Best Psychology podcasts (updated May 27, 2015). Topics and discussions on human behavior.
Daily radio and video show from The English Programme featuring the latest news and research from the world of Psychology.
Personality Hacker teaches you the coding language of your mind and how to use it to create great relationships - a fulfilling career and happiness. Are you born with your personality, or does it develop over time? What is intuition? What's the fastest way to use your natural gifts to improve overall happiness? Join Antonia Dodge and Joel Mark Witt as they discuss small changes in your personality and relationships that have big impact.
Welcome to The Psychology Podcast with Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman, where we give you insights into the mind, brain, behavior and creativity. Each episode we’ll feature a guest who will stimulate your mind, and give you a greater understanding of your self, others, and the world we live in. Hopefully, we’ll also provide a glimpse into human possibility! Thanks for listening and enjoy the podcast.
All In The Mind is Radio National's weekly foray into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour - everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.
All the psychology you need to know and just enough to make you dangerous... This podcast features renowned psychologist,Dr. David Van Nuys , brining you in-depth interviews on a broad array of psychological topics including: psychotherapy, dreams, consciousness, depth psychology, business psychology, developmental psychology, mind/body psychology, personal growth, psychology and art, research psychology, social issues, and spirituality. The roster of world-class guests includes: Philip Zimbardo, Charles Tart, Irvin Yalom, Jonathan Haidt, Sara Lazar, Robert Altemeyer, Stanley Krippner, Arnold Mindell, Dacher Keltner, Michael Meade, and David Barlow among others.
The Savvy Psychologist takes the science and practice of psychology and makes them approachable, useful, and entertaining. Host Dr. Ellen Hendriksen answers your mental health questions, from wild to mild, and demystifies what goes on in your own head. She pulls back the curtain on therapists’ techniques, translates the latest in behavioral science research, and reminds us of the psychological wisdom of the ages. From helping a child experiencing nightmares, to minimizing distractibility, to fighting anxiety, you can count on the Savvy Psychologist’s to help you achieve a healthier emotional life.
The Psychology In Seattle Podcast has been producing weekly podcasts about psychology and psychotherapy since 2008. We have around 30,000 dedicated, weekly listeners. The host, Dr. Kirk Honda, is a professor at Antioch University Seattle and a licensed therapist. Co-host Humberto provides the layperson's voice. The podcasts are an entertaining mix of seriousness and silliness. The podcast is available on iTunes, YouTube, and PsychologyInSeattle.com.
The Psychology of Attractiveness Podcast focuses on the scientific study of human attraction. Every month Dr. Rob Burriss shines a light on the most fascinating new research on attraction, jealousy, lust and love. Recent topics include: what is the evolutionary purpose of oral sex? Why do 75% of ovulating women wear red? And how do tattoos attract men, and guitars attract women? Join Rob to find out the answers to all these questions and more! Episodes last 10-15 minutes and sometimes feature interviews with researchers.
What makes us happy? How can we help people with depressive disorder? Is it possible to improve intelligence?... Scientists all over the world seek to find answers to these questions. Let's take a look at their findings... If you want to watch the video version of this podcast, go to www.learningpsychology.net or visit the youTube channel.
Weekly discussions hosted by Dr. David B. Miller, Professor of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT U.S.A. A small number of students enrolled in Professor Miller's General Psychology course meet to discuss lecture material covered each week in this large-enrollment (315 students) course. All opinions expressed in these podcasts are solely those of the instructor and/or the student participants and not of UConn.
Discussions with Students of the Mind about their New Books
The Social-Engineer Podcast is about humans. Understanding how we interact, communicate and relay information can help us protect, mitigate and understand social engineering attacks
The Psych Files is a podcast for anyone interested in the topic of psychology and how ideas in this field apply to everyday life. Dr. Michael Britt brings you an upbeat, fun podcast of interest to everyone from psychology majors to those just interested in why people do what they do.
