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EARadio consists of talks on topics relevant to effective altruists. Much of the content is from online videos, packaged for easy listening on the go! If you have feedback or suggestions for materials to add, please e-mail us at contact@earad.io.
 
The Cryonics Underground podcast explores the fascinating and underappreciated world of Cryonics - the process of pausing your biological functions at the moment of legal death with the goal of reviving you in the future. Join us for in-depth discussions on the scientific, social, philosophical, technological, and political implications of this unique and extraordinary experiment. Featuring leaders in the Cryonics industry alongside futurists, philosophers, scientists, and many others. Get r ...
 
Welcome to The Psychology Podcast with Scott Barry Kaufman, where we give you insights into the mind, brain, behavior and creativity. Each episode we’ll feature a guest who will stimulate your mind, and give you a greater understanding of your self, others, and the world we live in. Hopefully, we’ll also provide a glimpse into human possibility! Thanks for listening and enjoy the podcast. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-psychology-podcast/support
 
Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor! We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding p ...
 
We all want to make a difference — but knowing exactly what we should do with our limited time, money and energy is an extremely hard question. Doing Good Better is a podcast about using reason and evidence to figure out how we can do the most good, using the ideas of effective altruism. We talk to researchers, development economists, philosophers, journalists, charity workers, entrepreneurs, and social scientists to try to figure out what works — and just as importantly, what doesn't. More ...
 
Visit Our Facebook Page Join The Livegan Podcast with hosts Kevin Lahey and Ben Le Roi, as they interview inspirational leaders in the animal rights community and help vegan activists become more effective. Kevin is an ex-undercover investigator with CARE and Mercy for Animals Ben is co-founder of Nation Rising
 
A podcast for the bold and curious to help you navigate our world's accelerating weirdness — about science and the philosophy of it, prehistory and post-humanity and deep time, non-human agency and non-duality, science fiction and the stories we regard as real, complex systems and sustainability (or lack thereof), psychedelics as a form of training for a weirding present and proliferating futures, art and creativity as service and as inquiry. Join paleontologist-futurist Michael Garfield eve ...
 
Eposide Description: On Sunday, August 2nd I hosted registered nurse (RN) and public health expert Deitra W Scott for a podcast discussion on mental health (specifically depression and anxiety); the benefits of psychotherapy; and adopting healthy coping mechanisms. Part I identifies the clinical definitions of depression and anxiety, how they manifest, and personal testimonials. Part II explores effective ways for self healing and involvement of one's support system. Podcast Description: Thr ...
 
Want to develop more willpower and empathy? Positivity Podcast gives you exercises to develop your character traits. In this series, Positivity Dan will help you think about character development the way you think about professional development--with strategies, advice, best practices, and tools to help you grow. The series covers essential topics like Empathy (#2), Talent (#7), Honesty (#9), Meditation (#6), and Forgiveness (#5), from experts that range from academics to best-selling author ...
 
Values Investors Podcast focuses on providing information about Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) and ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) Investments. SRI and ESG investing is an investment strategy seeking to maximize both financial return and social good. The SRIESG podcast was created to help make SRI easy for socially conscious investors who are concerned about how they invest and want to make change in our society through their investments.
 
A weekly podcast for the curious and introspective. NY comedian Gary Levitt dives deep to discuss the things that matter most to each of his guests. We hear from psychologists, comedians, philosophers, musicians, writers, entrepreneurs, anyone who has something thoughtful and interesting to share. Email the show: thegaryhour@gmail.com || http://garygarylevitt.com
 
Explore the fields of philanthropy, fundraising, social entrepreneurship, and more to become a better development professional or volunteer. Find ideas to benefit the institutional advancement efforts of your non-profit, charity, or organization and submit your challenges to be featured in a show. Connect with industry experts for in-depth interviews, hear important topics discussed in depth, discover the latest in innovative ideas in philanthropy, and learn from reviews of conferences, book ...
 
