Invisibilia is Latin for "the invisible things." We explore the invisible forces that shape human behavior — things like ideas, beliefs, assumptions and emotions. The show is co-hosted by a trio of NPR's award-winning journalists — Alix Spiegel, Lulu Miller and Hanna Rosin — who have roots at This American Life, Radiolab and The Atlantic.
We weave incredible human stories with fascinating new psychological and brain science, in the hopes that after listening, you will come to see new possibilities for how to think, behave and live.
In Invisibilia's first season, which premiered in January 2015, Lulu and Alix dug deep into our innermost minds. They examined our dark, disturbing thoughts and whether those thoughts are related to our inner wishes, our fears and how they shape our actions, and our need for belonging and how it shapes our identity and fuels our emotions over a lifetime.
In the second season — premiering on June 17, 2016 — Alix, Hanna and Lulu will delve into the ways everyday objects can shape our worldviews, the effects we have on each other's well-being, and the various lenses we don..
Invisibilia is a glimpse into a world you can't see.