Prince Harry and the psychology of sudden freelancing

Hi there! So, given recent news that Prince Harry has rage-quit his employer, the Royal Family, and decided to set up on his own as a freelancer, and given that I’ve been in something of a similar situation myself, I thought I’d share three bits of psychological advice for anybody embarking on a freelance career. …

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Steven Pinker: Linguistics as a Window to Understanding the Brain | Big Think

Steven Pinker: Linguistics as a Window to Understanding the Brain | Big Think

My name is Steve Pinker, and I’m Professor of Psychology at Harvard University.  And today I’m going to speak to you about language.  I’m actually not a linguist, but a cognitive scientist.  I’m not so much interested as language as an object in its own right, but as a window to the human mind. Language …

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Speaking of Psychology – Giving Away Psychology in the Digital Age with Ali Mattu, PhD (SOP72)

Speaking of Psychology – Giving Away Psychology in the Digital Age with Ali Mattu, PhD (SOP72)

Hello and welcome to Speaking of Psychology, a podcast produced by the American Psychological Association. I’m your host, Kaitlin Luna. I’m joined by Dr. Ali Mattu, a clinical psychologist at the Columbia University Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders. He’s also the host of a YouTube series called The Psych Show, where he’s been explaining …

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UQx DENIAL101x 1.3.3.1 Psychological Barriers to Concern about Climate Change

UQx DENIAL101x 1.3.3.1 Psychological Barriers to Concern about Climate Change

The human brain is arguably the most complicated machine on Earth. It’s capable of amazing feats of creativity, emotion and insight. There’s no single factor that drives our attitudes and beliefs about climate change. The human brain is not that simple. Nevertheless, our brain hasn’t evolved much in tens of thousands of years. We’re much …

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Ramit Sethi: Psychology of Money | TJHS Ep. 199 (CLIP)

Ramit Sethi: Psychology of Money | TJHS Ep. 199 (CLIP)

Yeah so when I studied psychology at Stanford I learned a lot about how to – (Jordan) Nice name drop that wasn’t really clever yeah How to change behavior and and then I picked up all these books about money, and I wanted to throw them all out the window. Yeah. Because here’s a quick …

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Are You a Psychopath? Take the Test! | Kevin Dutton | Big Think

Are You a Psychopath? Take the Test! | Kevin Dutton | Big Think

We all know about the psychopath’s enhanced killer instinct, their finely tuned vulnerability antennae. But it may surprise you to know that there are some situations in which psychopaths are actually more adept at saving lives than they are at taking them. So let me give you an example of what I mean by that, okay?  Imagine you’ve got …

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Master’s in community psychology

Master’s in community psychology

The Masters Program in Clinical Community Psychology is a combination of two sub-fields of psychology, community psychology and clinical psychology. When someone comes in for therapy they bring their neighborhood, they bring their community, they bring their family relations. Rather than simply seeing or reductively seeing that person as nothing but brain chemicals or genetics …

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Majoring in Psychology at MacMurray College

Majoring in Psychology at MacMurray College

BROOKE: There are honestly not enough positive things to say about the psychology department. All of the professor’s work so so hard to give us all a good education and a good experience here at Mac and they really work hard on incorporating everything that we could possibly need to know and good examples into …

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Day in the life of a Psychology student – Emily

Day in the life of a Psychology student – Emily

Hi guys, my name is Emily and welcome to Get Ready for University. Today I’m going to be showing you what it’s like to be a student at Uni so if you wanna know what your life is gonna be like in a few years time or even next year, follow me around and I’ll …

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How Basic Psychology Can Save Kids’ Lives

How Basic Psychology Can Save Kids’ Lives

Thanks to Dashlane for sponsoring this episode. Go to dashlane.com/scishowpsych to learn more about Dashlane’s Internet privacy and security features. [♩INTRO] Every year, accidents injure or kill thousands of children around the world. But most of these accidents aren’t really accidents. They’re unintentional, sure, but they’re not random, unpredictable events. Many of them are rooted …

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