Here We Are

By Shane Mauss, Starburns Audio

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Join comedian Shane Mauss as he interviews science experts across the country in a journey to find out what makes us who we are.

Episode Date
179: Forgiveness + Peace
4097
Shane talks about psychedelic integration and finding peace with forgiveness counselor and author of "Clear Path To Peace," Ana Holub.   Check out her classes at [http://www.anaholub.com](http://www.anaholub.com)   Charity Of The Week: Water [http://www.cawater.net](http://www.cawater.net)      Outro music "I Can't Breath" by Spirit of The Bear [http://www.spiritofthebearband.com](http://www.spiritofthebearband.com)
Aug 14, 2018
178: Hearing + Communication
4527
Shane talks with Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Allison Coffin, about fish hearing and communication. Charity Of The Week - [www.sciencetalk.org](www.sciencetalk.org) Outro music by The Long Hunt [https://listentothelonghunt.com](https://listentothelonghunt.com)
Aug 10, 2018
177: Exercising Efficiently
5670
Shane visits Cleveland State University and talks about exercising efficiently with Associate Professor of Exercise Science, Kathleen Little. Outro music by Archeress
Aug 06, 2018
176: Human + Artificial Intelligence
3761
Shane and Associate Professor of Psychology and Computer Science Paul Schrater, talk about AI (Artificial Intelligence) and human intelligence. Charity Of The Week – The Epilepsy Foundation [http://www.efepa.org](http://www.efepa.org)
Jul 25, 2018
175: The State of the Internet
3860
Ravi Bapna, Curtis L. Carlson Chair in Business Analytics and Information Systems, specializing in Information & Decision Sciences, updates Shane on the state of social media, online dating, privacy and internet technology. Charity Of The Week: [Equal Justice Initiative](https://eji.org/) Outro music "I Can't Breath" by Spirit Of The Bear
Jul 19, 2018
174: Work + Organization
4407
Shane gets organized talking with Theresa Glomb: the Toro Company-David M. Lilly Chair in Human Resources Department of Work and Organizations at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management.  Charity of the week: [Army Of Women](http://www.armyofwomen.org)
Jul 11, 2018
173: Psychedelic Integration + Skepticism
5772
Shane talks about psychedelic integration and skepticism with friend psychedelic ambassador, and founder of The Aware Project, Ashley Booth.
Jul 09, 2018
172: OCD + Psychedelics
6409
Shane talks with fellow stand-up comedian Adam Strauss about OCD & psychedelics. Adam is known best for his One man show “The Mushroom Cure” Charity of the week: Heffter Research Institute
Jun 27, 2018
171: Marketing + Boredom
3948
Shane talks about marketing, boredom, and reducing satiation with Joe Redden Ph. D, an Associate Professor of Marketing at the Carlson School of Management. Charity of the week: Junior Achievement
Jun 22, 2018
170: Emotion Regulation
4548
Shane talks about emotion regulation and scanning babies with OHSU Behavioral Neuroscience Grad. Student Elina Thomas. Charity of the Week: [NAMI Organization](https://www.nami.org/) Outro music by The Long Hunt
Jun 11, 2018
169: MDMA in Clinical Settings
4251
Shane, Cole Marta and Shannon Carlin from MAPS talk about making, storing, and using MDMA in clinical settings.
Jun 09, 2018
168: Psychedelic Research
7434
A special bonus episode of Here We Are featuring Brad Adams, founder of the Los Angeles Medicinal Plant Society and The Los Angeles Psychedelic Science Symposium (LAPSS). Brad talks with Shane about psychedelic research. Also includes breaking news related to the premiere of "[Psychonautics.](https://www.psychonauticsfilm.com/)"  Outro music by Chrash
Jun 06, 2018
167: Sleep + Social Behavior
4350
This week, Shane talks with Dr. Zlatan Križan, an Associate Professor of Psychology at Iowa State University and an affiliate of the Center for Study of Violence. He directs the Sleep, Self, and Personality Laboratory (SSPeL) that examines how sleep and personality intersect with social behavior. Zlatan is also a DJ. Check out his music at https://www.facebook.com/strooya/ Charity of the week: Food Bank of Iowa Outro music by Sam Goodwill
Jun 02, 2018
166: Neuroscience + Parkinson's
3553
Shane dives into the weeds talking with OHSU Grad. Student Rebecca Hood about behavioral neuroscience, Parkinson’s disease, and the resilience of mice. Charity of The Week – World Parkinson’s Coalition. Outro music by The Long Hunt
May 26, 2018
165: MycoMeditations #2
6151
Shane sits down with the facilitators of the recent Here We Are-MycoMeditations psylocybin retreat in Jamaica. They discussed the highlights, talked about how it went, and shared their afterthoughts.
