Hidden Brain explores the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior and questions that lie at the heart of our complex and changing world.

Our work, led by Host and Executive Editor Shankar Vedantam, is marked by a commitment to scientific and journalistic rigor, and a deep empathy for our guests and audience.

The Hidden Brain podcast launched in 2015 and is one of the nation’s fastest-growing shows, with two to three million downloads per week. Our radio show is heard on more than 350 public radio stations.