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Each week Mitch and Greg of AsapSCIENCE explain the science behind a new subject. Using studies, anecdotes and interviews to keep you entertained while *BAM* simultaneously LEARNING!
October 13, 2021
Self Control: How Do You Create It?
This week we are talking about self control! Is it Genetic? How does it affect your day to day life? and is it related to gaming and technology. We will also talk our relationship with self control and how you can improve on it. What Did We Learn This Week? 2:00 What is a poo transplant? 3:16 What years of your life are considered the best? 8:10 Studytime: 12:31
October 6, 2021
Eco Anxiety: What Do We Do About It?
This week we are talking about ECO ANXIETY! We'll discuss what exactly eco anxiety is, what we can do about it and if it can change the world! Is Eco anxiety a good or bad thing and how to use it to our advantage. What Did We Learn This Week? 3:36 How vegans/vegetarians are perceived 4:10 Potatoes have more chromosomes than humans 10:09 The Chinese government is trying to shift to using more potatoes over using rice 10:50 Studytime: 14:20
September 29, 2021
Midlife Crisis: What Happens To Your Brain!
This week we will be discussing the ever dreaded MIDLIFE CRISIS. What science has to say about your brain in a midlife crisis, what your brain looks like in a midlife crisis and the fact that humans are not the only species to experience this!! What Did We Learn This Week: 2:46 What is Viral Load: 4:20 Viagra prices dropping in Sweden has seen a decrease in Suicide rates 6:38 Studytime:13:49
September 22, 2021
Schools Should Start Later: This Is WHY!
This week will discuss the importance of sleep and why having a good nights sleep is actually important and not just a myth. We will also be discussing school start times and why they should start later. What the benefits would be IF schools started later and the impact this would have on young people. What Did We Learn This Week: 4:01 Bitcoin is actually causing so much waste 5:42 90 % of economical coal reserves must be left in the ground to reach international climate change goals 7:55 Studytime:14:26
September 15, 2021
Red Heads: Are We Freaks Of Nature
This week we are talking about something V personal... RED HEADS! I love being a red head but lets discuss what causes red hair and the genetic makeup of someone with red hair. Also Red Heads are basically superhero's because I swear we do not feel pain, like seriously. So I guess the real question becomes are we freaks of nature or just really frickin cool?! What did we learn this week? 1:48 Cockatoos can open trash cans! 3:05 Bats are basically flying foxes 5:36 Do you choke under pressure? 6:20 Studytime: 13:12
September 8, 2021
Solar Panels: Will They Save Us?
This week we are talking about SOLAR PANELS! We recently had Solar panels installed on our house, so we wanted to discuss how solar energy can have a huge impact on the climate crisis. We'll also chat about our experience so far living with solar energy and our thoughts on it. What did we learn this week 3:10 Sitting Can Kill You 3:41 Ink Could be Used to Generate Electricity 7:44 Studytime:14:20
September 1, 2021
Porn: Does it change your brain?
This episode we will discuss porn and the effects it can have on your brain. As well as how to understand your relationship with porn. Is it healthy/unhealthy and does the accessibility of porn affect the younger generations. What did we learn this Week 4:31 Some countries prefer male babies over female babies?!? 5:08 There are 4 types of cannabis plants according to science 8:06 Studytime: 13:25
August 25, 2021
Phone Addiction: The effects of smartphones on your brain
This episode we're talking about something we all seem to be addicted to... PHONES. We'll discuss the effects our phones have on us and our brains as well as our experience taking a cellphone 'vacation' while on vacation. What did we learn this week 3:11 Scientists were able to study a 2400 year old gut 3:48 5% of the worlds powerplants produce 73% of electricity emissions 7:41 Studytime: 13:52
July 28, 2021
Farm Life: bugs, night terrors and midnight smoke alarms
We've been SO busy and learnt so much!! We decided to dedicate this episode to catching you up on everything that's been going on with us! We'll talk about filming, what life is like living on a farm and how we are feeling about Covid 19 What Did We Learn This Week?. You Can EAT Cattails 1:21 When is the best time to forage?! 5:11
July 21, 2021
Failure: how to overcome it! ft. Kendra Hill
Tea is SPILLED in this episode with our manager Kendra Hill all about the fear of failure. She analyses us deeply to the core in this episode and we share some super interesting science on what causes our fear of failure. Sit back, relax, and enjoy what is essentially a therapy session between Mitch and Kendra! What Did We Learn This Week? 2:35 The ONE Good Thing About COVID-19! 6:28 98% of Human Experience Has Never Been Written Down?! 12:19 Studytime
July 14, 2021
Botox: why injecting poison works!
