Mayim Bialik Settles The Difference Between 'Nerd' and 'Geek'

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Between her role on 'The Big Bang Theory' and a degree in neuroscience, Mayim Bialik is as qualified as anyone to diagnosis Stephen as 'nerd' or 'geek.'

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It's frightening that someone with a degree in neuroscience and also had a hit TV show when she was a kid didn't have health insurance!!! I mean holy shit, what hope is there for the rest of us if we lose our jobs?
M. Drives
big bang : one of the best casts ever!!
I love Mayim. She's so right all the time. So intelligent and on it. So great. Wish she'd come to the UK.
Mike Zalez
Mayim, will you marry me. I'll convert
I love her
Bless Mayim - she's a wonderful role model for younger women to aspire to.
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She's absolutely awesome haha love her so much
Harpreet Jandu
She looks like a flower, so delicate and beautiful...
Alexis Sudin
Love to see her hire a stylist.
What an amazing woman and role model!!
I think the main thing about a nerd is that they have a lot of frustrated testosterone, and have a deep seated need to lord their superiority over other people. High school was rough on them and they didn't get the acknowledgement they felt they deserved. Geeks on the other hand want to be in the "know", and a part of the group. They look at knowledge more like Batman's utility belt, they want to pull out gadgets and get a bunch of ooohhhsss and aaahhhsss from everybody.
Emma Miller
She's my friend and role model
donovan borja
she is sooooo hot.
This, children, is the difference between a neuroscientist and a neurosurgeon: neuroscientist's are nearly always very intelligent, (though I'm sure you'll find some that aren't), and Mayam Bialik is a good example of the intelligent ones.

Whereas a neurosurgeon...well, we all remember Dr. Ben Carson...unfortunately. A neurosurgeon may be a skilled physician, which I'm sure Dr. Carson was, but that doesn't mean they have to be intelligent about anything else.
a Nerd is far more independent, because he know what he wants
Madison Waycaster
Here's the difference between me and Sheldon Cooper. Sheldon's not straight despite this woman. I'm not straight because of her. Hey Mayim, how you doin'? ;)
Rogue Les
Oh the giggles I received from this, especially Steven wanting to "girl up" and the look on her face.
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ling yang
Wanna read the book💗
the perfect interview doesn't exi-
Filipe Andrade dos Anjos
I have the feeling she could make anyone understand anything. She explains things in such a clear way. and she is really funny.
Maheshwari Lakshmanan
love you Blossom!!
Kiresh Nowak
Does anyone realize her ass was out the whole interview
pratik milan sahoo
What is the song playing starting of the video when she enters ?
LOL insultan
Geek: May the force be with you.
Nerd: May the force be an influence on a body or system, producing or tending to produce a change in movement or in shape or other effects.

Basically a geek is obsessed with something fictional like Star Wars, Star Trek, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, His Dark Materials, The Hunger Games, etc. or with something close to fiction, like a good book that is actually realistic.

A nerd is someone who is obsessed with the real world, such as history, math, science, literature, even the art of dancing. As long as you are obsessed. E.g. a dancer may not qualify as a nerd, but if you look up facts about types of dances, memorize moves, find out interesting things, physics, history of a certain dance type, etc., you are a nerd.
Lukas DiSparrow
she's too smart for dumb Hollywood
Lori Wolfcat
But what about how people would wonder how Lord of the Rings was made and tried to learn that? Like when people speak Elvish? Would that count as Nerd?
Elinor G
God, is he the host of this? He's an iceberg
Tasmiah Tanjeen
The more i see Mayim i love her more!
Bravo B
I feel like Colbert has forgotten how to be a good interviewer, he rarely laughs or shows interest in guests' jokes. Kinda like the opposite of Fallon.
She's back to tell us what and how to think again!
Justin Yeh
A science teacher has to fall back to acting to make a living. Yes, that's the world we live in.
One of You
I Love her! ^-^
Daniel Heisler
and than... check out this comic... ... Beautiful!!!
Nerd Venn diagram: geek nerd dork or dweeb... google it! Its quite elegant!
piere pierouu
Smart Girl
She's so adorable! 😩😍
Daleap Nhep
That moment when your teacher is a famous star.
Anisha Srikar
She is legit one of my favourite people (the list includes Emma Watson, Lin Manuel Miranda, Daniel Radcliffe, Tom Felton, Rupert Grint and Brendon Urie). And just like her, I'd like to pursue a Phd. In Clinical Psychology though. Keep slaying Mayim and hopefully, you'll get the Emmy you deserve! I really relate to her in terms of not fitting in and being by yourself. I'm definitely reading that book.
Felipe Brussel
She is absolutely lovely, funny and she can't hide the fact she is super smart
Miguel Flores Aldana
This woman is amazing!!!
My Sam
"...nerds tend to be kind of by themselves, and geeks are by themselves with other people who are also by themselves."

Bahaha! 😁 Description was on point, and so dead-on. I get the feeling that she was a great teacher. I adore her.
the dreamer
this makes me a nerd then
jhun dionz
Mayim Bialik is a breath of fresh air!
Her laugh, smile & voice are so captivating!

She is a proof that young actor doesnt have to be a trainwreck when you grow up! She has PHD! So amazing!
monique gyampo
i saw the comments at 666 so i wrote a comment to change that
Gillyweeds Thirtyfour
that was a great interview
Damn s10 ends in the US and Belgian TV didn't even air S9 for now.
Kemo Sabee
I guess I am Geekulees.
Ozan Yapisan
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