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Psychology and Stuff

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Psychology and Stuff is a podcast out of Phoenix Studios at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and hosted by Dr. Alison Jane Martingano. It includes interviews with psychologists on a host of psych-related topics and... of course... other stuff.

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United States

Description:

Psychology and Stuff is a podcast out of Phoenix Studios at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and hosted by Dr. Alison Jane Martingano. It includes interviews with psychologists on a host of psych-related topics and... of course... other stuff.

Language:

English

Contact:

920-465-2322


Episodes
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Episode 151: Season Finale! What is a bridezilla? (w/Dr. Ryan Martin and Dr. Christine Smith)

5/2/2024
In the final episode of this season, Alison Jane is in coversation with Dr. Ryan Martin and Dr. Christine Smith from the University of Wisconson - Green Bay on the term and topic of "bridezilla". Tune in to hear interesting perspective on this topic that is timely for Alison Jane as she is planning a wedding!

Duration:00:45:28

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Episode 150: Special Episode Featuring Student Researchers!

4/18/2024
In this very special episode, Alison Jane interviews six student researcher from the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay on research topics ranging from anxiety in schools, charitable donations to psychopaths getting enraged online.

Duration:00:42:08

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Episode 149: How WEIRD is psychology research? (w/Dr. Kris Vespia)

4/4/2024
How WEIRD is psychology research? In this episode, Alison Jane interviews Dr. Kris Vespia, Director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay on the topic of the WEIRDness of psychological research. WEIRD is an acronym which stands for Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic.

Duration:00:58:06

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Episode 148: Are Pet Owners More Empathetic People? (w/Dr. Georjeanna Wilson Doenges)

3/21/2024
Are pet owners more empathetic than non-pet owners? In this episode, Alison Jane and two of her undergraduate students at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay share their research on pets and empathy with Dr. Georjeanna Wilson Doenges, Professor and Chair of Psychology at UW - Green Bay.

Duration:00:40:51

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Episode 147: Why do we blame the referees? (w/Dr. Thomas Gretton)

3/7/2024
Why do we blame the referees in sport? In this episode, Alison Jane interviews Dr. Thomas Gretton, Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay about his research on elite referees in sport.

Duration:00:43:12

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Episode 146: Can you change your accent? (w/Dr. Elisa Monti & Dr. Elif Ikizer)

2/22/2024
Can you change your accent? In this episode, Alison Jane interviews Dr. Elisa Monti, President and Co-Founder of the Voice and Trauma Research and Connection Group & Dr. Elif Ikizer, Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Tune in for this fascinating conversation!

Duration:00:37:38

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Episode 145: Why do innocent people confess? (w/Dr. Fabiana Alceste)

2/8/2024
Why do innocent people confess? In this episode, Alison Jane interviews Dr. Fabiana Alceste, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Butler University. Dr. Alceste studies the social and cognitive processes around false confessions. Tune in for this engaging and informative conversation!

Duration:00:44:30

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Episode 144: What's Your Fitness Goal? (w/Dr. Joanna Morrissey)

1/25/2024
What's your fitness goal? In this episode, Alison Jane is in conversation with Dr. Joanna Morrissey, Associate Professor, and Chair of the Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology Program at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay and Carol and Megan who are fitness instructors at Jazzercise in Green Bay, WI on the topic of fitness goals. Tune in for tips, motivation, and more!

Duration:00:44:32

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Episode 143: Special Episode: Thriving in Academia (w/6 members of the UWGB Psychology Department)

1/11/2024
In this special episode, Alison Jane is in conversation with six members of the Psychology Department at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay: Dr. Ryan Martin, Dr. Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges, Dr. Jason Cowell, Dr. Thomas Gretton, Dr. Abigail Neubauer, and Dr. Chelsea Wooding on the topic of thriving in academia. Tune in to find out about this and more!

Duration:00:45:53

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Episode 142: Is mental performance just for athletes? (w/Dr. Chelsea Wooding)

12/14/2023
Alison Jane is in conversation with Dr. Chelsea Wooding on the topic of sport and performance psychology. Is mental performance just for athletes? Tune in to find out about this and more!

Duration:00:55:54

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Episode 141: How to spot cyber predators? (w/Dr. Michael Nuccitelli)

11/30/2023
Alison Jane is in conversation with Dr. Michael Nuccitelli on the topic of cyber predators. Who is the most vulnerable to cyber predators? Tune in to learn this and more!

Duration:00:43:52

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Episode 140: Who is more likely to believe in conspiracies? (w/Dr. Ryan Martin)

11/16/2023
Alison Jane is in conversation with Dr. Ryan Martin on the topic of conspiricies. Who is more likely to believe in conspiracies? Tune in to learn this and more!

Duration:00:54:50

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Episode 139: Will climate change alter our psyche? (w/Dr. Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges)

11/2/2023
Alison Jane is joined by Dr. Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges for a conversation about climate change. Will climate change alter our psyche? Tune in to learn this and more!

Duration:00:52:19

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Episode 138: Is catharsis effective? (w/Dr. Ryan Martin)

10/19/2023
In this episode, Alison Jane is joined by Dr. Ryan Martin for an in depth discussion about catharsis. Is catharsis effective? Tune in to learn this and more!

Duration:00:53:32

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Episode 137: Do young people lack empathy? (w/Dr. Sara Konrath and Dr. Jason Cowell)

10/5/2023
In this episode, Alison Jane is joined by Dr. Sara Konrath and Dr. Jason Cowell for a lively discussion about empathy. Is empathy on the decline? Do young people today lack empathy? Tune in to learn this and more!

Duration:00:38:13

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Episode 136: Why Should We Increase Empathy? (w/Dr. Alison Jane Martingano)

9/21/2023
In our first episode of the season, Ryan and Georjeanna talk about why we should increase empathy with Dr. Alison Jane Martingano. Ryan and Georjeanna also announce that Dr. Martingano is the new host of the podcast going forward!

Duration:00:46:25

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Episode 135: How to Deal with Angry People (w/Dr. Ryan Martin)

5/11/2023
In our last episode of the season, Ryan and Georjeanna talk about his new book, How to Deal with Angry People. They talk about why he wrote it, what's in it, and even unpack a few strategies for people to think about.

Duration:00:49:40

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Episode 134: What Our Favorite Summer Movies Say About Us

4/27/2023
Whether you're lying to your parents so you can go look for a dead body or lying to your parents so you can see a PG film in the theater, our favorite summer movies say an awful lot about the kind of people we’ve become. Georjeanna, Ryan, and former intern Kelsi talk through their favorite summer movies with a focus not just on why they love them, but where that love comes from.

Duration:00:42:38

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Episode 133: Why Are Our Pandemic Memories Fading?

4/13/2023
In this episode our hosts, Ryan and Georjeanna, delve into intriguing research on the science of forgetting and how various factors such as stress, information overload, and the monotonous nature of the pandemic era affect our ability to recall events and daily life during the past three years. We share some personal anecdotes about our cherished and not-so-fond memories during the pandemic. We also ponder the responsibility we have to pass on our memories to future generations to prevent history from repeating itself.

Duration:00:45:14

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Episode 132: Growing Better with Age- How Emotions Change as You Get older

3/30/2023
In this episode, Ryan and Georjeanna chat with fellow UW-Green Bay Psychology professor, Dr. Abby Nehrkorn-Bailey, about how we deal with stress and how our emotional responses improve over the lifespan. Using the Socio-Emotional Selectivity Theory, we discuss why this finding makes sense but goes against some of the stereotypes we hold about older people.

Duration:00:42:20