Healing Your Heart

Hidden Brain | 4 April 2022 | 0h 49m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with resilience researcher Lucy Hone questioning the five stages of grief. Shares techniques to help cope with tragedy. Draws from her books What Abi Taught Us: A Mother’s Struggle to Come to Terms With Her Daughter’s Death and Resilient Grieving: Finding Strength and Embracing Life After a Loss that Changes Everything.

Can Evolution Explain Everything? feat. Douglas Kenrick

unSILOed with Greg LaBlanc | 9 April 2022 | 1h 04m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Douglas Kenrick about ideas from his books on evolutionary psychology. Discusses his work integrating models from evolutionary biology and cognitive science to study the effects of fundamental social motivations on basic cognitive processes.

Susan Cain on Bittersweet

The Tim Ferriss Show | 31 March 2022 | 1h 47m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Susan Cain about her book Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole. Describes how bittersweet minor-key music can transform pain into joy. Suggests we embrace feelings of sorrow and longing that trigger feelings of the sublime – resisting societal pressure to be always positive.

Chris Letheby: Philosophy of Psychedelics

The Dissenter | 11 March | 1h 07m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Chris Letheby about his book Philosophy of Psychedelics. Discusses the philosophy of psychedelics: epistemology; psychedelic therapy; the neurobiology of psychedelics; changes to the sense of self; autobiographical changes; the epistemic risks and benefits of psychedelic therapy; and spiritual experiences from a naturalistic point of view.

Living Life as an Extrovert With Jessica Pan

Live Happy Now | 23 July 2019 | 0h 20m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Jessica Pan about her book Sorry I’m Late, I Didn’t Want to Come. Describes tackling a daunting to-do list living as an extrovert for an entire year. Discusses what made her want to overcome her introverted ways and how it changed her life.

Daniel H. Pink – How To Overcome Regret

Modern Wisdom | 19 February 2022 | 1h 02m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Daniel Pink about his book The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward. Argues that regrets offer us valuable insights. Discusses the most common regrets people have, that inaction is the cause of most suffering, how people believe in both free will and things happening for a reason, and more.

Luca Dellanna on Compulsion, Self-deception, and the Brain

EconTalk | 21 February 2022 | 1h 17m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Luca Dellanna about his book The Control Heuristic: The Nature of Human Behavior. Argues that the gatekeeper in our brain decides which thoughts to action based on the expected emotional outcome.

This is very insightful on human behavior. It reminds me of the episode with Robin Hanson about The Elephant in the Brain.