May 18, 2018
164: Religion + Racism
4373
Shane talks with Professor of religion, and author of “Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America” talk about religion and racism.  Charity of the week [Black Lives Matter.](http://www.blacklivesmatter.com) Outro music by The Long Hunt https://thelonghunt.bandcamp.com
May 11, 2018
163: Guns + Gorillas
4609
Shane talks about guns, gorillas, and security with Assistant Professor of Psychology and author of “Don’t Overlook The Human.” Joel Suss, Ph.D. Charity of the week: Exploration.org Outro music by Spirit Of The Bear.
May 04, 2018
162: Biodiversity + Speciation
3659
Shane chats with Assistant Professor at The University of Oklahoma, Katharine Marske about phylogeography, biogeography, biodiversity and how these things relate to speciation. The Charity of the week is The National Parks Foundation. Outro music by Sam Goodwill https://samgoodwill.bandcamp.com/
May 01, 2018
Dung Beetles + Recycling
3582
Shane talks with Entomologist Rachel Stone from Witchita State University about Dung Beetles, the tiny recyclers that live in the tiny world below our feet. Charity of the week: Expanding Your Horizons
Apr 20, 2018
BioME
3555
Shane gets a tour of the futuristic BIoME lab at Wichita State University. The group explains the new medical sensor they are developing that has caught the attention of NASA. Hear how the lab is changing the future of medical imagining and more.
Apr 13, 2018
Space Exploration
3852
Shane has a far out conversation about space with Ph.D. James Schwartz: philosophy teacher at Wichita State University. They discuss the philosophy and ethics of space exploration. The charity of the week is The Planetary Society. "He’s Just A Protostar" performed by J Schwartz.
Apr 06, 2018
Neuroplasticity + Addiction
3076
PHD John Harkness, researcher and founder of Rewire Neuroscience, talks with Shane about Neuroplasticity, drug addiction, meth, mice and rats. Outro music by The Long Hunt - https://thelonghunt.bandcamp.com/
Mar 30, 2018
The Wandering Mind
4812
Shane gets deep with PHD Student Brittany Alperin and talks about ADHD and the wandering mind through the lens of Psychology and Neuroscience. Outro music "Crucial Conversation" by Chrash. https://chrash1.bandcamp.com/releases
Mar 23, 2018
Intersectionality (Part 2)
5818
Shane talks with James A. Lindsay author of Everybody’s Wrong About God and outspoken atheist voice who holds degrees in physics and mathematics and writer & researcher Helen Pluckrose, known for her focus on the history of religion, ideology and narratives as well as postmodernism and intersectional feminism. Outro music by Tooth Lures A Fang.
Mar 16, 2018
Medicine Hunting
4367
Shane talks psychedelics and medicine hunting with Chris Kilham, author, educator, and world-traveler researching and promoting plant-based medicines. He’s also the founder of Medicine Hunter, Inc. Outro music by Chrash.
Mar 07, 2018
Happiness
3993
Cassie Mogilner Holmes, Associate Professor of marketing at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, talks with Shane about happiness. Outro music by Chrash.
Mar 02, 2018
Awards + Incentives
3873
This week, Shane talks in depth with Assistant Professor UCLA Anderson Strategy and Behavioral Decision Making, Jana Gallus. They get into awards, incentives, and all the things that motivate us. Outro music by Liv Carrow.
Feb 21, 2018
Intelligence + Hormones
3947
Shane welcomes back Professor at The University of California, author of "Hormonal: The Hidden Intelligence of Hormones" and the very first Here We Are podcast guest: Ph.D. Martie Haselton. Listen to them gab about hamsters, doggy mating, human estrus, and the intricacies of male and female hormones.
Feb 14, 2018
Death + Telepathy
5906
Psilocybin Mushroom researcher, explorer, psychedelic facilitator and PhD Katherine MacLean talks with Shane about death, telepathy, and their shared experiences at mushroom retreats. Outro music by Coup De Grace.
Feb 07, 2018
Is Intersectionality a Religion?
4828
Shane talks with author of "A Manual for Creating Atheists" creator of the Atheos App, and Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Portland State University Peter Boghossian. They discuss atheism, intersectionality, and the oppression matrix. Outro music by Archeress.
