101 | Multi-Tasking is Hard | Why We Do What We Do

How well can humans multi-task? A lot less than we’d like to believe. Shane and Abraham describe what is really going on when we try and multi-task, why we are so bad at it, and how you can get better at it!

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100 | Fad Treatments for Autism | Why We Do What We Do

This week Shane, RyanO and Abraham welcome on the ABA Inside Track crew for our 100th episode covering some of the weirdest, ineffective, and potentially harmful treatments for autism out there.

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097 | I'm So Sorry! Why We Apologize | Why We Do What We Do

Apologizing is an interesting thing that we do. What do we get out of apologizing? What do we get out receiving them? Abraham and Shane discuss how and why we apologize, the idea of schadenfreude (happiness from the misfortune of others), contrition and penitence. We also spout our own opinions and stories about apologizing. Listen in and learn about this interesting habit we have.

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096 | The Mozart Effect | Why We Do What We Do

This week Abraham and RyanO talk about the Mozart effect, which suggests that "listening to Mozart (and some other iterations!) makes you smarter."

Check out some of our resources:
science.howstuffworks.com/alcohol3.htm

alcohol.addictionblog.org/how-does-alcohol-work/

www.healthline.com/health/facts-ab…t-alcohol#myths

www.thersa.org/discover/publicat…-we-drink-alcohol

lionco.com/sociability-living-…ats-going-on-inside

www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/you-i…brain-alcohol

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095 | How Alcohol Makes Us Feel Drunk | Why We Do What We Do

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! Ever wonder why and how alcohol makes us feel drunk? Ryan and Abraham explain what is in alcohol and how it interacts with our brain to cause us to feel intoxicated. We also bust some myths about alcohol and share some interesting factoids. Listen and subscribe so you never miss an episode!

Check out some of our resources:
science.howstuffworks.com/alcohol3.htm

alcohol.addictionblog.org/how-does-alcohol-work/

www.healthline.com/health/facts-ab…t-alcohol#myths

www.thersa.org/discover/publicat…-we-drink-alcohol

lionco.com/sociability-living-…ats-going-on-inside

www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/you-i…brain-alcohol

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094 | False Confessions | Why We Do What We Do

Shane and Abraham tackle the how and why of false confessions. Why do people "confess" to crimes they didn't commit? To what extent do law enforcement officers encourage these false confessions? Listen in and learn about this fascinating twist in law enforcement.

Kassin, S.M. (2008). False Confessions: Causes, consequence and implications for reform. Current directions in psychological science, 17, 249-253.

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093 | Animal Aggression Part 2 With Hannah Branigan & Ryan Cartlidge | Why We Do What We Do

This episode we continue our fascinating discussion with Hannah Branigan of the "Drinking from the Toilet" podcast, and Ryan Cartlidge of the "Animal Training Academy" regarding animals aggression. In addition, we bring up the important topic of replacement behaviors and some training tips. Listen in and contact us with your own experiences with animal behavior!

https://wonderpupstraining.com/dog-training-podcast/

https://www.animaltrainingacademy.com/series/training-tidbits/

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BONUS | Join the Team! | Why We Do What We Do

We’re looking for some assistance on the podcast. If you think you fit what we’re looking for, then send us an email!

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092 | Animal Aggression Part 1 With Hannah Branigan & Ryan Cartlidge | Why We Do What We Do

This week we welcome on Hannah Branigan and Ryan Cartlidge to talk about animal aggression. Make sure to check out their podcasts:

https://wonderpupstraining.com/dog-training-podcast/

https://www.animaltrainingacademy.com/series/training-tidbits/

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091 | Synesthesia (The Sun Smells Too Loud) | Why We Do What We Do

syn·es·the·sia

Dictionary result for synesthesia

/ˌsinəsˈTHēZHə/

nounPHYSIOLOGY•PSYCHOLOGY

  1. the production of a sense impression relating to one sense or part of the body by stimulation of another sense or part of the body.

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090 | Gestalt (Gesundheit) | Why We Do What We Do

What is Gestalt Psychology? RyanO and Abraham try and explain the study of "what it's like" to experience things, how this might be used for therapy, and what other fields of psychology have to say about it.

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087 | Super Color Vision: Human Tetrachromats │ Why We Do What We Do

Some people are born with superhuman color vision. But do they even know that they have it? How well can humans use an extra set of cones? Learn about this rare genetic condition which just might enable people to see beyond the scope of the normal human visual field!

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085 | 5:1 is the Magic Number│ Why We Do What We Do

Do you say more negative or positive things? Do people say more negative or positive things to you? Listen in to learn about some of the fascinating research on this simple strategy that can predict whether relationships will succeed or fail, train athletes, and improve business.

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084 | The Psychology of ASMR│ Why We Do What We Do

Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) is a psychological event characterized by a static-like or tingling sensation on the skin. It has been compared with auditory-tactile synesthesia and may overlap with frisson, and today Abraham and RyanO are diving into the psychology behind it! This and more on your favorite consumable psychology podcast!

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083 | Dog Breeds & Personalities │ Why We Do What We Do

Are certain dogs more likely to be aggressive? What do we ACTUALLY know about dog personalities? Can they be changed? This and more on your favorite consumable psychology podcast!

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