Measuring the Deadliness of Viruses (Like Coronavirus), Why We Do the Potty Dance, and Depression’s Cousin “Acedia”

Learn about how scientists measure the contagiousness and deadliness of diseases like coronavirus; the history of acedia, an emotion that is similar to (but distinct from) depression; and why it helps to do a “potty dance” when you really have to go to the bathroom. 

Measuring the Deadliness of Viruses (Like Coronavirus) by Ashley Hamer

Depression’s Cousin “Acedia” by Mae Rice

Why We Do the Potty Dance by Ashley Hamer (Listener question from Stewart C.)

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