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Now displaying: January, 2018
Jan 16, 2018

Karin Jensen is a clinical psychologist and neuroscientist whose research includes investigations of the placebo effect, and how cognitive processes shape pain perception. She has been the leading scientist in a novel line of studies that explore the role of conscious awareness and intellectual ability in placebo responses.

Karin Jensen’s Karolinska Page

 

Show Notes

Placebo

Nocebo

Open Label Placebo

Munschausen by proxy

Luana Colloca Placebo Study

Placebo in pets

Placebo in Doctor Appearance

Placebo Effect in Surgery

Karolinska Institute

 

Jan 9, 2018

Dr. Rashawn Ray is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park. His research addresses the mechanisms that manufacture and maintain racial and social inequality. He has published over 40 books, articles, chapters, and op-eds and has written for the New York Times and Huffington Post, NBC News and Public Radio International.

Connect with Dr. Ray on his Website

Dr Ray is also the Co-Editor of Contexts Magazine

Show Notes

Cognitive Dissonance

Implicit Bias

Selective Perception

Believing Is Seeing: The Effects of Racial Labels and Implicit Beliefs on Face Perception

The Young OG’s Podcast

TCOT

Jan 2, 2018

Skylar Bayer holds a Ph.D. in Marine Biology from the University of Maine, and is currently a postdoctoral researcher who specializes in Marine Ecology and Reproductive Biology. She is also the co-host of the sometimes monthly podcast Strictly Fishwrap Science radio hour.

 Connect with Skylar on Twitter

Check out Strictly Fishwrap

Connect with Jason on Facebook Twitter and Instagram

 Show Notes

Transposition of the great arteries

Fermented Greenland Shark Hakarl

The Story Collider episode about falling in love

Rock Coast Rollers

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Skylar’s segment on The Colbert Report

Skylar’s TEDx Talk

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