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Brain Bits #148

January 20, 2012

This week, we take a look at some of the most interesting things we’ve learned about the brain. We’ll revisit some of our favorite episodes on the brain and its fascinating functions, from interpreting music, to justifying cruel behavior, and its role in gender identity. And we’re joined by Ingrid Wickelgren, editor at Scientific American Mind, for a new segment on how our brains are wired to believe weird things.

Guests:

  • Ingrid Wickelgren
  • Daniel Levitin
  • Kathleen Taylor
  • Cordelia Fine
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This episode was recorded when Science for the People was called Skeptically Speaking

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