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 other week with our hosts, Matt, Chris, and Jen, to discuss best practices for reviewing journal articles.

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Most Recent Episode

Did Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why lead to suicides?

Free Associations Podcast | June 30th, 2020

Matt welcomes guests Lisa Bodnar and Jaimie Gradus to discuss a study that looks at the impact of the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why on suicides, they discuss whether epidemiologists should be called “Doctor”, and Lisa finally uses the word ‘twizpipe’ correctly.

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!