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Welcome to the wonderful world of psychology! This podcast is the audio segment of the course at http://www.introtopsych.com. It comprises the topics found to be most important based on a survey of 761 introductory psychology teachers at 490 schools (Miller & Gentile, 1998). These topics include introduction/methods, neuroscience, sensation/perception, learning, memory, thinking/intelligence, developmental psychology, personality, social psychology, and abnormal psychology. In addition, I ha ...
 
This is a crash course, meant to catapult you into a world where you start to see things how they really are, not how you think they are. The focus of this course is on logical fallacies, which loosely defined, are simply errors in reasoning. As you complete each lesson, you can make significant improvements in the way you reason and make decisions. Your ability to recognize bad arguments will be enhanced as well as your ability to articulate why an argument is bad. This is the audio version ...
 
Which night creams will make you look well-rested, is quitting coffee really worth the headache, can emptying your closet actually bring you joy, and wtf is a gratitude practice, anyway? These are the kinds of self-care questions that wellness enthusiasts and writers Kate Spencer and Doree Shafrir discuss each week, along with a special guest, as they explore what it means to be getting older — and hopefully wiser.
 
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Kate and Doree bond over their new shared self-care habit and love of Cobra Kai. Then, Sophia Herzog, a 2016 Paralympic Silver medalist swimmer, joins Kate and Doree to discuss hair and skin care of a competitive swimmer, the ups and downs of finding out the Summer Paralympics were pushed, and what it's like dating a fellow competitive athlete. To …
 
Kate’s given up on teeth-brushing and Doree reveals a secret thespian past. Then they talk about The Great Pottery Throwdown, how to get out of the habit of talking behind people’s backs, and cute but comfortable underwear suggestions. Activity of the Day: Put out a bird-feeder! To leave a voicemail or text for a future episode, reach us at 781-591…
 
Kate and Doree take a moment to pay their respects to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, then Meera Lee Patel (Create Your Own Calm) joins them to discuss how she schedules her day as a creative and an artist, what it was like to face all of her fears in order to write her book My Friend Fear, and the power of finding where we feel most peaceful. To leave a voic…
 
Kate becomes her own facialist for a day and Doree celebrates Rosh Hashanah! Then listeners call in about Shabbat practices, uneven boobs, and scalp care for those with no hair. Plus a listener shares a soothing activity of the day. Activity of the Day: Listen to Lego Builders Journey: Original Game Soundtrack To leave a voicemail or text for a fut…
 
Doree comes home with Trader Joe’s haul and Kate finds solace in volunteering. Then, Erin Brockovich (Superman’s Not Coming) joins them to talk about how she practices self-care at sixty, the steps you can take to advocate for clean water in your community, and how to face the world when you feel discouraged. To leave a voicemail or text for a futu…
 
Kate's found a comfortable inside shoe and Doree tries out a new, highly recommended hair prod. Then, Rebecca Carroll (WNYC Studio’s Come Through) joins them to discuss running as self-care, how we evolve as we age, what it’s like having Gloria Steinem as a mentor, and how she came to write her highly-anticipated memoir (Surviving the White Gaze: A…
 
Kate and Doree dream up a luxurious fantasy vacation together before they dive back into reality and hear from listeners about budgeting, honing the craft of writing, and the benefit of setting boundaries with friends. Activity/Word of the Day: Read Jesmyn Ward’s “On Witness and Respair: A Personal Tragedy Followed By Pandemic” We’re breaking down …
 
Kate’s in her feelings this week and having weird melatonin dreams, and Doree shares a book recc and a delicious pasta recipe. Then, NY Times bestselling author Brit Bennett (The Vanishing Half and The Mothers) joins them to discuss how she carves out and protects her writing time, what it’s like to celebrate a birthday and a bestselling book durin…
 
Kate learns she might be “basic” and discusses how to handle remote schooling as a parent. Doree shares a really useful budgeting tool and gives a traveling listener some Las Vegas hotel reccs. Plus they receive a face-picking tip and respond to a listener asking how best to show up for a struggling friend. Activity of the Day: Clean out your close…
 
Kate and Doree spritz on some perfume and discuss Kate’s “barely there” makeup products, Doree’s new book cover, holidays that bring unexpected emotions, and how to stay motivated while working out from home. Plus, they get a smudge-proof eye pencil recc from a former Sephora employee! Activity/Word of the Day: Watch the AOC Vogue Beauty Secrets vi…
 
Kate has an exciting new High-Low product comparison to share, and Doree deals with a broken computer. Then, Project Runway winner and fashion designer Ashley Nell Tipton joins them to talk about her skincare favorites, her experiences as a plus-size designer, and how her definition of self-love changed after winning Project Runway. We’re breaking …
 
Kate and Doree recap Olive & June’s new nail polish colors and discuss getting through the current California heatwave. Then they hear from some teachers about two wildly different topics, the “butt serum” listener calls back, and listeners offer advice about antidepressants and ED. Activity/Word of the Day: Watch past F35 guest Chrissy King on The…
 
Kate navigates a bout of anxiety and Doree gets caught up in “It Bag” mania, then they both review the long list of listener recommended thick face creams, discuss birthday do-overs, and hear from a scientist about “pandemic brain.” Activity/Word of the Day: Watch Naomi Ekperigin’s Trader Joe’s Rant; it is the funniest thing we’ve seen during this …
 
Kate revels in a great Trader Joe’s grocery haul and Doree begins to re-explore the world of retinol and AHAs. Then, Emma Straub ( co-owner of Books Are Magic and author of All Adults Here) tells why she loves a bold lip and a thick body cream, recommends some recent favorite reads, and describes what it’s like to be a small business owner in the m…
 
