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Dr. Heather Moday on Functional and Integrative Medicine

by Scott Barry Kaufman, May 24, 2017

On today’s episode of The Psychology Podcast, friend of the show Dr. Heather Moday shares her unique medical expertise to help us live healthier, happier and more productive lives. Dr. Moday is a board-certified physician who is passionate about changing the way medicine is practiced in this country. In this episode, Dr. Moday suggests some tips […]

How to be Awesome at Life with Eric Barker

by Scott Barry Kaufman, May 16, 2017

Eric Barker is the author of the widely popular blog, “Barking Up The Wrong Tree”, and he has a new book out with the same title (see here). Barker is known for his science-informed articles on how to be awesome at life. For today’s episode, we focus on a range of topics that will help you be […]

Increase Your Emotional Agility with Susan David

by Scott Barry Kaufman, May 10, 2017

Susan David is one of the world’s leading experts on emotional agility, an important psychological skill that can help you live a fuller life. In this episode, I speak with Dr. David about how to cultivate emotional agility, the paradox of happiness, job crafting, authenticity, and living a life aligned with one’s personal values. I’m […]

Thriving in College (And In Life) with Dan Lerner

by Scott Barry Kaufman, May 3, 2017

Friend of the show Dan Lerner stops by to share the latest research on how to thrive in college (and in life). Our conversation covers a wide array of topics related to well-being in the college population, including some of the pitfalls of perfectionism, how to determine your passion and keep it healthy, using character […]

The Neuroscience of Leadership with Friederike Fabritius

by Scott Barry Kaufman, April 27, 2017

On today’s episode of The Psychology Podcast, we speak with Friederike Fabritius, a neuroscientist who specializes in optimizing workplaces for greater productivity and well-being. Our conversation covers a vast array of useful topics, such as habit formation, public speaking, emotional regulation and proper decision making. We talk about how some of these activities show up in […]

How to Captivate People with Vanessa Van Edwards

by Scott Barry Kaufman, April 25, 2017

Vanessa Van Edwards is a self-described “recovering boring and awkward person,” whose latest book, Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People, provides simple ways to decode people and level-up your relationships and networking abilities. It’s an especially practical episode, which features a handful of actionable strategies to be more effective in the social realm. We discuss […]

The Psychology of Creativity with Dr. James C. Kaufman

by Scott Barry Kaufman, April 20, 2017

For this episode of The Psychology Podcast, I chat with my brother from another mother, Dr. James C. Kaufman, as we take deep dive into one of humanity’s most coveted virtues – creativity. We profile creative genius, discuss different forms of creativity, and talk about the links between creativity, IQ and mental illness. This episode […]

The Gifts of Disability with Gail Saltz

by Scott Barry Kaufman, April 18, 2017

Over 50% of people will meet the criteria for a mental illness in their lifetime. On this episode of The Psychology Podcast, we want to do our part to encourage people to seek assistance, while celebrating some of the unique strengths of people with brain differences. I speak with Dr. Gail Saltz about some fascinating gifts […]

Boosting Student Resilience with Dr. Diana Brecher

by Scott Barry Kaufman, April 12, 2017

Dr. Brecher is a clinical psychologist who uses cognitive behavioral strategies and positive psychology interventions to buffer students against the pervasive depression and anxiety present in higher education. We talk about her recommendations to increase resiliency, mindfulness, character strengths, self-efficacy, optimism, gratitude, and more. We discuss the mechanisms through which these interventions work, some of the many […]

How to Be a Happy Lawyer with Dan Bowling III

by Scott Barry Kaufman, April 5, 2017

On today’s episode of The Psychology Podcast, our executive producer Taylor Kreiss conducts a guest interview about lawyer well-being. His guest, Dan Bowling III, is a Duke law professor and a positive psychology expert using science to help lawyers become healthier and happier human beings. We address some of the disconcerting mental health statistics, discuss why lawyers suffer from […]

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