Brains On! Science podcast for kids podcast

Brains On! Science podcast for kids

Brains On!® is a science podcast for curious kids and adults from American Public Media. Each week, a different kid co-host joins Molly Bloom to find answers to fascinating questions about the world sent in by listeners. Like, do dogs know they’re dogs? Or, why do feet stink? Plus, we have mystery sounds for you to guess, songs for you to dance to, and lots of facts -- all checked by experts.

Brains On!® is a science podcast for curious kids and adults from American Public Media. Each week, a different kid co-host joins Molly Bloom to find answers to fascinating questions about the world sent in by listeners. Like, do dogs know they’re dogs? Or, why do feet stink? Plus, we have mystery sounds for you to guess, songs for you to dance to, and lots of facts -- all checked by experts.

 

#324

How does ibuprofen help stop pain?

Ouch! If you’ve ever stubbed your toe, gotten a paper cut or fallen off your bike, you know that getting hurt is no fun. Sometimes we can take medicine to help feel better, like ibuprofen. But how does that medicine know where to go in our bodies to stop the pain? In this episode, Molly and kid co-host Skylar explore where pain comes from and chat with expert Dr. Amanda C de C Williams about why it’s useful. Then they’ll eavesdrop on an ibuprofen pill on its first day of work to find out how it does its job. And of course, an all new mystery sound! [Subscribe to Smarty Pass] (https://www.smartypass.org/)  for ad-free feeds, bonus episodes, and ticket discounts! Today’s episode is sponsored by:- [Sitkaseafoodmarket.com] (http://sitkaseafoodmarket.com/)  - Use promo code Molly35 to receive $35 off your first order.- [Indeed.com/brainson] (https://www.indeed.com/hire/audio-promotion-highimpact) - Receive a $75 sponsored job credit with code brainson ... Read more

09 Apr 2024

24 MINS

24:02

09 Apr 2024


#323

Smarty Pass Sneak Peek: Mystery Sound Investigation

Oh no! It looks like Brains On host Molly Bloom and producer Marc Sanchez are in some deep trouble, and the only way to get out of it is with an extra special game of Mystery Sound. Will either of them be able to guess the right sound? Grab your Smarty Pass to find out! ... Read more

05 Apr 2024

01 MINS

01:22

05 Apr 2024


#322

Everything you need to know before the 2024 solar eclipse

On April 8, a total solar eclipse will be visible on a path that crosses North America, from the west coast of Mexico to the east coast of Canada. In this episode, Molly and co-host Aminah cover all your eclipse essentials: What causes an eclipse? What’s it like to experience one? How do you watch one safely? (Spoiler alert: Don’t stare at the sun without special eyewear. Really. Please. Don’t do it.) Plus, indigenous science educator Nancy Maryboy tells us about Navajo and Cherokee traditions during an eclipse and we’ll meet Dr. Ralph Chou, a scientist who has seen 29 total solar eclipses. And, of course, a stellar new mystery sound! Come see Brains On live in Washington, DC, Princeton, NJ, and Brooklyn, NY! Get tickets here:  [brainson.org/events] (https://www.brainson.org/page/events) [Subscribe to Smarty Pass] (https://www.smartypass.org/)  for ad-free feeds, bonus episodes, and ticket discounts! Today’s episode is sponsored by:- [Sitkaseafoodmarket.com] (http://sitkaseafoodmarket.com/)  - Use promo code Molly35 to receive $35 off your first order.- [Indeed.com/brainson] (https://www.indeed.com/hire/audio-promotion-highimpact) - Receive a $75 sponsored job credit with code brainson ... Read more

02 Apr 2024

26 MINS

26:17

02 Apr 2024


#321

Are UFOs real?

