Best Psychology Podcasts (2018)
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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...
 
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.
 
"Speaking of Psychology" is an audio podcast series highlighting some of the latest, most important and relevant psychological research being conducted today. Produced by the American Psychological Association, these podcasts will help listeners apply the science of psychology to their everyday lives.
 
Whether through a telescope, microscope, or stethoscope, we have been trying to understand ourselves and others for as long as any of us can remember or the history books have recorded. In the past century and a half there has been a massive collection of information from numerous sources, comprising what we now refer to as psychology. Yet, even though we have so much information, the general awareness or use of this technology is very limited. Or worse yet, we think we “know” more than we r ...
 
Interviews with Psychologists about their New Books
 
The Psychology of Attractiveness Podcast reveals the science behind human sexuality. Every month Dr Rob Burriss uncovers new research on attraction, jealousy, lust, and love. Recent topics include: what is the evolutionary purpose of oral sex? Why do women wear red when they ovulate? How does make-up boost beauty? And why do tattoos attract men, and guitars attract women? Join Rob to find out the answers to all these questions and more!
 
Real people. Real breakthroughs. For more than 3 decades, Marc David has helped millions discover the true causes of their unwanted eating habits like overeating, binge eating, emotional eating and the inability to lose weight. In this unscripted show, Marc coaches real clients using his unique blend of psychology and nutrition. THEN he peels back the curtain to explain why he asked the questions he asked. Whether you want to transform your relationship with food or learn how you can help ot ...
 
These are screencasts for Dr. David B. Miller's sections of General Psychology I. (PSYC 1100) at the University of Connecticut, reviewing many key topics covered in course lectures.
 
Welcome to the official free Podcast from SAGE for Psychology & Psychiatry. SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets with principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, and Singapore.
 
The consciousness of the human mind has long been a topic of fascination and curiosity amongst writers, artists and psychologists, from Carl Jung and Salvador Dali to Virginia Wolfe and Gertrude Stein. This album explores our understanding of consciousness, and features a discussion on some of psychology's most complex questions: what does it mean to be a conscious human, and what purposes our consciousness serves. This material forms part of The Open University course DD303 Cognitive psycho ...
 
Examining how psychology explains why video games are made how they are and why gamers behave as we do.
 
A podcast about psychology and psychotherapy that tackles tough topics while still retaining a sense of humor.
 
Bring Psychology To Life! Psychology enthusiasts from around the world meet up for lively skype conversations about important psych books. Our emphasis is on how these ideas are relevant in our own lives.
 
Golf Psychology Podcast by Mental Game Expert Dr. Patrick Cohn!
 
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Improve Your Inner Game of Tennis With Powerful Mental Game of Tennis Strategies with Mental Game Expert Dr. Patrick Cohn of SportsPsychologyTennis.com
 
From the dawn of human consciousness, dreams have always fascinated us. Do they mean something? Do dreams help us see into the future? These questions have intrigued us for centuries. Sigmund Freud was one of the first people to examine dreams seriously and interpret them in the context of our waking lives. In Dream Psychology: Psychoanalysis for Beginners, the Austrian psychoanalyst, Dr Sigmund Freud shares his exciting early discoveries that there was indeed a connection between his patien ...
 
Famous psychotherapist Armand DiMele examines human behavior, depression, human sexuality, psychiatric medications and more!
 
Introduction to Psychology
 
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Purple Psychology
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Purple Psychology: Shortlisted in top 10 for the People's Choice Podcast Awards 2017 in Education. New format in March 2018 - No presenter, just Dr. Naoisé O'Reilly talking about a wide variety of interests that are personality theory research driven. Discussion topics include Education, Personality Theory Research, Success Tips and life hacking everyday life scenarios for children and adults. Episodes are recorded in bite-sized chunks saving you time. Dr. Naoisé O’Reilly is a Founder, Expre ...
 
Emerson Eggerichs, PhD, pastor, best-selling author, acclaimed speaker, and president of Love and Respect Ministries, alongside his son, Jonathan Eggerichs, PsyD, talk about Love and Respect — a Relationship Secret Hidden in Plain Sight — a simple principle connecting theology and psychology. This podcast highlights discussions between pastor and clinical psychologist, father and son, that is certain to serve and encourage males and females alike. No one and no relationship, whether inside o ...
 