I know we all love thinking about AGEING, so today we are talking about BOTOX! We’ll be exploring what it actually is, how it effects your face (or wherever else you’re putting it!), as well as ageing, why that happens to your body and some groundbreaking research around the subject! What Did We Learn This Week? 4:00 This Tiny Creature Can Exist Between Life and Death?! 7:20 98% Of the Mass of Most Living Organisms Are Only Made of 6 Elements?! 11:40 Studytime
July 7, 2021
Dinosaurs: did they have penises? ft. Dustin Growick
Today’s episode is about DINOSAURS! We’re joined by dino expert Dustin Growick to talk about dinosaur penises, why some dinosaurs are so large and others so small, and of course, we have to talk about BIRDS! Are birds dinosaurs? Yes. Yes, they are. We are surrounded by dinosaurs. HOW COOL! What Did We Learn This Week? 5:38 Why Certain Sounds TRIGGER You! 10:38 We Consume a Full Credit Card a Year in Microplastic?! Studytime: 18:48
June 30, 2021
Farts: How to decrease them!
Greg has a flatulence PROBLEM, so we’ve decided to dedicate this episode to exploring why he can’t stop farting. We’ll talk about what causes farts, why some are smellier than others, and how to reduce your farts! Listen up, our farty friends! What Did We Learn This Week? 2:54 What ARE Numbers?! 8:42 Can Humans Use Echolocation?! 12:26 Studytime
June 23, 2021
The Science of Less ft. Leidy Klotz
Today we are talking about the science of less or the science of subtraction with expert on the subject Leidy Klotz! He’s an amazing researcher, on the front page of Nature Magazine, and he’s going to teach us about how getting rid of things is a better way to solve our problems!
June 16, 2021
Hobbies: do they change your brain?
Whether it’s reading, birdwatching, painting, or stargazing, we all have a hobby. In this week’s episode, we discuss what happens in the brain when you’re doing a hobby, their impact on your mental health, and the difference between scientific and artistic creativity. What Did We Learn This Week? 2:35 Scientists Are Killing Off Female Mosquitos! 9:28 Trees Can Fart?! Studytime: 14:00
June 9, 2021
Poppers and Pride ft. Priyanka
HAPPY PRIDE!! Today we are joined by Canada Drag Race star and winner PRIYANKA! And we’re talking about POPPERS, which are, for those who don’t know, a VHS cleaner that gay men sniff to loosen their buttholes. YUP! We’re going to talk about how they affect the body, the history of poppers, and, of course, we have to talk about drag race!! What did we learn this week? 1:52 The Brightest Colours in Nature are TOXIC?! 4:51 Testicles Have a LOT in Common with the Brain?! Studytime: 9:53
June 2, 2021
Anxiety: how does it impact your brain? ft. LaurDIY
We all suffer from anxiety to SOME degree, and in this week’s episode we’re joined by the amazing LaurDIY to unpack how anxiety affects our lives. We explore the way anxiety looks in your brain neurophysiologically, how people with anxiety disorder perceive other people’s faces, and whether or not the calming apps REALLY work! What Did We Learn This Week? 4:16 Is Garlic Mustard Taking Over? 8:20 Scientists Have Created The Whitest Paint EVER! Studytime: 13:03
May 26, 2021
UFOs: are they real?
Skeptics and believers, gather round! There's been buzz about UFOs lately, so we’re here to uncover the TRUTH! We’re going to discuss what these objects likely are and what our odds are of finding extraterrestrial life in the universe. What did we learn this week? 2:14 Scientists Have Developed a THIRD THUMB?! 7:31 How Can You Identify A Baltimore Oriole? Studytime: 14:46
May 19, 2021
Needles: why so scary!?
We’re celebrating vaccinations ramping up with an episode all about needles. Why are we so scared of them? What is the evolutionary basis behind that fear? We even share some tips on how to get over that fear! What did we learn this week? 1:16 Why are otters so cute and playful?! 9:18 How come if cats fits, they sits? / Why do cats love small spaces so much? Studytime: 13:09
May 12, 2021
Summer Bodies: The best way to get one!
Summer's coming! And after a year of quarantine, we thought we could use some science to motivate us. We'll be looking at calorie counting - does it even work, or is it not quite as simple as some make it seem? What happens when you work out your muscles, and how do steroids actually work? What did we learn this week? 4:10 The fungus that takes over ants 8:35 The impact of eye contact between dog's and their owners 13:16 Studytime