Radio Times in Review: Philadelphia Science Festival edition

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Guests: Mary Cappello, David Eagleman, Seth Horowitz

It’s the first day of the Philadelphia Science Festival, a nine day city-wide educational celebration of all things scientific. On today’s edition of Radio Times in Review, we throw our hat into the ring and bring you three science-related interviews from the Radio Times vault. First, we’ll hear about Chevalier Jackson, the laryngologist whose strange collection of some 2000 swallowed objects is on display at Philadelphia’s Mutter Museum. Author MARY CAPPELLO wrote about Jackson and his collection in her book, Swallow. We’ll also revisit Marty’s conversation with neuroscientist DAVID EAGLEMAN, in which they discussed the inner workings of the brain and the unconscious mind. And lastly, we’ll hear from another neuroscientist, SETH HOROWITZ, about how sound and hearing shape the human experience.

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