Tara Boyle Tara Boyle is the supervising producer of Hidden Brain at NPR.
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Tara Boyle

Supervising Producer, Hidden Brain

Tara Boyle is the supervising producer of NPR's Hidden Brain. In this role, Boyle oversees the production of both the Hidden Brain radio show and podcast, providing editorial guidance and support to host Shankar Vedantam and the shows' producers. Boyle also coordinates Shankar's Hidden Brain segments on Morning Edition and other NPR shows, and oversees collaborations with partners both internal and external to NPR. Previously, Boyle spent a decade at WAMU, the NPR station in Washington, D.C. She has reported for The Boston Globe, and began her career in public radio at WBUR in Boston.

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The Cassandra Curse: Why We Heed Some Warnings, And Ignore Others

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Researchers say there's growing evidence that nature has a powerful effect on us, improving both our physical and psychological health. Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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Our Better Nature: How The Great Outdoors Can Improve Your Life

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Anthropologist David Graeber says there's a perverse logic that has allowed pointless jobs to proliferate in many workplaces. Yang Liu/Getty Images hide caption

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BS Jobs: How Meaningless Work Wears Us Down

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On October 30, 1935, a Boeing plane known as the "flying fortress" crashed during a military demonstration in Ohio — shocking the aviation industry and prompting questions about the future of flight. National Archives hide caption

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You 2.0: Check Yourself

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Social psychologist Eli Finkel says the way to improve marriage may be to expect less of it. Gary Waters/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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You 2.0: When Did Marriage Become So Hard?

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You 2.0: Rebel With A Cause

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Creating God

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Watch Your Mouth

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Fresh Starts

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Snooki and the Handbag

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