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An exploration of all things mental, All in the Mind is about the brain and behaviour, and the fascinating connections between them. Presented by Lynne Malcolm.

An exploration of all things mental, All in the Mind is about the brain and behaviour, and the fascinating connections between them. Presented by Lynne Malcolm.
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Melbourne, VIC

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An exploration of all things mental, All in the Mind is about the brain and behaviour, and the fascinating connections between them. Presented by Lynne Malcolm.

Language:

English

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All In The Mind ABC Radio National GPO Box 9994 Melbourne 3001 02-8333 2821


Episodes

The extremes of love

11/18/2018
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From old fashioned 'lovesickness' to sex addiction, obsession, and jealousy — how does society decide what's normal in love? Drawing on the latest scientific research into the mechanisms underlying love and romantic attachment, a leading psychotherapist explores the extremes of love.

Duration:00:28:51

Transitioning to motherhood: Perinatal mental health

11/11/2018
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Pregnancy and early parenthood is an exciting and rewarding time — but for many families, it brings about unexpected challenges. In Australia, one in five expecting or new mums will experience anxiety or depression, some experience both. What's being done to support women as they transition to motherhood?

Duration:00:29:06

The Australian Mental Health Prize winners

11/4/2018
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Janne McMahon has drawn on her own lived experience of mental illness to advocate for patient-centred care. Professor Gavin Andrews introduced cognitive behaviour therapy to Australia. Meet the dual winners of the 2018 Australian Mental Health Prize.

Duration:00:28:57

The Australian Mental Health Prize winners

11/4/2018
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Janne McMahon has drawn on her own lived experience of mental illness to advocate for patient-centred care. Professor Gavin Andrews introduced cognitive behaviour therapy to Australia. Meet the dual winners of the 2018 Australian Mental Health Prize.

Duration:00:28:57

The mind's eye

10/28/2018
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Picture an apple. Now, picture your favourite character from a novel. And now a loved one's face. Can you see those images in your mind's eye? Some people can't. They have a condition called aphantasia, which disrupts their ability to create a mental image.

Duration:00:33:31

First impressions: the face bias

10/21/2018
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The science behind our judgement of faces for their trustworthiness, competency, and character.

Duration:00:28:56

First impressions: the face bias

10/21/2018
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The science behind our judgement of faces for their trustworthiness, competency, and character.

Duration:00:28:56

Ways to stay alive

10/14/2018
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When you're overwhelmed by distressing feelings and big emotions, it can feel lonely, particularly if you can't find the help you need in the mental health system. Alternative grassroots approaches to staying alive are now being explored, which focus on connecting with others in a similar space.

Duration:00:31:31

Ways to stay alive

10/14/2018
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When you're overwhelmed by distressing feelings and big emotions, it can feel lonely, particularly if you can't find the help you need in the mental health system. Alternative grassroots approaches to staying alive are now being explored, which focus on connecting with others in a similar space.

Duration:00:31:31

Ways to stay alive

10/14/2018
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When you're overwhelmed by distressing feelings and big emotions, it can feel lonely, particularly if you can't find the help you need in the mental health system. Alternative grassroots approaches to staying alive are now being explored, which focus on connecting with others in a similar space.

Duration:00:31:31

Preventing suicide

10/7/2018
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Each year, around 3,000 people in Australia die at their own hand. More young people die by suicide than in car accidents, and Indigenous Australians are more than twice as likely to take their own lives. Hear some of the latest thinking in prevention.

Duration:00:30:20

Preventing suicide

10/7/2018
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Each year, around 3,000 people in Australia die at their own hand. More young people die by suicide than in car accidents, and Indigenous Australians are more than twice as likely to take their own lives. Hear some of the latest thinking in prevention.

Duration:00:30:20

The enigma of time

9/30/2018
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When we’re bored time drags, and wouldn’t you swear that time seems to speed up as you get older? Drawing on the latest insights from psychology and neuroscience we explore the mystery of time perception, it’s connection to our sense of self and how we could be the architect of our own perception of time.

Duration:00:28:56

Ethics and the brave new brain

9/23/2018
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Advances in neuroscience and AI could revolutionise medicine but they also pose significant ethical and social challenges. If a brain computer interface can allow a blind person to see, or restore speech to those who’ve lost the ability to communicate, what does this mean for a person’s sense of self, personal responsibility, or privacy?

Duration:00:32:06

Psychedelic plants, culture, and rituals Podcast Extra

9/16/2018
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Kathleen Harrison is an ethnobotanist studying the relationship between plants, people, and culture. She's worked throughout Latin America since the 1960s and informed by long relationships with indigenous healers, naturalists, and her own decades of psychedelic curiosity. She co-founded the organisation Botanical Dimensions with Terence McKenna in 1985.

Duration:00:22:00

Tripping for depression

9/16/2018
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In 1966, as a reaction to disturbing reports of people having bad trips, the Psychedelic drug LSD was banned in the U.S. But now some scientists are seeing promising results from studies into the therapeutic benefits of using psychedelic drugs to treat mental illness.

Duration:00:30:55

Psychedelic research in Australia podcast extra

9/10/2018
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The not-for-profit association Psychedelic Research in Science and Medicine Incorporated (PRISM) was set up over 7 years ago to initiate and progress psychedelic medical research in Australia. PRISM is currently collaborating with the USA-based Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS).

Duration:00:12:14

MDMA—its potential therapeutic use podcast extra

9/10/2018
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Some exciting news was published earlier this year in the Psychiatric Journal JAMA, about the potential mental health benefits of psychedelic drug research. It’s likely that within the next 5 years researchers will know whether the psychoactive drug commonly known as ecstasy—methylenedioxymethamphetamine, or MDMA—can be used to treat psychiatric disorders.

Duration:00:12:14

Turn on, tune in

9/9/2018
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Turn on, tune in and drop out … that was the catch cry of U.S. psychologist Timothy Leary in the 1960s. By 1966 psychedelics were demonised and banned, but now—in controlled scientific settings—there's a psychedelic 'renaissance' in mental health therapy. Early research on the use of ecstasy in the treatment of stress disorders looks promising.

Duration:00:28:51

Turn on, tune in

9/9/2018
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Turn on, tune in and drop out … that was the catch cry of U.S. psychologist Timothy Leary in the 1960s. By 1966 psychedelics were demonised and banned, but now—in controlled scientific settings—there's a psychedelic 'renaissance' in mental health therapy. Early research on the use of ecstasy in the treatment of stress disorders looks promising.

Duration:00:28:51