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2017, 12/07 – MindShift with Professor Barbara Oakley
Professor Oakley’s work focuses on the complex relationship between neuroscience and social behavior. Mindshift reveals how we can overcome stereotypes and preconceived ideas about what is possible for us to learn and become. Dr. Oakley shepherds us past simplistic ideas of “aptitude” and “ability,” which provide only a snapshot of who we are now—with little ... Read More
2017, 11/30 – Encore Show Reach: A New Strategy with Andy Molinsky
Andy Molinsky is a Professor at Brandeis University’s International Business School, with a joint appointment in the Department of Psychology. Andy received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and M.A. in Psychology from Harvard University. Andy’s work helps people develop the insights and courage necessary to act outside their personal and cultural comfort zones when doing ... Read More
2017, 11/23 – Encore Show Mirror Touch: Notes from a Doctor Who Can Feel Your Pain with Joel Salinas, MD
Challenging our understanding of what it means to be human, Joel Salinas, a Harvard-trained researcher and neurologist at Massachusetts General, shares his experiences with mirror-touch synesthesia, a rare and only recently identified neurological trait that causes him to feel the emotional and physical experiences of other people. Salinas refers to his condition as a kind ... Read More
2017, 11/16 – Encore Show Ethics in the Real World with Professor Peter Singer (Part Two)
Peter Singer has been described as the world’s most influential living philosopher. His book Animal Liberation is credited with having triggered the animal rights movement, while his work on global poverty has played an important role in promoting Effective Altruism, which encourages more effective giving to help people in extreme poverty. He is professor of ... Read More
2017, 11/09 – Encore Show Ethics in the Real World with Professor Peter Singer
Peter Singer has been described as the world’s most influential living philosopher. His book Animal Liberation is credited with having triggered the animal rights movement, while his work on global poverty has played an important role in promoting Effective Altruism, which encourages more effective giving to help people in extreme poverty. He is professor of ... Read More
2017, 11/02 – Encore Show The MindBody Self with Dr. Mario Martinez
From the author of the very successful MindBody Code comes a new book that examines the impact our cultural beliefs have on our health and longevity. Drawing on extensive scientific research and his years of experience as a clinical neuropsychologist, Dr. Mario Martinez explores the cultural conditions that influence our sense of self and explains ... Read More
2017, 10/26 – Encore Show Solving the Procrastination Puzzle with Professor Timothy Pychyl
Dr. Pychyl is a Professor in the Department of Psychology, the Director of the Centre for Initiatives in Education at Carlton University and he has a cross-appointment to the School of Linguistics and Language Studies. His research in psychology is focused on the breakdown in volitional action commonly known as procrastination and its relation to ... Read More
2017, 10/19 – The Psychology of Compassion and Cruelty with Professor Thomas Plante
This thoughtful book brings together some of the best psychological and spiritual thinkers to ponder evidence-based reflections about the development and nurturance of compassion. * Illustrates how compassion is learned and reinforced * Features leading experts from multiple fields and parts of the world * Reflects on how to maximize compassion and minimize cruelty * ... Read More