Hidden Brain

is creating stories that help you understand the world – and yourself.




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About Hidden Brain

Hidden Brain explores the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior. Our work, led by Host and Executive Editor Shankar Vedantam, is devoted to making ideas accessible and useful. Since its debut in 2015, Hidden Brain has become one of the nation’s fastest-growing podcasts, with millions of downloads every week. Our public radio show is featured on more than 350 stations nationwide. 

Our inspiration is you. We make the show for you. We think each week about ideas that you will find valuable. We work nights, weekends (and sometimes on vacations!) to find compelling ideas and then make them interesting and accessible. If our stories have been meaningful to you, if they have been a source of comfort and insight, please support us. If you find our work valuable, but are not in a position to support us, please know it makes us happy to know we have been helpful to you. Drop us a note or tell a friend why you like our show -- and thanks.

Please note: Because Hidden Brain is not a tax exempt 501(c)(3), your donation is not tax deductible.

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