behavior podcasts

Introducing One Plus One

Every great collaboration is a love story. It’s intense. Passionate. Along the way, there are...

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Ep 320: Cannibis and Mental Health - Whose Advice Do You Trust?

Only a little while ago cannabis (marijuana) was approved for medical purposes. Now "recreational...

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Ep 321: OCD - What is it Really Like?

Would you like to get into the mind of someone who not only has OCD, but who also wrote a novel...

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Ep 322: An Introduction to Cross Cultural Psychology

Why is it okay - in some cultures - to jaywalk, while in others you could get arrested for...

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Ep 323: Computer Programmers: Obsessed With Efficiency

Do you have your own little “tricks”? That is, ways of doing things that are faster than how you...

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Ep 324: Put Your Love Life on Automatic

In this episode I cover a few interesting topics. First, have you ever "blanked out" in front of...

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Ep 325: Love Your Work? Someone Will Take Advantage of That

It's ingrained in western society that people should find work they really enjoy - work that...

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Ep 326: Giving Voice To Our Digital Assistants

Why do our digital assistants such as Alexa, Google Home, Siri and Cortana have "feminized"...

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Ep 327: The Team Behind Q - World's First Genderless Digital Voice

In the last episode I talked about the potential downside to having most of our digital...

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Ep 328: Authenticity - Is There a Hidden You?

Have you ever wondered if you're really being true to some inner person of yours? Wondered if...

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Ep 329: Beauty and the Beast: Some Psychological Themes

I'll bet you're like me and you enjoyed the Disney musical Beauty and the Beast. As wonderful a...

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Ep 330: Trouble Sleeping? Psychologist Dr. Shelby Harris' Approach to Treating Insomnia

I haven't talked about sleep problems yet here on the Psych Files so I brought in the perfect...

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New Podcast You're Going to Love

I talk about tech many times here on The Psych Files so where do I learn about Phone Addiction,...

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Ep 301: Hatred and Violence in America: It's Not About Mental Illness

There are too many knee-jerk, brief (and incorrect) explanations for why the US is experiencing...

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Ep 332: How the Brain Lost Its Mind

Most of us have heard of Anton Mesmer and Jean Charcot. They were some of the first to dabble in...

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Ep 333: Bible Codes, Anti-Vaccination Beliefs and the Look Elsewhere Effect

In this episode I talk about whether there really is a bible code, anti-vaccination beliefs and...

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Ep 334: The Psychology of the Fantasticks

Have you seen the musical The Fantasticks? Not only does it have wonderful music but it also has...

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Ep 335: Conspiracy Theories - Why So Easy To Believe?

Why do some conspiracy theories seem to have so much evidence to support them? Well, that’s...

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Ep 337: Why is it Always Men Who Commit Violent Acts?

Another violent act in America. Another man who committed it. Why do men in our society seem to...

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Ep 338: Why Do We Think Women Aren't Funny?

Have you ever heard someone say that they don’t think that women can be funny? I have to admit...

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