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Simon and Ben recap the latest developments from the world of PlayStation in the irreverent and smash-mouth style that earned them two successive Stitcher Podcast Award nominations. Featuring a dedicated news team and a vocal, opinionated community of listeners, PlayStation Radio UK takes a familiar sounding radio format and crams it full of black humour, off-the-wall sketches and PlayStation knowledge. UK Podcasters Awards Finalist 2015 Stitcher Podcast Awards Finalist 2012 and 2013
 
Welcome to the audio library of Melbourne's home of theatre, MTC. Hear from actors and creatives including David Hare, Missy Higgins, Barrie Kosky, Jamie Lloyd, Miriam Margolyes, Joanna Murray-Smith, Simon Stephens, Brett Sheehy, Sam Strong, THE SWEATS, Sigrid Thornton, Jane Turner and more in this collection of recordings from live events, music, and our MTC Talks interview series hosted by Fiona Gruber.
 
Mindset. Movement. Nutrition. Recovery. Sleep. Turns out the same five tools that pro athletes use to break records can help us all stay healthy, happy and strong. On “Trained,” Nike senior director of performance Ryan Flaherty sits down with these athletes — along with psychologists, researchers, physicians, trainers and other experts — to reveal the most powerful, practical and surprising lessons in holistic fitness. With each episode, they dig deep, offering new insights to help us play a ...
 
Economics Detective Radio is a podcast about markets, ideas, institutions, and all things related to the field of economics. Episodes consist of long-form interviews and are generally released on Fridays. Topics include economic theory, economic history, the history of thought, money, banking, finance, macroeconomics, public choice, business cycles, health care, education, international trade, and anything else of interest to economists, students, and serious amateurs interested in the scien ...
 
From the creator of the multi-award winning Irishman Abroad podcast, comes a new series, a different kind of conversation, a one of a kind panel discussion about what men need to do to improve. Recorded live at venues such as London's Soho Theatre and The Other Palace Theatre, comedian and Irish podcasting pioneer Jarlath Regan presents his post-Weinstein discussion with rotating panel of well known guests and experts in the field of gender equality. Expect the best and brightest male and fe ...
 
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Being in the moment is powerful, but sometimes you have to think ahead. That’s the balancing act that has helped NBA All-Star and Milwaukee Bucks guard Jrue Holiday become one of the best defensive players in the game. He studies his opponents before they meet in order to read their minds in real time, anticipating their play so they have no choice…
 
Sometimes, in sports — and in life — we’re living five minutes ago, or we’re worried about something that hasn’t happened yet. But according to author, sports psychologist and mental-performance coach Graham Betchart — who’s trained some of the best players in the NBA — it’s our ability to stay with the present moment that separates the great from …
 
According to rogue dietitian Reshaunda Thornton, we’re all in a relationship with food, till death do us part. It’s just a question of whether we’re willing to work to make that relationship happy and sustainable, or whether we’re content to keep arguing at every meal. On this episode, the nutrition expert and host of the podcast “The Dietitian Aga…
 
From her home in Los Angeles, playwright Lally Katz creates a monologue for MTC that began as a reflection on Melbourne during a time of great change and evolved into a waking dream about life, death, past, present and pandemics.The monologue is performed by Emily Goddard, directed by MTC Associate Director Petra Kalive and with a sound design by E…
 
Two-time World Cup champion Alex Morgan has never seen a challenge she didn’t drive at full speed. In 2019, her U.S. Women’s National Team broke viewership records, scoring records, and glass ceilings. She kept up the momentum with big changes in 2020, having her first baby and moving halfway around the world — all during a global pandemic. As the …
 
We talk about everything PS5, from its weird white curves to its... games. Everything. Website - www.playstationradio.co.uk Twitter - @PSRadioUK Facebook - www.facebook.com/playstationradiouk YouTube - www.youtube.com/playstationradiouk Ben PSN - Confused_Dude Simon PSN - SiborgSimoSctlnd Ben Twitter - @Confused_Dude Simon Twitter - @SimonSiThornto…
 
The truth is out there. We just might not find it in .03 seconds. According to Safiya Noble, PhD, an associate professor of information studies at UCLA, that’s what most Internet users expect these days. In this episode, the Algorithms of Oppression author reveals how Big Tech and media advertisers manipulate search results to increase their revenu…
 
Join us for an in-depth conversation with dance & theatre dramaturg Ruth Little as we discuss making a life in-between scripts, working in the varied worlds of theatre companies and dance studios, and the art of dramaturgy.Throughout 2020, dance & theatre dramaturg Ruth Little has been taking part in the University of Melbourne’s Macgeorge Fellowsh…
 
Ask New York Times bestselling author and sports-science reporter David Epstein how he feels about 2020 and he’ll tell you something like this: It’s the kind of unpredictable, or “wicked,” environment that leads to growth — if you have the chops to pivot with it. Develop those chops with this episode, in which Epstein explains why a little experien…
 
