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
Luana Colloca Placebo Study
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
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.
Check out Strictly Fishwrap
Fermented Greenland Shark Hakarl
The Story Collider episode about falling in love
Skylar’s segment on The Colbert Report
Skylar’s TEDx Talk