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Today it’s great to chat with Daniel Goleman on the podcast. Daniel is an internationally known psychologist who lectures frequently to professional groups, business audiences, and college campuses. As a science journalist, Goleman reported on the brain behavioral sciences for the New York Times for many years. His 1995 book Emotional Intelligence …
 
In this episode Max and Daniel speak with Nikki Olson. Nikki is a writer and researcher in the field of futurism and trans-humanist topics and she is currently working as a software engineer. She is one of the worlds top experts in the field of life monitoring as it pertains to Cryonics. In today's conversation we discuss: Nikki's journey to becomi…
 
Oscar Horta is a Spanish animal activist and moral philosopher who is currently a professor in the Department of Philosophy and Anthropology at the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) and one of the co-founders of the organization Animal Ethics. He is known for his work in animal ethics, especially around the problem of wild animal suffering…
 
Today it’s great to have Dean Keith Simonton on the podcast. Dean is distinguished professor emeritus of psychology at the University of California Davis. His well over 500 single author publications focus on topics such as genius, creativity, aesthetics, and leadership. In 2018, MIT Press published his book The Genius Checklist but he has also pub…
 
Period undies - where have you been all our lives?! In this episode, I (Annah) share how discovering period undies has transformed how I feel about getting my period and how this simple change is good for you and the planet. Where to buy the period underwear recommended: https://awwathelabel.com/ Awwa (together with their customers) are saving mill…
 
Evan discusses some of the different proposals for building safe advanced AI that are currently actively being researched at OpenAI and DeepMind. Asya then discusses some recent updates on AI safety work she's excited about. Evan Hubinger is a research fellow at MIRI, and before that was an AI safety research intern at OpenAI. His current work is a…
 
Today it’s great to have Robert Sternberg on the podcast. Robert is a psychology professor at Cornell University. Among his major contributions to psychology are the triarchic theory of intelligence and several influential theories relating to creativity, thinking styles, love, and hate. A Review of General Psychology survey ranked Sternberg as the…
 
Professor Jeffrey Sachs is the Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, and author of many bestselling books. In this episode, we talk about The need to reform the international financial system; The role of mitigating global catastrophic risk in sustai…
 
Today it’s great to chat with Andrew Huberman on the podcast. Andrew is an associate professor of neurobiology and ophthalmology at Stanford. His lab is focused on brain function, development, and repair with emphasis on regeneration to prevent and cure blindness. He also studied the neural circuits that control visual fear and are developing tools…
 
The EA Forum is the central place to discuss effective altruism. Many students worry that they don't have anything to contribute — but they probably do! In this talk, Aaron explains how you can use the Forum to share your views and get feedback from experts. He also leads a brainstorming session to help you think of ideas for new posts. Aaron runs …
 
Jonathan explores his experience organizing the graduate conference for his department (Ethics and Public Affairs, Carleton University). He outlines how he attempted to set a theme that would allow for effective altruism research topics, and what he would plan to do differently next time. Jon formerly served as the Director of Community, Director o…
 
This week’s episode is a true return to form, in which my old friend Michael Jacobs (aka The Ungoogleable Michaelangelo, aka Void Denizen) and I talk about pretty much everything — including plenty of things I honestly can’t believe I spoke about so freely. Every once in a rare while I have a discussion on Future Fossils that truly exemplifies the …
 
Today it’s great to chat with Lori Gottlieb and Guy Winch on the podcast. Lori Gottlieb is a psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, which has sold over a million copies and is currently being adapted as a television series. In addition to her clinical practice, she writes The Atlantic’s weekly “De…
 
In this episode, you'll hear from Leo Murray, a vibe-architect, DJ, entrepreneur, permaculture advocate and more. Leo is the founder of 'Why Waste', an enterprise that is changing our relationship with waste, one worm farm at a time. In this wide-ranging conversation, we cover topics including permaculture, peak-oil, climate change, focussing on pr…
 
Cullen discusses promising options for law students and lawyers to do good from an effective altruism perspective. His talk draws on experience from the AI policy field; the founding of the Legal Priorities Project; and informal discussions with other lawyers on how to do the most good. Cullen O'Keefe is a lawyer and policy researcher interested in…
 
Today we have David Buss on the podcast. David is a professor of psychology at University of Texas, Austin, and is one of the founders of the field of evolutionary psychology. His primary research focus is on strategies of human mating, particularly the dark side of human mating nature, including conflict between the sexes, jealousy, stalking, inti…
 
