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Psychology and Stuff is the podcast for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Psychology program and includes discussions with experts on a wide range of topics in psychology.






Episode 38: LIVE from the 2017 Midwestern Psychological Association Conference

In this final episode of season 2, Allee Schramm, Annemarie Schwery, and Ryan Martin interview more than 13 students from universities across the Midwest about the research they presented at the 2017 Midwestern Psychological Association Conference in Chicago. Topics ranged from visual attention to false memories to insight and creativity.

Duration: 00:36:18

Episode 37: Celebrating Student Research... 2017 Edition

In this episode, Annemarie Schwery and Allee Schramm interview five different students about their research on topics related to stigma, exercise, parental attention and more. These six students (Michelle McChesney, Allee Schramm, Annemarie Schwery, Katrina Weber, Kennedy Wendt) represent just a few of the more than 35 UWGB Psychology students who will be presenting their work at the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference.

Duration: 00:17:37

Episode 36 (LIVE): Creativity, Mental Illness, and Art Therapy

In this special LIVE episode, Alison Gates, Sawa Senzaki, Casey Coughlin, and Ryan Martin talk about the complicated relationship between creativity and mental illness. We also discuss the new Pre-Art Therapy Program at UW-Green Bay (learn more here: http://catalog.uwgb.edu/undergraduate/programs/art/major/pre-art/).

Duration: 00:58:07

Episode 35: Human Rights Advocacy (with Diana Delbecchi)

In this episode, UW-Green Bay psychology alum, Diana Delbecchi, talks about her work as a human rights advocate working at a refugee camp in Greece.

Duration: 00:25:41

Episode 34 (LIVE): Health Psychology (with Dr. Regan A. R. Gurung)

In this episode Drs. Ryan Martin and Regan A.R. Gurung talk health psychology. What is it? What are some important findings? Where is it going next? Plus, we play a game called "Call Him Al," and we do all this in front of a live studio audience.

Duration: 00:28:30

Episode 33: Addiction (Dr. Dennis Lorenz)

In this episode, Dr. Dennis Lorenz of the UW-Green Bay Psychology program discusses the biological basis of addiction, including the more recently recognized behavioral addictions to things like gambling, internet, sex, and more.

Duration: 00:30:13

Episode 32: UWGBpsych Student Orgs

In this episode, Ryan talks with Allee Schramm, Michaella Brickner, Michelle McChesney, and Annemarie Schwery about Psi Chi and the Psychology and Human Development Club (PsychHD) at UW-Green Bay. They talk about why they got involved with the organizations, what they do in their different positions, and what they think they have gotten from their involvement.

Duration: 00:27:02

Episode 31: Backstage at the 2016 UW-Green Bay PSI Talks

In this last episode of the fall semester, Dr. Ryan Martin talks with the four speakers from the 2016 PSI Talks (blog.uwgb.edu/uwgbpsych/psi-talks/). Allee Schramm, Olyvia Kuchta, Annie Jones, and Tonya Filz share why the decided to submit a talk, how they are feeling about the event, and what they plan on talking about.

Duration: 00:14:11

Episode 30: The Virtual Psychology Museum

In this episode, we discuss the newly launched Virtual Museum of Psychology (http://psychmuseum.uwgb.org/), brought to you by the UW-Green Bay Psychology Program. We discuss what it is, why we built it, and how it came to be. Guests include Kate Farley, Annie Jones, Luke Konkol, Allee Schramm, and Annemarie Schwery.

Duration: 00:27:57

Episode 29: Week in the Life

In this episode, three UW-Green Bay psychology students (Annie Jones, Allee Schramm, and Annemarie Schwery) spend a week interviewing other psychology students about why they decided to major in psychology, what their lives are like as psychology majors, and what they plan to do when they graduate.

Duration: 00:17:25

Episode 28 (LIVE): The Psychological Benefits of Dance

In this episode, Dr. Ryan Martin and Allee Schramm talk with Mina and MIchael Witte, dance instructors and owners of Simply Ballroom LLC. The four of us discuss the various emotional and cognitive benefits of dance, take questions from the audience, and play a little game of "Dancing with the... Who?"

Duration: 00:49:15

Episode 27: Great Myths of Psychology (Dr. Scott Lilienfeld)

In this episode, we talk with Dr. Scott O Lilienfeld, author of 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology (https://www.amazon.com/Great-Myths-Popular-Psychology-Misconceptions/dp/1405131128). Dr. Lilienfeld is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Psychology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia (USA). Dr. Lilienfeld is Editor of Clinical Psychological Science, Associate Editor of the Archives of Scientific Psychology, and President-Elect of the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology.

Duration: 00:32:02

Episode 26: Mental Health Literacy (Dr. Kris Vespia)

In this episode of Psych and Stuff, we talk with Dr. Kris Vespia of the UW-Green Bay Psychology Department about her research on mental health literacy. She shares important information about Mental Health First Aid and refernces this website in her discussion: http://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/cs/

Duration: 00:28:00

Episode 25: Culture and Child Development

In this episode of Psych and Stuff, we talk with Dr. Sawa Senzaki, Human Development and Psychology Faculty Member, about her research on culture and child development. She is joined by two of her undergraduate research assistants, Kirsten Wideman and Katrina Webber.

Duration: 00:27:10