If you like an informative, insightful podcast episode every now and then, try the three below; they each enthralled me this snowy weekend. (In case you’re wondering why Invisibilia isn’t mentioned, I’m saving the latest episode for an evening of sheer exhaustion.)
Fingertips To Hair Follicles: Why ‘Touch’ Triggers Pleasure And Pain—Fresh Air discusses various facets of the sense of touch with neuroscience researcher David Linden.
The Courage to Be Vulnerable—shame & vulnerability
researcher expert guru Brené Brown converses thought-provokingly with On Being‘s Krista Tippet.
Karen Russell On Balancing Writing, Technology, and Boredom—host of his eponymous show Leonard Lopate and author Karen Russell talk about technology, writing and boredom.