Podcasts about Social Sciences

The Horror of Dolores Roach

The Horror of Dolores Roach
★★★★ (4.22)
A macabre urban legend of love, betrayal, weed, gentrification, cannibalism, and survival of the fittest. After sixteen years in prison, the indomitable Dolores Roach returns to a New York City neighborhood that has changed drastically in her absence. Her boyfriend missing, her family long gone, Dolores is recognized only by an old stoner friend, Luis, who gives Dolores room and board and lets her give massages for cash in the basement apartment under his dilapidated empanada shop. When the promise of her newfound stability is quickly threatened, “Magic Hands Dolores” is driven to extremes to survive. A new scripted fiction podcast, The Horror of Dolores Roach stars Daphne Rubin-Vega and Bobby Cannavale. Written by Aaron Mark.

Monstruo

Monstruo
The heart of a man is darkness...No person, place or culture is immune to extreme violence. The worst of the worst cases have occurred all over the world.  Be prepared to take a journey, a tour of the world, where the most horrible atrocities have occurred.  Murder, rape, incest, dismemberment, & cannibalism... no terrifying detail will be unexplored.Based on actual events, this immersive audio experience will shock you, terrify you, and possibly make you ill. From the creators of Sword and Scale, Dark Topic & The Westside Fairytales comes MONSTRUO, the most terrifying podcast you will ever hear.

Skeptoid

Skeptoid
★★★★★ (4.89)
Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive, all ad-free.

The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast

The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast
★★★★★ (5)
This podcast is a collection of interviews & lectures, some of which are recorded specifically for this podcast, and some that are from his university courses, public lectures, documentary interviews, and YouTube videos from his channel: Jordan Peterson Videos (https://www.youtube.com/user/JordanPetersonVideos). The podcast offers discussion and information concerning a variety of complex ideas: How moral & pragmatic values regulate emotion and motivation; Psychometric models such as the Big Five; The significance of hero mythology; The meaning of music, and the structure of the world as represented through religion and spiritual belief.

The Psychology Podcast

The Psychology Podcast
★★★★ (4.41)
Welcome to The Psychology Podcast with Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman, where we give you insights into the mind, brain, behavior and creativity. Each episode we’ll feature a guest who will stimulate your mind, and give you a greater understanding of your self, others, and the world we live in. Hopefully, we’ll also provide a glimpse into human possibility! Thanks for listening and enjoy the podcast.

Mysterious Radio

Mysterious Radio
★★★★ (3.75)
Subscribe on Apple Podcasts now to enjoy new editions released bi-weekly! Join K-Town as she takes a serious approach to some of the most intriguing conversations with experts around the world. You'll hear subjects on everything from real hauntings, aliens encounters, the unexplained, strange creatures, spirituality, true crime, conspiracies, ancient history, mysterious disappearances, the occult and more. You're invited to AlienXPO coming to The Knoxville Convention Center August 17 & 18, 2019! Check out the AlienXPO Facebook Event Page for more information.

The Psych Central Show: Candid Chat on Mental Health & Psychology

The Psych Central Show: Candid Chat on Mental Health & Psychology
★★★★★ (4.76)
The Psych Central Show is a weekly podcast that features experts in the fields of mental health, mental illness, and/or psychology. Hosts Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales keep the conversations down-to-earth and entertaining. Top 5 Episodes: 1. What’s It Like to Live with Schizophrenia? 2. Why Does the Narcissist Always Get the Girl? 3. The Stanford Prison Non-Experiment 4. Money Isn't the Problem - Our Beliefs About It Are 5. How to Control Social Anxiety Before It Controls You

Rationally Speaking

Rationally Speaking
★★★★★ (4.72)
Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor! We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding places where priests, the schools, the government, and all long-established institutions had gathered and protected them."Rationally Speaking was co-created with Massimo Pigliucci, is produced by Benny Pollak, and is recorded in the heart of New York City's Greenwich Village.

The Ezra Klein Show

The Ezra Klein Show
Ezra Klein brings you far-reaching conversations about hard problems, big ideas, illuminating theories, and cutting-edge research. Want to know how Mark Zuckerberg intends to govern Facebook? What Barack Obama regrets in Obamacare? The dangers Yuval Harari sees in our future? What Michael Pollan learned on psychedelics? The lessons Bryan Stevenson learned freeing the wrongly convicted on death row? The way N.K. Jemisin imagines new worlds? This is the podcast for you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

The Science of Success

The Science of Success
★★★★★ (4.9)
The #1 Evidence Based Growth Podcast on the Internet. The Science of Success is about the search for evidence based personal growth. It's about exploring ways to improve your decision-making, understand your mind and how psychology rules the world around you, and learn from experts and thought leaders about ways we can become better versions of ourselves.

Intelligent Design The Future

Intelligent Design The Future
★★ (2.33)
The ID The Future (IDTF) podcast carries on Discovery Institute's mission of exploring the issues central to evolution and intelligent design. IDTF is a short podcast providing you with the most current news and views on evolution and ID. IDTF delivers brief interviews with key scientists and scholars developing the theory of ID, as well as insightful commentary from Discovery Institute senior fellows and staff on the scientific, educational and legal aspects of the debate.

Knock Knock

Knock Knock
On Monday, September 3, 1990 Betty Jones and Kathryn Crigler were gruesomely raped and killed in Starkville, Mississippi in an unsolved case known as the “Labor Day Murders.” Even though their story received National attention on America’s Most Wanted, artist renderings of the suspect have been created and updated, DNA tests have been run and rerun… the identity of the killer is still unknown. 27 years later, this case remains cold and unsolved. Throughout this true crime podcast, we will dig into the details of these murders, make strides towards uncovering answers and seek justice for the lives of these victims. Now more than ever, I want to do my part to help solve the murder of Kathryn and my beloved grandmother, Maw-Maw Betty.