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Find out something new about psychology while you sip your morning coffee.

Find out something new about psychology while you sip your morning coffee.
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Find out something new about psychology while you sip your morning coffee.

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English


Episodes

The paradoxical secret to finding meaning in life

6/3/2018
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The great psychiatrist Viktor Frankl actually warned against searching for meaning in life, because not searching for meaning may be the best way to find it.

Duration:00:06:11

Why do people blame the victim?

4/26/2018
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Even with the rise of the #MeToo movement, victim-blaming remains a tenacious problem. Could the tendency to blame the victim be programmed into the human mind at the most basic level? And how can we undo it?

Duration:00:11:17

Do dreams really mean anything?

2/6/2018
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To understand dreams, we must interpret them, as if they were written in secret code. But, what if there's no code, and we've been reading into a bunch of meaningless images?

Duration:00:09:55

The Psychology of Star Wars: The Dark Side Edition

1/22/2018
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Star Wars makes lots of assertions about our darker emotions. But are they accurate?

Duration:00:11:59

Why daydreaming is good for us

1/3/2018
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Though many of us were told by our grade-school teachers to get our heads out of clouds, recent research shows that this may not have been good advice. Certain kinds of daydreaming may actually help us be more successful in life.

Duration:00:07:25

How do I know if a therapist is right for me?

11/15/2017
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Although search engines make finding therapists simpler than ever, it's easy to suffer from information overload. Five questions can help you cut through the confusion.

Duration:00:09:54

Is psychology a real science?

10/8/2017
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Some people say psychology isn't a science. Are they right?

Duration:00:07:29

Does what doesn't kill us really make us stronger?

9/17/2017
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When tragedies happen, it's easy to wonder if there's any meaning to suffering.

Duration:00:05:55

What's wrong with the "like" button?

8/12/2017
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The dangers of social media "slactivism" for American politics.

Duration:00:06:33

How does terrorism change us?

7/17/2017
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Some psychologists believe terrorism is slowly changing us as individuals and as a society.

Duration:00:09:36

Are psychologists just rent-a-friends?

7/5/2017
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A lot of people doubt that therapy works. Are they right?

Duration:00:07:52

Why do people believe things that aren't true?

6/11/2017
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In the face of our "post-truth" era of politics, it's hard to know what to believe. According to psychology research, whether we know it or not, most of us harbor false beliefs. Do you?

Duration:00:08:16

What if we were all politically conservative?

6/11/2017
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Some psychologists believe that even liberal people, deep down, may be conservative. Could it actualy be true?

Duration:00:11:14

Is mental illness real?

6/10/2017
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Are mental illnesses real in the same way that HIV, cancer, or the flu are? Some psychologists say no.

Duration:00:06:51