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.
July 3rd, 2019 | 1 hr 26 mins
activism, conservatism, liberal bias, politics, trump
Yoel and Mickey welcome social and political psychologist John Jost from New York University to the podcast. In a conversation centered on politics, John talks about the psychological underpinning of conservativism and why he’s not worried about the lack of conservatives in academia.
January 2nd, 2019 | 1 hr 5 mins
election, patreon, politics, trump
Yoel and Mickey discuss Identity Crisis, a new book about the 2016 US presidential election. Plus: Patreon bans provocative internet personality; should free-speech advocates worry?
September 26th, 2018 | 1 hr 13 mins
academia, intellectual diversity, meaning, politics, psychology, religion
Yoel and Mickey welcome psychologist Clay Routledge to the show. Clay discusses what it's like to be a non-liberal in social psychology, his experiences growing up in Côte d’Ivoire and Missouri, and his book "Supernatural: Death, Meaning, and the Power of the Invisible World."
August 15th, 2018 | 1 hr 14 mins
activism, german beer, identity politics, microaggressions, negativity bias, politics, social justice, subjectivity, the left
Yoel and Mickey ask how to know when the political Left has gone too far. Assuming the Left can indeed go too far--turning off even other progressives who feel abandoned by their natural political home--Yoel and Mickey riff on ways this might manifest.