What do we know about the idea of creepiness?

Creepiness By Adam Kotsko Buy on Amazon In this episode, I talk with Professor Frank McAndrew of Knox College, a liberal arts college in Illinois, USA. We talk about his recent study trying to get a grip on how people understand the concept of creepiness. Frank’s original paper can be found here: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0732118X16300320 Here is the abstract for […]

Father’s parenting stress and toddler language development

Hacking Parenthood: 10 Mantras You Can Use Daily to Reduce the Stress of Parenting (Hack Learning Series) (Volume 14) By Kimberley Moran Buy on Amazon In this episode, I talk with Associate Professor Claire Vallotton of Michigan State University in the USA. We talk about the relationship father’s parenting stress and language and cognitive development. […]

What influence could climate change have on human aggression?

Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change By George Marshall Buy on Amazon In this first episode, I talk with Dr Matt Williams, Lecturer in Psychology at Massey University here in New Zealand. We talk about the relationship between temperature and aggressive behaviour and assault, particularly with respect […]