

I love Mindscape. I have listened to every single one since the beginning. I have recommended it to all my friends and family. I live the variety of content. I can’t wait to see where this is going in the future.

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