The Psych Files

The Psych Files is a podcast for anyone who wonders why we do what we do. Experienced educator Michael Britt, Ph.D., in an upbeat and friendly style, shows you how ideas from the field of psychology apply to everyday life. If you’re a life-long learner, a student or a teacher, you’ll find his 20-30 minute episodes enjoyable and educational. Over 14 million episodes have been downloaded to date with over 100,000 people listening every month. See what all the talk is about!

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Ep 316: Motivational Interviewing and the TV Show Columbo


Hopefully you've watched the TV show Columbo. Curious about what this character has to do with psychology? You'd be surprised.  In this episode I analyze Columbo along with the Jennifer Garner movie, "Peppermint". I also explain why you remember how to...


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 2018-11-30  27m
 
 

Ep 315: The Psychology in Some Recent Movies


Did you see the movie A Quiet Place? How about Mission Impossible? It's always fun to analyze movies from a psychological perspective and that's what I do in this episode. A Quiet Place has a lot of family dynamics issues going on but Mission Impossibl...


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 2018-11-15  28m
 
 

Ep 314: Trauma Recovery with Dr. Matt Jaremko


If you're suffering from the effects of a trauma in your life or know someone who is, then listen to Dr. Matt Jaremko talk about his new book with Beth Fehlbaum called Trauma Recovery: Sessions With Dr. Matt". Dr. Jaremko's approach to therapy with tra...


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 2018-10-31  39m
 
 

Ep 313: Owning Bipolar: A Conversation with Michael Pipich


This is part 2 of my interview with Michael Pipich, author of the book, Owning Bipolar. In this part of the interview MIchael discusses his therapeutic approach to trearting Bipolar Disorder.If you have been diagnosed with bipolar or know someone who h...


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 2018-10-22  13m
 
 

Ep 312: Owning Bipolar: A Conversation with Michael Pipich


Bipolar (previously known as "manic depression") is often a difficult disorder to diagnose, much less to live with.  If you have been diagnosed with bipolar or know someone who has, this episode is for you. Michael Pipich brings his 30 years of experie...


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 2018-10-16  24m
 
 

Ep 311: The Ape That Understood the Universe


How are men and women different - really? There's plenty of debate over this, but how this: examine the differences between males and females across a wide variety of species. What are the reliable differences we see again and again? That's exactly wha...


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 2018-10-03  36m
 
 

Ep 310: How To Memorize Psychiatric Medications


Having a hard time **memorizing psychiatric medications** and which disorder they are used to treat?  These memory tricks will get them into your head in minutes - and they'll stick so you can get a better grade on your test.  I've got ways to remember...


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 2018-09-18  33m
 
 

Ep 309: College Teaching Needs To Change


College teaching needs to change. This doesn't mean using a new fad technique. It doesn't mean dumbing anything down to get "today's students". It does mean that professors need to adopt more of the approaches to teaching that Ken Bain identified in hi...


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 2018-09-07  37m
 
 

Ep 308: How to Change the Mind of a Conservative


How do you get someone is is conservative to support climate change? Or stricter controls on guns? There is a way. Research confirms that conservatives tend to be focused on how good the past was, while liberals are "future-focused". So what if you fra...


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 2018-08-09  34m
 
 

Ep 307: Do Those i-Statments Actuallly Work and Did Koko Really Use Language as We Do?


Remember those "i-statements" you're supposed to use when you get mad at someone? "I feel ____ when you ____ because ____". Does that actually work? Does talking in this way resolve problems better and not get the other person defensive? We're going to...


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 2018-07-10  35m