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BJKS Podcast

Benjamin James Kuper-Smith

A podcast about neuroscience, psychology, and anything vaguely related. Mainly long-form interviews with people whose work I find interesting. New episodes every other Friday.

Recent Episodes

27. Nichola Raihani: The evolution of punishment, ultimate & proximate explanations, and cleaner fishJuly 23, 2021 Episode artwork 26. Book club: Killing Floor by Lee Child, chapters 1-7 & 8-14July 16, 2021 Episode artwork 25. Désirée Brucks: Inequity aversion in dogs, ecologically realistic experiments, parrots help others obtain food rewardsJuly 09, 2021 Episode artwork 24. Book club: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky, epilogue & general discussionJuly 02, 2021 Episode artwork 23. Pete Trimmer: Croquet, from maths anxiety to maths degree, and ecological rationalityJune 25, 2021 Episode artwork 22. Book club: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Parts 5 & 6June 18, 2021 Episode artwork 21. Giuliana Spadaro: Cooperation Databank, payoff matrices, and meta-analysesJune 11, 2021 Episode artwork 20. Book club: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Parts 3 & 4June 04, 2021 Episode artwork 19. Erik Wengström: Loss aversion when deciding for others, the relationship between economics & psychology, and prosociality during the COVID-19 pandemicMay 28, 2021 Episode artwork 18. Book club: Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Parts 1 & 2May 21, 2021 Episode artwork 17. Bianca Trovò: Ants-Review, rethinking peer review, and blockchainMay 14, 2021 Episode artwork 16. Brock Bastian: Pain, cooperation, and the benefits of difficultyApril 30, 2021 Episode artwork 15. Kate Jeffery: A brief history of spatial navigation, place cells & grid cells in 3D, and brain evolutionApril 16, 2021 Episode artwork 14. Tessa Rusch: COVID-Dynamic, an extremely variable year, and theory of mindApril 02, 2021 Episode artwork 13. Joe Hilgard: Scientific fraud, reporting errors, and effects that are too big to be trueMarch 19, 2021 Episode artwork 12. Eiko Fried: Being a generalist, theory building in psychology, and useful fictionsMarch 05, 2021 Episode artwork 11. Jesse Geerts: Finding a good PhD project, reinforcement learning & cognitive maps, and deciding when a paper is readyFebruary 19, 2021 Episode artwork 10. Hanne Watkins: From academia to behavioural insights in government, Registered Reports, and morality in warFebruary 05, 2021 Episode artwork 9. Corinna Kühnapfel and Ian Stewart: EDGE, art & neuroscience, and empirical aestheticsJanuary 22, 2021 Episode artwork 8. Paul Smaldino: Cubist chickens, formal models, and the psychology curriculumJanuary 08, 2021 Episode artwork 7. Jonathan Berman: Moral choice when harming is unavoidable, simple experiments, and open scienceDecember 25, 2020 Episode artwork 6. Toby Wise: Risk perception about COVID-19, natural experiments, and open scienceDecember 11, 2020 Episode artwork 5. Antonia Wesseloh: Fashion during COVID, Antonia's path as a fashion model, and tips for photographersNovember 27, 2020 Episode artwork 4. Cody Kommers: Podcasting as a PhD student, intuitive anthropology, and finding a good problemNovember 13, 2020 Episode artwork 3. Catherine Preston: Bodily illusions, eating disorders, and pregnancyOctober 30, 2020 Episode artwork