We love a good mystery, and UFOs are magnificently mysterious! But are they real? In this episode, Marc and Sanden take over the Brains On feed with a new episode of their radio show, Hoax Hunters. They’ll look into the myths and hoaxes surrounding UFOs (which stands for unidentified flying objects). Plus, they’ll talk about what kinds of things often get mistaken for UFOs and how you can stay smart and skeptical when hearing shocking information. And of course, an episode about mystery will have an all-new Mystery Sound! [Read more about Val Johnson from MPR News.] (https://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/08/26/minnesota-deputy-squad-car-ufo-mystery) And if you love Hoax Hunters, check out our Making Sense of Myths series! [Bigfoot, Unicorns and Dragons] (https://www.brainson.org/episode/2019/12/10/bigfoot-unicorns-and-dragons-making-sense-of-myths-pt-1) [Lost Cities] (https://www.brainson.org/episode/2019/12/17/lost-cities-making-sense-of-myths-pt-2) [Mermaids, Kraken and the Loch Ness Monster] (https://www.brainson.org/episode/2019/12/20/mermaids-kraken-and-the-loch-ness-monster-making-sense-of-myths-pt-3) [Aliens and UFOs] (https://www.brainson.org/episode/2019/12/31/aliens-and-ufos-making-sense-of-myths-pt-4) Come see Brains On live in Washington, DC, Princeton, NJ, and Brooklyn, NY! Get tickets here:  [brainson.org/events] (https://www.brainson.org/page/events) [Subscribe to Smarty Pass] (https://www.smartypass.org/)  for ad-free feeds, bonus episodes, and ticket discounts! Today’s episode is sponsored by:- [Sitkaseafoodmarket.com] (http://sitkaseafoodmarket.com/)  - Use promo code Molly35 to receive $35 off your first order.- [Indeed.com/brainson] (https://www.indeed.com/hire/audio-promotion-highimpact) - Receive a $75 sponsored job credit with code brainson ... Read more

26 Mar 2024

37 MINS

37:15

26 Mar 2024


#320

Join us for Brains On live in April!

Hello friends! We're so excited to announce that Brains On is coming to the east coast! We’re doing three live shows -- in Washington DC, Princeton, New Jersey and Brooklyn, New York! Our live show is a super fun journey through the brain, featuring magic tricks, a game show, mystery sounds and even dancing! You can get tickets at  [brainson.org/events] (http://brainson.org/events) Plus, after each show, we're having a VIP party, where you can meet and play games with me, Marc and Sanden. And -- if you're not able to make it to our live shows in person, we'll be doing a virtual event in April that anyone can join! Tickets for that are also available at  [brainson.org/events] (http://brainson.org/events) Thanks so much for listening to Brains On and we can't wait to meet you in Washington, DC, Princeton, New Jersey and Brooklyn, New York! Again, you can get your tickets at  [brainson.org/events] (http://brainson.org/events) . Hope to see you there! ... Read more

19 Mar 2024

01 MINS

01:01

19 Mar 2024


#319

Why do we laugh?

Laughter is like a language and humans are really good at understanding it. In this episode, Molly and co-host Milla decode different kinds of laughs, from uncontrollable goofy laughter to chuckles that make others feel good. They’ll meet laugh experts Sophie Scott and Adrienne Wood and test their knowledge in three rounds of the game show: Laugh Attack! Plus, a new mystery sound for you to guess! Come see Brains On live in Washington, DC, Princeton, NJ, and Brooklyn, NY! Get tickets here: [brainson.org/events] (https://www.brainson.org/page/events) [Subscribe to Smarty Pass] (https://www.smartypass.org/) for ad-free feeds, bonus episodes, and ticket discounts! Today’s episode is sponsored by: [Sitkaseafoodmarket.com] (http://sitkaseafoodmarket.com/) - Use promo code Molly35 to receive $35 off your first order.Indeed.com/brainson - Receive a $75 sponsored job credit with code brainson ... Read more

12 Mar 2024

34 MINS

34:21

12 Mar 2024


#318

How do satellites work?