Juan presents the latest research on industrial food solutions for feeding everyone in the case of food-related global catastrophic risks. He focuses on sun-blocking global food catastrophes such as large asteroid impacts, supervolcanic eruptions and nuclear winter. The solutions presented include single-cell protein (SCP) from natural gas or from …
 
Today it’s great to chat with Dr. Robert Cialdini. Dr. Cialdini is the author of Influence and Pre-Suasion and is recognized as the foundational expert in the science of influence. His Principles of Persuasion have become a cornerstone for any organization serious about ethically and effectively increasing their influence. Dr. Cialdini has earned a…
 
Rossa gives a high-level introduction to global priorities research (GPR). He discusses GPI's research plans, and which other organisations are doing GPR. He also offers some thoughts about what students could do to find out more about GPR. Rossa O'Keeffe-O'Donovan is a Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellow in Economics at Nuffield College and the Ass…
 
This week we talk to Leidy Klotz about his book, Subtract: The Untapped Science of Less. Leidy Klotz is an Associate Professor at the University of Virginia in the Schools of Engineering, Architecture, and Business. His wide-ranging, prolific, and highly-awarded research is filling in unexplored overlaps between design and behavioral science. Natio…
 
Matt Ives is a Senior Research Associate in Complex Systems Economic Modelling at the University of Oxford. We discuss the reasons behind the astonishing decline in costs of renewable technologies, especially solar power, and the implications this has for fighting climate change. We also touch on modelling energy systems, financial discolour of cli…
 
Do you want to win an argument? Do you want to make a strong case for your view? Do you simply want to have more truthful and truth-seeking arguments? This episode might help you. Sometimes during an argument, we know something that is said is wrong but we can't put a finger on what it is. In this episode, I talk about some common fallacies that oc…
 
Today it’s great to chat with Amy Chan on the podcast. Amy is the Founder of Renew Breakup Bootcamp, a retreat that takes a scientific and spiritual approach to healing the heart. She is also the Editor-in-Chief of Heart Hackers Club - an online magazine that focuses on the psychology behind love, lust and desire. The Observer calls her "A relation…
 
Asia-Pacific is home to most of the world's farm animals, and some of the best opportunities to help them. Lewis outlines the current state of farm animal welfare and alternative protein opportunities across the region, including what's changed in 2020. Lewis Bollard leads Open Philanthropy’s strategy for Farm Animal Welfare. Prior to joining Open …
 
Today it’s great to chat with Loch Kelly on the podcast. Loch is an author, meditation teacher, psychotherapist, and founder of the non-profit, Open-Hearted Awareness Institute. Loch teaches in a non-sectarian human being lineage using an adult education style based in the earliest non-dual wisdom traditions, modern science and psychotherapy. Loch’…
 
Growing meat directly from plants, microbes, and animal cells will allow us to build a food system that is better for human, animal, and planetary health. However, catalyzing this paradigm shift is a vast, multidisciplinary effort that requires scientists and engineers from disciplines ranging from tissue engineering and synthetic biology to comput…
 
Today it’s great to have Annaka Harris on the podcast. Annaka is an author whose work touches on neuroscience, meditation, philosophy of mind, and consciousness. She is author of two books: Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind and the children’s book I Wonder. Annaka is also a volunteer for InnerKids, teaching mindfulness…
 
This episode is an interview with Dr Mike Joy. A climate champion and environmental scientist who is a leading voice in the race to reverse global warming. Mike shares why we should all be passionate about the climate crisis. We also discuss: Why we need to beware the weapons of mass distraction Concern about nitrogen fertiliser and pollution in ou…
 
Inspiration to make your morning lunchbox routine that little bit easier. Includes ideas to reduce packaging, while still providing your little ones with healthy, fun food that gives them enough energy to get through the day. Links / Show notes: Morning glory muffins Oat flour pumpkin muffins Silicone muffin cups Sunbeam stick blender (wait for a s…
 
Plant-based eating is becoming more and more popular every day as more people realise the health, environmental and ethical benefits of reducing their intake of animal products. Before we made the switch away from meat, I considered myself something of a meatatarian, so I have empathy for the reluctance you might feel before taking this kind of lea…
 
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