This week we welcome accomplished psychologist Richard E. Nisbett to the show! Richard recently released his new book Thinking: A Memoir, in which he details different human reasoning errors, why those errors occur, and how to improve your reasoning. Today is the first part of our conversation where we discuss Richard’s interest in reasoning errors and how a mentor relationship can benefit your growth. Listen to the full episode here! Buy Richard’s book Thinking: A Memoir on Amazon.
A recent attempt with neural implants resulted in a paralyzed individual being able to hit 90 characters per minute by imagining writing. What are the possibilities and implications for this type of implant technology? Listen to the full episode here!
This week we’re making Bedletter history–we have our first guest! Welcome Abbey Willis, as we talk about her journey into becoming an outlaw philosopher, how we are the creators of our reality, and how Covid-19 has impacted our sociability and psychology. Follow Abbey on Instagram @abblynnwillis. Listen to the full episode here!
Gather around the campfire as I share several poems that I wrote in the early months of 2019. On Episode 38, I present Shoestring Bows, Electric Track, My Simple Word, and American Made. Listen to the full episode here!
April leaves us with a lot of new psychological research–perfectionism leading to anxiety, male vs. female relationship dynamics, partisan divide on vaccinations, and some other “studies” that might leave you wondering. Listen to the full episode here!
Recent research has shown that depression affects our visual perception, signifying yet another internal link between our psychology and our physical bodies. Listen to the full episode here!
New research has shown that high levels of stress and anxiety is keeping many from exercising throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, forming a strange paradox between the desire to improve one’s mental health and their ability to do so. Listen to the full episode here!
Recent research has shown that when considering our problems, we often add more things–completely forgetting that removing parts from the equation may be a more reasonable route. Listen to the full episode here!
In a recent personal experiment, I began writing very closely about my self–detailing the pros and cons of several mental and emotional traits I have. The resulting discovery and awareness truly took me by surprise. Listen to the full episode here!