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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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    • 4.6 • 24 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.

    Julia Galef on Openness, Bias, and Rationality

    Julia Galef on Openness, Bias, and Rationality

    I talk with Julia Galef about why rationality is a good thing, and how we can all get better at it.

    • 1 hr 32 min
    AMA | April 2021

    AMA | April 2021

    Ask Me Anything episode for April 2021.

    • 2 hrs 41 min
    Charlie Jane Anders on Stories and How to Write Them

    Charlie Jane Anders on Stories and How to Write Them

    I talk with writer Charlie Jane Anders about the techniques that go into good storytelling.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Zeynep Tufekci on Information and Attention in a Networked World

    Zeynep Tufekci on Information and Attention in a Networked World

    I talk with sociologist Zeynep Tufekci about how we get information and what we pay attention to in our networked age.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Dean Buonomano on Time, Reality, and the Brain

    Dean Buonomano on Time, Reality, and the Brain

    I talk with neuroscientist Dean Buonomano about how the brain reconstructs time and other aspects of reality.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Elizabeth Anderson on Equality, Work, and Ideology

    Elizabeth Anderson on Equality, Work, and Ideology

    I talk with philosopher Elizabeth Anderson about what equality should mean, and how it applies to employment and the work ethic.

    • 1 hr 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Argyrisjewel ,

Kind, Intelligent and doing his own thing.

Really like the scientific minded, open, kind and honest approach also the variety of guests is great. Can’t wait for more.

Dr-Benway ,

Amazing

I really don't have too much to say. Just that I've always felt that Sean Carroll is very sincere and extremely intelligent.

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