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A great way to learn more about the fascinating world of human behavior and the workings of the human mind is to listen to quality psychology podcasts and radio shows. Featured below is a collection of the very best psychology related podcasts and audio broadcasts out there.
In conversations hosted by producer Rebecca McInroy, two renowned psychologists, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke explore fascinating aspects of human behavior from the effects of sugar on the brain, to what's happening in our minds while we sleep, and more.
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Excellent podcast from the British Psychological Society’s Research Digest. Presented by Dr. Christian Jarrett each episode explores whether findings from psychological science can make a difference in real life.
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The Hidden Brain podcast 'reveals the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, the biases that shape our choices, and the triggers that direct the course of our relationships.' Hosted by renowned science correspondent Shankar Vedantam, 'the goal of Hidden Brain isn't merely to entertain, but to give you insights to apply at work, at home and throughout your life.'
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Presented by award-winning broadcaster, writer and psychology lecturer Claudia Hammond, All in The Mind explores the limits and potential of the mind, revealing the latest research and bringing together experts and commentators from the worlds of psychiatry, psychology and mental health.
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"Invisibilia explores the intangible forces that shape human behavior – things like ideas, beliefs, assumptions and emotions. Co-hosted by NPR's Lulu Miller and Alix Spiegel, Invisibilia delves into a wide array of human behavior, interweaving narrative storytelling with fascinating new psychological and brain science. Listen and research will come to life in a way that will make you see your own life differently. Invisibilia turns the dry and scholarly into utterly captivating storytelling."
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Hosted by psychologist Michael Britt, The Psych Files addresses a wide range of psychological issues in a fresh, engaging and highly accessible manner. The Psych Files is aimed at anyone curious about human behavior, though students taking a course in psychology, those majoring in psychology, and instructors of psychology will find the podcast particularly of interest.
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Hosted by David Van Nuys, Ph.D. Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Sonoma State University, complete with the wonderful tagline "All the psychology you need to know and just enough to make you dangerous;" "Dr Dave" as he is commonly known describes his collection of psychology podcasts as follows: In the U.S., psychology has long been the most popular undergraduate major in college. Various therapists on TV and Radio have enjoyed huge popularity, as well. And, there is seemingly no end to to the stream of self-help books that come out every year. As a long time psychologist, professor, therapist and workshop-leader, I bring you more-or-less weekly interviews with fascinating practitioners who work in and around the broad field of psychology.
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Broadcast on Resonance FM, London's leading community radio station, Group Therapy is a panel discussion show that explores the many facets of the human condition. Each week, a 'confession' is posed to a panel of three commentators (a psychologist, academic and comedian) who come together to explain the universal themes and theories around the problem, offering insights and opinions along the way. Listeners can expect controversy, combat, sincerity and hilarity. Most of all, expect fascinating, enlightening and academic conversation around what it means to be human.
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(Many thanks to Sophie Lording for letting me know about this fresh and innovative radio series.)
Produced by ABC radio in Australia and presented by Lynne Malcolm, All in the Mind is about the brain and behaviour, and the fascinating connections between them. "From dreaming to depression, addiction to artificial intelligence, consciousness to coma, psychoanalysis to psychopathy, free will to forgetting – All in the Mind explores the human condition through the mind's eye."
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