Monthly Archives: August 2011

#276 – At The Second World Congress on Positive Psychology: Part 1 with Dr. Martin Seligman & Others

Dr. Martin Seligman needs little introduction. He’s arguably one of the most famous and influential psychologists alive. His work first on learned helplessness and later on optimism solidly established his reputation. Then, as president of the American Psychological Association in 1998, he essentially created a new field within psychology, which he called Positive Psychology. His […]

#275 – Understanding Laughter as Medicine with Madan Kataria, MD

Madan Kataria, MD is the founder of Laughter Clubs International. We’ve all heard that laughter is the best medicine. If you’re old enough you may recall Norman Cousins’ 1979 book, Anatomy of An Illness. Norman Cousins was the editor of the Saturday Review magazine and he had come down with a serious, life threatening disease […]

#274 – The Secret Lives of The Brain with David Eagleman, PhD

David Eagleman PhD holds joint appointments in the Departments of Neuroscience and Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Eagleman’s areas of research include time perception, vision, synesthesia, and the intersection of neuroscience with the legal system. He directs the Laboratory for Perception and Action, and is the Founder and Director of […]

#273 – Victimization Nation with Ofer Zur, PhD

Transcript ZurInstitute.com provides dozens of free articles and guidelines for psychotherapists and the public. Podcast: Play in new window | Download