Feb 01, 2018
Evolution + Improvisation
4759
Jan 24, 2018
MDMA The Movie
5365
In this special episode, Shane talks with founder of Dance Safe and director of MDMA The Movie Emanuel Sferios. Among many diverse topics like molly, harm reduction and ecstasy testing, they discuss using MDMA in a therapeutic setting. For more info, go to MDMAthemovie.com. Outro music by Sam Goodwill.
Jan 17, 2018
My Commeditations
4628
Shane and return guest ethnomycologist Eric Osborne from My Comeditations discuss their shared experiences with mushrooms, guided psychedelic retreats, and general psychedelic exploration.
Jan 02, 2018
Evolutionary Theory + Infanticide
6464
Dec 26, 2017
Sex + Psychology
4634
with Khandis Blake.
Nov 17, 2017
Aggression + Anger
3755
with Thomas Denson.
Nov 08, 2017
Mating + Conflict + Feminism
4032
with Rob Brooks.
Nov 03, 2017
Brains + Mice + Mazes
4839
with Shuhan He.
Oct 26, 2017
Psychedelics + Soap
4410
with David Bronner.
Oct 19, 2017
Suicide + Bargaining
4225
with Kristen Syme.
Oct 03, 2017
Art + Philosophy
6001
with Ramin Nazer.
Sep 27, 2017
Noggins + Education
3946
with Bill Griesar and Jeff Leake.
Sep 19, 2017
Noggins + Education
3827
with Bill Greisar and Jeff Leak.
Sep 19, 2017
Addiction + Evolution
4464
with Ed Hagen.
Sep 12, 2017
Noggins + Networking
4339
with Bill Griesar.
Sep 05, 2017
Language + Information Systems
4886
with Aaron Clauset.
Aug 30, 2017
Mental Health
4067
with Kateri McRae.
Aug 22, 2017
Illusion of Explanatory Depth
4205
with Philip Fernbach.
Jul 31, 2017
MAPS (Live from Asheville)
6749
with Michael and Annie Mithoefer.
Jul 24, 2017
Live from Athens
4849
with Josh Miller and Keith Campbell.
Jul 18, 2017
Mindfulness + Meditation
4188
with Rael Cahn.
Jul 10, 2017
Meditation + Mushrooms
5109
with Eric Osborne.
Jul 03, 2017
Sex Drive + Masturbation
5235
with Nicole Prause.
Jun 26, 2017
Psychedelic Science
4846
with Sara Gael & Dr Cole Marta.
Jun 20, 2017
Suicide + Leadership
4801
with Kristen Syme and Zach Garfield.
May 31, 2017
Live from Nashville
5554
with Patrick Morris & Clancy Smith.
May 22, 2017
Behavior + Biology
4521
with Robert Sapolsky.
May 01, 2017
Live from Boulder
7045
with Live from Boulder.
Apr 30, 2017
Meditation + Motivation
3472
with Adam Barsky.
Apr 18, 2017
Evolution of Desire
4352
with David Buss.
Apr 10, 2017
Lucid Mood
4634
with Charles Jones.
Apr 03, 2017
Shane's Gestalt Therapy (Pt. 2)
6059
with Nina Rubin.
Mar 27, 2017
Music + Memory
4917
with Adam Bradley.
Mar 20, 2017
Marketing + Psychoactives
5358
with John L. Graham.
Mar 13, 2017
Shane's Gestalt Therapy (Pt. 1)
6616
with Nina Rubin.
Mar 06, 2017
Gender + Psychology (Live #5)
5900
with Jennifer Bosson and Joe Vandello.
Mar 01, 2017
The Aging Mind (Live #004)
6734
with Shane Bemiller and Nipun Chopra.
Feb 09, 2017
LIVE #003
6166
with Kathleen Vohs and Colin DeYoung.
Feb 03, 2017
Dieting + Self-Control
5086
with Traci Mann.
Jan 24, 2017
Science Literacy + Evolution
3591
with April Bleske-Rechek.
Jan 17, 2017
Addiction + Narcopolitics
5037
with William Garriott.
Jan 10, 2017
Time + Perception
3343
with Selin Malkoc.
Jan 05, 2017
Neurons + Olfactory
3261
with Paolo Forni.
Dec 30, 2016
Digital Learning
3766
with Laura Pasquini.
Dec 21, 2016
Psychotherapy + PTSD
3082
with Allison Wilens.
