Very Bad Wizards
Very Bad Wizards

Very Bad Wizards

Science, Society & Culture

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Downloads per Episode
125,000

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Description

Very Bad Wizards is a podcast featuring a philosopher (Tamler Sommers) and a psychologist (David Pizarro), who share a love for ethics, pop culture, and cognitive science, and who have a marked inability to distinguish sacred from profane. Each podcast includes discussions of moral philosophy, recent work on moral psychology and neuroscience, and the overlap between the two.

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Podcast Information

About the Host
Host Name: Tamler Sommers and David Pizarro
Tamler Sommers is a professor of philosophy at the University of Houston, where he studies the philosophy of morality/ethics. He is the author of three books on human morality (including a recent popular press book, "Why Honor Matters). David Pizarro is a professor of psychology at Cornell University, where he studies the psychology of human morality and the role of emotions on judgment. He has a popular TED talk on the emotion of disgust, and its role in shaping political judgments.
Average Episode Length
1-1.5 Hours
Publishes
Twice a Month

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Audience Demographics

Gender
Male
60%
Female
40%
Age
12-17
0%
18-24
10%
25-34
20%
35-44
30%
45-54
30%
55-64
10%
65+
0%
Median Age: 41
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