Michael Inzlicht is a social psychologist and neuroscientist at the University of Toronto. His interests include self-control, religion, and wasting time on social media. He occasionally quotes from The Big Lebowski.
July 29th, 2020 | 1 hr 23 mins
east germany, emotion regulation, errors, failure, open science, relationships, twitter
Yoel and Mickey celebrate their 50th episode by welcoming Claudia Haase to the podcast to discuss relationships, life in East Germany before the fall of the Wall, admitting to mistakes, and the upside of failure.
July 15th, 2020 | 1 hr 19 mins
buddhism, embodied cognition, mindfulness, phenomenology, religion, the self
Yoel and Mickey welcome philosopher Evan Thompson to the show to talk about Buddhism, the self. embodied cognition, phenomenology, evolutionary psychology, and growing up on a commune.
July 1st, 2020 | 1 hr 20 mins
figure skating, organizational behavior, radicalization, sacred values, theory
Yoel and Mickey welcome B-school professor Rachel Ruttan to the show to discuss life in a business school, differences between psychology and organizational behavior, and her research on sacred valued and radicalization.
June 17th, 2020 | 1 hr 29 mins
confronting racism, implicit bias, racism, shadeism, structural inequalities
Yoel and Mickey welcome back returning guest Keith Maddox to talk about racism, shadeism, confronting prejudice, the perils of implicit bias training, and check-ins from White friends.
June 3rd, 2020 | 1 hr 37 mins
art, intellectual dark web, measurement, philosophy, psychology
Yoel and Mickey grudgingly host their rivals from Very Bad Wizards, Tamler Sommers and David Pizarro, to talk shit about psychology, philosophy, and the Intellectual Dark Web.
May 13th, 2020 | 1 hr 5 mins
hierarchy of needs, humanistic psychology, maslow, positive psychology, transcendence
Scott Barry Kaufman joins the show to talk about intelligence, humanistic psychology, Maslow's hierarchy of needs, and transcendence.
April 29th, 2020 | 1 hr 8 mins
covid-19, pandemic, parenting, productivity, public policy
Yoel and Mickey discuss how their lives have have been impacted by the global pandemic and then ask what role psychology should play, if any, in informing the public discussion about COVID-19.
April 15th, 2020 | 1 hr 11 mins
academia, book reviews, disgust, emotion, neurodegeneration, penis-gazing blowhards, true self
Nina Strohminger joins the show to talk about disgust, morality, the true self, death, academia, humor, and errant flatuses.
April 1st, 2020 | 1 hr 16 mins
controversy, covid-19, disgust, evolutionary psychology, measurement, pathogen avoidance, politics
Joshua Tybur joins the show to discuss COVID-19, pathogen avoidance, disgust, measurement, evolutionary psychology, and baldness.
March 18th, 2020 | 1 hr 10 mins
anti-natalism, childlessness, concept creep, fatherhood, motherhood
Elizabeth Page-Gould joins the podcast again to talk about motherhood, fatherhood, and people who choose to remain childless.
March 4th, 2020 | 1 hr 14 mins
diversity statement, effect sizes, preregistration, terror management theory, the jesus rolls
In a grab bag episode, Yoel and Mickey talk movies, politics, replicator degrees of freedom, and effect sizes.
February 19th, 2020 | 1 hr 23 mins
hot takes, motivated morality, psychedelics, replication crisis, sociology
Yoel and Mickey welcome Stanford sociologist and psychologist Robb Willer to the show, who serves up hot takes about the low replicability area in social psychology.