Satellites are like robots in the sky: they monitor the weather, make GPS possible, and take stunning pictures of outer space! But how exactly do they work? When a satellite named Meep Moop gets delivered to Brains On HQ by mistake, Molly and co-hosts Tessa and Fallyn learn all about satellite solar panels, thrusters, and radio waves! Then, they chat with Dr. Moriba Jah about satellite space junk and the importance of keeping space pristine. Plus, a stumper of a mystery sound! Featured expert:Dr. Moriba Jah, space environmentalist and professor of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin. Find him on Instagram at @moribajah and Facebook @Moriba Kemessia Jah Special thanks to:Dr. David “Goldy” Goldstein, principal engineer, SpaceX; Colonel., U.S. Air Force, Ret. Resources:If you want to hear more about GPS, check out the Brains On episode [How does GPS know where you are?] (https://www.brainson.org/episode/2015/04/28/how-does-gps-know-where-you-are) And if you’re curious to learn more about space junk, check out [Satellite uses giant net to practice capturing space junk] (https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/19/17878218/space-junk-remove-debris-net-harpoon-collisions) and the video [Tracking space junk] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pq5dIHHW7yM&t=2s) , both written and hosted by Loren Grush and produced by [The Verge] (https://www.theverge.com/) . Do you have your Smarty Pass yet?? Get yours today for just $4/month (or $36/year) and get bonus episodes every month, and ad-free versions of every episode of Brains On, Smash Boom Best, Moment of Um, and Forever Ago. Visit  [www.smartypass.org] (https://www.smartypass.org/)  to get your Smarty Pass today! ____________ This episode was sponsored by: [Sitka Seafood Market] (http://sitkaseafoodmarket.com/) - Use promo code Molly35 to receive $35 off your first order.  [Indeed] (http://www.indeed.com/hire/audio-promotion-highimpact) - Use promo code brainson to receive a $75 sponsored job credit ... Read more

05 Mar 2024

24 MINS

24:45

05 Mar 2024


#317

Tooth or Dare: A Smarty Pass Sneak Peek

What’s that alluring flute music and what does it have to do with Molly Bloom’s biting new game? Well, there’s only one way to find out. Grab your Smarty Pass to hear Anna and Rosie play Molly’s latest game: Tooth or Dare! ... Read more

01 Mar 2024

01 MINS

01:50

01 Mar 2024


#316

How does a match make fire?

Have you ever seen someone strike a match? The match rubs against a scratchy strip and a split second later – poof! It makes fire! But how does a match work, anyway? Join Molly and co-host Maxwell as they get all fired up about matches! They’ll explore the three things a fire needs to ignite and learn how lighting a match is just a super fast chemical reaction that sometimes smells like farts. Plus, we’ll hear your hot new names for matches and of course, a new mystery sound! Do you have your Smarty Pass yet?? Get yours today for just $4/month (or $36/year) and get bonus episodes every month, and ad-free versions of every episode of Brains On, Smash Boom Best, Moment of Um, and Forever Ago. Visit  [www.smartypass.org] (https://www.smartypass.org/)  to get your Smarty Pass today! ____________ This episode was sponsored by: [Sitka Seafood Market] (http://sitkaseafoodmarket.com/) - Use promo code Molly35 to receive $35 off your first order.  [Indeed] (http://www.indeed.com/hire/audio-promotion-highimpact) - Use promo code brainson to receive a $75 sponsored job credit ... Read more

27 Feb 2024

26 MINS

26:14

27 Feb 2024


#315

How deep does the sand go on the beach?

Sand! We use it to make all kinds of things, from spectacular sandcastles to roads and bridges. But where does it come from? And why is the sand on so many beaches disappearing? In this episode, Molly and co-host Leon head to the beach to explore the secrets of sand. They run into the ultimate sand STAN Sanden Totten and discover what it's made of. Then, they chat with producer Nico Gonzalez Wisler about why beaches are running out of sand. All that, plus a stumper of a new mystery sound! Do you have your Smarty Pass yet?? Get yours today for just $4/month (or $36/year) and get bonus episodes every month, and ad-free versions of every episode of Brains On, Smash Boom Best, Moment of Um, and Forever Ago. Visit  [www.smartypass.org] (https://www.smartypass.org/)  to get your Smarty Pass today! ____________ This episode was sponsored by: [Sitka Seafood Market] (http://sitkaseafoodmarket.com/) - Use promo code Molly35 to receive $35 off your first order.  [Indeed] (http://www.indeed.com/hire/audio-promotion-highimpact) - Use promo code brainson to receive a $75 sponsored job credit ... Read more

20 Feb 2024

25 MINS

25:27

20 Feb 2024


#314

Is hypnosis real?

