Ask Science Mike


Episode 212 - Electric Cars, the Placebo Effect, and Nonreligious Brains

February 17, 2020

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This week, Mike responded to the following questions:

Are some brains naturally wired to not believe in the supernatural?

How God Changes Your Brain

Finding God in the Waves

Are electric cars less "green" than gas-powered cars?

Factcheck: How electric vehicles help to tackle climate change

Gasoline vs Electric—Who Wins on Lifetime Global Warming Emissions? We Found Out

Does the placebo effect reveal the power of the mind to heal?

The power of the placebo effect

Placebos: The power of the placebo effect

Is the Nocebo Effect Hurting Your Health?

What scriptural arguments can be made to convince non-affirming Christians to change their minds?

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

God and the Gay Christian

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