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The Mind Trench

Rob's weekly breakdown of a listener's topic of choice. Be it cryptozoology, astronomy or etomology - Rob's yr China with the Scooby*.

*Sorry Rob.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 20, 2019

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 20, 2019 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 20, 2019, 20.03 MB
Wed 20 Nov 2019

This morning on The Mind Trench Rob has investigated the pros and cons of white noise, noise pollution and getting a good sleep. Find out more here.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 13, 2019

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 13, 2019 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 13, 2019, 19.18 MB
Wed 13 Nov 2019

We're taking a ride back to the dawn of left and right handed folk. Where does it come from? Why are we like this? Is there a deeper meaning? Rob's in the know.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 6, 2019

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 6, 2019 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: November 6, 2019, 17.56 MB
Wed 6 Nov 2019

Rob's fallen into the realm of Kirlian photography, speaking of auras, water and all sorts of mystical and wonderful findings.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 30, 2019

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 30, 2019 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 30, 2019, 17.8 MB
Wed 30 Oct 2019

Rob's come across the Wim Hof Method, and he's skeptical. Can some fast paced believing really make you immune to the cold? Could be worth a go. Dubious.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 23, 2019

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 23, 2019 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 23, 2019, 17.74 MB
Wed 23 Oct 2019

Rob couldn't choose between two fascinating topics today, so he's here with both. Running us through the origin of the orange (the word not the fruit), asking which came first? And why don't we call yellow, banana? Always asking the hard questions. Secondly, Rob educates us on the fastest moving ant. Wow.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 16, 2019

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 16, 2019 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 16, 2019, 16.61 MB
Wed 16 Oct 2019

Rob's talking about the Pavlovian theory this morning, something he's not a huge fan of. From dog food to bells, this marketing technique is one that Rob reckons is just stink. Tune in to find out more about this classic conditioning.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 9, 2019

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 9, 2019 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 9, 2019, 16.19 MB
Wed 9 Oct 2019

This week on The Mind Trench, we're digging our way through the placebo effect. How does it work? Does it really cure you? Is paracetamol even real? Interesting stuff.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 2, 2019

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 2, 2019 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: October 2, 2019, 18.39 MB
Wed 2 Oct 2019

We're coming close to home with a personality trait that it seems more common than you think. Rob's introducing us to the Dunning–Kruger effect, a cognitive bias in which people mistakenly assess their cognitive ability as greater than it is. We're all pretty familiar, right?

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: September 25, 2019

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: September 25, 2019 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: September 25, 2019, 14.1 MB
Wed 25 Sep 2019

Rob's got a light hearted story for us, followed by something that hit him close to home. Talking Lord of the Rings and Greta Thunberg's UN speech which you can watch here. Important words from Rob, as always, this morning.

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: September 18, 2019

The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: September 18, 2019 The Mind Trench w/ Rob Bollix: September 18, 2019, 17.53 MB
Wed 18 Sep 2019

Rob explores The Mind Trench for money. What does it really mean? Is it really worth anything? Is there any alternative? Rob's breaking down capitalism one step at a time.