Somatic Perspectives on Psychotherapy is about psychotherapy with a focus on embodied experience. Our primary emphasis is on clinical approaches, with an experiential feel for each clinician’s perspective. An underlying goal is to explore the convergence between clinical practice and the emerging models of the human mind from the fields of neuroscience, evolutionary psychology and embodied cognition. The podcast is a series of half-hour conversations, mostly with clinicians, occasionally featuring leading thinkers in related fields. Stimulating ideas are discussed, as well as clinical examples. The style of the conversations is reflective, slowing down and deepening the process.
Radio broadcast from WBAI 99.5 in New York
The Laughter Research Podcast is a bi-weekly show, in which I explore the phenomenon of laughter. From the fascinating science of laughter research, to the joys of laughing until you cry. My guests vary from academics, such as psychologists and sociologists, to entrepreneurs and comedians. In each episode, with the help of my guests, I explore the role which laughter plays in our daily lives and I examine the truths and the myths around laughter. Is laughter purely a physiological response, or is it a social and culturally mediated means of communication?
Discussions with Scholars of Psychoanalysis about their New Books
Broadcaster and psychologist Dr Aleks Krotoski presents a fortnightly series on the science and study of human behaviour.
Invisibilia (Latin for all the invisible things) is about the invisible forces that control human behavior – ideas, beliefs, assumptions and emotions. Co-hosted by Lulu Miller and Alix Spiegel, Invisibilia interweaves narrative storytelling with scientific research that will ultimately make you see your own life differently.
Leading science journalists provide a weekly one-minute commentary on the latest developments in the science of brain and behavior. For a full-length, weekly podcast you can subscribe to Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American . To view all our archived podcasts please visit: www.scientificamerican.com/podcast
In this podcast, we highlight material from the PsycINFO Department in the APA research databases PsycEXTRA, PsycCRITIQUES, and PsycBOOKS.
Psych Sessions is the podcast covering topics related to psychology, relationships, and personal growth. Whether you're new to the field of psychology or you're a seasoned professional, there is something for you here. Hosted by Licensed Professional Counselor, Jimmie Morris. Jimmie is an author, speaker, and psychotherapist with a private practice in Denver, CO.
A University of Melbourne study shows that glancing at a grassy green roof for only 40 seconds markedly boosts concentration.
While there is considerable evidence that preschoolers can learn abstract relations, it remains an open question whether infants can as well. In a new Northwestern University study, researchers found that infants are capable of learning the abstract relations of same and different after only a few examples.
In this episode Joel and Antonia discuss personality ergonomics in the workplace and how to design a peak performance environment. http://personalityhacker.com
A legend in the field, economic psychologist Barry Schwartz talks about how having too many options can be paralytic and tiresome to the human psyche. Schwartz also discusses the destructive force of an “only the best will do” mentality. We contemplate the implications of these concepts across topics like parenting consumerism, creativity, the prevalence of dissatisfaction in the modern world and what we can do to help ourselves.
We talk with a practitioner of Existential Therapy—and coming to terms with our fear of death.
Gregg Levoy is the author of Vital Signs: The Nature and Nurture of Passion (Penguin), and the bestseller Callings: Finding and Following An Authentic Life (Random House)—-rated among the “Top 20 Career Publications” by the Workforce Information Group. He is also the former “behavioral specialist” at USA Today and a regular blogger for Psychology Today. […]#456 – The Nature and Nurture of Passion with Gregg Levoy is a post from: Shrink Rap Radio Psychology Interviews: Exploring brain, body, mind, spirit, intuition, leadership, research, psychotherapy and more!
Dr. Kirk Honda talks with Humberto about listener emails, Milton Erickson, evo psych, and YES. Music by Bread Knife Incident. May 20, 2015.
