Ask Science Mike

1
Jun

Episode 228 - Compulsions, Gender, and Evolution

This week on Ask Science Mike, we explore the following questions today.

How do we overcome unhealthy, escapist behaviors?

You're a Miracle (and a Pain in the Ass)

Do post-gender binary labels reinforce the gender binary?

How sex and gender — which are not the same thing — influence our health

Sex and gender: what is the difference? | Journal of Applied Physiology

Why are exterior testicles a feature on so many mammals?

Are testicles external for cooling, galloping, display, or something else?

How can I reconcile evolution with my beliefs about God?

Biologos

18
May

Episode 227 - Time, Reconstructing Sex, and Being Healthy at Every Size

This week, Mike offers honest, non-judgemental responses to the following questions.

What happens in the brain that makes it feel as though time is moving faster as you get older?

Why Does Time Seem to Speed Up with Age?

What do you think about the Healthy at Every Size movement?

Healthy at Every Size

How can one develop a robust sexual ethic after deconstruction?

How do I know if I am Asexual?

10 Things you need to know about Asexuality

11
May

Episode 226 - Why Did I Do That?

This week, Mike shares a chapter from his new audiobook You're a Miracle (and a Pain in the Ass).

Tap here to get the book on Audible.

4
May

Episode 225 - Living with Brain Injury with Christy Neal

This episode is a re-release from last spring--and one of Mike's all-time favorite episodes.

This week Science Mike talks with his friend Christy Neal about what it’s like to live with a brain injury.

 

Christy Neal is a stay-at-home mom and former homeschool mom of 10 years. She enjoys entertaining, organizing, gardening, long walks with friends, and all things pizza-related.

 

Christy lives in Los Angeles with her 3 children and husband Link of almost 19 years.

29
Apr

Episode 223 - You’re a Miracle (and a Pain in the Ass) | Part 2

This week Dr. Hillary McBride interviews Mike about his brand-new book You're a Miracle (and a Pain in the Ass) which came out THIS WEEK!

You can learn more about the book by tapping here, or Mike's In-Home book tour by tapping here.

27
Apr

Episode 223 - You’re a Miracle (and a Pain in the Ass) | Part 1

This week Dr. Hillary McBride interviews Mike about his brand-new book You're a Miracle (and a Pain in the Ass) which comes out TOMORROW, April 28.

You can learn more about the book by tapping here, or Mike's In-Home book tour by tapping here.

20
Apr
12
Apr

Episode 221

Mike's new book right is nearly here! Learn all about the preorder bonuses, in-home tour, and other exciting news by visiting asksciencemike.com/newbook.

This week Mike responds to the following questions:

How much of different chronotypes is based in biology vs habit?

Are You a Morning Lark or a Night Owl?

Is there a way to address the whiteness problem in geoscience?

Earth Science Has a Whiteness Problem

How do I talk to my daughters about rape culture?

Parenting in a society dominated by rape culture

6
Apr

Episode 220 - Feminism, Sugar, and EMDR

Woah! Mike's going on tour in the middle of a pandemic--and he's coming to your living room. Learn more by tapping here.

This week, Mike responds to the following questions:

What drew you toward feminism as a southern, white man?

You're a Miracle (and a Pain in the Ass)

Should trans women be able to play in women's sports?

Do transgender athletes have an unfair advantage?

Why is sugar bad for us?

How does EMDR work?

EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing)

This episode was made possible by Betterhelp. Learn more at betterhelp.com/sciencemike.

30
Mar

Episode 219 - Neurotheology with Andrew Newberg

This week, Mike has a conversation with one of his favorite scientists: Dr. Andrew Newberg. They talk about life from a brain-centered perspective, as well as talking about what habits and beliefs are most beneficial in our daily lives.