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Ep. 1: Your Mind on TikTok

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Our minds are where the magic happens - actually they’re where everything happens. Yet, we don’t always have a great understanding of how they work. UvA Radio’s newest podcast, Minds Matter, is here to have a deeper look at that thing in your head.


Every episode, Beth Fisher, Ava Ma de Sousa and Noah Simhy will chat about a topic, bringing you some of the psychology and neuroscience research about it along the way.

We’re kicking it off with something light (or so we thought). What’s the deal with TikTok? Why do the kids love it so much? Does it really affect our brains the same as cocaine? Also - are we old?

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Academic Articles and Books (and some videos)









Check out a Khan Academy video about reinforcement schedules here

Lighter Reading

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