Hypnosis. You’ve seen it in movies, cartoons, and maybe even on stage! But is it real? And if so, what is it? Join Molly and co-host Jasmine as they uncover the truth about hypnosis and its power to heal. They’ll hear from pediatrician and hypnosis expert, Dr. Daniel Kohen, about what it is and isn’t. (Spoiler alert – it isn’t mind control!) They’ll also chat with 13-year-old Joshua who uses hypnosis to overcome anxiety! Plus, a special appearance from the ghost of Franz Mesmer, a famous practitioner and the man behind the word mesmerizing. Entranced? Stick around for a new and puzzling mystery sound! Do you have your Smarty Pass yet?? Get yours today for just $4/month (or $36/year) and get bonus episodes every month, and ad-free versions of every episode of Brains On, Smash Boom Best, Moment of Um, and Forever Ago. Visit  [www.smartypass.org] (https://www.smartypass.org/)  to get your Smarty Pass today! ____________ This episode was sponsored by [Sitka Seafood Market] (http://sitkaseafoodmarket.com/) - Use promo code Molly35 to receive $35 off your first order.  [Indeed] (http://www.indeed.com/hire/audio-promotion-highimpact) - Use promo code brainson to receive a $75 sponsored job credit ... Read more

13 Feb 2024

30 MINS

30:02

13 Feb 2024


#313

Why do we get cavities?

Your teeth are like a squad of superheroes inside your mouth. They help you crunch on carrot sticks, nibble popcorn and chew bubblegum. You’ve probably heard it’s important to brush your teeth to prevent cavities. But what is a cavity? And how do dentists fix them? Join Molly and cohost Aya on a terrifically toothy adventure, as they explore what causes these pesky little holes in our teeth. They’ll meet a group of rowdy, party-loving bacteria and find out how sometimes, troublemaker bacteria in our mouths can cause cavities. Plus, dentist Dr. Jean Star will help explain how to fix cavities. All that, plus a brand new Mystery Sound! Do you have your Smarty Pass yet?? Get yours today for just $4/month (or $36/year) and get bonus episodes every month, and ad-free versions of every episode of Brains On, Smash Boom Best, Moment of Um, and Forever Ago. Visit  [www.smartypass.org] (https://www.smartypass.org/)  to get your Smarty Pass today! ____________ This episode was sponsored by [Sitka Seafood Market] (http://sitkaseafoodmarket.com/) - Use promo code Molly35 to receive $35 off your first order. ... Read more

06 Feb 2024

29 MINS

29:52

06 Feb 2024


#312

Baby Mystery Sound: A Smarty Pass Sneak Peek

Producers Rosie duPont and Aron Woldeslassie are at the Brains On petting zoo checking out some of the cutest baby animals in the world. It’s there that Rosie realizes that they should play a round of Baby Mystery Sounds! It’s the classic Brains On game Mystery Sound with an adorable twist! ... Read more

02 Feb 2024

02 MINS

02:25

02 Feb 2024


#311

How did ferns survive the dinosaur extinction?