Dec 05, 2016
Psychedelic Therapy
5867
with Rick Doblin.
Nov 22, 2016
Mindfulness + Movement
5136
with Andy Slifkin.
Nov 16, 2016
Sting of the Wild
5425
with Justin O. Schmidt.
Oct 24, 2016
Live in Wilmington
5281
with Ian Oeschger and Wendy Donlin.
Oct 10, 2016
Drug Policy
3781
with Cat Packer.
Oct 04, 2016
Photos + Psychology
4802
with Kristin Diehl.
Sep 28, 2016
Laughter
4610
with Greg Bryant.
Sep 20, 2016
MAPS
4380
with Amy Emerson.
Sep 13, 2016
Neurons + Language
4823
with Alex Huth.
Sep 06, 2016
Philosophy + Artificial Life
4007
with Mark Bedau.
Aug 31, 2016
Organizational Behavior
5498
with Michal Kosinski.
Aug 22, 2016
Chimp Haven
3312
with Ruth Frazier + Leilani Case.
Aug 14, 2016
Botany
3621
with Jennifer Blanchard.
Aug 08, 2016
Happiness
2939
with Sonja Lyubomirsky.
Aug 03, 2016
Psychedelics + Policy
4727
with Brad Burge.
Jul 18, 2016
Evaluation + Expression
3844
with S. Christian Wheeler.
Jul 11, 2016
Time + Decisions
2824
with Hal Hershfield.
Jul 04, 2016
Psychedelics + Healing
5060
with Cole Marta.
Jun 27, 2016
Pregnancy + Maternity
4550
with Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook.
Jun 20, 2016
Threat + Decision
4967
with Colin Holbrook.
Jun 13, 2016
We Are All Criminals
3356
with Emily Baxter.
Jun 06, 2016
Live
5570
with Julian Keith, Kate Nooner, Len Lecci.
May 31, 2016
Wine + Terroir
4239
with Scott Burns.
May 23, 2016
Hacking
4932
with Bryan Seely.
May 16, 2016
Primates
5249
with Klaree Boose.
May 11, 2016
Depression
4041
with Ed Hagen.
Apr 25, 2016
Music + Psychology
4751
with Daniel Levitin.
Apr 18, 2016
Sustainability + Veganism
3160
with Gene Baur.
Apr 13, 2016
Sexual Selection + Evolution
4101
with Geoffrey Miller.
Apr 06, 2016
Just Float
3609
with Jim Hefner.
Mar 28, 2016
Personal Growth
3912
with Christine Robitschek.
Mar 22, 2016
Self Deception
4008
with Jennifer Beer.
Mar 16, 2016
Why We Have Sex
3934
with David Buss & Cindy Meston.
Mar 07, 2016
Life History Theory
4939
with Sarah Hill.
Mar 01, 2016
Pay It Forward
3184
with Narayanan Janakiraman.
Feb 22, 2016
Life + Biology
3965
with Mark A. Schneegurt.
Feb 16, 2016
Perception + Attention
4434
with Evan Palmer.
Feb 08, 2016
Plants + Biodiversity
3541
with James Beck.
Feb 01, 2016
Personal Finance
4666
with Harold Pollack.
Jan 26, 2016
Understanding + Opinions
4018
with Philip Fernbach.
Jan 19, 2016
Hip Hop + Science
4684
with Adam Bradley.
Jan 12, 2016
Consumer Behavior
4254
with Bart de Langhe.
Dec 31, 2015
Veterans + Homelessness
3239
with Lee Ann Keeler.
Dec 21, 2015
Culture + Careers
4026
with Erin Harden.
Dec 15, 2015
Emotions + Affect
4658
with Jeff Larsen.
Dec 09, 2015
Evolution + War
4416
with Anthony Lopez.
Dec 01, 2015
Addiction + Recovery
4323
with Gary Cobb.
Nov 26, 2015
Homelessness + Self-Sufficiency
4283
with Ed Blackburn.
Nov 24, 2015
Stories + Narrative
5017
with Michelle Scalise Sugiyama.
Nov 17, 2015
Archaeology + Argriculture
4190
with Howard Tsai.
Nov 09, 2015
Memory (Part 2)
4778
with Jeremy Genovese.
Nov 02, 2015
Social Needs + Our Brains
4112
with Matthew Lieberman.
Oct 26, 2015
Brain Circuits + Plasticity
4811
with Chris Thompson.
