What is the difference between intelligence and wisdom and why should you care? Dr. Robert Sternberg introduces us to his theories of adaptive intelligence and his triangular theory of love. He provides insights as to how our society misdirects and prioritizes our focus on exactly the traits that lead us down untenable social and political paths. He also proves to us once and for all that it's a bad idea to use an IQ test to get a first date.

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There is a Vietnamese proverb that reads "Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet." Theo and Stavros Zanos are perhaps one of the best personifications of this notion. They are independent, they accomplish vastly different things, yet they are perfectly paired and, at the end of the day, part of the same system.

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We try to capture myriad voices on Skraps, but this one is legendary. Truly. If you don't trust us, we have a few testimonials to prove it. Dr. Robert Hamlin is a DVM and Professor Emeritus at The Ohio State University (please don't get Arun started on his Buckeyes) and he knows more about the heart (animals and humans) than any single person has a right to.

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You can check out his prolific research publications here, but don't miss out on the story behind the investigator as we take on the peer-review process, lab culture and contracts (get that heart rate up!), being an outsider to both of your own cultures, sleep and exercise, and InequalityInSTEM (which his wife aptly points out should be STEAM!) an effort driven by Dawn Taylor that TK whole-heartedly endorses.

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Arun and JoJo speak with Juan-Pablo about each of the portfolio companies funded by APVC (Axon Therapies, Cala Health, CVRx, EXO, Neuspera, Presidio Medical, Saluda Medical, and SetPoint Medical) and then dive head-long into what it's like to be a Puerto Rican American influencing the future of medicine, exploring what it took to get there, and what he'll do now that he as arrived. Answer: He's not just talking about it - "Hire someone, mentor someone, spotlight someone." Check. Check. Check

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Casterton worked her way through the bigs (Edwards Lifesciences, Boston Scientific, Stryker, and Verily) and picked up a thing or two along the way. She's broken the land-speed record in medical device product development, built successful teams across continents, worked with Google, Verily and others to scale COVID testing sites in a pinch (entirely online, too), and is ready, willing, and able to share those lessons with you. She has also recruited some other impressive leaders to have a little fireside chat with you, too.

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Join us as we talk to Professor Lynne Carpenter-Boggs about the new trends in final remains disposal - human composting (or more tactfully called Natural Organic Reduction). If you've tried to live a life of sustainability, why stop there? Why not let your final act of earthly love be 1.4 tons less carbon than cremation or burial?

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Have you ever wondered or seen someone and thought they could be a psychopath or have psychopathic tendencies? What if you found out if you really had the all the attributes of being a psychopath? Does it make you question everything you have experienced and have been through wondering what if you had flipped and why you hadn't flipped yet?

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Dr. Hubert Lim talks about how his love for biomedical engineering starts off with wanting to understand music preferences a.la Napster, then branching to auditory implants, invasive and non-invasive neuromodulation. We talk about his fantastic journey into figuring out a treatment for Tinnitus via his company, Neuromod Devices. They published a fantastic study by performing bi-modal stimulation of the brain using tongue stimulation and sound to treat Tinnitus.

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