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Journalists Katie Herzog and Jesse Singal scour the internet for its craziest, silliest, most sociopathic content, part of an obsessive and ill-conceived attempt to extract kernels of meaning and humanity from a landscape of endless raging dumpster fires. (And sometimes they talk about other stuff, too.) For more content, including premium episodes, check out the Blocked and Reported Patreon page: http://patreon.com/blockedandreported
 
Very Bad Wizards is a podcast featuring a philosopher (Tamler Sommers) and a psychologist (David Pizarro), who share a love for ethics, pop culture, and cognitive science, and who have a marked inability to distinguish sacred from profane. Each podcast includes discussions of moral philosophy, recent work on moral psychology and neuroscience, and the overlap between the two.
 
Welcome to The Psychology Podcast with Scott Barry Kaufman, where we give you insights into the mind, brain, behavior and creativity. Each episode we’ll feature a guest who will stimulate your mind, and give you a greater understanding of your self, others, and the world we live in. Hopefully, we’ll also provide a glimpse into human possibility! Thanks for listening and enjoy the podcast. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-psychology-podcast/support
 
Zero Squared is a philosophy podcast from Zero Books. Zero publishes radical philosophy, aesthetics, film theory, experimental fiction, and anything else that smells faintly of the avant-garde. Our books aim not only to demonstrate how philosophical ideas are relevant to every day life, but also to change the terms of it. Douglas Lain is the host of this podcast and the publisher of Zero Books. He hosted the Diet Soap podcast out of this feed for five years. Zero Squared will continue the tr ...
 
Useful Idiots is an informative and irreverent politics podcast with journalist Matt Taibbi and podcaster/writer Katie Halper. Episodes feature on-the-road coverage of the 2020 campaign and exclusive interviews, with humor, commentary and dissection of the politics news of the week. Join Matt and Katie as they examine important stories that have slipped through the cracks and what the media got wrong – and laugh about whatever is left to laugh about.
 
Remember “good conversation?” Remember what it was like to speak freely, to talk about complicated and sometimes controversial subjects with people who wouldn’t twist your words or insist that certain topics are off-limits? Remember when healthy disagreement was considered not threatening or unsafe but actually healthy? Author, essayist and journalist Meghan Daum has spent decades giving voice—and bringing nuance, humor and surprising perspectives—to things that lots of people are thinking b ...
 
Clearer Thinking is the brand-new podcast about ideas that truly matter. Join Spencer Greenberg each week as he has fun, in-depth conversations with brilliant people, exploring useful ideas related to psychology, society, behavior change, philosophy, science, artificial intelligence, math, economics, self-help, mental health, and technology. If you enjoy learning about powerful, practical concepts and frameworks, wish you had more deep, intellectual conversations in your life, or are looking ...
 
PeerView (PVI) is a leading provider of high-quality, innovative continuing education (CME/CE/CPE and MOC) for clinicians and their interprofessional teams. Combining evidence-based medicine and instructional expertise, PeerView activities improve the knowledge, skills, and strategies that support clinical performance and patient outcomes. PeerView makes its educational programming and expert-led presentations and symposia available through its network of popular podcast channels to support ...
 
PeerView (PVI) is a leading provider of high-quality, innovative continuing education (CME/CE/CPE and MOC) for clinicians and their interprofessional teams. Combining evidence-based medicine and instructional expertise, PeerView activities improve the knowledge, skills, and strategies that support clinical performance and patient outcomes. PeerView makes its educational programming and expert-led presentations and symposia available through its network of popular podcast channels to support ...
 
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Jesse Singal’s new book The Quick Fix: Why Fad Psychology Can’t Cure Our Social Ills, challenges many long held assumptions about society and human behavior: for instance the myth of the super predator, the so-called “power pose,” the use of positive psychology in the military, even the concept of implicit bias. We’ve come to take these ideas as tr…
 
Jesse Singal is a contributing writer at New York and the former editor of the magazine’s Science of Us online vertical, as well as the cohost of the podcast Blocked and Reported. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Slate, The Boston Globe, The Daily Beast, and other publications. He was a B…
 
Should we trust social science research? What is the open science movement? What is the "file drawer" effect? How can common sense help social science dig itself out of the replicability crisis? Is social science in the West too focused on interventions for individuals? How useful is the Implicit Association Test? How useful is the concept of "grit…
 
Jesse’s new book, The Quick Fix: Why Fad Psychology Can’t Solve Our Social Ills ... Does the Implicit Association Test actually measure bias? ... The flawed methodology underlying the superpredator theory ... Why the grit theory lacks staying power ... The replication crisis in experimental psychology ... Jesse clarifies his views on child gender d…
 
Journalist, podcaster, and rapper Jesse Singal joins us to talk about his new book The Quick Fix, positive psychology (scam?), cancel culture in the media and academia (overblown?), Substack incentives, and lots more. Plus David and Tamler argue about the epistemology of ghosts. Special Guest: Jesse Singal. Sponsored By: BetterHelp: You deserve to …
 
This one is pretty self-explanatory. Please consider ordering: Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Quick-Fix-Psychology-Cant-Social/dp/0374239800/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Indiebound: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780374239800?aff=macmillanBy Katie Herzog and Jesse Singal
 
Science journalist Jesse Singal joins me on the show to talk about the dangers of fad psychology, including myths and misconceptions about positive psychology, the self-esteem movement, deceptive media coverage of popular behavioral science research, the replication crisis in academic psychology, and more. Show Notes Here are some of the highlights…
 
