Episode 19 – Clones, Artificial Intelligence, and the Science of Shame

For this week's Ask Science Mike, we address the following questions: Do clones or AI have souls? Why are people so quick to judge, and what does that have to do with intuition? What’s the science behind shame? Can science offer insights on coping with anxiety?

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Here are some resources on each answer if you'd like to dig deeper.

Q1: Do clones or AI have souls?

Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence

Q2: Why are people so quick to judge, and what does that have to do with intuition?

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, Malcolm Gladwell

Q3: What’s the science behind shame?

The Origin of Shame

Neurobiological underpinnings of shame and guilt: a pilot fMRI study

Q4: Can science offer insights on coping with anxiety?

Dealing with Anxiety

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