Biology and Psychology

Podcasts

Biology

Biology by Khan Academy: This podcast covers topics from first-year college or high school biology courses. It’s useful if you need help understanding some concepts! It’s available on Apple Podcasts.

Ask A Biologist: This podcast is hosted by the ASU School of Life Sciences and features interviews with scientists in the field of life sciences. The podcast is meant for students from preschool to high school. It’s available on Apple Podcasts and the Ask A Biologist website.

Big Biology: Big Biology is a podcast that tells the stories of scientists tackling some of the biggest unanswered questions in biology.

This Week in Evolution: In this podcast, hosts Vincent Racaniello and Nels Elde, discusses several aspects of evolution, and along the way, they incorporate their knowledge of Biology with current events.

This Podcast Will Kill You: This very intriguing podcast discusses a different disease weakly, covering everything from the history of the said disease to its biology. Hosts Erin Welsh and Erin Allmann Updyke converse about these terrifying diseases in very entertaining ways, creating a very enjoyable, insightful listening experience.

Ologies with Alie Ward: Alie Ward covers everything there is to know about biology in this podcast with over 200 episodes already published. From trees to beauty standards to bee drama, this podcast educates listeners on these topics while also having a good time.

Science Vs by Gimlet: Science Vs is a podcast that can be found free on Spotify. It covers all types of science and explores what is a fact and what is not in the STEM world. There are many topics to choose from, and some go beyond what we can discover in our everyday lives. The majority are fairly short, around 10-30 min, so it’s a great podcast to listen to on the bus or on the way to school!

Teach Me Biology: This podcast is hosted by Ria Corbett and Sarah Matthews, two sisters who have specialized in biology. They go over everything you need to know, topic by topic, becoming an all-encompassing way to learn about biology while also having fun.

Psychology

The Psychology Podcast with Scott Barry Kaufman: A podcats by Kaufman where insights into the mind, brain, behaviour and creativity are given.

Speaking of Psychology: “Speaking of Psychology” is an audio podcast series highlighting some of the latest, most important and relevant psychological research being conducted today.

Popcorn Psychology: In this podcast, three licensed therapists break down and analyze characters from several popular movies. From Disney’s Frozen to the Lord Of The Rings, our hosts create a unique way to learn more about our favorite characters.

Hidden Brain: Shankar Vedantam, our host, uses science and storytelling to reveal every aspect of our brains. He covers diverse topics such as human motivation, choices, and relationships, allowing for his viewers to understand different parts of the brain and how humanity functions.

Mental Illness Happy Hour: While it might not sound the happiest, this podcast has become a safe place for a variety of viewers to learn about heavy topics, such as addiction, fears, and trauma. By bringing in comedians, artists, friends, and doctors, this podcast creates a way to make light of a usually dark topic.