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Using Positive Psychology to Build Love That Lasts with Suzanne and James Pawelski

by Scott Barry Kaufman, January 17, 2018

Today I’m really excited to have James and Suzann Pileggi Pawelski on the podcast. James is Professor of Practice and Director of Education in the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania where he cofounded the Master of Applied Positive Psychology Program with Martin Seligman. Suzie is a freelance writer, Psychology Today blogger, and well-being […]

Psychedelics and the Founding of Transpersonal Psychology with James Fadiman

by Scott Barry Kaufman, January 10, 2018

James Fadiman is a Harvard-trained psychologist and writer, who is known for his extensive work in the field of psychedelic research. He co-founded, along with Robert Frager, the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, which later became Sofia University, where he was a lecturer in psychedelic studies. Fadiman is author of The Psychedelic Explorer’s Guide: Safe, Therapeutic, […]

Existential-Humanistic Therapy with Kirk Schneider

by Scott Barry Kaufman, December 25, 2017

“Adventure and awe are key to the perpetuation of vibrant, evolving lives, and in combination with technological advances may bring marvels to our emerging repertoires.” — Kirk Schneider Kirk Schneider is a psychotherapist who has taken a leading role in the advancement of existential-humanistic therapy and existential-integrative therapy. He has authored or coauthored ten books, including […]

Spending Smarter with Dan Ariely

by Scott Barry Kaufman, December 19, 2017

“Money is incredible, but some of the things that make it incredible make it difficult to use.” — Dan Ariely Today I’m excited to welcome Dan Ariely to The Psychology Podcast. Dan is a professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University and a founding member of the Center for Advanced Hindsight. Through his […]

America the Anxious with Ruth Whippman

by Scott Barry Kaufman, December 5, 2017

“The process of being happy has become painfully comically neurotic” – Ruth Whippman This week I am delighted to welcome Ruth Whippman to The Psychology Podcast. Ruth is the author of America the Anxious: How Our Pursuit of Happiness is Creating a Nation of Nervous Wrecks. The book has been covered by New York Magazine, […]

Not by Chance Alone with the Legendary Social Psychologist Elliot Aronson

by Scott Barry Kaufman, November 22, 2017

“Life is full of lessons, and ‘playing the hand you’re dealt as well as you can play it’ is a good one.” — Elliot Aronson Today I’m incredibly excited to welcome the legendary Elliot Aronson to The Psychology Podcast. Aronson is an eminent social psychologist who is best known for his groundbreaking experiments on the theory of […]

The Mask of Masculinity with Lewis Howes

by Scott Barry Kaufman, November 1, 2017

I look at a man as a symbol of inspiration. Someone who looks to be of service along his journey. Someone who experiences fears but has the courage to face them and move forward anyway. Someone who’s loving to all people and creatures in world, including himself. Someone who can take care of his basic […]

The Art of Charm with Jordan Harbinger

by Scott Barry Kaufman, October 25, 2017

Today I’m excited to welcome Jordan Harbinger to The Psychology Podcast. Jordan is an entrepreneur, talk show host, and world-renowned social dynamics expert. As co-founder of The Art of Charm, he has helped develop one of the leading self-development programs in the world, with a special expertise in social capital, relationship-building, and authentic rapport. He is […]

Making Good Decisions with Cheryl Strauss Einhorn

by Scott Barry Kaufman, October 24, 2017

Today I’m glad to welcome Cheryl Einhorn to The Psychology Podcast! Cheryl is the creator of the AREA Method, a decision making system for individuals and companies to solve complex problems. She is also the founder of CSE Consulting and the author of the book Problem Solved, a Powerful System for Making Complex Decisions with […]

Peak Performance with Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness

by Scott Barry Kaufman, October 11, 2017

This week I’m excited to welcome Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness to The Psychology Podcast. Brad writes for Outside, Runner’s World, NPR and has a column in the New Yorker about health and the science of human performance. Steve Magness coaches Olympians and marathoners, lectures at St. Mary’s University on Exercise Science, and writes for numerous publications […]

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