Speaking of Psychology

By American Psychological Association

"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.

  1. 1.
    Encore: How children’s amazing brains shaped humanity, with Alison Gopnik, PhD
    46:12
  2. 2.
    Why we’re burned out and what to do about it, with Christina Maslach, PhD
    30:17
  3. 3.
    Tasty words, colorful sounds: How people with synesthesia experience the world, with Julia Simner, PhD
    39:12
  4. 4.
    Can a personality test determine if you’re a good fit for a job? With Fred Oswald, PhD
    44:08
  5. 5.
    How to overcome feeling like an impostor, with Lisa Orbé-Austin, PhD, and Kevin Cokley, PhD
    34:29
  6. 6.
    Back to the office? The future of remote and hybrid work, with Tsedal Neeley, PhD
    35:06
  7. 7.
    The history of LGBTQ psychology from Stonewall to now, with Peter Hegarty, PhD
    48:42
  8. 8.
    How ‘open science’ is changing psychological research, with Brian Nosek, PhD
    42:03
  1. 9.
    What do we know about preventing gun violence? With Susan Sorenson, PhD
    32:13
  2. 10.
    COVID 19, Insomnia, and the Importance of Sleep, with Jennifer Martin, PhD
    30:06
  3. 11.
    The future of policing one year after George Floyd's death, with Cedric Alexander, PsyD
    37:48
  4. 12.
    Technology is changing how we talk to each other, with Jeff Hancock, PhD
    32:01
  5. 13.
    Can a “growth mindset” help students achieve their potential? With David Yeager, PhD
    31:40
  6. 14.
    What is it like to remember every day of your life? With Michael Yassa, PhD, and Markie Pasternak
    38:53
  7. 15.
    Your Brain Is Not What You Think It Is, with Lisa Feldman Barrett, PhD
    38:09
  8. 16.
    How to cope with climate anxiety, with Thomas Doherty, PsyD, and Ashlee Cunsolo, PhD
    35:30
  9. 17.
    Why you should talk to strangers, with Gillian Sandstrom, PhD, and Jon Levy
    41:16
  10. 18.
    Suicide Prevention, with Jill Harkavy-Friedman, PhD
    32:29
  11. 19.
    What Makes Things Funny? With Peter McGraw, PhD
    40:12
  12. 20.
    How the threat of disease has shaped human behavior, with Mark Schaller, PhD
    29:09
  13. 21.
    What COVID-19 is teaching us about the importance of smell, with Pamela Dalton, PhD
    33:31
  14. 22.
    How We’re Coping One Year into the Pandemic, with Vaile Wright, PhD
    24:01
  15. 23.
    How meditation can help you live a flourishing life, with Richard Davidson, PhD
    30:58
  16. 24.
    What studying twins can teach us about ourselves, with Nancy Segal, PhD
    26:37
  17. 25.
    How children's amazing brains shaped humanity, with Alison Gopnik, PhD
    45:04
  18. 26.
    The science of relationships, with Gary Lewandowski, PhD
    23:03
  19. 27.
    Can “brain training” games sharpen your mental skills? With Aaron Seitz, PhD
    25:51
  20. 28.
    What is it like to be face blind? With Joe DeGutis, PhD, and Sadie Dingfelder
    41:16
  21. 29.
    Positive Psychology in a Pandemic, with Martin Seligman, PhD
    47:31
  22. 30.
    Why people believe in conspiracy theories, with Karen Douglas, PhD
    35:53
  23. 31.
    How the Science of Habits Can Help Us Keep Our New Year’s Resolutions, with Wendy Wood, PhD
    33:36
  24. 32.
    Encore: Why boredom is surprisingly interesting, with Erin Westgate, PhD
    40:39
  25. 33.
    Why America's bitter politics are like a bad marriage, with Eli Finkel, PhD
    27:07
  26. 34.
    Exploring psychology’s colorful past, with Dr. Cathy Faye, PhD
    32:56
  27. 35.
    The Holiday Blues, with Elaine Rodino, PhD
    17:20
  28. 36.
    Does Diversity Training Work? With Calvin Lai, PhD
    28:58
  29. 37.
    Why Gen Z is Feeling So Stressed, with Emma Adam, PhD
    29:05
  30. 38.
    How to recognize and combat ‘fake news,’ with Dolores Albarracin, PhD
    30:56
  31. 39.
    Will People Accept a COVID-19 Vaccine? With Gretchen Chapman, PhD
    26:13
  32. 40.
    What Drives Voter Behavior? With Jon Krosnick, PhD
    49:59
  33. 41.
    How to Choose Effective, Science-based Mental Health Apps, with Stephen Schueller, PhD
    30:44
  34. 42.
    The Challenges Faced by Women in Leadership with Alice Eagly, PhD
    34:43
  35. 43.
    How to Have Meaningful Dialogues Despite Political Differences with Tania Israel, PhD
    25:17
  36. 44.
    Survival of the Friendliest with Brian Hare, PhD
    25:56
  37. 45.
    Reopening Schools in a Pandemic with Heidi Schweingruber, PhD
    31:15
  38. 46.
    Psychedelic Therapy with Roland Griffiths, PhD
    45:33
  39. 47.
    The Invisibility of White Privilege with Brian Lowery, PhD
    24:50
  40. 48.
    The Challenge of Telework During COVID-19 with Kristen Shockley, PhD
    27:47
  41. 49.
    The Psychology of Protest and Activism with Lauren Duncan, PhD
    36:34
  42. 50.
    How the Social and Behavioral Sciences Explain Our Reactions to COVID-19 with Jay Van Bavel, PhD
    31:50

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