Current Directions in Psychological Science Podcast

Mathias Allemand

Professor in the Department of Psychology at University of Zurich in Switzerland

Interviewed on August 19th, 2022

Personality Change Through Digital-Coaching Interventions

Mohsen Mosleh

Lecturer at the University of Exeter Business School, a Fellow at Alan Turing Institute, and a Research Affiliate at MIT Sloan School of Management

Interviewed on August 19th, 2022

Field Experiments on Social Media

Anne Warlaumount

Professor in the Department of Communication at University of California, Los Angeles

Interviewed on August 18th, 2022

Daylong Mobile Audio Recordings Reveal Multitimescale Dynamics in Infants’ Vocal Productions and Auditory Experiences

Wendy Johnson

Professor in the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences at the University of Edinburgh

Interviewed on August 17th, 2022

What’s to Come of All This Tracking “Who We Are”? The Intelligence Example

Philippe Verduyn

Professor in the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Maastrict

Interviewed on August 16th, 2022

Do Social Networking Sites Influence Well-Being? The Extended Active- Passive Model

Joel Nigg

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the Oregon Health and Science University

Interviewed on August 12th, 2022, by Dr. Teresa Treat, Professor of Psychology at University of Iowa

Parsing ADHD with Temperament Traits

David Barlow

Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Psychiatry at Boston University, and Founder of the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders

Interviewed on February 10, 2022 by Dr. Teresa Treat, Professor of Psychology at University of Iowa

Neuroticism and Disorders of Emotion: A New Synthesis

Bruce Cuthbert

Head of the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Unit at the United States National Institute of Mental Health

Interviewed on February 8, 2022 by Dr. Teresa Treat, Professor of Psychology at University of Iowa

Research Domain Criteria (RDoC): Progress and Potential

Sheri Berenbaum

Professor of Psychology and Pediatrics at Penn State University

Interviewed on August 6, 2021

Evidence and implications from a natural experiment of prenatal androgen effects on gendered behavior

Vincent Reid

Professor of Psychology and Head of School at the University of Waikato in New Zealand

Interviewed on August 2, 2021

The fetal origins of Human Psychological Development

Leor Zmigrod

Junior Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge in England

Interviewed on August 2, 2021

Cognition and Emotion in Extreme Political Action

Andrew Whiten

Professor of Evolutionary and Developmental Psychology at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland

Interviewed on August 2, 2021

The psychological reach of culture in animals’ lives

Fabrizio Benedetti

Professor of Physiology and Neuroscience at University of Turin Medical School in Turin, Italy, and Director of Medicine and Physiology of Hypoxia at the Plateau Rosà Laboratories in Plateau Rozeau in Switzerland.

Interviewed on August 2, 2021

Placebos and movies: what do they have in common?

Azim Shariff

Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair at the University of British Columbia

Interviewed on July 26, 2021

The Privacy mismatch: Evolved intuition in a digital world

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”