New Books in Psychology

Interviews with Psychologists about their New Books

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 55m. Bisher sind 246 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts


episode 42: Derek Gaunt, "Ego, Authority, Failure: Using Emotional Intelligence Like a Hostage Negotiator to Succeed as a Leader" (New Degree Press, 2019)

Gaunt uses real-life stories of successes and failures in leadership and negotiations which are both compelling and pragmatic to readers’ own lives...



episode 189: Nicholas Shea, "Representation in Cognitive Science" (Oxford UP, 2018)

In order to explain thought in natural physical systems, mainstream cognitive science posits representations, or internal states that carry information about the world and that are used by the system to guide its behavior...



episode 83: Donnel Stern, "The Infinity of the Unsaid: Unformulated Experience, Language, and the Nonverbal" (Routledge, 2019)

In the book, he addresses the place of nonverbal meaning in unformulated experience and psychoanalytic practice...


 2019-05-15  57m

episode 82: Jill Stoddard, "The Big Book of ACT Metaphor" (New Harbinger Publication, 2014)

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a cutting-edge and evidence-based form of cognitive behavioral therapy. ACT concepts and principles help us heal from pain, make life affirming choices, and build happiness. ACT has been shown to help individuals with anxiety, depression, chronic pain, relationship problems, and general stress improve their happiness and general well-being. In this episode, cross-posted from the podcast Psychologists Off The Clock, Dr...


 2019-05-03  1h7m

episode 81: Lara Fielding, "Mastering Adulthood: Go Beyond Adulting to Become an Emotional Grown-Up" (New Harbinger Publications, 2019)

Whether graduating from college, starting a career, trying to gain financial independence, or creating meaningful relationships—entering into the world of grownups can be more than a little overwhelming...


 2019-04-26  49m

episode 184: T. J. Kasperbauer, "Subhuman: The Moral Psychology of Human Attitudes Towards Animals" (Oxford UP, 2018)

Why do we put other animals in the various categories we do, and treat them in the various good and bad ways that we do?


 2019-04-10  1h3m

episode 1: Vivian Percy, "Saving Jenny: Rescuing Our Youth from America's Opioid and Suicide Epidemic" (Radius Books, 2018)

Vivian Percy's new book is the narration of a mother and daughter’s long painful journey from tragedy, through opioid addiction, toward redemption...


 2019-04-01  59m

episode 80: A. Curtin and M. Skinta, "Mindfulness and Acceptance for Gender and Sexual Minorities: A Clinician's Guide" (Context Press, 2016)

Gender and sexual minorities face unique concerns and, according to research, are actually more likely to want and seek therapeutic help due to greater levels of psychological distress...


 2019-03-29  1h6m

episode 55: Ralph James Savarese, "Classic Novels, Autistic Readers, and the Schooling of a No-Good English Professor" (Duke UP, 2018)

Ralph James Savarese challenges the notion that autistic readers are unable to immerse themselves in figurative language or get lost in imaginative worlds...


 2019-03-29  52m

episode 34: Jules Evans, "The Art of Losing Control: A Philosopher's Search for Ecstatic Experience" (Canongate Books, 2017)

Evans sets out to discover how people find ecstasy in a post-religious culture, how it can be good for us, and also harmful...


 2019-03-28  1h14m