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Parth Shah

Associate Producer, Hidden Brain

Parth Shah is an associate producer at Hidden Brain. He came to NPR in 2016 as a Kroc Fellow.

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The only surviving photo of Vivian Buck, here with her adoptive mother in 1924. This is the moment Vivian is determined by a eugenics researcher to be "feeble-minded" for not looking at a coin held in front of her face. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University at Albany, SUNY hide caption

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Whose Utopia? How Science Used The Bodies Of People Deemed 'Less Than'

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Mechanical Sex: The Relationship Between Intercourse And Intimacy

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A recent study found that black doctors were more effective than non-black doctors at convincing black men to use preventative health services. Angela Hsieh hide caption

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People Like Us: How Our Identities Shape Health And Educational Success

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Why are some warnings heard, while others are ignored? Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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How To See The Future (No Crystal Ball Needed)

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The cereal ads we saw when we were 5 years old can still influence our buying decisions at 50. Phillip Waterman/Getty Images/Cultura RF hide caption

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This Is Your Brain On Ads: How Mass Marketing Affects Our Minds

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Social psychologist Keith Payne says we have a bias toward comparing ourselves to people who have more than us, rather than those who have less. Marcus Butt/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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What are the reasons for the dramatic decline in anti-gay bias in the United States? Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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In March of 2017, the two sets of Bogotá twins, Jorge, William, Carlos and Wilber (left to right), gathered to celebrate Carlos's graduation. Diana Carolina/St. Martin's Press hide caption

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Creative Differences: The Benefits Of Reaching Out To People Unlike Ourselves

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Playing The Gender Card: Overlooking And Overthrowing Sexist Stereotypes

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Stacya Shepard thought she knew her dad. But that changed one day with a phone call from a stranger. Photo Illustration by Renee Klahr /Photo courtesy of Stacya Shepard Silverman hide caption

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