422 episodes

In each episode, we talk with inspiring scientists, thinkers, and other self-actualized individuals who will give you a greater understanding of yourself, others, and the world we live in. Scott Barry Kaufman explores the depths of human potential and tries to get a glimpse into human possibility in every episode.

The Psychology Podcast iHeartPodcasts

    • Science
    • 4.3 • 24 Ratings

In each episode, we talk with inspiring scientists, thinkers, and other self-actualized individuals who will give you a greater understanding of yourself, others, and the world we live in. Scott Barry Kaufman explores the depths of human potential and tries to get a glimpse into human possibility in every episode.

    Collective Narcissism is Everywhere w/ Agnieszka Golec

    Collective Narcissism is Everywhere w/ Agnieszka Golec

    This week Scott is joined by Dr. Agnieszka Golec, the world’s expert on collective narcissism. Scott and Agnieszka dive deep into this relevant and rich topic, touching on the effects that this thinking has on broader society, how it has fanned the flames of populism around the world, and how it can be curbed to bring people closer together and foster more peace.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 58 min
    What Does it Mean to Be Gifted? w/ Ellen Winner

    What Does it Mean to Be Gifted? w/ Ellen Winner

    This week Scott is joined by developmental psychologist Ellen Winner. Scott and Ellen discuss Ellen's views on IQ and giftedness, the myth that gifted children are gifted in all subject areas, and the importance of artistic giftedness. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 1 hr
    What It’s Like to Live Constitutionally w/ A.J. Jacobs

    What It’s Like to Live Constitutionally w/ A.J. Jacobs

    This week Scott is joined by NY Times bestselling author, A.J Jacobs, who spent a year living his life living like a founding father down to every single detail— quill pens and all. A.J. reveals what he learned using his adopted colonial mindset, how the constitution affects our lives as well as ways we can interpret it, and the best ways to pursue happiness. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 41 min
    Reclaim Yourself w/ Emma Seppala

    Reclaim Yourself w/ Emma Seppala

    This week Scott is joined by happiness researcher and best selling author, Dr. Emma Seppala. Scott and Dr,. Seppala discuss the concept of “sovereign", an emancipation from all the ways you subjugate yourself in your own existence. Emma teaches us all how to reconnect with yourself in a healthy way. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 46 min
    How to Feel Alive Again in a World That Wears Us Down w/ Corey Keyes

    How to Feel Alive Again in a World That Wears Us Down w/ Corey Keyes

    This week Scott is joined by sociologist and psychologist, Corey Keyes. Scott and Corey discuss the pervasiveness of languishing in our society today and how to feel alive again. Dr. Keyes explains the 5 psychological vitamins we should all be taking to live life to avoid depression and live life to the fullest.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 1 hr
    Helping Teens Thrive Emotionally and Socially w/ Lisa Damour

    Helping Teens Thrive Emotionally and Socially w/ Lisa Damour

    This week Scott is joined by clinical psychologist Lisa Damour where they have a nuance and compassionate discussion about the emotional and social lives of teenagers. In this episode they dispel many myths, including the idea that emotional means fragile. Lisa also offers the best evidence-based ways to support teens through their emotional and social journeys and help them thrive.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

devcoos ,

Very informative

Tq for your podcast.

surja-g ,

A top quality podcast for Psuchology topics

I consider this podcast to be one of the best for the discerning listener. A huge amount of relevant and interesting topics to learn from the interviews that Dr. Kaufman holds with well known psychologists. This podcast really makes very good listening and worth everyone's time and attention.

Top Podcasts In Science

StarTalk Radio
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Hidden Brain
Hidden Brain, Shankar Vedantam
Unexplainable
Vox
The Joy of Why
Steven Strogatz, Janna Levin and Quanta Magazine
Making Sense with Sam Harris
Sam Harris
Radiolab
WNYC Studios

You Might Also Like

Speaking of Psychology
American Psychological Association
Stanford Psychology Podcast
Stanford Psychology
People Who Read People: A Behavior and Psychology Podcast
Zachary Elwood
Psychology Unplugged
Dr. Corey J. Nigro
Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris
Ten Percent Happier
The One You Feed
iHeartPodcasts