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The Open Mind, Hosted by Alexander Heffner

The Open Mind, Hosted by Alexander Heffner

460 Episodes By WNET www.theopenmind.com
The Open Mind is a thoughtful excursion into the world of ideas across media, politics, technology, the arts and all realms of civic life.
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The Open Mind, Hosted by Alexander Heffner
The Open Mind, Hosted by Alexander Heffner
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The Origin of the FDA Mandate
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Feb 12 2024 29m
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Optimizing Ourselves to Death
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Brain on Brain
Science writer Benjamin Ehrlich discusses his new bo... more
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Chips, AI, and WWIII
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Jan 23 2024 22m
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What Fungi Means for Humanity
Mycologist Keith Seifert discusses what could be res... more
Jan 17 2024 28m
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The Next Hub of American Innovation
Tech journalist Robert Buderi discusses his new book... more
Jan 8 2024 27m
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The Persistence of Eugenics
Undark magazine editor Ashley Smart discusses the in... more
Jan 2 2024 27m
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Mom’s and Dad’s Brains
Science journalist Chelsea Conaboy discusses how par... more
Dec 28 2023 28m
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The Resilience of the Vagina
Author Rachel Gross discusses her new book Vagina Ob... more
Dec 23 2023 28m
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Living With (And Ending?) Pandemics
Science journalist Richard Conniff discusses public ... more
Dec 12 2023 28m
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The Future of Science Journalism
Knight Science Journalism @MIT director Deborah Blum... more
Dec 8 2023 28m
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Addiction in America and the World
Physician Carl Erik Fisher discusses the past, prese... more
Nov 27 2023 28m
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Math Rules the World
Mathematician Manil Suri discusses why the objectivi... more
Nov 22 2023 28m
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A Multiplicity of Generational Crises
 Elder justice leader M.T. Connolly discusses her ne... more
Jul 31 2023 28m
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The Science of Decisionmaking
University of Minnesota neuroscientist David Redish ... more
Jul 26 2023 27m
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Rejuvenating American Citizenship
Raj Vinnakota of Institute for Citizens & Schola... more
Jul 18 2023 28m
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Porn and Us
University of Nebraska sociologist Kelsy Burke discu... more
Jul 12 2023 28m
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Food Will Save the Union
Historian Alex Prud'homme discusses diplomacy i... more
Jun 5 2023 28m
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Speaking of Empathy and Patriotism
Army National Guard veteran Joseph Earl Thomas discu... more
May 31 2023 28m
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Empowering Without Disempowering
University of Oklahoma bestselling author Honorée Fa... more
May 24 2023 28m
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A Just Law Enforcement
Hear Foundation cofounders Leon Ford and Ret. Pittsb... more
May 16 2023 28m
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The Science of Bridging Divides
Stanford Graduate School of Education's Geoffre... more
May 9 2023 28m
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How Gen Z Will Govern
Political strategists Annie Wu and Victor Shi discus... more
Feb 27 2023 28m
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The Nonexistent Left and Right
"The Myth of Left and Right" coauthors Ver... more
Feb 22 2023 27m
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Are Polarized Resentments Calming?
American University scholar Elizabeth Suhay discusse... more
Feb 14 2023 28m
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