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Author: Shane Mauss, Starburns Audio

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Join comedian Shane Mauss as he interviews science experts across the country in a journey to find out what makes us who we are.
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Elephants + Biology

Elephants + Biology

2019-08-1901:43:581

Shane talks about elephant sociality and biology with Elephantologist and Postdoctoral Fellow at The School of Public Health from The University of Indiana Bloomington, Daniella Chusyd. What do elephants eat, what is elephant P.T.S.D.? How do elephants and humans interact and what can studying the cells of elephants tell us about cancer?Charity Of The Week - S.O.P.H. Forest Elephant Study https://publichealth.indiana.edu/about/displayProfile.shtml?user=dchusydGame Rangers International Elephant Orphanage https://www.gamerangersinternational.org/Please visit our sponsorsThe Great Courseswww.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare https://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.Outro Music “Know Past Know Future” and  “His Masters Voice” by The Multiple Cat http://themultiplecat.bandcamp.com/album/the-return-ofLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Tics + Population

Tics + Population

2019-08-1301:43:31

Shane talks about Tics & Mosquitoes with Assistant Professor of Biology from the University of Cincinnati, Joshua Benoit. Joshua researches Insect Molecular Physiology, Parasites, and Insect Population. How long have Tics been around and what can their behavior tell us about disease and ecology.Charity Of The Week - The Girls and Boys Club (www.bcba.org) Please visit our sponsors:Yooforic CBD Gum: http://chewchillenjoy.comThe Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare https://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.Outro Music - The Long Hunt http://thelonghunt.bandcamp.com/album/all-paths-lead-to-hereLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Work + Meaningful + Happy

Work + Meaningful + Happy

2019-08-0500:50:36

This week Comedian Shane Mauss talks about meaningful work with Assistant Professor of Management and Organization at The Foster School of Business at The University of Washington, Kira Schabram. What can we learn from The Patenting Paradox and professional “burnout.” What is a meaningful calling and does having a meaningful career always create happiness?Charities Of The Week - The Seattle Animal Shelterhttp://www.seattle.gov/animalshelter/SPCA British Columbia Animal Shelterwww.spca.bc.caPlease visit our sponsorsThe Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare https://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Game Theory + Marketing

Game Theory + Marketing

2019-07-2901:40:15

Shane peels back all the layers and presses The Marion B. Ingersoll Professor of Marketing at The University of Washington’s Fosters School of Business, Jeff Shulman, to cough up answers to his questions about Game Theory.  Is it a belief system?  Is “Personalized Pricing” fair and do consumers care? How does Game Theory give qualitative insight into dynamic pricing and marketing?Check out Jeff’s Podcast!http://seattlegrowthpodcast.com/author/professorshulman/Charity of the Week Y.M.C.A.www.ymca.netPlease visit our sponsorsThe Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare https://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.Outro Music - The Long Hunt http://thelonghunt.bandcamp.com/album/all-paths-lead-to-hereLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Development + Memories

Development + Memories

2019-07-2501:45:16

Shane talks with Professor of Psychology at The Center for Mind & Brain at UC Davis, Simona Ghetti, who specializes in childhood development and memory. How do children build representations of memories and what part does certainty, confidence, and accuracy signaling play in childhood development.Charity of the Week Saint Jude’s Children's Hospitalhttp://www.stjude.orgPlease visit our sponsorsThe Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare https://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.Outro Music by MoonStation BurningLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Fungi + Medicine + Mycology

Fungi + Medicine + Mycology

2019-07-2201:49:081

Shane talks with Tom Volk, who is a Professor of Biology at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. He teaches courses on Mycology, Medical Mycology, Plant-Microbe Interactions, Food & Industrial Mycology, Advanced Mycology, Organismal Biology and Latin & Greek for Scientists. Can fungi communicate with one another and do they share a common ancestry with humans?   What can’t...mushrooms do? Check out Tom’s website http://www.tomvolkfungi.netCharity Of The Week: The Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corpshttp://www.bluestars.org/Please visit our sponsorsThe Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare https://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.Outro music by The Long Hunt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Evolution + Childbirth

Evolution + Childbirth

2019-07-1501:47:03

Shane talks about the evolution of childbirth and the history of the female pelvis with Assistant Professor of Anthropology at The University of Colorado Denver, Anna Warrener.  Charity Of The Week -  UNRWA The United Nations Work and Relief Agency https://www.unrwa.orgOutro music by The Long Hunt Please visit our sponsorshttps://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Shane chats with Associate Processor of MCDB and Psychology & Neuroscience at The University of Colorado Boulder, Zoe Donaldson. How do hormones like Vasopressin and Oxytocin impact social behavior? Can studying Prairie Voles tell us anything about human social behavior?Please visit our sponsorsThe Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare https://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.Outro Music by Rebreather - http://rebreather-ohio.bandcamp.com/album/rebreather-ep-2018Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Shane talks about brain signals, electrical field study, and time perception with Assistant Professor of Psychology and Affiliate Assistant Professor at The Center of Mind and Brain Activity at UC Davis, Jesse Bengson.What do FMRI scans tell us and how close are we to being able to think a message to someone and hit SEND with our brain. Are dendrites ticklish?Charity Of The Week - www.donate.usawrestling.orgPlease visit our sponsorsThe Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare https://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.Outro Music - The Long Hunthttp://thelonghunt.bandcamp.com/album/all-paths-lead-to-hereLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Education + Rapport

Education + Rapport

2019-06-2701:18:161

Host of HWA and Stand Up Science, Shane Mauss talks with Ph.D. Janie Wilson from the University of South Carolina. Specializing in Experimental Psychology, Janie studies ego depletion, self-control, and shares with Shane her focus on rapport with students.  Is it really that important for teachers to make good first impressions on their students?Charity Of The Week - https://www.autismspeaks.org/  Please visit our sponsorshttps://Libro.fm is the first audiobook company to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. Offer code: hereweare for 3 months for the price of one.The Great Courses www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/hereweare Outro Music - "Run My Mouth" by Spirit Of The Bear http://www.spiritofthebearband.com/  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Mehsen

This was my first impression of this podcast. I loved the topic and the guest. there was a lot of new ideas and information. incredible episode, immensely enjoyed it.

Apr 5th
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