Episodes

May 12, 2017

Free Think 6 – Who Are the 13,000?

FreeThink 6 – Who Are the 13,000? In this week’s Free Think, Adam and Ryan introduce a new member of our team, Matt Artz , who wi…

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April 26, 2017

Dating your Ancestors is Complicated: The Strange Case of Homo Naledi

On this episode, Adam and Ryan dive into the complexities of our ever evolving human family. How we understand our ancient ances…

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April 19, 2017

Culinary Catalysts and Scientific Shifts: Peruvian Quinoa in the Age …

This episode of This Anthropological Life presents a little differently from our normal episodes. The Society for Applied Anthrop…

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April 12, 2017

FreeThink 5: Finding Balance in the Midst of Burnout

Freethink #5: Finding Balance in the midst of Burnout In this week’s free think Ryan and Adam talk burning out and finding balanc…

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March 22, 2017

The Power of Vulnerability Revisited

This episode focuses on a conversation between Adam and Amy about a TEDtalk titled The Power of Vulnerability presented by Brené …

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March 15, 2017

FreeThink #4: On Art, Creativity, and Bringing Awe back to Anthropolo…

As you may have noticed, TAL has been on a bit of a break from releasing new episodes. But, the good news is that we have not bee…

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Feb. 15, 2017

Investigating the Untethered Journey between Psychedelic Science, Med…

Psychedelia is the culture and experiences of psychedelic substances. Where did all the research on psychedelic drugs go? Could p…

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Feb. 8, 2017

Waiting w/ Serra Hakyemez

with Aneil and Ryan Special Guest: Serra Hakyemez Is waiting political? Can you cut in line at Starbucks during your hectic morni…

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Feb. 6, 2017

D+A #2: What Makes a Protest Successful and How do I get involved?

Today’s D+A minisode follows last week’s powerful conversation with Jara Connell on protests and people-powered forms of resistan…

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Feb. 1, 2017

Protesting the Powers that Be and Being the Power that Protests w/ Ja…

What does mass-protesting accomplish? Does no arrests equate success? Why is protesting disruptive? And more! In this action pack…

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Jan. 30, 2017

D+A Minisode 1: How to Deal with Change w/ Dr. Andi Simon

Minisodes are finally here! If this is your first TAL Podcast experience, welcome! We recommend you start off with our regular Co…

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Jan. 24, 2017

When your Business Stalls, it’s time to Evolve: Unpacking Corporate A…

How can we make change easier? Do women lead differently from men? What is corporate anthropology? Ryan, Adam, and Aneil are back…

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Dec. 5, 2016

FreeThink 3: PRX Podcast Garage Meetups, Building Bridges, and Expand…

Do you need Podcast advice? How is social media transforming the nature of protesting? Can we hatch a good episode out of chicken…

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Nov. 23, 2016

Don’t Panic! The Neuroscience behind falling into Balance w/ Vivek Pa…

Are balance and movement something that can be culturally shaped? Why aren’t female rats being used in drug studies? In this epis…

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Nov. 17, 2016

On Kindness and What the World Needs Now w/ Hannah Brencher

Have you ever felt disconnected from your relationships and your life because of your reliance on your phone and social media? Do…

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Nov. 2, 2016

Multi-species and non-Human Centered Anthropology: Conversations Revi…

Join us for another listen of TAL Conversations favorites on Multi-species and Non-Human Centered Anthropology. Originally aired …

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Oct. 19, 2016

Myths of American Democracy: Contradictions, Troubling Numbers, and S…

Do you find yourself increasingly frustrated at the lack of real conversations between candidates and politicians? Are you confus…

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Oct. 19, 2016

FreeThink #2 – Moving Beyond the Mic: On Collaborations and Working A…

Join Aneil, Adam and Ryan for the second FreeThink episode, where they talk unscripted about upcoming projects and potential inte…

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