Listener Gideon sent in this brilliant question: “How did ferns survive the dinosaur extinction and are they the same ferns we see now?” Our search for the answer will introduce us to James Frond, international fern of mystery, and take us flying through the air on an airplane’s wing. We’ll also meet a scientist who’s trying to understand how ferns are such strong survivors — by recreating the extinction event that wiped out the dinosaurs! All that, plus a fern-tastic new mystery sound! Do you have your Smarty Pass yet?? Get yours today for just $4/month (or $36/year) and get bonus episodes every month, and ad-free versions of every episode of Brains On, Smash Boom Best, Moment of Um, and Forever Ago. Visit  [www.smartypass.org] (https://www.smartypass.org/)  to get your Smarty Pass today! _____________ Today’s episode is sponsored by:   [Sitka Seafood Market] (http://sitkaseafoodmarket.com) - Use promo code Molly35 to receive $35 off your first order. ... Read more

30 Jan 2024

30 MINS

30:03

30 Jan 2024


#310

What happened to the Neanderthals?

Dig in with Molly and co-host Audrey as they learn about our extinct ancient relatives, the Neanderthals! With archaeologist and Brains On producer Anna Goldfield as their guide, they’ll learn how Neanderthals were once misunderstood, and how scientists are learning more about them. Explore the wondrous NeanderHALL at Brains On HQ and unearth the truth about these prehistoric humans with Anna and her talkative NeanderDOLL, Paul! Plus, discover the origins of a tricky new mystery sound Do you have your Smarty Pass yet?? Get yours today for just $4/month (or $36/year) and get bonus episodes every month, and ad-free versions of every episode of Brains On, Smash Boom Best, Moment of Um, and Forever Ago. Visit  [www.smartypass.org] (https://www.smartypass.org/)  to get your Smarty Pass today! ... Read more

23 Jan 2024

29 MINS

29:46

23 Jan 2024


#309

Taxonomic Ticklers: A Smarty Pass sneak peek

Sparklemuffin, turdus maximus, and sarcastic fringehead. These are the names of some of Marc’s favorite animals! Will Molly be able to guess what kind of animals they are? ... Read more

19 Jan 2024

01 MINS

01:44

19 Jan 2024


#308

Where does lightning come from?

Grab your raincoat, and join Molly and co-host Lily as they float into the clouds to learn about lightning! They’ll explore how lightning is made and what it takes to stay safe during thunderstorms. To close with a bang, Molly will slip on her Thunderpants and host an electrifying lightning-themed game show. But don’t bolt too soon. We’ve got a mystery sound reveal that promises to shock!Do you have your Smarty Pass yet?? Get yours today for just $4/month (or $36/year) and get bonus episodes every month, and ad-free versions of every episode of Brains On, Smash Boom Best, Moment of Um, and Forever Ago. Visit [www.smartypass.org] (https://www.smartypass.org/) to get your Smarty Pass today! ... Read more

16 Jan 2024

32 MINS

32:30

16 Jan 2024


#307

Brains On presents Forever Ago - Superman: An immigrant's story

The Brains On crew is hard at work on our next batch of episodes, and we'll be back in your feed on January 16, with an electrifying episode about lightning. Until then, check out our history show: Forever Ago. It's hosted by our friend Joy Dolo, and it looks into the fascinating past of things we take for granted. In this episode, Joy invites Molly on to the show to share the origin story of Superman that you've probably never heard. Take a listen! To hear the entire episode, search for “Forever Ago” wherever you listen to podcasts or head to [foreverago.org] (https://www.brainson.org/episode/2023/11/07/superman-an-immigrants-story) . ... Read more

05 Dec 2023

13 MINS

13:37

05 Dec 2023


#306

Why do our bodies take so long to grow?

