Marriageology: What Makes a Lasting Relationship

CBS This Morning | 10 July 2019 | 0h 24m | Listen Later
Interview with Belinda Luscombe about her book Marriageology: The Art and Science of Staying Together. Luscombe shares her research about what strengthens relationships – six ‘F categories’ that couples should focus on: familiarity, fighting, finances, fooling around, family and finding help. She explains why people should stop looking for a soul mate, why we lash out at the people we love and why she says we’re doing marriage backwards.

The Right Way to Form New Habits

HBR IdeaCast | 31 December 2019 | 0h 26m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with James Clear about his book Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones. Concrete advice on building habits to improve every day, compounding to meaningful improvement.

Neil Pasricha: Happy Habits

The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish | 24 December 2019 | 1h 42m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Neil Pasricha, author of The Happiness Equation and The Book of Awesome. Insightful throughout, with wisdom on parenting, building resilience, combating anxiety, and daily practices to improve our lives.

How To Perform Under Pressure

How To! With Charles Duhigg | 12 November 2019 | 0h 32m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Don Greene, a peak performance psychologist for elite musicians, performers and athletes. Describes how to conquer nerves and perform in stressful situations.

Trust: Malcolm Gladwell on Why Skepticism Isn’t Such a Bad Thing

The Next Big Idea | 10 December 2019 | 0h 42m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Malcolm Gladwell highlighting ideas and stories from his book Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know.

Perception: Why What You See Is Not Reality

The Next Big Idea | 26 November 2019 | 0h 47m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Don Hoffman about ideas from his book The Case Against Reality: Why Evolution Hid the Truth from Our Eyes. Argues that what we see, smell, touch, and taste are illusions. Reality, he says, is just an interface, like a computer desktop, built by our brains to conceal complexity.

Adam Grant – The Man Who Does Everything

The Tim Ferriss Show | 5 December 2019 | 2h 03m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with organisational psychologist Adam Grant disentangling the causes of his outsize success. Highlights include using a challenge network, attention management versus time management, harnessing obsession, and email management.

Rory Sutherland – How to Be Less Rational (and More Brilliant)

How To Academy | 14 October 2019 | 0h 53m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Rory Sutherland about using the power of psychology to drive the success of ideas, products and businesses. Blends behavioural science, stories and branding to argue that logic, algorithms and theory stifle our ability to solve problems.