We live in a world filled with material wealth, live longer and healthier lives, and yet anxiety, stress, unhappiness, and depression have never been more common. What are the driving forces behind these interlinked global epidemics?In this series, Professor Mark Williams (Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow at Oxford University) and Dr Danny Penman discuss the recent scientific advances that have radically altered our understanding of depression and related disorders. Also discussed is ...
 
Learn how to self-actualize! How to find and develop your life purpose, master your emotions, raise your awareness, build powerful relationships, and understand life at a deep level.
 
A show created by a post-doctoral fellow in clinical child psychology, covering helpful information for parents, students, and anyone interested in child psychology.
 
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Professional advice is hard to come by. Unfortunately, this won't be the place you'll find it. Each episode, co-hosts Jason Stamey and Jeanette Benzie dive deep into topics we want to scream, laugh, cry and complain about. Human behavior is interesting and infuriating at the same time... as is this podcast.
 
Stanislas Dehaene received his training in mathematics at the École normale supérieure in Paris, then completed a PhD in cognitive psychology with Jacques Mehler, post-doctoral studies with Michael Posner, as well as neuronal modelling studies with Jean-Pierre Changeux. He has been working since 1997 at the Orsay brain imaging center near Paris (Service Hospitalier Frédéric Joliot of the Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique), where he directs the Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit since 2001. In Septe ...
 
Lectures given to support my PSY 216 Social Psychology course at Portland Community College, Portland Oregon, USA. Only the last half of the class is being podcast. These are ENHANCED podcasts -- open your artwork & video viewer to see the slides.
 
The science of the good life? Sorry this is not about booze, sex and the contemporary flavour of Rock n’Roll. We talk about the stuff that usually only tree huggers have the courage to embrace: appreciation of beauty, positive emotions, gratitude or positive relationships. However we, that is positive psychology researchers and practitioners bury ourselves in books, set out to experiment and then write it all up in a style that is usually about as engaging as watching an avocado turn brown. ...
 
Michael Drane and Corey Stewart of the Unpopular Culture Podcast are proud to present "The Psychology of Black Mirror" — an exclusive podcast event where a psychotherapist and a graphic designer dive into the psychology behind each episode of the critically acclaimed Netflix original series, Black Mirrors.
 
Ethics & Psychology
 
The Psych Central Show is a weekly podcast that offers a candid, interesting, and in-depth look into all things mental health and psychology. With Psych Central Associate Editor and blogger Gabe Howard and featuring Vincent M. Wales. Tune in and have fun -- plus, you might accidentally learn something.
 
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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 ...
 
The Sports Psychology Podcast by Peaksports.com and Dr. Patrick Cohn. Learn how to improve your mental game and perform better.
 
This dharma talk was delivered at Marin Sangha on May 31, 2015. I was asked to talk about the Buddhist psychology of addiction. The talk covers quite a bit of ground including childhood trauma and its physiological and psychological role in teen/adult addiction. The talk also has instructions for landing in the aliveness of physicality as it is.
 
If you believe as I do that by uncovering tested, practical ways to help people move from functioning to flourishing at work, we can better navigate the incredible challenges and opportunities our world faces, then this podcast is for you. My goal each week is to give you access to the world’ leading positive psychology, positive organizational scholarship and neuroscience researchers and practitioners to explore their latest research findings on how you can improve wellbeing, develop streng ...
 
Dr. Howard Gurr is a licensed psychologist who provides psychological information when YOU are ready to hear it.Dr. Gurr was voted #1 Best Psychotherapist for 2010 and Best Psychotherapist for 2012 by the readers of the Long Island Press.
 
Let's look at life through the lens of our ancestors. Our instincts were shaped by their struggles in an environment much different than our current environment. Our instincts haven't changed much but our environment has changed dramatically. We blend the science of evolutionary psychology with the clinical experience of Doug Lisle, PhD to explore common problems and stumbling points in our pursuit of happiness. We are live on Wednesdays at 8:30-9:30pm PST. If you have a question or comment, ...
 
