All In The Mind - ABC RN

All In The Mind is ABC RN's weekly podcast looking into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour — everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/allinthemind/

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On happiness—notes from prison


Picture this—an Australian journalist sitting near a squat toilet under the only light in the prison cell he shares with 140 others, writing pages of notes about happiness. After 15 months in a notorious Cambodian prison, for a crime he denies, James Rick


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Getting in touch with our haptic sense


Do you prefer ‘vibrate on’ or ‘vibrate off’? Well, either way—heads up, as we explore the world of haptics. To get the best information from whatever you choose to touch, haptic sensing involves a lot of neural effort. We'll hear about how this sensing ha


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Justice for Juvies


Criminal lawyer Sarah Hopkins' novel The Subjects is about the overcriminalisation and overmedicalisation of young people—and her innovative ideas for youth justice. The protagonist, Daniel, is 16-years-old and has just arrived at a Juvie delinquent centr


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Look up and connect


When you’re waiting in a queue there are various ways to bide your time: chat to someone, gaze off into the distance, or check your phone. The science of human interaction tells us that the impact on your brain and body is vastly different depending on yo


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Psychiatry for the future


It could be that the profession of psychiatry needs a revolution. A UK medical doctor with experience in mental health feels that we’re still trying to understand and come to terms with mental health issues—and how best to provide treatment. He talks with


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Adventures in sleep


{gifimage}What happens to our brain at night? Even if they're fully asleep, some people go sleep walking, or even sleep driving! And some people act out their dreams to a terrifying extent. The neuroscience of nightmares, dreaming, night time hallucinatio


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 2019-06-16  28m
 
 

The power of social norms—rules to make or break?


What ultimately drives human behaviour? A leading professor of psychology, Michele Gelfand, suggests that culture is one of the last uncharted frontiers. From her pioneering research into cultural and social norms she’s found an important distinction betw


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 2019-06-09  29m
 
 

Mental health in Indonesia


Mental health is a major and highly stigmatised problem in Indonesia. Some villages still practise ‘pasung’ where the mentally ill are kept in cages separate from the family home—because of a taboo. Indonesian PHD candidate Sandy Onie had his own lived ex


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 2019-06-02  29m
 
 

The silence around schizophrenia


What’s the scariest word in the English language? Still highly stigmatised, schizophrenia is the illness that we dare not speak about openly, and this silence may get in the way of recovery.


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 2019-05-26  30m
 
 

Why smart people do stupid things


Smart people are not only just as prone to making mistakes as everyone else—they may even be more susceptible to them. This idea has been dubbed the Intelligence Trap. It explains the flaws in our understanding of intelligence and expertise, and how the d


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 2019-05-19  29m