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All In The Mind is ABC RN's weekly podcast looking into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour — everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.

All In The Mind ABC Radio

    • Science
    • 4.5 • 540 Ratings

All In The Mind is ABC RN's weekly podcast looking into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour — everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.

    Not broken, just wired differently: ADHD in adulthood

    Not broken, just wired differently: ADHD in adulthood

    Imagine getting a diagnosis in adulthood that suddenly made so much of your life make sense.

    It explains why you’ve always had trouble being on time, starting things you don’t finish, avoiding difficult projects.

    Producer Jennifer Leake explores the impact of an ADHD diagnosis in adulthood.

    • 29 min
    The secret life of secrets

    The secret life of secrets

    Michael Slepian researches the psychology of secrets.

    But what he didn't know — until about a decade ago — was that his family had a major secret they were keeping from him.

    One they planned never to reveal. Until …

    • 29 min
    Does guilt have a silver lining?

    Does guilt have a silver lining?

    Guilt and shame are often used interchangeably, but researchers in emotion and psychology say they are distinct – and often motivate people into very different paths of behaviour.

    For the feeling of guilt, at least, that might even push you into making unexpected positive changes.

    • 29 min
    How we make up our minds: Sydney Writers' Festival

    How we make up our minds: Sydney Writers' Festival

    In the uncertain times we live in, how exactly are we meant to make up our minds?

    How do we weigh up pros, cons and risk factors, and how do stress and fear bear on our capacity for critical thinking?

    And how often are we even aware of the decisions we’re making?

    On All in the Mind this week, a special panel discussion recorded at the Sydney Writers’ Festival.

    • 29 min
    You've got the music in you

    You've got the music in you

    Music is central to the human experience. We celebrate with it, commiserate through it - often some of our strongest memories are tied to it.

    On All in the Mind this week, how music affects us from the womb through the rest of our lives - and what new research tells us about its measurable impact on our mental health.

    Plus, the 'plink' test - how our musical memories can identify a track from just a sliver of song, and the power of music to shape our emotions.

    • 29 min
    'Refrigerator mothers' and the history of autism

    'Refrigerator mothers' and the history of autism

    On All in the Mind this week, the early history of autism.

    With historian of science Professor Marga Vicedo we learn about the blame that was cast on mothers, the fight to get adequate help and support for families, and the movement that one mother, Clara Park, helped spark.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
540 Ratings

540 Ratings

Lizz'M ,

T T T today junior!!!

I’d give you 5 but I can’t stand the way this lady says her “T’s”!!!!

BitsyBiron ,

Cannot listen

The stupid background music that is supposed to reflect the tone is crude and the host’s affect is unbearable

LLuvCoolJane ,

I love this podcast!

The host is very good at what she does. As a psychologist I find this podcast always relevant. Thank you ABC.

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