Hidden Brain

Hidden Brain

The Hidden Brain helps curious people understand the world – and themselves. Using science and storytelling, Hidden Brain's host Shankar Vedantam reveals the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, the biases that shape our choices, and the triggers that direct the course of our relationships.

Ep. 66: Liar, Liar

March 27, 2017

29:46 Listen
Episode 65: Tunnel Vision

March 20, 2017

36:40 Listen
Ep. 64: I'm Right, You're Wrong

March 13, 2017

23:14 Listen
Encore of Ep. 24: Tribes and Traitors

March 6, 2017

30:27 Listen
Ep. 63: "I'm Not A Terrorist..."

Feb. 27, 2017

23:58 Listen
Episode 62: On The Knife's Edge

Feb. 21, 2017

28:18 Listen
Episode 61: Just Sex

Feb. 14, 2017

24:47 Listen
Encore of Episode 20: Remembering Anarcha

Feb. 7, 2017

27:43 Listen
Episode 60: Fortress America

Jan. 31, 2017

22:47 Listen
Episode 59: The Deep Story

Jan. 24, 2017

22:46 Listen
Episode 58: Pedestals and Guillotines

Jan. 17, 2017

23:21 Listen
Episode 57: Slanguage

Jan. 10, 2017

26:04 Listen
Episode 56: Getting Unstuck

Jan. 3, 2017

28:24 Listen
Encore of Episode 15: Loss and Renewal

Dec. 27, 2016

27:45 Listen
Encore of Episode 32: The Scientific Process

Dec. 20, 2016

28:53 Listen
Episode 55: Snooki and the Handbag

Dec. 13, 2016

26:45 Listen
Episode 54: Panic in the Streets

Dec. 6, 2016

25:25 Listen
Episode 53: Embrace the Chaos

Nov. 29, 2016

24:49 Listen
Episode 52: Losing Face

Nov. 22, 2016

24:03 Listen
Episode 51: What Happened?

Nov. 15, 2016

28:22 Listen
Encore of Episode 27: Losing Alaska

Nov. 8, 2016

25:55 Listen
Episode 50: Broken Windows

Nov. 1, 2016

30:01 Listen
Episode 49: Filthy Rich

Oct. 25, 2016

21:34 Listen
Episode 48: Men: 44, Women: 0

Oct. 18, 2016

21:12 Listen
Episode 47: Give Me Your Tired...

Oct. 11, 2016

22:22 Listen
Episode 46: Blessings in Disguise?

Oct. 4, 2016

21:51 Listen
Episode 45: What Are The Odds?

Sept. 27, 2016

29:32 Listen
Trailer: Hidden Brain 2.0

Sept. 22, 2016

2:17 Listen
Update: #AirbnbWhileBlack

Sept. 20, 2016

25:06 Listen
Episode 44: Our Politics, Our Parenting

Sept. 13, 2016

23:21 Listen
Episode 43: The Perils of Power

Sept. 6, 2016

26:21 Listen
Encore of Episode 21: Stroke of Genius

Aug. 30, 2016

25:21 Listen
Episode 42: Decide Already!

Aug. 23, 2016

24:11 Listen
Encore of Episode 11: Forgery

Aug. 16, 2016

24:56 Listen
Episode 41: Defeated

Aug. 9, 2016

21:03 Listen
Episode 40: Silver and Gold

Aug. 2, 2016

22:24 Listen
Encore of Episode 7: Lonely Hearts

July 26, 2016

33:00 Listen
Episode 39: Vacations

July 19, 2016

16:43 Listen
Episode 38: Me, Me, Me

July 12, 2016

24:58 Listen
Episode 37: Smoke & Mirrors

July 5, 2016

25:02 Listen
Episode 36: Science of Deception

June 28, 2016

17:03 Listen
Episode 35: Creature Comforts

June 21, 2016

29:02 Listen
Encore of Episode 13: Terrorism

June 14, 2016

26:43 Listen
Episode 34: Google at Work

June 7, 2016

26:32 Listen
Episode 33: Food for Thought

May 31, 2016

19:39 Listen
Episode 32: The Scientific Process

May 24, 2016

28:17 Listen
Episode 31: Your Brain on Uber

May 17, 2016

30:02 Listen
Episode 30: WOOP, There It Is

May 10, 2016

21:34 Listen
Episode 29: Traffic

May 3, 2016

17:01 Listen
Episode 28: #AirbnbWhileBlack

April 26, 2016

22:29 Listen
Episode 27: Losing Alaska

April 19, 2016

24:56 Listen
Encore of Episode 16: Misbehaving

April 12, 2016

24:24 Listen
Episode 26: Grit

April 5, 2016

29:27 Listen
Episode 25: Dream Jobs

March 29, 2016

21:44 Listen
Episode 24: Tribes and Traitors

March 22, 2016

28:29 Listen
Episode 23: Boredom

March 15, 2016

21:22 Listen
Encore of Episode 9: Aziz Ansari on Modern Love

March 8, 2016

27:51 Listen
Episode 22: Originals

March 1, 2016

21:21 Listen
Episode 21: Stroke of Genius

Feb. 23, 2016

24:43 Listen
Episode 20: Remembering Anarcha

Feb. 16, 2016

26:41 Listen
Episode 19: Dating and Mating

Feb. 9, 2016

23:30 Listen
Encore of Episode 2: Near Victories

Feb. 2, 2016

25:34 Listen
Episode 18: The Paradox of Forgiveness

Jan. 26, 2016

20:06 Listen
Episode 17: Resolutions

Jan. 19, 2016

23:38 Listen
Episode 16: Misbehaving

Jan. 12, 2016

23:34 Listen
Encore of Episode 3: Stereotype Threat

Jan. 5, 2016

22:25 Listen
Episode 15: Loss and Renewal

Dec. 29, 2015

26:29 Listen
Episode 14: Christmas

Dec. 22, 2015

22:40 Listen
Episode 13: Terrorism

Dec. 15, 2015

27:05 Listen
Episode 12: Humor

Dec. 8, 2015

20:39 Listen
Episode 11: Forgery

Dec. 1, 2015

24:21 Listen
Episode 10: Thanksgiving

Nov. 24, 2015

19:42 Listen
Episode 9: Aziz Ansari on Modern Love

Nov. 17, 2015

27:12 Listen
Episode 8: Back Up Plans

Nov. 10, 2015

25:35 Listen
Episode 7: Lonely Hearts

Nov. 3, 2015

33:07 Listen
Episode 6: The Science of Fear

Oct. 27, 2015

21:35 Listen
Episode 5: Compassion

Oct. 20, 2015

20:05 Listen
Episode 4: Students and Teachers

Oct. 13, 2015

20:14 Listen
Episode 3: Stereotype Threat

Oct. 6, 2015

22:59 Listen
Brain Bonus: Magic Brain

Oct. 2, 2015

4:46 Listen
Episode 2: Near Victories

Sept. 29, 2015

24:17 Listen
Episode 1: Switchtracking

Sept. 22, 2015

30:45 Listen
Hidden Brain: A Sneak Peek

Sept. 4, 2015

5:33 Listen
Welcome to the Hidden Brain Podcast

Aug. 9, 2015

1:23 Listen
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