Ep 203: Psychology of Dance

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Thank you SquareSpace for sponsoring this episode. What are psychologists doing watching dancers? They’re trying to get a better understanding of how a dancer’s emotions affect the way they move. These researchers used some sophisticated equipment – including a motion capture apparatus – to analyze exactly how people moved while they were experiencing different emotional states. I think you’ll find … Read More

Ep 155: On Cuddling, Baths, Google, Body Language and Phantom Cell Phone Vibration – Psych Files Brief #2

MichaelCognition, Intelligence and Language, Gender/Sexuality2 Comments

Is cuddling good – especially for men – in marriage? Do baths make you feel less lonely, is Google really making you stupid, how does your body language affect your feelings, and….is that your cell phone vibrating? In this 2nd Psych Files brief I take a look at some of the more interesting psychological research circling around the web this … Read More