Current Directions in Psychological Science Podcast


Janice Kiecolt-Glaser

Distinguished University Professor, and Brumbaugh Chair in Brain Research and Teaching, and Director of the Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research at the Ohio State University

Interview on December 4, 2020

Stress Reactivity: What Pushes Us Higher, Faster, and Longer – and Why It Matters

Naomi Ellemers

Distinguished University Professor at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands

Interviewed on November 25, 2020

Neuroscience of moral behavior: How insights from neuroscience help understand the social origins of (im)moral behavior

Rebecca Treiman

Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences, and Burke & Elizabeth High Baker Professor of Child Development in Arts & Sciences at Washington University

Interviewed on November 23, 2020

Learning to write words

Yoshihisa Kashima

Professor in the School of Psychology at University of Melbourne in Australia

Interviewed on November 23, 2020

Cultural dynamics for sustainability: How can humanity craft cultures of sustainability

Nick Chater

Professor of Behavioral Science at the University of Warwick Business School, and cofounder of Decision Technology Ltd

Interviewed on November 16, 2020

Probabilistic Biases Meet the Bayesian Brain

Cecilia Heyes

Department of Experimental Psychology at University of Oxford, and Senior Research Fellow in Theoretical Life Sciences at All Soul’s College.

Interviewed on the 26th of February 2020

Psychological mechanisms forged by cultural evolution

Isabel Gauthier

David K. Wilson Professor of Psychology at Vanderbilt University

Interviewed on the 9th of March 2020

What we could only learn about holistic face processing from non-face objects

Sam Gershman

Associate Professor of Psychology at Harvard University

Interviewed on the 7th of April 2020

Social Structure Learning

Greg Wadley

Senior Lecturer in the School of Computing and Information Systems at University of Melbourne

Interviewed on the 8th of April 2020

Digital Emotion Regulation

Maykel Verkuyten

Professor of Interdisciplinary Social Science at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands

Interviewed on 10th of April 2020

The Psychology of Intolerance: Unpacking Diverse Understandings of Intolerance

Intro and Outro music credit: Peter Kienle, “Cycles We Love”