Kate starts doing crosswords with her family, and Doree reveals the outcome of operation “Birthday Redemption.” Then, they receive a shoutout from a male listener, a tip to reduce body odor, and a question about cleaning coffeepots and other confusing household chores. Plus: skin-picking and toenail care! To leave a voicemail or text for a future e…
 
Kate and Doree talk to dermatologist and pimple expert Dr. Sandra Lee (aka the one and only Dr. Pimple Popper). She answers listener questions like how (if possible) to safely pop zits, why we get butt pimples, how to prevent blackheads, and if zit stickers really work. To leave a voicemail or text for a future episode, call 781-591-0390. You can a…
 
Kate wonders how she's going to turn her home into a school and Doree learns firsthand the difference between her love language and her husband’s. Then, they're joined by romance author Talia Hibbert (Get A Life, Chloe Brown and Take A Hint, Dani Brown) to talk about how Talia writes the characters she wants to see more of in romance novels, how sh…
 
Kate hits her pandemic wall and Doree thanks the Gee, Thanks Just Bought It Facebook Group for a prod rec they knocked out of the park. Then they suggest easy makeup for a listener’s (socially-distanced) wedding, hear a response to the teacher who is torn about returning to school, and discuss a very casual poop text. Activity of the Day: Listen to…
 
Kate is in search of a THICC face moisturizer, Doree finds her pandemic bralette, and listeners send in their thoughts about exploring their sexuality and pondering identity, how to buy perfume, and eating cereal salad. Activity/Word of the Day: Let’s do a crossword! To leave a voicemail for a future episode, call 781-591-0390. You can also email t…
 
Kate gets a (masked, outdoors) haircut and Doree’s eyebrows are out of control, plus they discuss how to take care of maskne. Then they’re joined by Meredith Talusan (author of Fairest: A Memoir). She talks about bodywork and the Feldenkrais Method as self-care, how her relationship with makeup changed after transitioning, and what it was like grow…
 
Kate and Doree find comfort in bike shorts and cleansers. Then they get a cozy mystery recc and hear from listeners about thank you notes, when to replace bedding, and the anxieties of teaching during a pandemic. Word of the Day: Nurture. To leave a voicemail for a future episode, call 781-591-0390. You can also email the podcast at forever35podcas…
 
Kate wonders why it’s so hard to find a good bathing suit, and Doree plays a mah jongg hand that she will never top. Then they’re joined by Tara Schuster (author of Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies) who shares how cleaning a coffee pot changed her life, how reparenting is a form of self-care, and why journaling is like a DM to your soul. To leave a …
 
Kate and Doree dig into pandemic wardrobe essentials and the best basic skincare routine, plus a caller shares an affordable face oil recc and a listener requests help with their body odor woes. Activity/Word of the Day: Watch AOC’s empowering speech To leave a voicemail for a future episode, call 781-591-0390. You can also email the podcast at for…
 
Kate has a big cry and deals with dehydration, and Doree binges some reality tv. Then Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman (hosts of Call Your Girlfriend and authors of Big Friendship) join them to talk growing and maintaining big friendships, what it really means when a friendship is “toxic”, and how their own friendship has evolved and strengthened over…
 
Kate’s feeling down, but finds solace in finishing a bottle of face mist, and Doree’s got some pop culture reccs to share. They also give an update on their social justice initiatives before speaking to Adda Birnir (Founder and CEO of SkillCrush) who expands on how she overcame her fear of failing, her experiences getting laid off, her love of a go…
 
This week, Kate and Doree discuss retinol, video-game habits, and the challenges of pandemic-living and social distancing. Then, skincare and beauty legend Caroline Hirons joins them to discuss her new book, Skincare, the beauty trends she wishes would die, and what consumers can do to hold the beauty industry accountable. Plus, she gives her gut r…
 
Hi listeners! We’re taking a break this today, but please enjoy one of our favorite Forever35 episodes from September 2019. This week, Kate sees her fave band Phish and dances like no one was watching, starts buying second-hand clothing, and finds a new hobby in making friendship bracelets, and Doree travels with Henry for the first time, gets real…
 
Hi listeners! We’re taking a break this week, but please enjoy one of our favorite Forever35 episodes from February 2019. This week, Doree talks about writing her new book, making a labor playlist, and her new favorite TV shows. Kate discusses her negative thought spirals, going back to therapy, and finding another new recipe to try. Plus, they fin…
 
Hi listeners! We’re taking a break this week, but please enjoy one of our favorite Forever35 episodes from March 2019. This week, Kate talks about the 12th anniversary of her mom’s death, the ways grief is constantly changing, and her progress with therapy and intuitive eating. Doree details her luxurious bath routine whilst in New York, visiting f…
 
This week, Kate and Doree reflect on feeling ennui before taking the rest of the week off, and listeners ask about Black-owned mask companies, Bluetooth-enabled kegel exercisers, and whether Kate’s super serum actually smells like dog food. Activity: Plan a mental vacation This episode is sponsored by: INKEYLIST - Visit theinkeylist.com to get star…
 
Kate is fascinated by a praying mantis and Doree is in a meal rut, then Ingrid Nilsen, YouTuber and host of One Step Podcast, joins them to talk about why making dumplings makes her feel closer to her grandmother, how her YouTube channel is more intimate the older she gets, and what she recognized about shaving culture when she started growing out …
 
On this mini-episode, Kate and Doree invite certified friendship coach Danielle Bayard Jackson (author of Give it a Rest: The Case for Tough Love Friendships) to help answer listener questions about friendship, including how to maintain friendships at different life-stages, when to know if a friendship should end, how to deal with your humble-bragg…
 
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