Curiosity Daily Podcast: Future GMO Foods, The Thought Gap, How Your Brain Knows You’re Uncomfortable
Learn about why researchers are developing new GMO foods like golden rice; why you underestimate how often others are thinking about you; and how your brain knows when you’re uncomfortable and you need to change your position.
Episode Show Notes:
FDA's Feed Your Mind website: https://www.fda.gov/food/consumers/agricultural-biotechnology
You regularly underestimate how often someone else is thinking about you by Steffie Drucker
- Liking gap episode: https://www.curiositydaily.com/road-to-the-8-hour-workday-the-liking-gap-shocking-tomatoes/
- Actually, Everyone Is Thinking About You. (2021, September 16). Vice.com. https://www.vice.com/en/article/epx43m/actually-everyone-is-thinking-about-you
- Cooney, G., Boothby, E. J., & Lee, M. (2021). The thought gap after conversation: Underestimating the frequency of others’ thoughts about us. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/xge0001134
- Cuncic, A. (2012). Spotlight Effect: Not Everyone is Looking at You. Verywell Mind. https://www.verywellmind.com/what-is-the-spotlight-effect-3024470
How the brain tells us to change position by Ashley Hamer (Listener question from Constanza in Mexico City)
- Why do we roll over when we're asleep. (2014). Why do we roll over when we’re asleep? › Ask an Expert (ABC Science). Abc.net.au. https://doi.org/https://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2014/01/28/3861788.htm
- Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Pain, Disability, and Chronic Illness Behavior, Osterweis, M., Kleinman, A., & Mechanic, D. (2015). The Anatomy and Physiology of Pain. Nih.gov; National Academies Press (US). https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK219252/
- Bedsores. (2021). Hopkinsmedicine.org. https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/bedsores
- Resnick, B. (2016, June 6). Ever wake up to a numb, dead arm? Here’s what’s happening. Vox. https://www.vox.com/2016/6/6/11854588/numb-arm-sleep
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