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You're the Expert

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You're the Expert

You're the Expert

Chris Duffy

24
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138
Plays
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Three comedians try to guess what a leading expert does all day and learn why their research is important. You're the Expert brings academia out of the Ivory Tower and into your iPhone. Hosted by Chris Duffy. Produced by Pretty Good Friends.

Latest Episodes

Ketamine and Preventing Mental Illness

Dr. Rebecca Brachman tells us about her groundbreaking work in the neuroscience of resilience and how certain chemical compounds may be able to help prevent illnesses like depression or PTSD. This episode features comedians Wyatt Cenac, Maeve Higgins, and Negin Farsad. Hosted by Chris Duffy. Produced by Pretty Good Friends. NOTE: This is our last episode in the season.

51 min2018 DEC 20
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Ketamine and Preventing Mental Illness

YTE in the Field (Part 2 of 2): Digging up Dinosaurs

Discovering new dinosaurs with Dr. Mike D'Emic in the second installment of this two-part mini-series. Chris hears from the rest of the dig team about their experience finding fossils and searching for dino bones. In this episode, we look at future paleontologists getting their first taste of what fieldwork really looks like.

32 min2018 NOV 22
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YTE in the Field (Part 2 of 2): Digging up Dinosaurs

YTE in the Field (Part 1 of 2): Digging up Dinosaurs

Chris discovers a new species of dinosaur with paleontologist Dr. Mike D'Emic. This is a special two part mini-series / experiment where we leave the theater and go into the field to see science as it's happening. Let us know what you think!

28 min2018 NOV 15
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YTE in the Field (Part 1 of 2): Digging up Dinosaurs

What You Inherit From Your Parents

Dr. Bianca Jones Marlin is a Columbia neuroscientist who studies maternal bonding and how trauma in parents affects the brains of future offspring. She teaches comedians Josh Gondelman, Ashley Brooke Roberts, and Dylan Marron about what you get from your parents and why. Hosted by Chris Duffy. Produced by Pretty Good Friends.

50 min2018 NOV 1
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What You Inherit From Your Parents

Volcanoes

Jess Phoenix studies volcanoes all over the world. She also runs a nonprofit and was a candidate for Congress. In this episode, she explains magma, lava, and all her other hot facts to panelists Aparna Nancherla, Max Silvestri, and Caitlin Durante. Hosted by Chris Duffy. Produced by Pretty Good Friends.

49 min2018 OCT 18
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Volcanoes

Trash, Garbage, and Sanitation

Dr. Robin Nagle is the anthropologist-in-residence for New York City's Department of Sanitation and a professor at NYU. She walks us through the crucial and often overlooked role sanitation workers play in the city and talks trash with comedians Maeve Higgins, Gary Richardson, and Dylan Marron. Hosted by Chris Duffy. Produced by Pretty Good Friends.

55 min2018 SEP 27
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Trash, Garbage, and Sanitation

Sharks and Remoras

Dr. Brooke Flammang studies sharks and the fish that stick onto them. She discovered a previously undiscovered muscle in shark tails, builds autonomous underwater robots, and fires off lasers in her lab. She's incredible. Comedians Dillon Stevenson, Maeve Higgins, and Emmy Blotnick learn all about her work. Hosted by Chris Duffy. Produced by Pretty Good Friends.

47 min2018 SEP 13
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Sharks and Remoras

Love: Anatomy, Biology, and Evolution

Dr. Helen Fisher, Biological Anthropologist, is a Senior Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute, a member of the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies at Rutgers, and the Chief Scientific Advisor to the Internet dating site Match.com. Comedians Bowen Yang, Michelle Buteau, and Matt Koff learn about her research on why humans love, marry, cheat, and more. Hosted by Chris Duffy. Produced by Pretty Good Friends.

42 min2018 AUG 23
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Love: Anatomy, Biology, and Evolution

Wearable Tech and Emotional Computing

MIT's Dr. Rosalind "Roz" Picard helped invent the field of wearable computers. Now she's working on getting them to understand our emotions. Comedians Ken Reid, Josh Sharp, and Fareeha Khan learn about her research and get into their feelings in this special Cambridge Science Festival taping. Hosted by Chris Duffy. Produced by Pretty Good Friends. Made possible by generous funding from MIT's De Florez Fund for Humor.

50 min2018 AUG 9
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Wearable Tech and Emotional Computing

Invasive Species

Lauren Nolfo-Clements studies invasive species. In particular, she's an expert on nutria, giant swamp rodents. Host Chris Duffy and comedians Josh Sharp, Ken Reid, and Caitlin Durante learn about these rodents of unusual size and the science of introduced species. Recorded live at Suffolk University's Modern Theatre as part of the Cambridge Science Festival. Made possible with generous funding from MIT's DeFlorez Fund for Humor. Produced by Pretty Good Friends.

