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Spinning Logic #161 Solocast

This week I sit down for my second ever solocast to talk about some of the changes coming to the Spinning Logic Podcast. Jason Havey on Instagram Twitter and Facebook Show Notes Spinning Logic Russ Dean Spinning Logic Rabah Rahil Kim Yo-jang Korean Unified Hockey Team Kratom Freedom Fries...

Spinning Logic #160 John Wilford

John Wilford is the state chair of the Libertarian Party of Texas and has served as state treasurer and as a district representative on the State Libertarian Executive Committee. He is also one of the hosts of the Six Pack Philosophy podcast.   John Wilford on Instagram Facebook and Twitter Check out the Six Pack Philosophy Podcast on Instagram and Twitter and Youtube Learn more about the Texas Libertarian Party at LPTexas.org Find out about Texas State Libertarian Convention at convention.lptexas.org   Show Notes Planck Length Fermi Paradox Non Aggression Principle Whiskey Rebellion Larry Sharp William...

Spinning Logic #159 Karin Jensen

Karin Jensen is a clinical psychologist and neuroscientist whose research includes investigations of the placebo effect, and how cognitive processes shape pain perception. She has been the leading scientist in a novel line of studies that explore the role of conscious awareness and intellectual ability in placebo responses. Karin Jensen’s Karolinska Page Show Notes Placebo Nocebo Open Label Placebo Munschausen by proxy Luana Colloca Placebo Study Placebo in pets Placebo in Doctor Appearance Placebo Effect in Surgery Karolinska Institute...

Spinning Logic #158 – Dr. Rashawn Ray

Dr. Rashawn Ray is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park. His research addresses the mechanisms that manufacture and maintain racial and social inequality. He has published over 40 books, articles, chapters, and op-eds and has written for the New York Times and Huffington Post, NBC News and Public Radio International. Connect with Dr. Ray on his Website Dr Ray is also the Co-Editor of Contexts Magazine Show Notes Cognitive Dissonance Implicit Bias Selective Perception Believing Is Seeing: The Effects of Racial Labels and Implicit Beliefs on Face Perception The Young OG’s...

Spinning Logic #157 – Skylar Bayer

Skylar Bayer holds a Ph.D. in Marine Biology from the University of Maine, and is currently a postdoctoral researcher who specializes in Marine Ecology and Reproductive Biology. She is also the co-host of the sometimes monthly podcast Strictly Fishwrap Science radio hour.  Connect with Skylar on Twitter Check out Strictly Fishwrap Connect with Jason on Facebook Twitter and Instagram Show Notes Transposition of the great arteries Fermented Greenland Shark Hakarl The Story Collider episode about falling in love Rock Coast Rollers Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Skylar’s segment on The Colbert Report Skylar’s TEDx...

Spinning Logic #156 – Cole Imperi

Cole Imperi is an award winning Designer and end-of-life professional. She is a certified Thanatologist and has worked with death and dying for more than a decade. Connect with Cole Imperi on Facebook Tumblr Twitter Instagram Check out her podcast Life, Death and Tarot Show Notes Black Swan Yoga Shavasana Ketogenic Diet The Child’s Discovery of Death by Sylvia England Cole’s Tedx Talk Lifted by Little Deaths I love You Kristi World Record The Cooper Union...

Spinning Logic #155 – Kelly Weinersmiith

Kelly Weinersmith is an adjunct assistant professor in the BioSciences department at Rice University, where she studies parasites that manipulate host behavior. She is also co-author of the New York Time’s Bestseller “Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That’ll Improve And/Or Ruin Everything”. Connect with Kelly on Twitter  Linkedin  Youtube Kelly’s book Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That’ll Improve And/Or Ruin Everything“. She co-authored with Zach Weinersmith, Check Out Kelly’s two Podcasts Science Sort Of Podcast and The Weekly Weinersmith Show Notes The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert Heinlein Rods from God Zombie Ants Toxoplasmosis Kelly co-discovered a parasitoid that manipulates the behavior of its host...

Spinning Logic #154 – Britt Bunyard

Britt Bunyard has worked as a mycologist his entire career, writing scientifically for many research journals, popular science magazines, and books. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the mycology journal Fungi. Connect with Britt on Facebook Check out Fungi Magazine Show Notes Psilocybin Medicinal Cannabis Telluride Mushroom Festival Video from the Festival Dog turd fungi video Mushroom Wedding Poem...

Spinning Logic #153 Kaki Burgess

Kaki Burgess has spent six years traveling around the world working as a superyacht stewardess. She is also the host of the upcoming podcast Yachtie Talk: An Insider’s Guide to REAL Life on Yachts. Connect with Kaki on Facebook...

Spinning Logic #152 – Kelvin Bates

Kelvin Bates is a newly-minted Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard, where he studies the chemistry behind how smog forms in the atmosphere, and how interactions between chemicals emitted by humans and plants can cause unhealthy air pollution. Visit Kelvin’s website  Show Notes Smog CFCs Ozone Layer Cap and Trade Radon Manaus Brazil Cloud Seeding  ...

Spinning Logic #151 – Mark Barone & Marina Dervan

Mark Barone and Marina Dervan started their own charity called An Act of dog where they raise funds through the sale of fine art products to give back to rescue groups across the nation, and work with schools to show kids how to use their art for social change....

Spinning Logic #150 – Jess Phoenix

Jess Phoenix is a volcanologist, an accomplished extreme explorer, and a professional field scientist. She has been chased by narco-traffickers in Mexico, dodged armed thieves in remote Peru, raced horses across Mongolia, and worked in the mines of the Australian Outback. She is now running for a seat in the 25th Congressional District in order to help get more Scientists in public...

Spinning Logic #149 – Steve Dolinsky

Steve Dolinsky has won 13 James beard awards for his work television and radio. Currently, he is the Food Reporter for ABC 7 – Chicago and the co-creator and co-host of the Feed Podcast where you can learn about wine, spirits, food trends and recipes from all over the globe. Check out The Feed Podcast Connect with Steve on his Website, Facebook or Twitter Look out for Steve’s new book Pizza City USA 101 Reasons Why Chicago Is America’s Greatest Pizza Town (to be published in 2018)  Find out more here pizzacityusa.com/ Show Notes Lou Malnati’s Pizza Lombardi’s America’s first Pizzeria VPN Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana Next Restaurant Trip Advisor Podcast Movement...

Spinning Logic #148 – Robert Kandell

Robert Kandell is an accomplished writer, teacher, coach and lecturer. Since 2002, he has been guiding his audience on methods for improving communication that have helped build thousands of successful relationships. He is the host of the weekly podcast Tuff Love. Check out Robert Kandell’s Podcast Tuff Love Tuff Love on itunes Connect with Robert Kandell on Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube and Pinterest Show Notes The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker Podcast Movement Spinning Logic Ep 147 Angela Johnson Aubrey Marcus Onnit Tinder The Butterfly Effect by Jon...

Spinning Logic #147 – DR. Angela Johnson

Dr. Angela Johnson has been a mental health practitioner for over 15 years. She has evaluated hundreds of criminal offenders, and testified as an expert in high-stakes trials. She is the host of the weekly podcast called Chasing the Mind, which explores the art and science of psychology. Visit Chasingthemind.com Follow Chasing the Mind Podcast on Facebook and Twitter Show Notes Live Action Role Playing Mindfulness Sex Offender Registry Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders The Monkey...