Lectures for PSY 239 at Portland Community College, given by Dana C. Leighton
 
Not for the faint of heart or sensitive spirit, Dr. Gary Bell's Absurd Psychology is about helping our lives in the insane world we exist today. It is a sarcastic, smart and witty view of the lives we cope with, including straight answers, real information and new perspectives to bring LIFE back to our existence. Dr. Bell brings deep insight, common sense and weaves general knowledge of how the brain is operating under various circumstances. Dr. Bell challenges us all to OWN our lives. How d ...
 
You've only got one life, so why not design it around your own personality, dreams and desires? I’m Dan Johnston and I do my best to help you, yes you, create your own version of an awesome life…whatever that means for you. Personally, I value freedom and experiences over money and things and even if the seas are a bit rougher, I’d rather be the Captain of my own ship. The show has evolved a lot since it started. I, and the occasional guest, cover a range of topics from psychology and person ...
 
A weekly podcast about psychology's past, including interviews with notable historians of psychology, discussions of topics related to the field, and reviews of recent publications.
 
PsychTech is the psychology and technology podcast. Join Kelli Dunlap and Josué Cardona to discover how the worlds of psych and tech interact and influence each other in exciting and unexpected ways.From science fiction to science fact and everything in between, plus how psych and tech influence human behavior, mental health, and more. This is PsychTech.
 
Profit Boss® Radio highlights inspiring women who have created success in their financial and professional life. Each week you can tune in and hear how women just like you have paved the road to sustained success with both beliefs and actions. We’re questioning the old taboos that keep us quiet about money and are gearing up our campaign to empower a million women to become millionaires. Your Host, Hilary Hendershott, MBA and Certified Financial Advisor, is the Founder & Chief Advisor at of ...
 
Learn more about hypnosis, transformation and healing as well as mindfulness, meditation, and psychology that have helped people make rapid change in their lives and their lifestyles for millennium with the Hypnotize Me podcast. Free meditation and hypnoses included. Certified hypnotherapist Dr. Elizabeth Bonet gives quick-paced 10-30 minute weekly episodes discussing the research behind hypnosis, interviewing the professionals doing it, and talking to individuals who have had hypnosis to se ...
 
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...
 
This is the first of what is intended to be three projects featuring journal articles which chart the development of psychology as an academic discipline in the United States during the twentieth century. This first collection begins with an appraisal of functionalism by William James and takes in: early contributions to educational psychology; works of early feminist psychologists; discussions of behaviourism and pragmatism. Also included is Watson and Rayer's famous 1920 "Little Albert" st ...
 
Counselors, coaches and sober companions help hundreds of thousands of people affected by Addictions and Mental Health issues each year. Learn about the current research and practical counseling tools to improve your skills and provide the best possible services. Counselor Toolbox targets counselors, coaches and companions, but can also provide useful counseling self-help tools for persons struggling with these issues and their loved ones. AllCEUs is an approved counseling continuing educati ...
 
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Stress is broadly understood to be a serious health risk and a destructive factor in many people's lives. It has been advertised as such for several decades. In The Upside of Stress, Kelly McGonigal explains how new research shows that stress may actually be something positive and life-enhancing rather than ruinous. The most central concept is ...…
 
Today I have the pleasure of speaking with Sara Groton, nutrition and eating psychology coach. We talk about body image challenges, how to work on body confidence in life post sport, and the positive effects of turning judgment into curiosity. We discuss how to find an eating routine in life post sport and the challenges that come with it. Sara ...…
 
On this episode, David continues the conversation about stress and the sources at which it comes. News networks are a big culprit as well as social media and the psychological judgment we endure "scrolling" through our newsfeeds. David also covers ways we can relieve ourselves of these feelings, by eating healthier, boosting our own self-esteem ...…
 
Heidi Bodenheimer talks about Always Sparkling in The Fitness Blitz Podcast. Heidi has been in the Fitness Industry for 20 years and specializes in many group exercise formats. She manages Fit in Boonsboro in Boonsboro, MD for the past 7 years, owned her own fitness company and has been a Master Trainer for a variety of fitness companies. She d ...…
 
