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Last Show Recap

Freelance journalist Zoe Cormier, a science writer and photographer with a background in biology, joined George Knapp in the first half to discuss her new book Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n’ Roll: The Science of Hedonism.

In the later half, David Browne, longtime music journalist and contributing editor at Rolling Stone, delved into the Grateful Dead, the band that became a musical and cultural phenomenon that has spanned generations.

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Tue 04-21  Brave New Mind Wed 04-22  Loss of the American Dream/ Earth Transformation Thu 04-23  Pharmaceutical Malaise Fri 04-24  Mind Control/ Open Lines

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Scott Weems

Special Guest

Biography:

Scott Weems career began as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard, where he served as communications officer onboard the USCGC YOCONA in Kodiak, Alaska. Scott’s travels then took him to New Orleans, Boston, Los Angeles, Annapolis, and Little Rock, earning graduate degrees in psychology, education, and creative writing along the way. Scott has a Ph.D. in cognitive neuroscience from U.C.L.A.

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Science of Laughter & Open Lines

George Noory welcomed author Scott Weems for a discussion on the science of what’s funny, what makes us laugh, the unexpected benefits of laughing and the surprising profiles of who has the best funny bones. Open Lines followed. ... More »

Host: George Noory
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