43 min2018 JUL 26
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Invasive Species

Latest Episodes

Ketamine and Preventing Mental Illness

Dr. Rebecca Brachman tells us about her groundbreaking work in the neuroscience of resilience and how certain chemical compounds may be able to help prevent illnesses like depression or PTSD. This episode features comedians Wyatt Cenac, Maeve Higgins, and Negin Farsad. Hosted by Chris Duffy. Produced by Pretty Good Friends. NOTE: This is our last episode in the season.

51 min2018 DEC 20
Comments
Ketamine and Preventing Mental Illness

YTE in the Field (Part 2 of 2): Digging up Dinosaurs

Discovering new dinosaurs with Dr. Mike D'Emic in the second installment of this two-part mini-series. Chris hears from the rest of the dig team about their experience finding fossils and searching for dino bones. In this episode, we look at future paleontologists getting their first taste of what fieldwork really looks like.

32 min2018 NOV 22
Comments
YTE in the Field (Part 2 of 2): Digging up Dinosaurs

YTE in the Field (Part 1 of 2): Digging up Dinosaurs

Chris discovers a new species of dinosaur with paleontologist Dr. Mike D'Emic. This is a special two part mini-series / experiment where we leave the theater and go into the field to see science as it's happening. Let us know what you think!

28 min2018 NOV 15
Comments
YTE in the Field (Part 1 of 2): Digging up Dinosaurs

What You Inherit From Your Parents

Dr. Bianca Jones Marlin is a Columbia neuroscientist who studies maternal bonding and how trauma in parents affects the brains of future offspring. She teaches comedians Josh Gondelman, Ashley Brooke Roberts, and Dylan Marron about what you get from your parents and why. Hosted by Chris Duffy. Produced by Pretty Good Friends.

50 min2018 NOV 1
Comments
What You Inherit From Your Parents

Volcanoes

Jess Phoenix studies volcanoes all over the world. She also runs a nonprofit and was a candidate for Congress. In this episode, she explains magma, lava, and all her other hot facts to panelists Aparna Nancherla, Max Silvestri, and Caitlin Durante. Hosted by Chris Duffy. Produced by Pretty Good Friends.

49 min2018 OCT 18
Comments
Volcanoes

Trash, Garbage, and Sanitation

Dr. Robin Nagle is the anthropologist-in-residence for New York City's Department of Sanitation and a professor at NYU. She walks us through the crucial and often overlooked role sanitation workers play in the city and talks trash with comedians Maeve Higgins, Gary Richardson, and Dylan Marron. Hosted by Chris Duffy. Produced by Pretty Good Friends.

55 min2018 SEP 27
Comments
Trash, Garbage, and Sanitation

Sharks and Remoras

Dr. Brooke Flammang studies sharks and the fish that stick onto them. She discovered a previously undiscovered muscle in shark tails, builds autonomous underwater robots, and fires off lasers in her lab. She's incredible. Comedians Dillon Stevenson, Maeve Higgins, and Emmy Blotnick learn all about her work. Hosted by Chris Duffy. Produced by Pretty Good Friends.

47 min2018 SEP 13
Comments
Sharks and Remoras

Love: Anatomy, Biology, and Evolution

Dr. Helen Fisher, Biological Anthropologist, is a Senior Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute, a member of the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies at Rutgers, and the Chief Scientific Advisor to the Internet dating site Match.com. Comedians Bowen Yang, Michelle Buteau, and Matt Koff learn about her research on why humans love, marry, cheat, and more. Hosted by Chris Duffy. Produced by Pretty Good Friends.

42 min2018 AUG 23
Comments
Love: Anatomy, Biology, and Evolution

Wearable Tech and Emotional Computing

MIT's Dr. Rosalind "Roz" Picard helped invent the field of wearable computers. Now she's working on getting them to understand our emotions. Comedians Ken Reid, Josh Sharp, and Fareeha Khan learn about her research and get into their feelings in this special Cambridge Science Festival taping. Hosted by Chris Duffy. Produced by Pretty Good Friends. Made possible by generous funding from MIT's De Florez Fund for Humor.

50 min2018 AUG 9
Comments
Wearable Tech and Emotional Computing

Invasive Species

Lauren Nolfo-Clements studies invasive species. In particular, she's an expert on nutria, giant swamp rodents. Host Chris Duffy and comedians Josh Sharp, Ken Reid, and Caitlin Durante learn about these rodents of unusual size and the science of introduced species. Recorded live at Suffolk University's Modern Theatre as part of the Cambridge Science Festival. Made possible with generous funding from MIT's DeFlorez Fund for Humor. Produced by Pretty Good Friends.

43 min2018 JUL 26
Comments
Invasive Species
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