Latest Episodes

Episode 13: We are pretty sure men have a gender
May 17, 2016

Liz and Alyssa discuss Alyssa mentions continuing P90X3 for 64 days, though the momentum broke for a few days but now she is back at it and wants complete the 90 day program and mentions that she feels stronger after the workout. Alyssa mentions that...

Episode 12: Apparently Happiness is an Art
May 10, 2016

Alyssa and Liz discuss Liz’s vacation, her sickness during the trip and her new haircut. Alyssa discusses her new workout program - P90X3 and her regularity with the workout sessions. In section “blinded by science”, Alyssa talks about...

Episode 11: It's not fair!
March 28, 2016

Liz and Alyssa focus on fairness at work this week. They discuss whether understanding the research on fairness helps them deal with unfairness better at work and at home.  They debate whether women are better prepared for the society of the...

Episode 10 CEO of Who?
February 23, 2016

Alyssa and Liz use their insights as researchers to problem solve several unlikely scenarios including cabinet-making commuting, an obnoxious house guest, expired aloe vera, and when to work out (a perpetual favorite).  They discuss how...

Episode 9: False Choices
February 06, 2016

Liz and Alyssa discuss wrapping up the semester, their never-ending "to-do" lists, why feminist moms always seem to have the most feminine daughters, daycare dropoff dads, coloring books for grownups, and sexual harassment of men. We decide once and...

Episode 8: The Ocho
January 22, 2016

Alyssa and Liz discuss their various ways of purchasing Thanksgiving dinners, Alyssa's travel plans, why Liz finally feels like an adult, and EPIC HAMSTER BATTLES. They also get serious and talk about what predicts the choices we have to make between...

Episode 7: Slaughterites
December 10, 2015

Liz and Alyssa discuss: Liz's (SUPER FUN) tonsillectomy (involving sticks of fire) freezing offices tension between what's best for our present (napping) and future selves (actually doing stuff) overconfidence vs. obsessive...

Episode 6: Gender in STEM and Military
November 16, 2015

Alyssa and Liz talk about how men and women interpret data about the status of women in STEM and post-military careers.  Alyssa tries "bring your daughter to podcast day" and talks about her substitute podcast "friends." Liz is able to...

Episode 5 Cognitive Biases and Booties
October 26, 2015

Liz and Alyssa discuss front porch thievery, the booties everyone is after this fall, the burden of self-care, cognitive biases, and The Intern.   Our everlasting thanks to David, Theo, and Jennie!   Find us on iTunes right...

Episode 4: Power and Rap Battles
October 20, 2015

Alyssa and Liz are chatting IN PERSON about gender and power, career aspirations, pop culture (rap battles, anyone?) and their own daily dramas.