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Sean Carroll's Mindscape: Science, Society, Philosophy, Culture, Arts, and Ideas

By Sean Carroll | Wondery

Ever wanted to know how music affects your brain, what quantum mechanics really is, or how black holes work? Do you wonder why you get emotional each time you see a certain movie, or how on earth video games are designed? Then you’ve come to the right place. Each week, Sean Carroll will host conversations with some of the most interesting thinkers in the world. From neuroscientists and engineers to authors and television producers, Sean and his guests talk about the biggest ideas in science, philosophy, culture and much more.

  1. 1.
    59 | Adam Becker on the Curious History of Quantum Mechanics08/12/2019
    1:40:09
  2. 2.
    58 | Seth MacFarlane on Using Science Fiction to Explore Humanity08/05/2019
    1:11:51
  3. 3.
    57 | Astra Taylor on the Promise and Challenge of Democracy07/29/2019
    1:23:53
  4. 4.
    56 | Kate Adamala on Creating Synthetic Life07/22/2019
    1:12:02
  5. 5.
    55 | A Conversation with Rob Reid on Quantum Mechanics and Many Worlds07/15/2019
    1:26:16
  6. 6.
    54 | Indre Viskontas on Music and the Brain07/08/2019
    1:15:11
  7. 7.
    53 | Solo -- On Morality and Rationality07/01/2019
    2:05:19
  8. 8.
    52 | Frank Lantz on the Logic and Emotion of Games06/24/2019
    1:04:39
  1. 9.
    51 | Anthony Aguirre on Cosmology, Zen, Entropy, and Information06/17/2019
    1:31:52
  2. 10.
    50 | Patricia Churchland on Conscience, Morality, and the Brain06/10/2019
    1:12:08
  3. 11.
    49 | Nicholas Christakis on Humanity, Biology, and What Makes Us Good06/03/2019
    1:54:29
  4. 12.
    48 | Marq de Villiers on Hell and Damnation05/27/2019
    1:11:04
  5. 13.
    47 | Adam Rutherford on Humans, Animals, and Life in General05/20/2019
    1:38:16
  6. 14.
    46 | Kate Darling on Our Connections with Robots05/13/2019
    1:06:44
  7. 15.
    45 | Leonard Susskind on Quantum Information, Quantum Gravity, and Holography05/06/2019
    1:13:35
  8. 16.
    44 | Antonio Damasio on Feelings, Thoughts, and the Evolution of Humanity04/29/2019
    1:12:26
  9. 17.
    43 | Matthew Luczy on the Pleasures of Wine04/22/2019
    1:46:20
  10. 18.
    42 | Natalya Bailey on Navigating Earth Orbit and Beyond04/15/2019
    59:37
  11. 19.
    41 | Steven Strogatz on Synchronization, Networks, and the Emergence of Complex Behavior04/08/2019
    1:14:35
  12. 20.
    40 | Adrienne Mayor on Gods and Robots in Ancient Mythology04/01/2019
    1:03:19
  13. 21.
    39 | Malcolm MacIver on Sensing, Consciousness, and Imagination03/25/2019
    1:19:34
  14. 22.
    38 | Alan Lightman on Transcendence, Science, and a Naturalist’s Sense of Meaning03/18/2019
    1:16:35
  15. 23.
    37 | Edward Watts on the End of the Roman Republic and Lessons for Democracy03/11/2019
    1:31:27
  16. 24.
    36 | David Albert on Quantum Measurement and the Problems with Many-Worlds03/04/2019
    1:42:32
  17. 25.
    35 | Jessica Yellin on The Changing Ways We Get Our News02/25/2019
    1:08:52
  18. 26.
    34 | Paul Bloom on Empathy, Rationality, Morality, and Cruelty02/18/2019
    1:10:43
  19. 27.
    33 | James Ladyman on Reality, Metaphysics, and Complexity02/11/2019
    1:07:03
  20. 28.
