Why Women Started Shaving, Universal Features of Music, and “Split-Brain” Studies

Learn about why music really is universal to humans; what studying “split-brain” patients taught scientists about the brain; and when in human history society decided that women should shave their bodies.

Studying ‘Split-Brain’ Patients Taught Scientists Strange Things About the Brain by Cameron Duke

Universal Features of Music by Kelsey Donk

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Why Women Started Shaving by Ashley Hamer (Listener question from Arjun)

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