Join Molly Bloom and co-host Ishalo as they learn about the ingredients we need to grow – and why sometimes the growing seems slow! They’ll chat with Dr. Diva de León Crutchlow about sleep and hormones and help Sanden take care of Dwayne the 5-year-old brain. Is your excitement growing by the minute? Ours too! And we’ve got another tricky mystery sound, just for you. This episode was sponsored by: Indeed ( [Indeed.com/BRAINS] (http://indeed.com/BRAINS) ) - Claim your $75 sponsored job credit to upgrade your job post. Terms and conditions apply. Factor ( [Factormeals.com/brainson50] (http://factormeals.com/brainson50) ) to get 50% off. IXL ( [IXL.COM/FIELDTRIP] (http://ixl.com/FIELDTRIP) ) to get a 20% off an IXL membership. Wish ( [movies.disney.com/wish] (http://movies.disney.com/wish) - Only in theaters November 22, tickets available now. Rated PG, parental guidance suggested)Do you have your Smarty Pass yet?? Get yours today for just $4/month (or $36/year) and get bonus episodes every month, and ad-free versions of every episode of Brains On, Smash Boom Best, Moment of Um, and Forever Ago. Visit [www.smartypass.org] (https://www.smartypass.org/) to get your Smarty Pass today! ... Read more

07 Nov 2023

28 MINS

28:47

07 Nov 2023


#305

How and why do chameleons change color?

Join Molly and co-host Arjun on a reptilian romp, where they learn all about chameleons’ color-changing abilities, powerful eyes, and super sticky saliva. Along the way, they’ll be joined by a pair of chatty chameleon cabaret performers — Kiki and Paul — and chameleon expert Chris Anderson! Color yourself excited for this awesome creature feature, and an all-new mystery sound! If you want to learn more about chameleons, check out co-host Arjun’s own podcast, Animals Rule! He has an episode all about these loungey lizards, plus a ton of other amazing animals: [https://spotify.link/KZrepYscSDb] (https://spotify.link/KZrepYscSDb) This episode was sponsored by: Indeed ( [Indeed.com/BRAINS] (http://indeed.com/BRAINS) ) - Claim your $75 sponsored job credit to upgrade your job post. Terms and conditions apply. Factor ( [Factormeals.com/brainson50] (http://factormeals.com/brainson50) ) to get 50% off. IXL ( [IXL.COM/FIELDTRIP] (http://ixl.com/FIELDTRIP) ) to get a 20% off an IXL membership.Do you have your Smarty Pass yet?? Get yours today for just $4/month (or $36/year) and get bonus episodes every month, and ad-free versions of every episode of Brains On, Smash Boom Best, Moment of Um, and Forever Ago. Visit [www.smartypass.org] (https://www.smartypass.org/) to get your Smarty Pass today! ... Read more

31 Oct 2023

31 MINS

31:13

31 Oct 2023


#304

Why are we afraid of the dark?

Explore the dark with Molly and co-host Sasha! They’ll chat with psychologist Dr. Sandy Pimentel about why it’s totally normal to be afraid of the dark and hear from Mr. Bonejangles about why it’s the bone-a-fide best! To round out their adventure, producer Nico Gonzalez-Wisler will whisk them off on a starry, overnight field trip. The light at the end of the tunnel? An all-new mystery sound! This episode was sponsored by: Indeed ( [Indeed.com/BRAINS] (http://indeed.com/BRAINS) ) - Claim your $75 sponsored job credit to upgrade your job post. Terms and conditions apply. Factor ( [Factormeals.com/brainson50] (http://factormeals.com/brainson50) ) to get 50% off. IXL ( [IXL.COM/FIELDTRIP] (http://ixl.com/FIELDTRIP) ) to get a 20% off an IXL membership. *** Don’t miss our virtual events! Our next one, “What’s That Smell?” is happening Oct. 26 — Oct. 28, and our third and final, “Snacktacular Road Trip,” is Nov. 30 — Dec. 2. Join your favorite hosts from Brains On!, Smash Boom Best and Forever Ago LIVE on YouTube for just $19.99 per family. Join the fun, and ask them questions! Plus, Smarty Pass holders get 20% off (sign up today to get yours and the discount). It all starts on September 21, so go to  [brainson.org/fieldtrips] (http://brainson.org/fieldtrips)  to get your tickets! ***Do you have your Smarty Pass yet?? Get yours today for just $4/month (or $36/year) and get bonus episodes every month, and ad-free versions of every episode of Brains On, Smash Boom Best, Moment of Um, and Forever Ago. Visit www.smartypass.org to get your Smarty Pass today! ... Read more

24 Oct 2023

29 MINS

29:10

24 Oct 2023


#303

Why isn’t Pluto a planet anymore?

