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The Odd Number Rule

Subscribe to our Curiosity Box! https://www.curiositybox.com Learn more about our new Inquisitive Fellowship: https://www.curiositybox.com/pages/inquisitivefellowship follow me: https://twitter.com/tweetsauce https://www.instagram.com/electricpants Buddy the dog: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_Buddy_(dog) Franz Ferdinand's car: https://news.sky.com/story/a-ii-ii-18-franz-ferdinands-prophetic-number-plate-11551176...

How Many Holes Does a Human Have?

Now you're thinking: https://www.curiositybox.comhttps://twitter.com/tweetsaucehttps://www.instagram.com/electricpants Special thanks to @Chubbyemu and Evelyn Lamb (https://twitter.com/evelynjlamb) for answering my questions about the body and holes, respectively. wardrobe by: https://twitter.com/dasharez0ne An article from Evelyn about holes: https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/roots-of-unity/what-we-talk-about-when-we-talk-about-holes/...

What Is The Scariest Thing?

Everyone is scared of something ... but what's the SCARIEST thing? Is it even possible to answer such a question? In this special I explore the dark recesses of the mind to learn how fears are born and whether there exists a grand, unifying terror. FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER: https://twitter.com/tweetsauce">https://twitter.com/tweetsauce FOLLOW ME ON...

I Watch 3 Episodes of Mind Field With Our Experts & Researchers

EVERY EPISODE OF MIND FIELD IS NOW FREE for the rest of the year! To celebrate, I asked a group of colleagues who worked with me on the series to sit down at Vsauce HQ and watch through three entire episodes. We go behind the scenes, elaborate on topics in the episodes, and dig in to what impact working on Mind Field has had on their current research....

Laws & Causes

SUBSCRIBE TO THE CURIOSITY BOX: https://www.curiositybox.com/ *If you sign up now, you'll get Box XIII which includes Inq's Astonishing Ruler and 7 other items* MIND FIELD IS NOW FREE: SEASON 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqKdEhx-dD4&list=PLZRRxQcaEjA4qyEuYfAMCazlL0vQDkIj2 SEASON 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1sl5KJ69qiA&list=PLZRRxQcaEjA7wmh3Z6EQuOK9fm1CqnJCI...

Mind Reading

In this episode I visit a researcher who is studying memory by using machine learning and neuroimaging to detect and predict people's brain states. I also travel to Japan to meet with a team working on ways to record the content of peoples’ dreams. Available with YouTube Premium - https://www.youtube.com/premium/originals. To see if Premium is available...

Behavior and Belief

How can a lie become true? In this episode, Dr. Aaron Blaisdell and I create a game show that is actually a giant “human Skinner Box” to observe the formation of superstitious beliefs. And Dr. Samuel Veissière helps me design and perform a placebo reverse exorcism, harnessing the power of belief in both science and religion to convince normal people...

How to Talk to Aliens

Are we alone in the universe? Even if we could contact aliens, what would we say? How would we say it? And, most importantly, should we even be trying to make contact at all? This episode takes me on a journey to compose and send my own personal message into outer space. Available with YouTube Premium - https://www.youtube.com/premium/originals. To...

The Golden Record

Michael and Dr. Steven Vance discuss the famous “Golden Record”, which was sent aboard NASA’s Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft.

Barnard's Star

Michael and Dr. Douglas Vakoch discuss Barnard’s Star, the closest star to our solar system, within the context of sending messages into space.

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