We strap on our beer goggles and find out how alcohol influences attractiveness. Also, you have a penis! Well, half of you do, and we discover what happens to men’s sexual thoughts when they’re reminded of what they’re packing in their tighty whities. Download the MP3 Participate in my research! The psychology of fail videos (women only) How do you help others? Rate me! Rate, review, or listen in iTunes or in Stitcher. Read the transcript! Paying Attention to your Genitals Changes the Kind of Relationships you Seek Reverse Beer Goggles This cool dude is probably experiencing high 'genital salience'. Ladies looking for commitment should steer clear.The articles covered in the show: Fetterman, A. K., Kruger, N. N., & Robinson, M. D. (2015). Sex-linked mating strategies diverge with a manipulation of genital salience. Motivation and Emotion, 39(1), 99-103. Read summaryVan Den Abbeele, J., Penton-Voak, I. S. A., A. S., Stephen, I. D., & Munafò, M. R. (in press). Increased facial attractiveness...
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In this episode Joel and Antonia point out the cognitive biases we all tend to use and offer alternatives to them.http://personalityhacker.com
Men's mental health—the elephant in the room
Rose-Emily Rothenberg, M.A., M.F.T., is a Jungian analyst in private practice in Pacific Palisades. A member of the faculty of the C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles, she has lectured nationally and internationally on the topics of psyche/body and the orphan archetype. She has been a Jungian analyst for over thirty-five years. Rose-Emily’s new book, […]#455 – Sacred Journeys to Renewal with Jungian Analyst Rose-Emily Rothenberg is a post from: Shrink Rap Radio Psychology Interviews: Exploring brain, body, mind, spirit, intuition, leadership, research, psychotherapy and more!
Dr. Kirk Honda talks with Kristin McGee (therapist) about sleep deprivation research. Music by Bread Knife Incident. May 13, 2015.
Review of the laws of classical conditioning, revisited in relation to The Garcia Effect.
Review of applications of operant conditioning.
In their new book Happiness and the Law (University of Chicago Press 2014), John Bronsteen, Christopher Buccafusco, and Jonathan S. Masur argue through the use of hedonic psychological data that we should consider happiness when determining the best ways to effectuate law. In this podcast Buccafusco, Associate Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Center for Empirical Studies of Intellectual Property at the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College, shares some of the following aspects of the book: How hedonic psychology measures human happiness and some of the things these studies have revealed The author's new approach to evaluating laws called "well-being analysis" Ways the new data on happiness has revealed a need to rethink criminal punishment What the future holds for happiness research
Bragging to coworkers about a recent promotion, or posting a photo of your brand new car on Facebook, may seem like harmless ways to share good news. However, a new study from City University London, Carnegie Mellon University and Bocconi University shows that self-promotion or a "humblebrag" often backfires.
In this episode Joel and Antonia talk about how to love yourself using the four Greek words for love. http://www.PersonalityHacker.com
PSYOP, or psychological operations, is a fascinating topic that we will be delving into with our guest, Jimmy Do. May 11, 2015
Best selling author and social psychologist Heidi Grant Halvorson discusses motivational styles and how we can ensure people understand who we truly are. It’s a particularly actionable episode, where the listener can learn strategies aimed at effective communication, habit formation and making better motivational decisions.
Being Mindful in May—mindfulness as a treatment for depression, and why Google is encouraging it in the workplace
Clifford D. Saron PhD, an Associate Research Scientist at the Center for Mind and Brain and MIND Institute at the University of California at Davis, received his Ph.D. in neuroscience from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1999. Dr. Saron has had a long-standing interest in the effects of contemplative practice. He has coordinated […]#454 – Scientific Research on The Effects of Meditation with Clifford Saron PhD is a post from: Shrink Rap Radio Psychology Interviews: Exploring brain, body, mind, spirit, intuition, leadership, research, psychotherapy and more!
Dr. Kirk Honda talks with Humberto about listener emails, ethics, band names, and sexual abuse. Music by Bread Knife Incident. May 6, 2015.