Pluto is tiny, icy, and used to be the ninth planet in the solar system. Used to be. So why isn’t Pluto a planet anymore? Join Molly and co-host Momo as they learn Pluto’s history, talk to planetary scientist Kelsi Singer about NASA’s New Horizons mission, and even hear from the planet itself. All that plus a nifty new mystery sound! This episode was sponsored by: Indeed ( [Indeed.com/BRAINS] (http://indeed.com/BRAINS) ) - Claim your $75 sponsored job credit to upgrade your job post. Terms and conditions apply. Factor ( [Factormeals.com/brainson50] (http://factormeals.com/brainson50) ) to get 50% off. IXL ( [IXL.COM/FIELDTRIP] (http://ixl.com/FIELDTRIP) ) to get a 20% off an IXL membership.Do you have your Smarty Pass yet?? Get yours today for just $4/month (or $36/year) and get bonus episodes every month, and ad-free versions of every episode of Brains On, Smash Boom Best, Moment of Um, and Forever Ago. Visit www.smartypass.org to get your Smarty Pass today! ... Read more

17 Oct 2023

27 MINS

27:39

17 Oct 2023


#302

What is ADHD?

Millions of kids and adults across the world have ADHD, which stands for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. ADHD doesn’t affect everyone in the same way, though. Some people might have trouble focusing, while others might get really fidgety or take risks without thinking about them. But what is ADHD and what is happening in the brain of someone with ADHD? In this episode, Molly and cohost Julianne (who also has ADHD) learn from Dr. Julie Schweitzer of the MIND Institute at UC Davis about how a brain with ADHD can feel a little bit like an orchestra without a conductor.  Plus, Julianne talks with Daniel Kwan, director of the movie Everything Everywhere All At Once, about what it's like to live with ADHD, and how people with ADHD have some superpowers when it comes to creativity. This episode was sponsored by: Indeed ( [Indeed.com/BRAINS] (http://indeed.com/BRAINS) ) - Claim your $75 sponsored job credit to upgrade your job post. Terms and conditions apply. Factor ( [Factormeals.com/brainson50] (http://factormeals.com/brainson50) ) to get 50% off. IXL ( [IXL.COM/FIELDTRIP] (http://ixl.com/FIELDTRIP) ) to get a 20% off an IXL membership. Greenlight ( [Greenlight.com] (http://greenlight.com/) ) The banking and investing app for kids and teens. Do you have your Smarty Pass yet?? Get yours today for just $4/month (or $36/year) and get bonus episodes every month, and ad-free versions of every episode of Brains On, Smash Boom Best, Moment of Um, and Forever Ago. Visit www.smartypass.org to get your Smarty Pass today! ... Read more

10 Oct 2023

32 MINS

32:29

10 Oct 2023


#301

Going Viral: What is a Computer Virus?

Ah-CHOO! We know viruses make us sick, but what happens when a virus infects your computer? This episode, go digital with Molly and co-host Chloe as they track down a pesky computer virus infecting Brains On Headquarters. Catch our special guests, podcasting viruses Kara and Gilly, and meet a mysterious hacker named Shark Manchez. Plus, a brand new mystery sound! This episode is sponsored by: Indeed ( [Indeed.com/BRAINS] (http://indeed.com/BRAINS) ) - Claim your $75 sponsored job credit to upgrade your job post. Terms and conditions apply. Factor ( [Factormeals.com/brainson50] (http://factormeals.com/brainson50) ) to get 50% off. IXL ( [IXL.COM/FIELDTRIP] (http://ixl.com/FIELDTRIP) ) to get a 20% off an IXL membership. Greenlight ( [Greenlight.com] (http://greenlight.com/) ) The banking and investing app for kids and teens. ... Read more

03 Oct 2023

28 MINS

28:32

03 Oct 2023