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RTÉ Brainstorm

By RTÉ

New ideas and insights about the world around us. From RTÉ in co-operation with Irish universities and the Irish Research Council.

  1. 1.
    How selfies show what it means to be human in the 21st century01/21/2021
    8:13
  2. 2.
    How do people behave during terrorist attacks?01/14/2021
    4:55
  3. 3.
    What's behind the Irish obsession with death and misery?01/07/2021
    7:27
  4. 4.
    Just how do reindeers fly Santa's sleigh around the world?12/17/2020
    8:39
  5. 5.
    Why It’s A Wonderful Life still resonates today12/10/2020
    6:33
  6. 6.
    The joys of outdoor swimming12/03/2020
    8:05
  7. 7.
    The Belfast doctor who used Gaeilge to outwit Japanese captors11/27/2020
    6:52
  8. 8.
    Why do women feel the cold more than men?11/19/2020
    7:20
  1. 9.
    5 reasons why greyhounds make great family pets11/12/2020
    6:25
  2. 10.
    How the end of the office may also mean the end of your boss11/05/2020
    6:42
  3. 11.
    The science of horror movies | Brainstorm10/29/2020
    6:39
  4. 12.
    The stories behind 12 great GAA nicknames | Brainstorm10/22/2020
    5:43
  5. 13.
    The headhunter who measured Irishmen’s skulls | Brainstorm10/15/2020
    7:06
  6. 14.
    Game of cones: how the red squirrel is making a big comeback | Brainstorm10/08/2020
    6:35
  7. 15.
    Why county lockdowns won't work without changes in our behaviour | Brainstorm10/01/2020
    7:33
  8. 16.
    Does what we eat as children affect our future health?08/26/2020
    24:47
  9. 17.
    What happens inside an infant's brain?08/19/2020
    26:34
  10. 18.
    How to deal with traumatic events08/12/2020
    26:51
  11. 19.
    The inside story of the Irish bog08/05/2020
    27:15
  12. 20.
    What happens to the stuff that goes down the drain? 07/29/2020
    26:56
  13. 21.
    The Science behind the Weather Forecast07/22/2020
    27:20
  14. 22.
    The Future of Work07/15/2020
    26:56
  15. 23.
    The Science of Sport07/08/2020
    27:13
  16. 24.
    How the Irish became food delivery pioneers in the 19th century07/02/2020
    9:11
  17. 25.
    How to boost your self-esteem | Brainstorm06/23/2020
    6:55
  18. 26.
    The hairy history of beards | Brainstorm06/18/2020
    8:50
  19. 27.
    Is your home making you sick? | RTÉ Brainstorm05/27/2020
    6:29
  20. 28.
    Why the fox has moved into our cities | RTÉ Brainstorm05/21/2020
    5:45
  21. 29.
    The mighty world of GAA fashion, beards and championship haircuts | RTÉ Brainstorm05/14/2020
    5:30
  22. 30.
    What's next for the Irish pub? | RTÉ Brainstorm05/06/2020
    10:25
  23. 31.
    Why it's the right time to kill off the Leaving Cert | RTÉ Brainstorm04/30/2020
    6:13
  24. 32.
    Coronavirus: Wearing face masks in public04/23/2020
    10:51
  25. 33.
    Meet the coronavirus drones and robots | RTÉ Brainstorm04/16/2020
    6:19
  26. 34.
    The science that makes chocolate so addictive | RTÉ Brainstorm04/09/2020
    8:16
  27. 35.
    Covid-19: when panic, conspiracy theories and quack cures collide | RTÉ Brainstorm04/07/2020
    7:53
  28. 36.
    Why have petrol prices fallen at the pumps? | RTÉ Brainstorm04/02/2020
    5:25
  29. 37.
    How Netflix changed what we watch on our screens | RTÉ Brainstorm03/31/2020
    12:03
  30. 38.
    Coronavirus: Living through history - Documenting 2020's pandemic03/26/2020
    5:39
  31. 39.
    Coronavirus: 5 tips to mind your mental health during the lockdown03/23/2020
    5:37
  32. 40.
    Coronavirus: How to keep yourself and your kids active during the lockdown | Brainstorm03/19/2020
    6:47
  33. 41.
    Coronavirus: Debunking the myths about food | Brainstorm03/16/2020
    5:17
  34. 42.
    CSI St Patrick: just where is the saint's body? | Brainstorm03/11/2020
    7:21
  35. 43.
    From Elvis to the Muppets, the story of Danny Boy | Brainstorm03/04/2020
    5:39
  36. 44.
    Why your kids (or grandkids) will not drive cars in the future | Brainstorm02/27/2020
    5:24
  37. 45.
    Do employers really care about staff mental health issues? | Brainstorm02/18/2020
    5:51
  38. 46.
    How criminal gangs could be stopped by maths | Brainstorm02/13/2020
    7:09
  39. 47.
    What you need to know about anxiety, panic and worrying | Brainstorm02/06/2020
    5:06
  40. 48.
    How to use LinkedIn more effectively | Brainstorm01/30/2020
    6:34
  41. 49.
    How to design a better office | Brainstorm01/23/2020
    6:41
  42. 50.
    How much are you paid? | Brainstorm01/16/2020
    5:16
  43. 51.
    Meet your new workmates: Generation Z's views on work and careers | Brainstorm01/09/2020
    7:17
  44. 52.
    The science of farting | Brainstorm01/02/2020
    7:57
  45. 53.
    How to keep the kids active over the holidays | Brainstorm12/26/2019
    7:06
  46. 54.
    Why Ireland goes mad for turkey at Christmas | Brainstorm12/19/2019
    5:10
  47. 55.
    Why 'It's A Wonderful Life' is still a winner today | Brainstorm12/12/2019
    6:33
  48. 56.
    Why do so many young sports stars fail to become Superchamps? | Brainstorm12/05/2019
    6:51
  49. 57.
    Back pain: are you telling me it's all in my head? | Brainstorm11/28/2019
    6:47
  50. 58.
    How pop music is telling the story of climate change | Brainstorm11/21/2019
    6:21
  51. 59.
    What was it like to go to a doctor in medieval Ireland? | Brainstorm11/14/2019
    6:33
  52. 60.
    Music still sounds better with you | Brainstorm11/07/2019
    15:30
  53. 61.
    The science of horror movies | Brainstorm10/31/2019
    6:39
  54. 62.
    What happens to your body when you run a marathon | Brainstorm10/24/2019
    5:56
  55. 63.
    Just what does luxury mean in 2019? | Brainstorm10/17/2019
    6:42
  56. 64.
    My boss is a psychopath: why bad people get good jobs | Brainstorm10/10/2019
    6:26
  57. 65.
    Why does the State have so much information on its citizens? | Brainstorm09/05/2019
    26:20
  58. 66.
    What happens when the drugs don't work? | Brainstorm08/29/2019
    26:13
  59. 67.
    Is it time to give nuclear power a chance? | Brainstorm08/22/2019
    25:56
  60. 68.
    Reclaiming the streets from the car | Brainstorm08/15/2019
    25:39
  61. 69.
    Meet the farmers of tomorrow | Brainstorm08/08/2019
    25:32
  62. 70.
    The A to Zzzzz of Sleep | Brainstorm08/01/2019
    25:43
  63. 71.
    Why risky play is good for kids | Brainstorm07/25/2019
    26:00
  64. 72.
    Bugging out about bees, spiders and more | Brainstorm07/18/2019
    25:48

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