Current Directions in Psychological Science Podcast


Marlise Hofer

Postdoctoral Research Scientist at University of Victoria

Interview on February 17, 2021

What Your Nose Knows: Affective, Cognitive, and Behavioral Responses to the Scent of Another Person

Matthew Hornsey

Professor of Management in the School of Business at the University of Queensland

Interview on February 3, 2021

Why facts are not enough: Understanding and managing the motivated rejection of science

Crystal Hall

Professor at the Evans School of Public Policy & Governance at University of Washington

Interview on February 3, 2021

Promoting Savings for Financial Resilience: Expanding the Psychological Perspective

Joshua Grubbs

Professor of Psychology at Bowling Green State University

Interview on February 1, 20201

Pornography Use and Psychological Science: A Call for Consideration

Bethany Rittle-Johnson

Professor and Chair of Psychology & Human Development at Vanderbilt University

Interview on January 30, 2021

How can cognitive science research help improve education? The case of comparing multiple strategies to improve mathematics learning and teaching

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”