Preorders are very important to writers. Get hold of Jesse’s book here: https://bookshop.org/books/the-quick-fix-why-fad-psychology-can-t-cure-our-social-ills/9780374239800You can find Blocked and Reported here:https://www.patreon.com/blockedandreported/postsJesse’s substack is here: https://jessesingal.substack.com/Further ReferencesChristoph on T…
 
Jesse Singal is a contributing writer at NY Magazine and his work has appeared in The New York Times, Slate, The Boston Globe, The Daily Beast, and other outlets. He is also one of the most hated men on the internet and the target of a perpetual defamation campaign. He is the co-host of the podcast Blocked and Reported, and the author of a new book…
 
Jesse Singal and Katie Herzog, co-hosts of the podcast Blocked And Reported, join Useful Idiots to talk about the failed campaign to get Singal driven off of Substack and what, according to Herzog, some of Singal's most vocal critics have in common with QAnon. They also talk about how they met and why they started their podcast and how they're not …
 
Journalist, author, and podcaster Jesse Singal joins the pod to discuss his new book 'The Quick Fix: Why Fad Psychology Can't Cure Our Social Ills.' We also discuss some of the controversy around his work on youth gender dysphoria. Order the book online here. You can also find Jesse on the 'Blocked and Reported' podcast, the 'Singal Minded' substac…
 
After Jesse makes a shocking announcement (he's leaving the podcast in pursuit of greater glory), the hosts talk about a spate of bad GOP bills seeking to ban puberty blockers and hormones for minors and how difficult it is to communicate accurate, honest information to the public about this subject. Then they discuss a story Jesse wrote for Reason…
 
Rebecca Christiansen’s novel, We Make Mayhem (2020) can be found here: https://www.wattpad.com/story/212324557-we-make-mayhem-boyxboyHer earlier work, Maybe in Paris (2017) can be found here: https://www.simonandschuster.co.uk/books/Maybe-in-Paris/Rebecca-Christiansen/9781510708808Rebecca’s Letter exchange with Frank Brosell is here: https://letter…
 
Glenn Edward Greenwald is an American journalist, author, and former attorney. He is the author of the book "Securing Democracy: My Fight for Press Freedom and Justice in Bolsonaro’s Brazil," and the King of Twitter. In this conversation he discusses the corruption in Bolsonaro's Brazil and why it is that the American left no longer embraces him.…
 
“Like who the fuck is reading anything from Rolling Stone now?” asked Zac and Gavin, hosts of the Vanguard podcast, when pondering our mysterious — and completely unjust — firing at the hands of the iconic music magazine. Katie and I would like to know the same thing. And, Zac and Gavin? We’re with you. None of it makes any sense to us, either. “I …
 
The softer side of infrastructure ... The pitfalls of overracializing policy ... Bob gets pedantic with the New York Times ... Bob: Even if George Floyd was overdosing, Derek Chauvin is accountable for his death ... Is there something to Matt Gaetz’s claim that he is the victim of extortion? ... Bring on the vaccine passports ... Mickey reconciles …
 
The softer side of infrastructure ... The pitfalls of overracializing policy ... Bob gets pedantic with the New York Times ... Bob: Even if George Floyd was overdosing, Derek Chauvin is accountable for his death ... Is there something to Matt Gaetz’s claim that he is the victim of extortion? ... Bring on the vaccine passports ... Mickey reconciles …
 
We interview some guy named Noam Chomsky (extended interview coming next week), get to the bottom of why we broke up with Rolling Stone, and scrutinize the thrilling PBS interview of former al-Nusra/al-Qaeda leader-turned-very-handsome-man Abu Mohammed al-Jolani. Katie taps her beard-crit background, while we both investigate the two most important…
 
Jesse and Katie noticed a big reaction to a patrons-only episode they did that discussed Graham Linehan, so they decided to make that episode free for all, bracked by some new stuff before and after. Please consider ordering Jesse's book, which is out now: https://www.amazon.com/Quick-Fix-Psychology-Cant-Social/dp/0374239800/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_e…
 
Jesse’s new book, The Quick Fix: Why Fad Psychology Can’t Solve Our Social Ills ... Does the Implicit Association Test actually measure bias? ... The flawed methodology underlying the superpredator theory ... Why the grit theory lacks staying power ... The replication crisis in experimental psychology ... Jesse clarifies his views on child gender d…
 
[This interview was recorded before the Governor of Arkansas Vetoed the anti-transgender health care bill].] The Arkansas Senate just passed a bill with a title straight out of dystopian fiction: the Arkansas Save Adolescents from Experimentation Act, or SAFE. Roundly denounced as the most extreme law of its type ever passed, the bill is one of abo…
 
The rapid rise of Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman ... Madawi: MbS is Saudi Arabia's response to the Arab Spring ... Populism and the murder of Jamal Khashoggi ... Why Saudi Arabia cares so much about Iran ... Madawi: Don't expect an Israeli flag in Riyadh quite yet ... How much can Biden influence Saudi policy? ... Has MbS bitten off more than he …
 
After Katie opens up about a gruesome injury and Jesse tells a story about a listener's travails at an upscale New York City climbing gym, the hosts discuss Jesse's book, which is out on Tuesday. Specifically, they dig into Comprehensive Soldier Fitness, an anti-PTSD Army program that doesn't work, and the implicit association test, an anti-racism …
 
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