Monthly Archives: September, 2017

Popularity and the Power of Likability in a Status-Obsessed World with Mitch Prinstein

by Scott Barry Kaufman, September 24, 2017

Mitch Prinstein, Ph.D. is board certified in clinical child and adolescent psychology, and serves as the John Van Seters Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, and the Director of Clinical Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He and his research have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, […]

High Performance Habits with Brendon Burchard

by Scott Barry Kaufman, September 19, 2017

“What are the deliberate habits I can do consciously and consistently to keep getting better?” — Brendon Burchard This week I’m delighted to welcome Brendon Burchard to The Psychology Podcast! After suffering depression and surviving a car accident at the age of 19, Brendon faced what he felt were life’s last questions: “Did I live […]

“Questioning” the Four Tendencies with Gretchen Rubin

by Scott Barry Kaufman, September 13, 2017

“This looks at one question: how do you respond to expectations?” — Gretchen Rubin This week we’re delighted to have Gretchen Rubin on The Psychology Podcast! Gretchen is the author of several books, including the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, Better Than Before, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home. She has an enormous readership, both in print and online, and her books have […]

Meet Our New Executive Producer, Zoe Ziegler!

by Scott Barry Kaufman, September 7, 2017

Who is Zoe Ziegler? A 19-year old idealist hailing from River Vale, NJ (which, fun fact, is also the hometown of legendary economist Tyler Cowen) and currently residing in Philadelphia attending the Wharton School. She is also a podcast enthusiast, behavioral economics nerd, amateur philosopher, and aspiring change-maker. Why do you like podcasts so much? […]

Rethinking Addiction with Maia Szalavitz

by Scott Barry Kaufman, September 6, 2017

“Addiction is not a sin or a choice. It’s also not a chronic brain disease.” – Maia Szalavitz This week we’re glad to welcome Maia Szalavitz to the podcast! Maia Szalavitz is one of the premier American journalists covering addiction and drugs. She is a co-author of Born for Love and The Boy Who Was Raised as […]

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