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
I talk with Julia Galef about why rationality is a good thing, and how we can all get better at it.
AMA | April 2021
Ask Me Anything episode for April 2021.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I really don't have too much to say. Just that I've always felt that Sean Carroll is very sincere and extremely intelligent.