Amanda Aronczyk is a reporter for WNYC. Her stories have appeared on NPR, the BBC, Marketplace, CBC, Reveal, On the Media, Studio 360 and more. She also teaches at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Find her on Twitter @aronczyk.
Amanda Aronczyk appears in the following:
Thursday, March 15, 2018
The creature with the world’s most complex visual system seems to be terrible at telling colors apart.
Saturday, March 10, 2018
Prisoners have a constitutional right to health care, but inmates at Angola prison in Louisiana are suing for medical shortfalls that have allegedly caused "needless pain and suffering."
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
What are people thinking when they risk their lives for someone else? Is heroism an act of sympathy or empathy?
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Walter Murch (aka, the Godfather of The Godfather), joined by a team of scientists, leads us on what felt like the magical mystery tour of super cool science.
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Today, we look back at a story we ran almost a decade ago, run into an unfolding upheaval in the field of social psychology, and wonder what might happen to one of our favorite ideas.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
What happens if we hand over our stickiest moral quandary to a two-ton hunk of metal and let it loose on our streets?
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Today we take a quick look up at a hole in the sky and follow an old story as it travels beyond the reach of the sun.
Monday, July 31, 2017
Back in the 1960s, artists couldn’t wait to get their hands on a new medium: video. Since then, they’ve used it to capture everything from the personal to the political.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
The story of a young man in the ghetto who turns to murder was an overnight sensation. But some think "Native Son" exploited the worst stereotypes of black youth.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Our "Culture Wars" series continues with a look at when the movement that doubts the reality of climate change began — and how scientific consensus has been perpetually undermined.
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Neil deGrasse Tyson and microbiome science help answer this question: when we touch greatness, how much of it stays with us?
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Neil Degrasse Tyson and some new microbiome science help answer the question - when we touch greatness how much of it stays with us?
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
If you’ve ever worried about catching a cold from a co-worker who came into work when he (or she) should’ve taken a sick day, then this episode is for you.
Thursday, March 09, 2017
This is the home of America’s aspirations and its deepest contradictions.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
After many people gathered in Washington for inauguration and the Women’s March, Only Human looks at what happens to us as individuals when we become part of a crowd.
Thursday, January 05, 2017
How does the flu virus spread?
Monday, November 07, 2016
Who is more stressed, Democrats or Republicans? WNYC's Only Human Podcast tries to find out.
Monday, November 07, 2016
How is your anxiety affecting decision-making and the election? The team at Only Human investigates.
Friday, November 04, 2016
This election certainly feels stressful. But we wanted to find out what this election is actually doing to us — biologically. So we teamed up with scientists to run our own experiment.
Thursday, November 03, 2016
With the 2016 election taking every twist and turn on its way to November 8th, WNYC and The Nation explore how our minds and bodies are responding.