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Jan 30, 2017

In this episode, I talk with Dt Toby Mundel of the School of Sport and Exercise Science at Massey University in New Zealand. We talk about his recent work investigating the relationship between people's hydration levels and their experience of pain.

Here is the link to the research study we talk about in this week's...

Jan 23, 2017

In this episode, I talk with Dr Bertel Teilfeldt Hansen of the Department of Political Science at Copenhagen University in Denmark. We talk about his involvement in this project looking at the impact of clock changes in winter-time on the incidence in depression, and how he got involved in the research.

The abstract for...

Jan 16, 2017

In this episode, I talk with Dr Eva Neely, Lecturer at the School of Public Health at Massey University, here in Wellington, New Zealand.

The abstract to her paper can be found here:


– Food practices, including associated routines, rituals, and...

Jan 9, 2017

We find it difficult to tell the difference between fake and real news. We create 'bubbles' and echo chambers on our computers and smartphones, which make it even more difficult. Listen to how we can start breaking that down so we can get less biased information, and become more aware of our blindspots.

In this episode,...

Jan 2, 2017

In this episode, I talk with Laurie Parma of The Department of Psychology at the University of Cambridge in the UK. We talk about her involvement in development if the NatureBuzz app - a citizen science / crowdsourcing endeavor.

The text accompanying the project can be found here: