Each week Greg and Mitch of AsapSCIENCE explain the science behind a controversial subject. They use studies, recent research and anecdotes to keep you entertai... Mehr
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Is Zelda the Greatest Video Game of All Time?
ZELDA IS BACK!!! This podcast is about the adventure-filled quests and captivating music of Zelda as well ad the science behind the game. We'll delve into the psychology of game design and discuss how Zelda and other video games can affect our brains and emotions. From the concept of flow and immersion to the role of reward systems and game mechanics, we'll explore the intricate ways in which games like Zelda captivate and engage us.What Did We Learn This Week:The first baby was born with THREE PEOPLE'S DNAA Brazilian mosquito factory is going to release millions of infected mosquitoes - WHY?13:07 STUDYTIME: Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom - THE SCIENCE OF VIDEO GAMES Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Sleep vs. Cannabis: Does it help or hurt?
Today we navigate the realm of sleep, exploring how cannabis interacts with our body's natural sleep cycles and the mechanisms behind its impact on sleep quality. We'll shed light on the latest findings and studies, and explain how marijuana seems to affect OUR SLEEP!What Did We Learn This Week?Why TERNS are amazing birds: 02:50ishHow relationships impact mental health: 08:07STUDYTIME - Marijuana vs. Sleep: 13:17 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Vegans: are they unhealthy?
The new scientific research coming in about being vegan is fascinating, controversial and important to understanding the climate crisis. Today we use studies to understand how omnivores, vegetarians and vegans differ in health, environmental impacts and culture.What Did We Learn This Week?05:05 - When Do Birds Migrate?08:27 - Who Gets More Mosquito Bites?STUDYTIME: VEGANISM - 12:55 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Testosterone Supplements: why are so many men taking them?
Testosterone is a hormone that is naturally produced in the body, but young men are taking testosterone supplements now more than ever. The industry is growing, and the science is WILD! In this episode, we'll be discussing the pros and cons of testosterone supplements, their potential side effects, and the controversies surrounding their use. What Did We Learn This Week?Walkable Cities - 3:35 ISHThe Plastic Crisis - 10:04 ISHSTUDYTIME: TESTOSTERONE SUPPLEMENTS - 16:13 ISH Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Edibles: is eating weed worse?
EDIBLE CANNIBIS *GASP* Everyone and their mom is eating weed gummies, but is it potentially worse than smoking it? We are here to talk everything marijuana. The science of how THC works, why edibles get you more high and if weed is a public health concern?WHAT DID WE LEARN THIS WEEK03:23 - Urinary Tract Infections and cranberry juice08:47 - Blue vs. Green WaterSTUDYTIME: EDIBLES - 15:57 ish Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.