Learn Me Something

Learn Me Something is a podcast that celebrates our ignorance as the beginning of the search for truth. Every week we select diverse subjects outside our neurosphere. The intent is to learn/teach something, for all of us. Recognizing the evolving world we live in, our goal is to teach critical thinking strategies to enable us to see past falsehoods.

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  • Fake News

    Fake news is a type of yellow journalism or propaganda that consists of deliberate misinformation or hoaxes. Why do people fall for it? Science explains why.

  • Cryptocurrency

    What is a cryptocurrency? Do you understand what Bitcoin is? This week we unpack how they work, compare them to how typical currency works, and question its stability and long-term viability.

  • Modern-Day Slavery

    It's still happening today. Populations that are vulnerable to slavery often reside in countries where government is not stable or discrimination is prevalent.

  • Gene Therapy

    A gene is the basic physical and functional unit of heredity. Genes, which are made up of DNA, act as instructions to make molecules called proteins. The Human Genome Project estimates humans have between 20,000 and 25,000 genes.

  • Propaganda

    Edward Bernays was an Austrian-American pioneer in the field of public relations and propaganda, referred to in his obituary as "the father of public relations."