The Zero Gravity Band is an immersive installation of light and sound 360º that tries to induce sensations of zero gravity and an exhibition of prototypes and instruments designed to create arts and music in conditions of zero gravity and smart space suits. The project is produced by Fundació Quo Artis, a non-profit organisation that seeks conn ...…
 
On today’s show, I’m joined by mental performance consultant Shannon Thompson. After over 10 years as a professional horse rider, Shannon decided to study the science of peak performance and received her Master’s degree in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. She now works at the Hypo2 Sport Performance Center, where ...…
 
I am so excited about today’s episode. Why? Because I love questions. I love asking them, being asked them, evaluating them, and looking for new ones. Innovative approaches are all about asking questions. As a “what if” personality type, questions are my jam. I also have an awesome freebie to go along with this. I talk about my ENTP personality ...…
 
Episode 111: Heavens On EarthDr. Michael Shermer is the Publisher of Skepticmagazine, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, and a Presidential Fellow at Chapman University where he teaches Skepticism 101. He is the author of Why People Believe Weird Things, Why Darwin Matters, The Science of Good and Evil, and The Moral Arc. His new book ...…
 
Harmony and Meryl discuss the third and fourth episodes of GLOW season two, "Concerned Women of America" and "Mother of All Matches". Learn about the unhinged world of 80's PSAs, the psychology of being a great heel, and exactly what makes Kia Stevens the secret weapon of GLOW. Theme song: "Head Over Heels", Tears for Fears…
 
In this interview, we spoke with Ross Heaven, author of a number of books on San Pedro, including “The Hummingbird’s Journey to God: Perspectives on San Pedro, the Cactus of Vision.” Ross Heaven, a founder of The Four Gates, is a psychologist, author, healer, workshop facilitator, and presenter. He trained extensively in the shamanic, transpers ...…
 
First, Marilyn picks up where we left off last week with Gillian Kocher, Director of Public Relations & Marketing for the PSPCA. The PSPCA has teamed up with Beck’s Cajun Café for “Woof Woof Wednesdays” at Beck’s Reading Terminal Market and 30th Street Station locations now until the end of July! Beck’s donates 10% of Po Boy sales to the PSPCA ...…
 
A story from Quartz. “The idea that some of us are ‘math people’ and some are not is a myth that pervades Western society,” Jo Boaler, a professor of math education at Stanford University, writes in a revealing new study. “This damaging idea has been challenged in recent years by neuroscience showing that mathematics is a subject, like all othe ...…
 
Professor Laurie Santos discusses her psychology class at Yale, which is now the most popular course in the school's history.
 
Ninth Street. The Ninth Street divide. West of Ninth. Mention any of these phrases to just about any Louisvillian and they'll know what you're talking about. In fact, there are people who are new to the city that would already know what you're talking about. The Ninth Street corridor is multiple lanes of traffic with a wide median. It's a physi ...…
 
In this episode of Mind Strong, the Podcast we interviewed Justin Reeson, online coach for nutrition, powerlifting and fitness enthusiasts. Justin shares his insights on; Communication as a bedrock for any forward movement; Buying in as a coach; Focusing on improvement and avoiding negative reinforcement; Adapting training programs for adherenc ...…
 
It’s quite an accomplishment to write a psychological thriller these days. We’re so sophisticated, so jaded by edgy crime in fiction and movies, not to mention real life, that we’re suspicious when we’re told a new book‘s come along that’s a nail-biting page turner. Cynics that we are, we also tend to think that best-seller suspense tales must ...…
 
Today it’s great to have Amy Alkon on the podcast. Amy Alkon is a “transdisciplinary applied scientist”, who synthesizes research findings from various areas, translates the findings into understandable language, and then creates practical advice based on the latest science. Alkon writes The Science Advice Goddess, an award-winning, syndicated ...…
 
Spencer and Razib discuss the history, psychology, and biology of violence and warfare. From Rousseau to Hobbes.
 
Raquel and Dr. Hopkins discuss the psychological burden of being one of few people of color, in predominantly White spaces.
 
