Invisibilia (Latin for invisible things) is about the invisible forces that control human behavior – ideas, beliefs, assumptions and emotions. Co-hosted by Hanna Rosin, Alix Spiegel, and Lulu Miller, Invisibilia interweaves narrative storytelling with scientific research that will ultimately make you see your own life differently.
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An anthropologist discovers an emotion, and after a tragic event, comes to understand it. And a young woman does the one thing guaranteed to ruin a date, and learns something about her emotional life.
It feels like emotions just come at us, and there is nothing we can do. But we might have it backwards. We look at an unusual legal case and examine a provocative new theory about emotions.
Who do you let in and who do you keep out?
Why would you leave a message when you can just send a text?
On April 19, 2018 Invisibilia co-hosted our first-ever live event with our friends at Story District.
When someone in your community transgresses, do you banish them in an attempt to make the community safer for everyone? WARNING: This episode contains obscenities and descriptions of sex and violence.
We're living in a polarized world, where picking a side is almost a requirement. But what happens in the space in between?
Are we destined to repeat our patterns or do we generally stray in surprising directions? CONTENT WARNING: This episode contains descriptions of sexual abuse.
We examine how leaving things unsaid with our intimates can lead to misunderstandings and missed connections.
Can a reality show - and telling a certain kind of story - call a different kind of reality into being?
What happens when you lose something so central to your life that you no longer understand who you are? How do you find yourself again?
We're living in a black and white world, where the stories we tell ourselves lock us into one side or the other. These stories define us – imprison or liberate us. In their fourth season, co-hosts Hanna Rosin and Alix Spiegel map the grey areas.