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In Part 2, Bryor Snefjella discusses Twitter’s utility in language studies, pop culture reinforcing national stereotypes, and potential implications of his study’s findings.
Bryor Snefjella joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring Twitter language to identify national character stereotypes between Canadians and Americans.
In Part 2, Kate Sweeny discusses other flow-inducing activities, self-reporting from subjects, and why productivity shouldn’t necessarily be the goal of reaching flow state.
Kate Sweeny joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring how flow helps people cope with stressful waiting situations.
A new study finds that the video game may help people cope with stressful waiting periods.
Matt Ruby chats w/ Dr. Jonathan Fader about performance psychology. Winston & J on the new movie, ‘Jonathan.’ And a sneak preview of Farao’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Matt Ruby interviews Dan Lerner about positive psychology. Charles and J. discuss new movie, ‘White Boy Rick.’ A performance from Navy Gangs’ upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
Conor Neville joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the portrayal of women in top grossing U.S. movies.
Dr. Arnold Glass of Rutgers University joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the effects of cellphone usage on exam grades in one of his courses.
In Part II, Jessica Wood discusses her desire to work consensual non-monogamous relationships into psychological literature using traditional study methods.
Jessica Wood joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring satisfaction in monogamous and non-monogamous relationships—and how it might not be related to relationship structure at all.
Erin McPherson joins the show to discuss her recent study entitled “Psychological consequences of the Dad Bod,” exploring essentialism of fathers.
Ryne Sherman joins the show to discuss his recent study how personal values were a greater predictor of Trump support than political ideology.
Marc Jambon joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the development of empathetic concern in siblings.
In Part II, Andrew Jebb discusses the power of the perception of money and the limits income has on our overall happiness.
Andrew Jebb joins the show to discuss his recent study on income satiation and happiness.
Lang Chen joins the show to discuss his recent study that identifies the brain pathway that links positive attitude to math achievement among students.
In Part II, LaTrice Montgomery discusses why blunts are more dangerous that other forms of marijuana consumption, why they are more popular among African Americans and the addictive properties of marijuana.
LaTrice Montgomery joins the show to discuss her upcoming study focused on treatment for young adults seeking to cut down on blunt smoking, and the use of Twitter-based intervention.
Marlise Hofer joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring olfactory cues from romantic partners, and how smelling your partner’s shirt can help relieve stress.
Studies suggest that sharing food fosters connections between people—even when they don’t speak.

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