    32 | Naomi Oreskes on Climate Change and the Distortion of Scientific Facts02/04/2019
    1:10:24
  21. 29.
    31 | Brian Greene on the Multiverse, Inflation, and the String Theory Landscape01/28/2019
    1:11:38
  22. 30.
    30 | Derek Leben on Ethics for Robots and Artificial Intelligences01/21/2019
    1:28:32
  23. 31.
    29 | Raychelle Burks on the Chemistry of Murder01/14/2019
    1:15:26
  24. 32.
    28 | Roger Penrose on Spacetime, Consciousness, and the Universe01/07/2019
    1:35:12
  25. 33.
    Holiday Message 201812/24/2018
    44:48
  26. 34.
    27 | Janna Levin on Black Holes, Chaos, and the Narrative of Science12/17/2018
    1:08:30
  27. 35.
    26 | Ge Wang on Artful Design, Computers, and Music12/10/2018
    1:10:52
  28. 36.
    25 | David Chalmers on Consciousness, the Hard Problem, and Living in a Simulation12/03/2018
    1:22:19
  29. 37.
    24 | Kip Thorne on Gravitational Waves, Time Travel, and Interstellar11/26/2018
    1:19:55
  30. 38.
    23 | Lisa Aziz-Zadeh on Embodied Cognition, Mirror Neurons, and Empathy11/19/2018
    1:06:59
  31. 39.
    22 | Joe Walston on Conservation, Urbanization, and the Way We Live on Earth11/12/2018
    1:28:08
  32. 40.
    21 | Alex Rosenberg on Naturalism, History, and Theory of Mind11/05/2018
    1:20:40
  33. 41.
    20 | Scott Derrickson on Cinema, Blockbusters, Horror, and Mystery10/29/2018
    1:23:24
  34. 42.
    19 | Tyler Cowen on Maximizing Growth and Thinking for the Future10/22/2018
    59:37
  35. 43.
    18 | Clifford Johnson on What's So Great About Superstring Theory10/15/2018
    1:12:14
  36. 44.
    17 | Annalee Newitz on Science, Fiction, Economics, and Neurosis10/08/2018
    1:11:46
  37. 45.
    16 | Coleen Murphy on Aging, Biology, and the Future10/01/2018
    1:04:10
  38. 46.
    15 | David Poeppel on Thought, Language, and How to Understand the Brain09/08/2018
    1:24:00
  39. 47.
    14 | Alta Charo on Bioethics and the Law09/08/2018
    1:08:42
  40. 48.
    13 | Neha Narula on Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, and the Future of the Internet09/08/2018
    1:06:44
  41. 49.
    12 | Wynton Marsalis on Jazz, Time, and America09/04/2018
    1:01:44
  42. 50.
    11 | Mike Brown on Killing Pluto and Replacing It with Planet 908/27/2018
    1:17:46
  43. 51.
    10 | Megan Rosenbloom on the Death Positive Movement08/20/2018
    1:09:35
  44. 52.
    9 | Solo -- Why Is There Something Rather than Nothing?08/13/2018
    1:21:30
  45. 53.
    8 | Carl Zimmer on Heredity, DNA, and Editing Genes08/06/2018
    1:31:16
  46. 54.
    7 | Yascha Mounk on Threats to Liberal Democracy07/30/2018
    1:05:20
  47. 55.
    6 | Liv Boeree on Poker, Aliens, and Thinking in Probabilities07/23/2018
    1:10:08
  48. 56.
    5 | Geoffrey West on Networks, Scaling, and the Pace of Life07/16/2018
    1:23:45
  49. 57.
    4 | Anthony Pinn on Humanism, Theology, and the Black Community07/12/2018
    1:00:49
  50. 58.
    3 | Alice Dreger on Sexuality, Truth, and Justice07/11/2018
    1:20:39
  51. 59.
    2 | Carlo Rovelli on Quantum Mechanics, Spacetime, and Reality07/10/2018
    1:12:16
  52. 60.
    1 | Carol Tavris on Mistakes, Justification, and Cognitive Dissonance07/04/2018
    1:11:17
  53. 61.
    Welcome to the Mindscape Podcast!07/01/2018
    16:05

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