211 episodes

Welcome to The Psychology Podcast with Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman, where we give you insights into the mind, brain, behavior and creativity. Each episode we’ll feature a guest who will stimulate your mind, and give you a greater understanding of your self, others, and the world we live in. Hopefully, we’ll also provide a glimpse into human possibility! Thanks for listening and enjoy the podcast.

The Psychology Podcast Scott Barry Kaufman

    • Social Sciences
    • 4.5, 903 Ratings

Welcome to The Psychology Podcast with Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman, where we give you insights into the mind, brain, behavior and creativity. Each episode we’ll feature a guest who will stimulate your mind, and give you a greater understanding of your self, others, and the world we live in. Hopefully, we’ll also provide a glimpse into human possibility! Thanks for listening and enjoy the podcast.

    201: Keeping it Real with Ayishat Akanbi

    201: Keeping it Real with Ayishat Akanbi

    I’m really excited to have Ayishat Akanbi on the podcast today. Ayishat is a writer and fashion stylist based in London. Personal reflection has guided her approach of reminding us of our commonalities instead of our differences. Not just for social awareness but also self-awareness, Ayishat resists the black and white thinking that can lead to divisive socio-political discourse and is comfortable “in the grey”. 

    • 59 min
    200: Richard Haier on the Nature of Human Intelligence

    200: Richard Haier on the Nature of Human Intelligence

    Today it’s great to have Dr. Richard Haier on the podcast. Dr. Haier is Professor Emeritus in the School of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine. His research investigates structural and functional neuroanatomy of intelligence using neuroimaging.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    199: How Politics Became Our Identity with Lilliana Mason

    199: How Politics Became Our Identity with Lilliana Mason

    Today it’s great to have the political psychologist Lilianna Mason on the podcast. Dr. Mason is associate professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park, and author of Uncivil Agreement: How Politics Became Our Identity.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    198: Geoffrey Miller on Signaling, Mating, and Morality

    198: Geoffrey Miller on Signaling, Mating, and Morality

    In this episode, I talk with Geoffrey Miller, an American evolutionary psychologist, researcher, and author about elements of evolutionary psychology such as virtue signaling, altruism, sexual selection, and their role in the evolution of human nature.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    197: From Learned Helplessness to Learned Hopefulness with Martin Seligman

    197: From Learned Helplessness to Learned Hopefulness with Martin Seligman

    Today it’s great to have Dr. Martin Seligman on the podcast. Dr. Seligman is a leading authority in the fields of positive psychology, resilience, learned helplessness, depression, optimism, and pessimism. 

    • 57 min
    196: Wendy Wood on How to Make Positive Changes that Stick

    196: Wendy Wood on How to Make Positive Changes that Stick

    In this episode I discuss habits with social psychologist Wendy Wood-- how to break the bad ones, create good habits, and how to make them actually stick.

    • 48 min

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