For at least four decades, researchers have studied the effectiveness of interventions designed to increase well-being. These interventions have become known as positive psychology interventions (PPIs). Two highly cited meta-analyses examined the...
The man who pushed Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the NBA Finals last night was none other than Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens, the team has confirmed. The news was first reported by Axios.
Journalist Daniel Engber joins Mickey and Yoel to talk about the evolving state of science journalism, including what he hopes are lasting improvements. He also talks about his own reporting on the replication crisis in psychology and concussions in...
Scientists share what they consider solid insights on the mind and behavior.
Michael InzlichtWisdom from @hardsci: "The overall finding gives researchers good reason to be skeptical that narrowly crafted psychosocial interventions [e.g., doing a writing exercise or watching a couple of videos] might have long-lasting, transformative effects"
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Michael InzlichtBad supervisor moment today. While I'm having ponderous thoughts, drinking beer, and dreadung the fact I have only one month left of sabbatical, my student @hauselin is killing it. Today he won the @UTSC psych department best paper award for this gem
In the year since the so-called “Intellectual Dark Web” made its first public appearance in a New York Times feature by Bari Weiss, the informal network of “renegade” scholars and journalists on the outs with the cultural establishment has continued...
Michael InzlichtEnjoyed this article by @CathyYoung63.
"It is essential for intellectual freedom movement to define itself in part in opposition to the identitarian left. It is equally essential to stand against the identitarian right, a blind spot for some IDW figures"
Yoel and Mickey welcome personality psychologist Brent Roberts from the University of Illinois to the podcast. In a far-ranging conversation, Brent holds no punches sharing his thoughts about the state of psychology.
Michael InzlichtNew episode of @fourbeerspod!
Blend of Darkness (with Brent Roberst)
@BrentWRoberts unleashes on us, talks personality, Myers-Briggs, screen-time, candidate gene studies, senior scholars, & the replication crisis. Grab a drink before listening!