Episode 167 - Prairies, Vegetarians, and Climate Deniers

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Episode 165 - LIVE in Placentia, CA

This week's episode was recorded live at Placentia Presbyterian Churchin Placentia, CA. The questions are unscreened and the answers are unrehearsed--so fact check anything that sounds dubious to you. :)

Science Mike is co-hosting an online book club called the Cosmic Campfireabout mysticism and science. It starts next week.

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Episode 164 - How Screwed Are We

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Episode 163 - Sexual Violence

I am a survior of sexual assault who has never come forward. On this episode, I discuss why, and what that means in how we respond to victims of sexual assault.

30 Alarming Statistics That Show The Reality Of Sexual Violence In America

Definition of Affirmative Consent

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Episode 160 - Parenting, Bubble Wrap, and the Perfect Diet

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For this week's Ask Science Mike, we address the following questions: Why do people love to pop bubble wrap? What problematic beliefs are baked into secularism? What is the optimal human diet? What does science have to say about how parenting changes people’s personalities?

You're in charge of this program. All you have to do is submit a question on asksciencemike.com.

Why do people love to pop bubble wrap?

The science behind why popping bubble wrap is so addictive

What is the optimal human diet?

7 Rules for Eating

What does science have to say about how parenting changes people’s personalities?

How do you affect your child?

How Does Your Parenting Style Affect Your Kids?

Parental Influence on the Emotional Development of Children

Preproduction by Andrew Galucki.

Ask Science Mike is produced by Gregg Nordin.

The Ask Science Mike theme song was written, performed, and recorded by Jeb Bodiford. If you need original podcast music, he's your guy.

You've got questions, he's got answers.
Even though we may not understand he'll talk anyway.
You've got problems, he won't solve them,
But he'll talk and talk and talk until he's blue in the face.
Science, faith, and life - Ask Science Mike.

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Episode 156 - Homebrewed Christianity Team-up

This is a special live episode with Tripp Fuller from Homebrewed Christianity.

Join Tripp and I (along with scientiests and theologians) for Cosmic Campfire this November. Head to cosmiccampfire.party to learn more.

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Episode 155 - Terror Management, EMPs, and Gay Conversion Therapy

Here’s some resources for the questions covered on this episode of Ask Science Mike.

How does Biblical marriage translate to our modern notions of marriage?

The Ethics of F***ing - The Liturgists Podcast

Can humanity to anything to prepare for an EMP?

Doomsday Fear: Could an EMP Throw World into Chaos?

What are your thoughts on Terror Management Theory as the root of beliefs about God?

Fear, Death and Politics: What Your Mortality Has to Do with the Upcoming Election

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Episode 154 - Male Violence, Toxic Oxygen, and Personality Tests

This week we're talking about personality tests, a 100% oxygen atmosphere, the biology of male violence and unrequited love.

Anyone interested in doing public work (books, podcasts, speaking, etc) may be interested in my upcoming webinar.

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Episode 150 - Terraforming, White Noise, and Science Party Tricks

Here’s the questions on this week’s show: Can you blow our minds with science? What are your thoughts on terraforming? Does white noise help or harm human sleep cycles? How do you cope with religious guilt?

Here are some resources for anyone who wants to dig deeper:

Can you blow our minds with science?

CRISPR–Cas encoding of a digital movie into the genomes of a population of living bacteria

An extra-uterine system to physiologically support the extreme premature lamb

Lunar volcanism produced a transient atmosphere around the ancient Moon

Bees are first insects shown to understand the concept of zero

Does white noise help or harm human sleep cycles?

The influence of white noise on sleep in subjects exposed to ICU noise

Spontaneous brain rhythms predict sleep stability in the face of noise

How do you cope with religious guilt?

Finding God in the Waves

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