It's pretty remarkable. Every few months I get stuck when I'm working on my projects. I'm moving along and then BAM - I lose my motivation. Sometimes the work gets complicated or convoluted. Sometimes it requires too much creative energy. All I know is, it happens regularly. And it's annoying as hell. I love learning about psychology, so I star ...…
 
Dr. David Redlawsk -- Professor & Chair -- The Department of Political Science & International Relations, the University of Delaware; Chair, the International Society of Political Psychology, talks to WDEL's Allan Loudell from Newark
 
This week we discuss Hereditary. Psychological Horror starring Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, and Gabriel Byrne. Written and directed by Ari Aster.This Psychosuperlogicalnatural horror film features mouth sounds, and grandparents that ruin their grandchildren.Recommendations (hard to watch but good):Will: Gummo (film 1997) ...…
 
Hackman, Richard J. Collaborative Intelligence: Using Teams to Solve Hard Problems. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 2011. A team is akin to an audio amplifier: whatever comes in, be it Mozart or ear-grating static, comes out louder. To perform well, any team must include members who have the knowledge and skill that the task re ...…
 
Hackman, Richard J. Collaborative Intelligence: Using Teams to Solve Hard Problems. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 2011. A team is akin to an audio amplifier: whatever comes in, be it Mozart or ear-grating static, comes out louder. To perform well, any team must include members who have the knowledge and skill that the task re ...…
 
Hackman, Richard J. Collaborative Intelligence: Using Teams to Solve Hard Problems. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 2011. A team is akin to an audio amplifier: whatever comes in, be it Mozart or ear-grating static, comes out louder. To perform well, any team must include members who have the knowledge and skill that the task re ...…
 
Hackman, Richard J. Collaborative Intelligence: Using Teams to Solve Hard Problems. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 2011. A team is akin to an audio amplifier: whatever comes in, be it Mozart or ear-grating static, comes out louder. To perform well, any team must include members who have the knowledge and skill that the task re ...…
 
Hackman, Richard J. Collaborative Intelligence: Using Teams to Solve Hard Problems. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., 2011. A team is akin to an audio amplifier: whatever comes in, be it Mozart or ear-grating static, comes out louder. To perform well, any team must include members who have the knowledge and skill that the task re ...…
 
Maestra is a Hip Hop artist from Durham NC. She graduated from Purdue University in West Lafayette NC with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre-Acting and Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She centers her music from her experiences growing into a young adult and important things for the youth to be taught (hence the name Maestra). Maestra not only ev ...…
 
Chris has an in-depth conversation with Catherine Ewing about Emotional Freedom Technique or "tapping" and its relationship to healing trauma, mindfulness and therapy. As an expert in healing early life trauma, abuse, mother loss, and family dysfunction, Catherine uses an integrated approach of energy psychology, energy healing, spirituality, L ...…
 
Isabelle Richards holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She has also completed her Level I training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. Her years of clinical experience have taken her from preschools, schools, and advocacy agencies to medical clinics and rape crisis centers. She practices ...…
 
NEW CHANGES: Theme music debuts today and a mobile-friendly website at BTLonline.org. National Lawyers Guild's Pooja Gehi: If Confirmed, Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Will Threaten Civil, Women’s and Worker Rights; Food & Water Watch Climate and Energy program Co-Director Scott Edwards: Amid Multiple Scandals Trump EPA Head Pruitt Resigns, Repl ...…
 
While I always ascribed thoughts of karma to the fortune cookie school psychology, I wondered, does a string of bad dates really equal one good one? And will treating someone badly in one relationship ensure that you'll be treated badly in the next? Does everything that goes around really come around? If so, will it come around to bite you in t ...…
 
Next steps:1. Do you hold biases or judgments for the sake of maintaining comfort in your own life?2. How many people are in your circle that you do not align with on issues of politics, religion, sexual orientation, etc? (This may be a clue that you’re holding on to more biases/judgments than you think)3. Find one of your sandpaper people and ...…
 
People have strong preferences. It's usually not worth fighting over. Do you have strong opinions about these topics? If so, please share in Comments at The Blankie.Blog. Your reviews, likes, comments and subscriptions are very much appreciated and will propel The Blankie Blog to listeners who need us worldwide. Thank you for your support. This ...…
 