Your thoughts can dictate your reality. That’s the premise of the placebo effect, which clinical psychologist Alia Crum, PhD, has spent years studying as the principal investigator of Stanford’s Mind & Body Lab. On this episode, Crum explains how to apply the placebo effect to every facet of our own lives, starting with understanding the factors th…
 
Olympic gold medalist Simone Manuel isn’t just making waves in the pool. She’s making waves in bigger conversations around race, mental health and self-empowerment. On this episode, Simone shares how she got into swimming (at the early age of 4, when she swam across the pool during her second lesson), the attitude and actions that help her stay mot…
 
The PS5 is finally out in the UK tomorrow, so Simon and Ben talk about what they're most excited for and answer some of your questions! Website - www.playstationradio.co.uk Twitter - @PSRadioUK Facebook - www.facebook.com/playstationradiouk YouTube - www.youtube.com/playstationradiouk Ben PSN - Confused_Dude Simon PSN - SiborgSimoSctlnd Ben Twitter…
 
Trained host Ryan Flaherty loves answering questions just as much as he loves asking them. Which is why he’s back for another round of fielding Q’s from listeners looking for his expert advice. On this special episode, Ryan offers detailed guidance on how to salvage sleep as a night-shift worker, help kids fall in love with a sport, and put on weig…
 
Only about 40 percent of our happiness is predetermined by our genes, and as little as 10 percent by our circumstances — which adds up to a lot of opportunity to shape our mental health, says Yale psychology professor Laurie Santos, PhD. On this episode, the woman behind the viral “Science of Well-Being” class, which guides people through research-…
 
What happens when a fertility physician, a trainer specializing in pre- and postnatal fitness, and an ob-gyn talk pregnancy in an unfiltered setting? Find out in this very special episode, in which three leading maternity experts get real about the struggles many of us face but few of us discuss. Natalie Crawford, MD, starts with the factors that a…
 
Today's guest is Michael McCullough of the University of California, San Diego. We are discussing his book The Kindness of Strangers: How a Selfish Ape Invented a New Moral Code. How did humans, a species of self-centered apes, come to care about others? Since Darwin, scientists have tried to answer this question using evolutionary theory. In The K…
 
According to Precision Nutrition co-founder John Berardi, PhD, nutrition isn’t “one size fits all.” Berardi makes it his business to explore all the ways food intersects with our training, our work, and our families, clearing up conflicting research to offer straightforward advice for everyday life. On this episode, he reveals how to tell real scie…
 
Today's guest is Nina Roussille of UC Berkeley and we discuss her working paper, The central role of the ask gap in gender pay inequality. The gender ask gap measures the extent to which women ask for lower salaries than comparable men. This paper studies the role of the ask gap in generating wage inequality using novel data from Hired.com, a leadi…
 
Parsley Health founder Robin Berzin, MD, believes a checkup should be more than a check-in. When we visit the doctor, she says, we should be talking about how we eat, how we move, and even how we think. As she puts it, “Health happens during the 99 percent of your life when you’re not at the doctor’s office.” In this episode, the trailblazing physi…
 
Whether we’re building teams on the field, at home, or at work, Dr Kevin Elko believes we should always start by developing a winning language — that covers everything from creating a self-talk “script” to shifting the terms we use with teammates. Dr Elko would know. As a sports psychologist for pro and college football teams, he’s won more champio…
 
Anton Howes returns to the podcast to discuss his new book, Arts and Minds: How the Royal Society of Arts Changed a Nation. From its beginnings in a coffee house in the mid-eighteenth century, the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce has tried to improve British life in every way imaginable. It has sought to influe…
 
WNBA champion Jewell Loyd knows that lifting up others is the stuff legacies are made of. She herself was mentored by the late, legendary Kobe Bryant, who dubbed Loyd the “Gold Mamba” in honor of her valuable skills. On this episode, she discusses how she’s passing Kobe’s “Mamba Mentality” on to the next generation — and how we can all put it to wo…
 
Today's guest is Stuart Ritchie, psychologist and author of Science Fictions: How Fraud, Bias, Negligence, and Hype Undermine the Search for Truth. Science is how we understand the world. Yet failures in peer review and mistakes in statistics have rendered a shocking number of scientific studies useless – or, worse, badly misleading. Such errors ha…
 
The menstrual cycle is pretty low on our list of go-to topics to discuss at the gym. Georgie Bruinvels PhD, a research scientist at Orreco, is trying to change that. She believes it can serve as a guide for planning how you train, eat and recover to get more out of all three. On this episode, she outlines a plan for each of the cycle’s distinct pha…
 
An indepth spoiler review of The Last of Us Part II. Website - www.playstationradio.co.uk Twitter - @PSRadioUK Facebook - www.facebook.com/playstationradiouk YouTube - www.youtube.com/playstationradiouk Ben PSN - Confused_Dude Simon PSN - SiborgSimoSctlnd Ben Twitter - @Confused_Dude Simon Twitter - @SimonSiThornton…
 
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