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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Episode 40: Performance Anxiety - How to Deal With It


Do you get nervous when you perform? Want to learn how to overcome performance anxiety? Listen to a few experienced actors talk about performing and then I'll share some thoughts about what... Show notes and more available at http://www.thepsychfil...


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 2007-12-31  31m
 
 

Episode 39 (video): Mashups and the Future of Psychological Research


Have you heard about Mashups? In this video episode I'll show you how you use RSS feeds, Google Reader, and Yahoo Pipes to create a mashup that searches the web for the very latest information on psychological terms of interest to you.


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 2007-12-23  16m
 
 

Episode 38: How Big is Your Office: Another Classic Study in Psychology


Equity and the lack of fairness strike again! What would happen if you were suddenly (even temporarily) moved to an office (or dorm room) that was smaller than the one you’re in now? Would you be... Show notes and more available at http://www.thepsych...


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 2007-12-18  23m
 
 

Episode 37: The Effects of Video Game and Media Violence


What do psychologists think about the effects of violent video games and violence in the media on viewers? Does it lead people to be more aggressive? More violent? Or is it the other way around -... Show notes and more available at http://www.thepsych...


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 2007-12-07  27m
 
 

Episode 36: The Myth of the Kitty Genovese Story


Have you heard the story about how young Kitty Genovese was repeatedly attacked one night in New York City over a period of a half and hour while 38 people watched from their windows and did nothing?... Show notes and more available at http://www.thep...


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 2007-11-25  21m
 
 

Episode 35 (video): The Psychology of Extreme Sports


Time for a little fun. I know you’ve asked yourself this question: why do people engage in those dangerous sports like hangliding, bungee jumping and rock climbing? Would you believe it might have something to do with neurotransmitters?


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 2007-11-14  21m
 
 

Episode 34: Timeout Revisited - Dealing with Challenging Kids Part 2


Here’s the second part of my episode on alternatives to timeout. In this part of the interview, Dr. Ablon discusses Plan B in more detail. How do you work with your child to come up with solutions... Show notes and more available at http://www.thepsyc...


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 2007-11-04  31m
 
 

Episode 33: Timeout Revisited - Dealing with Challenging Kids Part 1


In part of 1 of this interview Dr. J. Stuart Ablon we talk those children for whom timeout sometimes does not work. What’s your alternative then? Listen in and learn about the Collaborative Problem... Show notes and more available at http://www.thepsy...


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 2007-10-28  30m
 
 

Episode 32: Midterms, Mnemonics and Two Keys to Learning


To learn or not to learn that is the question this week on The Psych Files. Come with me as I explore mnemonic techniques, learn to memorize Hamlet's famous speech, and learn 2 keys to true, lasting... Show notes and more available at http://www.thep...


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 2007-10-14  30m
 
 

Episode 30: Equine Assisted Therapy


If you think that therapy with horses is just another form of “pet therapy” well…so did I…at first. But Equine Assisted therapy is something different. Learn more about this unique form of therapy... Show notes and more available at http://www.thepsyc...


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 2007-09-23  30m