Free Associations

A Journal Club Podcast

Host Matt Fox describes how Free Associations was born.

Mad musings from the messy world of science.

Check in every month with our hosts, Matt, Jess, and others, to discuss best practices for reviewing journal articles.

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Most Recent Episode

Human mobility and economic segregation

Free Associations Podcast | March 26th, 2024

Matt, Jess, and guest host Jonathan Jay discuss a study using cell phone data to see if living in cities gives us better economic integration, they explore whether AI will be developing our hypotheses in the future, and Matt naps with penguins.

Amazing and Amusing

Former host Don Thea talks about Amazing and Amusing, his favorite segment of the podcast. Or, as he likes to refer to it, "Wacky Science."

One year of Free Associations

Host Matt Fox speaks about the first year of the podcast.

Suggestions or Feedback?

Are you stuck on a journal article that you would like help reviewing? Find an interesting study that made you laugh? Submit it to us and our hosts might review it on the next podcast!