Episode 019. IMPOSTOR SYNDROME!!! You know that feeling in the pit of your abdomen where you feel it's only a matter a time before everyone figures out you're a fraud -- you're never going to be good enough, you have no idea who you're talking about, you're really NOT who you wish everyone thought you were? Today I'm talking with Bri Seeley of ...…
 
Isabel Hundt speaker, coach, and author of The Power of Faith-Driven Success.Isabel Hundt is a certified Transformation Coach, Speaker, Global Presence Ambassador, Empath-Warrior™, World-Visionary, Author of the book The Power of Faith-Driven Success – A Journey toward Living Your Dream by 30 (www.faithdrivensuccess.com) and Emotions Clearing P ...…
 
Dr. Rob Bell is a sport psychology coach, author, and public speaker. He has written 6 books on Mental Toughness and his most recent book is titled: NO ONE Gets There ALONE.He has published over a dozen journal articles and has been featured on ESPN, The Golf Channel, Runner’s World, NY Times and Stack Magazine.Rob currently works with the Univ ...…
 
John Rosemond offers a fresh view of the family and the roles of parents. While revisiting "old-fashioned" methods of child rearing and offering new ideas, Rosemond shows that parenting is really all about teaching children to think properly. In this session, you'll learn about: - The fundamental, biblical principles of parenting- How to parent ...…
 
Marc David, M.A. is the Founder and primary teacher of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating. He’s a leading visionary, teacher and consultant in Nutritional Psychology, and the author of the classic, groundbreaking and bestselling books Nourishing Wisdom and The Slow Down Diet. For over 3 decades Marc has been an innovator in eating psych ...…
 
Recently, concerns regarding mental health have taken center stage in our cultural discourse. Stigmas and labels perpetuate assumptions and stereotypes that breed fear and divisiveness. And in the middle of all of that, mental health concerns are a very real part of many people’s daily lives. To help us navigate this complicated and important t ...…
 
Exploring the so-called "replication problem" in psychological research, in particular focusing on "the Marshmallow Test." Looking at issues about replication, definition and the nature of complexity in studying people.
 
Dr. Sean Stephenson dives deep with Mike Domitrz into our self-value, self-esteem, when we are in a dark place, and much more. From the importance of owning your Agenda and stating it clearly to being independent from your partner’s happiness. This show is packed with incredible wisdom!! Join us on FaceBook and be part of our community and conv ...…
 
Are Video Games Addictive? If so, how can we treat the addiction? Does an "addiction" label matter? In this episode (006) we are learning about digital addiction, specifically video game addiction. Any gamers out there? How about Parents hearing 5 more minutes , 5 more minutes?? What do you think? Is video game addiction a real thing? I don’t k ...…
 
On The Gist, Trump isn’t strategic or defiant, he’s just rapacious. When discussing #MeToo, the focus is often on the power that men exerted when sexually harassing women, but are their sexual motivations getting left out of the conversation? Emily Yoffe wrote about this in her new piece “Understanding Harvey,” for the Highline, and joins us to ...…
 
Alexandra Stein’s book “Terror, Love and Brainwashing: Attachments in Cults and Totalitarian Systems” provides an in-depth look into social psychology of ideological extremism - necessary read, because everyone could become a victim!
 
Video game addiction is a relatively new phenomenon. We examine various aspects of the disorder and discuss whether or not video game addiction is a real or merely a symptom of a deeper psychological issue.
 
I have a terrific conversation with Taylor Bell, Jesse Kavadlo, and Seth Matteson about their USEM: Social ME-dia and the Glow Up Glow up: “To go from the bottom to the top to the point of disbelief. An incredible transformation” (Urban Dictionary). Together, our class will explore the ways in which social media and internet culture influence t ...…
 
Wisdom is only gained by walking your own path. In this week’s podcast I take some time to walk through the forest and drop beneath the swirl of chaotic energy that permeates our existence. I talk about the danger of substituting information and knowledge for wisdom and identifying too much with our intellect. The shift that many have spoken ab ...…
 
What goes on in our brains when we speak more than one language? Dr. Arturo Hernandez, a professor of psychology and Director of the Laboratory for the Neural Bases of Bilingualism at the University of Houston, has spent 15 years investigating bilingual language processing and acquisition. This week, in the first part of our two-part interview, ...…