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Aging Meaningfully with Christina Pierpaoli

by Scott Barry Kaufman, July 21, 2017

I’m really excited to have Christina Pierpaoli on the podcast. Christina is a graduate student in the Geropsychological doctoral program at the University of Alabama. Her research explores associations between chronic illness and psychological health in older adults, and she is by all accounts a rising star in the field of psychology. For our listeners who may […]

Awakening Compassion in the Workplace with Jane Dutton and Monica Worline

by Scott Barry Kaufman, July 19, 2017

Today I’m really excited to have Monica Worline and Jane Dutton on the podcast, co-authors of the new book Awakening Compassion at Work: the Quiet Power That Elevates People and Organizations. Monica Worline, Ph.D., is founder and CEO of EnlivenWork. She is also a research scientist at Stanford University Center for Compassion and Altruism Research […]

Strengths-Based Parenting with Lea Waters

by Scott Barry Kaufman, July 12, 2017

Professor Lea Waters, PhD is an Australian academic, researcher, psychologist, author and speaker contributing to the field of Positive Psychology. Most people see improvements as eliminating what’s wrong with us, but Lea’s work in Positive Psychology expands what we mean by improvement and growth. Her latest book, The Strength Switch, offers parents resources to better build […]

The Latest Science of Attachment with R. Chris Fraley

by Scott Barry Kaufman, July 5, 2017

Today we have one of the world’s most preeminent attachment scientists, Dr. R. Chris Fraley, on the podcast! Fraley is a Professor at the University of Illinois’s Department of Psychology and received the American Psychological Association’s Distinguished Scientific Award in 2007 for Early Career Contribution to Psychology in the area of Individual Differences. In this episode of […]

Getting Grit with Caroline Adams Miller

by Scott Barry Kaufman, June 29, 2017

On today’s episode of The Psychology Podcast, we speak with Caroline Adams Miller about how to to get more grit. Caroline is a certified professional coach, author, media personality, and keynote speaker & educator. In this episode, we discuss what it means to be a positive psychology coach, why Caroline became interested in grit, why millennials may not be […]

How to Kick Ass with Sarah Robb O’Hagan

by Scott Barry Kaufman, June 27, 2017

“If you just laugh at yourself, there is nothing to be scared of anymore.” Today we have executive, activist, and entrepreneur Sarah Robb O’Hagan on the podcast. O’Hagan is CEO of the fast growing indoor cycling company Flywheel Sports, where she is currently leading the transformation of the business through digital content and services. Prior to this […]

Become 10% Happier with Dan Harris + BONUS Meditation

by Scott Barry Kaufman, June 21, 2017

Today we have ABC News Anchor Dan Harris on the podcast. Harris is perhaps the most unlikely meditation evangelist, ever. After a panic attack on Good Morning America, he wrote the New York Times bestselling memoir “10% Happier” about what led him to embrace a practice he’d long considered ridiculous. He then started the 10% Happier: […]

Get Out Of Your Mind and Live a Vital Life with Steven Hayes

by Scott Barry Kaufman, June 14, 2017

“You can choose to live a vital, committed human life, even inside your pain. That doesn’t have to go away before you get to have the privilege of being human.” It is an honor to have Dr. Steven Hayes, the father of “Acceptance and Commitment Therapy” (ACT), on the podcast this week. In this wide […]

Alan Alda on the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating

by Scott Barry Kaufman, June 7, 2017

Today we have Alan Alda on the podcast! Alan has earned international recognition as an actor, writer, and director. He has won seven Emmy Awards, has received three Tony nominations, and is an inductee of the Television Hall of Fame. Many people know of his groundbreaking role as Hawkeye Pierce on the classic television series M*A*S*H, […]

Eric Turkheimer on Intelligence, Genes, Race, and Poverty

by Scott Barry Kaufman, June 1, 2017

In this episode of The Psychology Podcast, Dr. Eric Turkheimer and I take a deep dive into some of the most complex and controversial topics in all of psychology. What is intelligence? How is intelligence measured? Is intelligence meaningful? Is IQ modifiable? Is IQ heritable? What does heritability really mean? Is heritability of IQ the same […]

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