Oct 19, 2015
Video Games + Learning
4058
with C. Shawn Green.
Oct 13, 2015
Comedy + Therapy
4391
with Emily Gordon.
Oct 06, 2015
Gestalt Therapy + Awareness
3864
with Nina Rubin.
Sep 30, 2015
Language + Time
4558
with Gary Lupyan.
Sep 21, 2015
Cocaine + Brains
3912
with Jono Zalay.
Sep 14, 2015
Stereotypes + Cognition
4418
with Jeff Sherman.
Sep 07, 2015
Laughter VS Humor
4167
with Bob Provine.
Sep 01, 2015
Meditation + Mindfulness
4331
with Andy Puddicombe.
Aug 24, 2015
Manatees + Marine Biology
4965
with Forrest Shaw.
Aug 18, 2015
Gender + Gift Giving
4577
with Gad Saad.
Aug 11, 2015
Marketing + Consumption
4263
with Gad Saad.
Aug 03, 2015
Decisions + Procrastination
4056
with Rebecca Ratner.
Jul 27, 2015
Laughter + Audiences
4915
with Peter McGraw and Erin Percival.
Jul 20, 2015
Pronouns + Social Status
4233
with James Pennebaker.
Jul 13, 2015
Alcoholism + Drug Addiction
4200
with Foster Olive.
Jul 10, 2015
Cancer + HIV Vaccines
4568
with Bert Jacobs.
Jul 07, 2015
Lying + Cheating
5138
with Michael Angilletta.
Jun 29, 2015
Happiness + Sustainability
4758
with Scott Cloutier.
Jun 22, 2015
Dolphins + Plankton
4535
with Kim Bassos-Hull.
Jun 15, 2015
Cognitive Bias + Loss Aversion
3633
with Doug Kenrick.
Jun 08, 2015
Psychedelics + Philosophy
10105
with Michael Garfield.
Jun 01, 2015
Locusts + Ecosystems
2611
with Jim Elser.
May 26, 2015
Cancer + Game Theory
4615
with Athena Aktipis.
May 25, 2015
Stereotypes + Perception
4233
with Steve Neuberg.
May 18, 2015
Social Organization + Insects
4024
with Jennifer Fewell.
May 11, 2015
Evolution of Eyes
4739
with Aaron Baisdell.
May 05, 2015
Orthopaedics + Health Care
3989
with Nirav Shah.
Apr 28, 2015
Perception + Reality
4294
with Bas Rokers.
Apr 21, 2015
Parenting + Female Orgasm
4267
with Todd & Viviana Weekes-Shackelford.
Apr 14, 2015
Fitness + Handicap Principle
4261
with Robbie Wilson.
Apr 07, 2015
Behind The Zoo
3771
with Zookeepers.
Mar 30, 2015
3D Printed Dildos + Anal Probes
4562
with Nicole Prause.
Mar 24, 2015
Riddled With Life
3453
with Marlene Zuk.
Mar 16, 2015
Out-Groups + Lesser Minds
4451
with Adam Waytz.
Mar 09, 2015
Emotion + Self Deception
5102
with Hillary Anger Elfenbein.
Mar 02, 2015
Evolution + Immigration
4129
with Jason De León & Abigail Bigham .
Feb 23, 2015
Eye Surgery + Curing Blindness
4487
with Paul Phelps.
Feb 16, 2015
Marketing + Auto-Responses
4614
with Rob Tanner.
Feb 09, 2015
Butterflies + Conservation
4253
with Bob Krebs.
Jan 26, 2015
Comedy + Science
4921
with Peter McGraw.
Jan 19, 2015
Strangers + Social Anxiety
4849
with Nicholas Epley.
Jan 12, 2015
Sperm Competition
4266
with Todd K. Shackelford, Ph.D..
Jan 05, 2015
Immigration + Anthropology
4365
with Deborah A. Boehm.
Dec 29, 2014
Cheating + Dishonesty
3473
with Dan Ariely.
Dec 22, 2014
Marketing + Consumerism
3854
with Joe Goodman and Selin Malkoc.
Dec 16, 2014
Memory
5264
with Jeremy Genovese.
Dec 12, 2014
Emotion + Expression
4144
with June Gruber.
Dec 08, 2014
Brain Scan + Joke Writing
5131
with Ori Amir.
Dec 01, 2014
Gift Giving
4144
with Morgan Ward.
Nov 24, 2014
Gender + Attraction
5191
with Martie G. Haselton.
Nov 20, 2014