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 19: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing: an interview with Jamie O’Neil


Want to learn more about EMDR? Listen to this interview with Jamie O’Neil who explains how EMDR works. Turns out it’s about a lot more than just eye movements. Learn more about Bilateral Stimulation... Show notes and more available at http://www.theps...


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 2007-06-19  29m
 
 

Episode 18: Critical Thinking and the Overflowing Cup


Everyone thinks critical thinking is a great thing. I don’t disagree, but how about a little open mindedness? I take a look at last week's episode on energy medicine and discuss being critical, the... Show notes and more available at http://www.thepsy...


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 2007-06-11  22m
 
 

Episode 16: Personal Space Invasion: What Happens When Someone Invades Your Personal Space?


I thought it would be fun to take a look at some of the studies in psychology that I remember not so much because they were groundbreaking or well known (like Pavlov’s dogs or Milgram’s studies on... Show notes and more available at http://www.theps...


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 2007-05-28  23m
 
 

Episode 15: It’s Not Fair! Equity in Life and Work


The battle cry of childhood - It’s not fair - tends to follow us throughout life. Let’s take a look at how fairness, or the lack therof, plays itself out in the work place. Get ready for a little... Show notes and more available at http://www.thepsych...


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 2007-05-19  22m
 
 

Episode 14 (video): What Does Your Car Say About You?


What does your car say about you? Find out this week on The Psych Files.


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 2007-05-08  18m
 
 

Episode 13: Big Brother? What Your Grocery Store Knows About You


The question this week: Does your local grocery store know more about you than you do? We take a look at the research that’s been done to learn more about your behavior in the supermarket and how... Show notes and more available at http://www.thepsych...


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 2007-05-03  19m
 
 

Episode 12: The Necessity of the Frame in Psychotherapy


What is the “frame” in psychotherapy and why do we need to keep it from breaking? This week I discuss some guidelines set forth by Robert Langs, MD regarding how to know when your relationship with... Show notes and more available at http://www.thepsy...


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 2007-04-25  35m
 
 

Episode 11 (video): What Does Your Bowling Style Say About You?


Can psychologists explain superstitions in a scientific way? Find out this week on The Psych Files.


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 2007-04-18  18m
 
 

Episode 10: What does your search behavior on Amazon.com say about you?


Today we take a look at how your innermost feelings are reflected in what information you pay attention to or ignore as you search around on Amazon. Cognitive dissonance strikes again! Show notes and more available at http://www.thepsychfiles.com


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 2007-04-12  10m
 
 

Episode 8: Why do Contradictions Bother Us So Much? Cognitive Dissonance in Our Daily Lives.


Can you be pro choice and against the death penalty, or vice versa? That’s the question we examine this week along with other quandries such as Gingrichs’ affair and Al Gore’s house. This week on The... Show notes and more available at http://www.thep...


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 2007-03-20  22m