Category Archives: Research Psych

experimental design, major research findings, lab results, etc.

#528 – The Hidden Logic Behind Our Motivations with Dan Ariely PhD

Dan Ariely PhD is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology & Behavioral Economics at Duke University. He is the founder and director of the Center for Advanced Hindsight, co-creator of the lm documentary (Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies, and a three-time New York Times bestselling author. His books include Predictably Irrational, The Upside of […]

Video Clip of upcoming #528 interview with Dr. Dan Ariely on Human Motivation

Today my return guest is social psychologist, TED presenter, and author Dr. Dan Ariely. We’ll be discussing his 2016 book, Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations. The full video of the interview can be found at youtube.com/shrinkrapradio http://media.blubrry.com/psychology/p/shrinkrapradio.com/images/528DanArielyClip.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download

#527 – Sex Addiction as Affect Dysregulation with Alexandra Katehakis

Transcript Alexandra Katehakis, MFT is Founder and Clinical Director of the Center for Healthy Sex in Los Angeles, Senior Fellow at The Meadows, faculty for the International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals, and the 2012 Carnes Award recipient. She is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist/Supervisor and an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist/Supervisor specializing in the […]

Video Preview of #527 – Sex Addiction as Affect Dysregulation with Alexandra Katehakis

Today my guest is marriage and family therapist, Alexandra Katehakis, Founder and Clinical Director of the Los Angeles based Center for Healthy Sex and we’ll be discussing her work and 2016 book Sex Addiction As Affect Dysregulation: A Neurobiologically Informed Holistic Treatment. http://media.blubrry.com/psychology/p/shrinkrapradio.com/images/527KatehakisSAclip.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download

#522 – Saving Psychotherapy from The Brink with Ben Caldwell PsyD

Benjamin E. Caldwell is a Los Angeles-based family therapist (CA license #42723) with expertise in ethics and advocacy issues. He is the featured speaker for the Networking Luncheon at the 2016 AAMFT Annual Conference in Indianapolis, where he will be discussing his book Saving Psychotherapy. Dr. Caldwell teaches for graduate programs at California State University […]

Preview of #520 with Barbara Bradley Hagerty on Mid-Life Reimagined

Today my guest is longtime National Public Radio journalist, Barbara Bradley Hagerty. Among her many accomplishments, she is the author of several books including, the 2016 book, Life Reimagined: The Science, Art, and Opportunity of Midlife, which will be the focus of our discussion today. For more information about Barbara Bradley Hagerty please see our […]

#519 – The Power Paradox with Dacher Keltner PhD

I was born in Jalisco, Mexico, the offspring of two early members of the counterculture. My mother, a literature professor, and father, an artist, raised my brother and me in Laurel Canyon in the late 60s, where those North Hollywood hills were filled with revolution. When my mom secured her first job as a professor […]

#518 – Understanding Addiction As A Developmental Disorder with Maia Szalavitz

Transcript According to Wikipedia, Maia Szalavitz is an American reporter and author who has focused on science, public policy and addiction treatment. Raised in upstate New York, Szalavitz graduated from Monroe-Woodbury High School in 1983 and attended Columbia University. She graduated cum laude from Brooklyn College. Maia Szalavitz is known as the author of Help […]

Video Preview of #518 on Addiction with Maia Szalavitz

My guest is Maia Slalavitz, journalist, former addict and author of the 2016 book Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction in which she interweaves the story of her own past addiction to hard drugs with current science. http://media.blubrry.com/psychology/p/shrinkrapradio.com/images/518MaiaSzalavitz.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download

#513 – Exploring Neuro-Philosophy with Georg Northoff MD PhD

Transcript Dr. Georg Northoff is a philosopher, neuroscientist and psychiatrist, holding degrees in all three disciplines. Being originally from Germany, he is now working in Ottawa/Canada where he researches the relationship between the brain and mind in its various facets focusing on the neural and biochemical mechanisms related to higher-order mental functions like consciousness and […]