Rodneys Podcast Recommendations
Podcast - Recommendations
With many of us having to spend more time in our homes over the coming weeks / months, why not explore and listen to the wonderful world of podcasts, either via your computer, tablet or even on your smartphone as Rodney does on his daily walk.
A podcast is an on-demand audio content (think radio) series made available on the Internet and delivered to your computer or your smartphone - you can listen to episodes of the podcast whenever you want, wherever you want, and however you want.
There are estimated to be over 700,000 podcast episodes available, on just about every subject imaginable.
And then there are podcast content Aggregators, who provide you with a directory of different podcast series within a number of different subjects: examples include Apple Podcast, Google Podcast,Spotify, Stitcher, Podchaser, iHeartRadio, etc, plus organisations such as the BBC.
Where to start? Rodney will provide examples of podcasts across a range of interests including the Arts, history, current affairs news and politics, science and technology, sports and recreation, etc.
Now it is time to move forward on giving you a taste of a variety of podcasts on a range of subjects.
A reminder that if you are listening via a smartphone, you normally have a choice of listening directly via your WiFi internet connection, or downloading the podcast to listen to when you are, say, out for a walk.
Some would call this a mixed bag of Podcasts on a variety of subjects. Or alternatively an eclectic mix of Podcast offerings. Take your pick!
Our recent selection is below, so why not try one of these podcasts:-
Taken from the Hidden Brain website, Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behaviour, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
Mind Reading 2.0: Why did you do that?
As we go through life, we’re constantly trying to figure out what other people are thinking and feeling. Psychologist Liane Young says this ability to assess other people's thoughts is an extraordinary feat of cognition. But this mental superpower can sometimes lead us astray. This week, we kick off a new series exploring how we understand — or fail to understand — the minds of other people. Mind Reading.
Mind Reading 2.0: How others see you
It's not easy to know how we come across to others, especially when we're meeting people for the first time. Psychologist Erica Boothby says many of us underestimate how much other people actually like us. In the second instalment of our Mind Reading 2.0 series, we look at how certain social illusions give us a distorted picture of ourselves. Mind Reading - How others see you.
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