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Is the Human Mind Predisposed to Religious Thought?
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Is the Human Mind Predisposed to Religious Thought?

Across cultures, the tenets of various religious beliefs reveal similarities and recurrent patterns. Why does this happen? In this film,…
Galaxy
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Humans in a Vast Universe: Astronomy and Cosmic Significance

In this film, Drs. Guy Consolmagno, Jennifer Wiseman, and David Charbonneau explore humanity’s connection with the universe, the expanding nature…
Frontiers of Neuroscience: Charting the Complexities of Our Brains
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Frontiers of Neuroscience: Charting the Complexities of Our Brains

Scientists expand upon new discoveries by exploring identity, the complexity of treating neurological diseases, and the need for a comprehensive…
Four panels featuring different brain images and a person wearing a cap to measure brain activity
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Caring for the Health of Your Brain

In this compelling short film, Dr. Huda Zoghbi discusses how brain exercises, avoiding mental stress and trauma, and maintaining a…
Biological Evolution and the Kinship of All Life
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Biological Evolution and the Kinship of All Life

In this film, Drs. Sean Carroll, Jeff Hardin, and Neil Shubin explore key ideas about the process of natural selection…
Starry night sky above a lake
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Awe & Wonder: Scientists Reflect on Their Vocations

In this inspiring short film, scientists describe how their fascination with the beauty and complexity of nature informs their vocations,…
Scientists in Civic Life: Facilitating Dialogue-Based Communication
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Scientists in Civic Life: Facilitating Dialogue-Based Communication

Matthew Nisbet

Scientists in Civic Life provides an overview of the science communication research, public perceptions of science, and strategies for encouraging…
Astronomy Engagement with Diverse Publics
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Astronomy Engagement with Diverse Publics

DoSER Staff

At the 231st American Astronomical Society Meeting in 2018, Salman Hameed discussed considerations of faith and worldview when participating in…
Of Minds and Machines: What Artificial Intelligence Tells Us About Ourselves
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Of Minds and Machines: What Artificial Intelligence Tells Us About Ourselves

In 2017, the American Association for the Advancement of Science's program of Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (AAAS |…
Holiday Lecture - Advancing Together: Cooperation and Creativity in Human Evolution
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Holiday Lecture – Advancing Together: Cooperation and Creativity in Human Evolution

In this presentation, University of Notre Dame anthropologist Agustín Fuentes suggested that human advances stemmed from a unique cocktail of…