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Speaking of Psychology

Speaking of Psychology

Speaking of Psychology

176 podcast episodes


"Speaking of Psychology" is an audio podcast series highlighting some of the latest, most important and relevant psychological research being conducted today. Produced by the American Psychological Association, these podcasts will help listeners apply the science of psychology to their everyday lives.

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Why we’re burned out and what to do about it, with Christina Maslach, PhD

The word “burnout” has become ubiquitous -- it seems to sum up the stress and exhaustio...

29 minutes
Jul 28, 2021

Tasty words, colorful sounds: How people with synesthesia experience the world, with Julia Simner, PhD

More than 4% of people have some form of synesthesia, a neurological condition that cau...

38 minutes
Jul 21, 2021

Can a personality test determine if you’re a good fit for a job? With Fred Oswald, PhD

These days, many companies use assessments such as personality tests as part of the hir...

43 minutes
Jul 14, 2021

How to overcome feeling like an impostor, with Lisa Orbé-Austin, PhD, and Kevin Cokley, PhD

Do you ever feel like a phony? Like you’re not really qualified for the job you’re doin...

33 minutes
Jul 07, 2021

Back to the office? The future of remote and hybrid work, with Tsedal Neeley, PhD

Many Americans are headed back to the office this summer, but fault lines are emerging ...

34 minutes
Jun 30, 2021

The history of LGBTQ psychology from Stonewall to now, with Peter Hegarty, PhD

Over the past decades, the focus of LGBTQ activism has shifted and evolved, from the AI...

48 minutes
Jun 23, 2021

How ‘open science’ is changing psychological research, with Brian Nosek, PhD

Is psychology research in a crisis or a renaissance? Over the past decade, scientists h...

41 minutes
Jun 16, 2021

What do we know about preventing gun violence? With Susan Sorenson, PhD

Guns killed nearly 44,000 Americans in 2020, a higher number than in any other year in ...

31 minutes
Jun 09, 2021

COVID 19, Insomnia, and the Importance of Sleep, with Jennifer Martin, PhD

Is your sleep schedule a mess lately? You’re not alone. The stress and disrupted routin...

29 minutes
Jun 02, 2021

The future of policing one year after George Floyd's death, with Cedric Alexander, PsyD

One year ago this week, George Floyd was murdered on camera by Minneapolis police offic...

37 minutes
May 26, 2021

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