Skeptically Speaking #189 Gay, Straight, and The Reason Why

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This week, we’re looking at the science of sexual orientation, where debates over nature vs. nurture have influenced law, policy and equal rights. We’re joined by neuroscientist and writer Simon LeVay, to talk about his research on the topic, and his book Gay, Straight, and the Reason Why: The Science of Sexual Orientation.

And on the podcast, astrophysicist Ethan Siegel returns to the show, to tell us about a new project using the information aggregation service TrapIt to improve learning in the classroom.

We record live with Simon LeVay on Sunday, November 11 at 6 pm MT. The podcast will be available to download at 6 pm MT on Friday, November 16.


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