“Spinning Logic #159 Karin Jensen

“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

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

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

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

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

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...