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AsapSCIENCE
Each week Greg and Mitch of AsapSCIENCE explain the science behind a controversial subject. They use studies, recent research and anecdotes to keep you entertained while *BAM* simultaneously LEARNING! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Erections: how they work and how to keep them healthy
Erections, boners or HOGS (LOL) are a very important part of sexual health and reproduction. Today we explain how they work, the neuroscience of getting one and how to make them more HARD AND HEALTHY! We will also talk about erectile dysfunction.STUDYTIME: how do erections work and how to keep them healthyWDWLTW:how to make transit more greenhow to tell if you have work burnoutReferences:https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.ade8064https://news.ki.se/fibroblasts-in-the-penis-are-more-important-for-erectile-function-than-previously-thoughthttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0094014321018590?via%3Dihubhttps://norwegianscitechnews.com/2024/02/burnout-identifying-people-at-risk/https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/sjop.12996 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Feb 21
53 min
Envy: how to cope with jealous emotions
Envy and jealousy are complicated emotions, but science, psychology and evolution have a lot to say about why they exist. Today we will explain how to cope with them, what we are envious of and why understanding more about them can make the feelings dissipate.STUDYTIME: Why is envy real, and how to deal with itWDWLTW:what does the average day look like for humanshow to live to 100https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8776058/https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pchj.493https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8578062/https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5609545/https://www.pnas.org/doi/full/10.1073/pnas.0707182104https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn12913-envious-monkeys-can-spot-a-fair-deal/https://guilfordjournals.com/doi/10.1521/jscp.1988.7.1.15 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Feb 14
1 hr 2 min
Mewing: Can You Change Your Face Shape Naturally?
Mewing is a cultural trend where you put your tongue on the top of your mouth, and over time your jaw changes to make you hotter? That is oversimplified - it relates to a lot of science techniques, controversy and even the incel movement. This week we break down how it works, and why everyone right now seems to be MEWING!STUDYTIME: Mewing - does it work?WDWLTW:Octopus medicine patchwhy calorie counting is fakehttps://www.joms.org/article/S0278-2391(19)30349-0/fulltexthttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9656904/https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30210041/https://www.utoronto.ca/news/calorie-always-calorie-not-when-it-comes-almonds-u-t-researchers-findhttps://zoe.com/post/are-nuts-bad-for-you-why-the-calorie-counts-for-almonds-dont-add-up#:~:text=In%20the%20USDA's%202012%20study,and%20168%20calories%20for%20another! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Feb 7
52 min
Internalized Homophobia: why everyone has it!
Internalized homophobia is something that sociologists and psychologists argue every man has. It is complicated to understand so today we bring the most up to date research and scientific papers on internalized homophobia, heterosexism and toxic masculinity. It is a wild time to be on the internet, and it could be making things worse - so how do we combat it?STUDYTIME: Why Internalized Homophobia is on the rise?WDWLTW:why palm oil is worse than you thinkWhy is Mexico spelt like that?References:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7432091/https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S027273581000125Xhttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2678796/https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5560600/https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/lgbt.2019.0108 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Jan 31
1 hr 3 min
Why is everyone suddenly neurodivergent?
Neurodivergence is one the rise, or is it? It is a newer term, which includes ASD, ADHD, dyslexia and some other "conditions". There is neurodivergent TikToks and a lot of information coming out that makes it seem like everyone suddenly is claiming it, but what is going on here?Today we break down the science, explain the term and even take calls from people who are neurodivergentSTUDYTIME: Why is everyone suddenly neurodivergent?What did we learn this week?how plants chat to each otherwhy testicles are on the outside in humansListener call in to END Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Jan 24
58 min
The Carnivore Diet: why are so many people only eating meat?
The All Meat Diet, a.k.a. The Carnivore Diet is a huge new trend online. Tons of people are now ONLY eating meat and saying it helps with chronic disease, helps the gain muscle and live the healthiest lives they can. Some studies are coming in on what is actually happening in their bodies. The science is fascinating, the reasoning in fascinating so let's get INTO ITStudytime: WHY ARE PEOPLE ONLY EATING MEAT?WDWLTW;a new green energy that could save the planethow Brazil is going to change mosquitos foreverComment corner: A CALL IN FROM ALIhttps://www.nature.com/articles/nature12820https://www.mcgill.ca/oss/article/health-nutrition/carnivore-diet-beefy-leap-faithhttps://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2023/10/02/is-an-all-meat-diet-what-nature-intendedhttps://www.sciencefocus.com/news/carnivore-diet-health-impact Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Jan 17
46 min
New Years Resolutions: The Science To Keeping Them
NEW YEAR NEW US! As always!!! Today we discuss the top scientific tips with HOW to keep resolutions, and why it is a good time to make a change. Using psychology, and biology we explain why it is okay to mess up resolutions, and how to prolong the. A lot of people struggle but there are good ways to make changes, and studies show the new year is a great time to change.STUDYTIME: How to Keep New Years ResolutionsWDWLTW: climate crisis hopehow bad are plastic water bottles?https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/how-risky-is-it-really/201312/why-we-really-celebrate-new-years-dayhttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7725288/https://www.pnas.org/doi/10.1073/pnas.2300582121https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20240108-bottled-water-contains-hundreds-of-thousands-of-plastic-bits-study Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Jan 10
38 min
Our Year in REVIEW: the science was messy
We go through our top science stories, the biggest tech and pop culture moments, and what we predict for next year. It was a wild year, and there were some trends in science that explain more about what is going on in the world at large, ENJOY - and see you next year.XO Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Dec 20, 2023
50 min
Gene Editing in Humans: it's happening RIGHT NOW!
CRISPR technology is HAPPENING IN HUMANS Y'ALL! There have been some amazing breakthroughs, a long with some controversial missteps, and we will explain them all today! Sickle cell anemia may be cured, but will it affect future generations in a bad way? The science is cutting edge, but fascinating, let's get into it.What Did We Learn This Week?:ear health may be related to EYESIGHT?how bad are cats for the environment?STUDYTIME: everything you need to know about CRISPR-cas9 gene editing! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Dec 13, 2023
53 min
Mysterious Cannabis Syndrome: was legalizing weed a mistake?
Mysterious Cannabis Syndrome is on the rise. Also known as Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome, more and more people are ending up in the hospital vomiting and screaming from consuming too much weed. Today we will break down what is going on, why you should be worried and if legalizing weed was actually the RIGHT IDEA?WDWLTW:Taiwanese men pull a truck with their testicles and penis, HOW?A new twin study on the vegan dietSTUDYTIME: Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome - everything you need to know! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Dec 6, 2023
45 min
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