Social Dynamics

Posted: August 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

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Paul and Nick talk about how relationships form and different interactions between people. What is body language and why is it important? Is the first impression everything? Here are segments to dig into:

2:25 – How the subconscious evaluates
8:40 – Human Interactions vs. species
18:48 — What are Best Friends?
31:40 – Brain Anatomy of Guys vs. Girls
39:45 – Positive & Negative Manipulation

For Video, Please check out our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheContemplators

Please note that this podcast contains medical content. As we are not experts, please consult your doctor before trying anything suggested here.

Furthermore, please recognize that we discuss views of third parties in this podcast. We apologize if their viewpoint is misrepresented in this podcast. Please know that we have absolutely no intention of misrepresenting or misconstruing their viewpoint.

Please note that this podcast was produced, edited, and made by Nicholas Shah and Paul DeMott.

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The Logical Fallacies

Posted: July 25, 2013 in Economy, Psychology

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Paul and Nick investigate different logical fallacies and how they individually effect your daily decisions. What exactly is causation versus correlation and what does that have to do with today? How can statistics be skewed to sway your opinion? Here are segments to dig into:

0:38 – What are Logical Fallacies?
9:40 – Personal Attack
14:30 – Exaggerating the Argument
20:08 – Correlation Versus Causation
27:01 – Skewing Statistics

For Video, Please check out our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheContemplators

Please note that this podcast contains medical content. As we are not experts, please consult your doctor before trying anything suggested here.

Furthermore, please recognize that we discuss views of third parties in this podcast. We apologize if their viewpoint is misrepresented in this podcast. Please know that we have absolutely no intention of misrepresenting or misconstruing their viewpoint.

Please note that this podcast was produced, edited, and made by Nicholas Shah and Paul DeMott.

Contemplation Hypothezation

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Paul and Nick dig into what sleep is and how it improves you. How can your knowledge of sleep improve your abilities? And what exactly is boredom? Here are some segments to dive into:

0:37 — Adolescence and The Delayed Bedtime
3:07 — Sleep Improves Your Abilities
6:40 — Consequences of a Lack of Sleep
10:40 — The Sleep Debt
13:50 — Keeping your Circadian Rhythm with the Sun
16:00 — Insomnia
19:12 — Boredom and Its Connection to Sleep
23:40 — The 30 Minute Nap
27:14 — Caffeine and Sleep

For Video, Please Check out our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheContemplators

Please note that this podcast contains medical content. As we are not experts, please consult your doctor before trying anything suggested here.

Furthermore, please recognize that we discuss views of third parties in this podcast. We apologize if their viewpoint is misrepresented in this podcast. Please know that we have absolutely no intention of misrepresenting or misconstruing their viewpoint.

Please note that this podcast was produced, edited, and made by Nicholas Shah and Paul DeMott.

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Link  —  Posted: July 19, 2013 in Health, Learning

The Economic Fallacies

Posted: July 14, 2013 in Economy, Future, Psychology

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Paul and Nick investigate how seemingly good economic strategies actually hurt us in the long run. What is our economic situation and is it improving? Here are some segments to dive into:

0:25 – What are Economic Fallacies?
2:13 – The Voluntary Choice Tactic
5:18 – Zero Sum Fallacy
9:50 – The Politician Needs Something New
13:05 – Creating Jobs Isn’t the Goal — Wealth Is.
18:21 – Counter Arguments to the Broken Window Fallacy
22:19 – Limiting the Rich?
30:11 – Government and Economy
37:27 – The Fall of 2008
42:35 – Relating Life Expectancy to Economy

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Please note that this podcast contains medical content. As we are not experts, please consult your doctor before trying anything suggested here.

Furthermore, please recognize that we discuss views of third parties in this podcast. We apologize if their viewpoint is misrepresented in this podcast. Please know that we have absolutely no intention of misrepresenting or misconstruing their viewpoint.

Please note that this podcast was produced, edited, and made by Nicholas Shah and Paul DeMott.

Learning + Strategy = Better GPA — Streaming Link

Paul and Nick investigate techniques on how to improve the all-important GPA. But is there more to education and development than just grades? Here are some segments to dive into:

0:38 — Dispelling IQ Myth in Education
6:18 — Revamping the Study Method
9:32 — Learning by Teaching — The Feynman Technique
13:05 — Interested in Learning
19:31 — Learning With the Social Part of the Brain
23:08 — The 24 Hour Time Limit

For Video, Please Check out our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheContemplators

Please note that this podcast contains medical content. As we are not experts, please consult your doctor before trying anything suggested here.

Furthermore, please recognize that we discuss views of third parties in this podcast. We apologize if their viewpoint is misrepresented in this podcast. Please know that we have absolutely no intention of misrepresenting or misconstruing their viewpoint.

Please note that this podcast was produced, edited, and made by Nicholas Shah and Paul DeMott.

Is It Reasonable to Believe in God? — Streaming Link

Paul and Nick sit down to catch up on what modern philosophy says about the God question. What does science say? How does the beginning of the universe relate to this? Is there such a thing as objective morality? Here are some parts to jump to:

0:38 — Paul’s Story
4:13 — Santa Claus Versus God
8:47 — The Oscillating Universe
12:35 — Entropy Ends Oscillating Universe Theories
16:32 — The Fine-Tuning of the Universe
22:41 — Objective Morality
30:40 — Basic Belief
34:00 — Free Will & Implications

For Video, Please Check out our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheContemplators

Furthermore, please recognize that we discuss views of third parties in this podcast. We apologize if their viewpoint is misrepresented in this podcast. Please know that we have absolutely no intention of misrepresenting or misconstruing their viewpoint.

Please note that this podcast was produced, edited, and made by Nicholas Shah and Paul DeMott.