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Psychologia Podcast

Summary: Each episode of Psychologia examines a new facet of human behavior and the research that has been done to explain it. Come explore the science behind why we do what we do.

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 Episode 10: Persuasion | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:25:54

Why are some people better at convincing others to see the world their way? As far as psychology is concerned, it has a lot to do with the ability that some people or groups have to successfully convince - or persuade - others of their perspective. But what is persuasion and how does it work? How can we use persuasion to get what we want, and is it possible to protect ourselves from being persuaded? Welcome to Psychologia, the podcast where we explore the science behind why we do what we do. www.psychologiapodcast.com

 Update & Announcement | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:03:38

An update about our summer mini-season and some exciting plans for the podcast, plus a big announcement! Welcome to Psychologia, the podcast where we explore the science behind why we do what we do. www.psychologiapodcast.com

 Episode 9: Killer Profile | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:22:36

Is it possible to catch the criminal by studying the crime? How much can we rely on science to stop murder? Join us as we trace the history of criminal profiling from Jack the Ripper to the Olympic Bomber and explore the potential benefits - and pitfalls - of using psychology to track killers. Welcome to Psychologia, the podcast where we explore the science behind why we do what we do. www.psychologiapodcast.com

 Episode 8: The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:13:50

In honor of the Halloween season, we are bringing you a mini-episode: a case study of a real-life horror story, caught inextricably in the thin net that separates the old world of religion and faith from today’s understanding of science and psychology. So dim the lights, light a candle, and settle in for the sad and harrowing tale of the exorcism of Anneliese Michel. Welcome to Psychologia, the podcast where we explore the science behind why we do what we do. www.psychologiapodcast.com

 Episode 7: The Insanity Defense | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:22:52

Who is sane and who is not? What exactly is an insanity plea? Can you be too insane to be guilty of a crime? Join us as we explore three major cases behind America’s hotly-debated insanity defense. Welcome to Psychologia, the podcast where we explore the science behind why we do what we do. www.psychologiapodcast.com

 Episode 6: Your Brain on Music | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:14:28

Music has a powerful effect on humans. Across time, cultures, and age, it is a constant presence, and the physiological impacts it has are practically universal, from heart rate to blood flow to memory recall. So much action in the body, caused by something that effectively exists only our minds... Welcome to Psychologia, the podcast where we explore the science behind why we do what we do. www.psychologiapodcast.com

 Episode 5: A Brief History of the Lobotomy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:16:14

People have been drilling into each other's heads as a form of medicine for millennia, but in the 19th and 20th centuries, the procedure of psychosurgery was taken to new levels of efficiency and popularity. Come learn about the rise and fall of the lobotomy and its main champion, Walter Freeman. Welcome to Psychologia, the podcast where we explore the science behind why we do what we do. www.psychologiapodcast.com

 Episode 4: Soldier's Heart | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:18:55

Throughout time, the lasting effects of trauma have been called many things: "nostalgia," "soldier's heart," "shell shock," "combat fatigue." Today, we use the seemingly more scientific term "post-traumatic stress disorder," but what exactly is PTSD and how is it defined and diagnosed by psychologists? Welcome to Psychologia, the podcast where we explore the science behind why we do what we do. www.psychologiapodcast.com

 Episode 3: Hypnosis On Trial | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:19:11

What is hypnosis and does it have a place in our legal system? For over 100 years, the debate has raged on. Join us for a journey through the fascinating history of hypnotism in the courts. Welcome to Psychologia, the podcast where we explore the science behind why we do what we do. www.psychologiapodcast.com

 Episode 2: Devil Town | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:22:56

Many people are familiar with the term "Satanic Panic," but most have no idea about the bizarre role that psychology played in the widespread mayhem that erupted in the 1980s and 90s. Welcome to Psychologia, the podcast where we explore the science behind why we do what we do. www.psychologiapodcast.com

 Episode 1: Whose Memory Is This, Anyway? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:15:44

We rely on our memories to orient ourselves in time and space. But what if your memories are unreliable? Or worse, what if it is possible for someone else to implant false memories in your mind? Welcome to Psychologia, the podcast where we explore the science behind why we do what we do. www.psychologiapodcast.com

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