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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.

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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.

    Overcoming resentment with gratitude

    Overcoming resentment with gratitude

    We all have resentments in our lives, big or small. How can we move past the feeling and even repair relationships that get bogged down in resentment?

    The answer may have something to do with ... gratitude.

    • 29 min
    How dopamine drives our addictions

    How dopamine drives our addictions

    What role does dopamine play in cycles of addiction — and how might we use that knowledge to break them?

    • 29 min
    Making big decisions

    Making big decisions

    Career, family, relationships - how do we think about big decisions and in turn how do they shape our lives? And what makes a 'good decision?'

    On All in the Mind this week, we hear from three people who have faced big life decisions and an expert who researches life's choices and how we can make better ones.

    • 29 min
    The toxic effects of rudeness

    The toxic effects of rudeness

    Are your colleagues rude?

    Do people regularly ignore each other or dismiss opinions in meeting? Ever gotten an all caps email?

    On All in the Mind this week, we examine the toxic effects of rude behaviour.

    And are we getting more rude as a society?

    • 28 min
    Language and loss

    Language and loss

    What goes on in the multilingual mind? And what does it mean to 'lose' your language?

    Author and linguist Julie Sedivy with a story of losing – and re-discovering – her native language.

    • 29 min
    Habits and making them stick

    Habits and making them stick

    Habits are notoriously hard to change—exercising more often, practising calmness, getting healthy—it all takes time and effort. So perhaps you’ll be pleased to know that there’s a way to get habits into your routine. We talk with Bernard Balleine, Director of the Decision Neuroscience Lab at UNSW; and with B J Fogg, founder of the Behaviour Design Lab at Stanford University about his new book Tiny Habits. 

    • 29 min

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