082 | How Much Can Sommeliers Sense? │ Why We Do What We Do

How do wine experts do their job? How many different flavors can a sommelier detect? Abraham and RyanO dive into the research on wine-tasting and the science (or lack thereof) of sommeliers. Learn about all of the ways we conditions our senses to taste more than we "taste." This and more on your favorite consumable psychology podcast!

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081 | Why is Fluency Important? Part 2: An Interview With Dr. Donny Newsome │ Why We Do What We Do

Following up with part 1, Abraham interviews Dr. Donny Newsome, a founding director of Fit Learning, on the topic of fluency. Every wonder what it is, why it matters, or how to become fluent? Listen in and discover the science and future directions of education. This and more on your favorite consumable psychology podcast!

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080 | Why is Fluency Important? Part 1 │ Why We Do What We Do

Fluency is a concept that has been used in a wide variety of descriptions applied to aspect of human performance. In part 1 RyanO and Abraham breakdown the definition and applications of fluency, frequency building, fluency-based instruction, neurology of fluent performance, and other topics on human performance. In part 2 we will be interviewing a special guest who's career is fluency-based instruction. This and more on your favorite consumable psychology podcast!

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079 | Parsimony │ Why We Do What We Do

In this Episode, the team dives into what it means to be parsimonious and why it matters in psychology. This and more on your favorite consumable psychology podcast!

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078 | Creativity │ Why We Do What We Do

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In this Episode, the team dives into the questions of creativity. Where does it come from? Can it be created or influenced? This and more on your favorite consumable psychology podcast!

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077 │Do Babies Recognize Good & Evil?│ Why We Do What We Do

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Are babies born good? Do they have some sense of morality? Can babies identify good and evil? How evil ARE babies? Do they spill the Cheerios to satisfy some dark urges?
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Are babies born with a sense of morality? This is the topic this week, so prepare yourselves for a look at baby morality! Abraham, Miranda, and Shane take on this ADORABLE topic!

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076 │What is an EEG?│ Why We Do What We Do

What to Expect

On this week’s episode Miranda and Abraham the electroencephalogram (EEG). What does it do? What is it for? Are the robots coming for us? Listen in and find out!

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075 │Perceiving the World Through Hearing Part 3: Tinnitus and Auditory Processing Disorder│ Why We Do What We Do

Ringing in the ears? Trouble understanding speech? Listen in as Abraham, RyanO, and Shane team up to wrap up our discussion about hearing with an emphasis on understanding what is known about diagnosis, treatment, and biology of tinnitus and auditory processing disorder with special guest audiologists Dr. Cathy Vance and Dr. Brandi Greenhouse

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074 │Perceiving the World Through Hearing Part 2: Treating Hearing Loss│ Why We Do What We Do

How is hearing loss tested for and treated? Abraham, Shane, and RyanO return to discuss treatments for hearing loss and some other topical and controversial topics with special guest audiologists Dr. Cathy Vance and Dr. Brandi Greenhouse

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073 │Perceiving the World Through Hearing Part 1│ Why We Do What We Do

How do we hear? How does our hearing affect our perception of the world? Listen in as Abraham, RyanO, and Shane interview special guests audiologists Dr. Cathy Vance and Dr. Brandi Greenhouse to learn about everything from how we hear movies, to how we listen to music, to why we have ear wax. Check in next time for the next part of this discussion!

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072 | Circular Reasoning: Redux | Why We Do What We Do

Revisit this oldie but goodie. We have employed discussions about circular reasoning frequently, so listen in for a refresher on this logical fallacy. Abraham and RYANO jump into the world of logical fallacies. Particularly, circular reasoning. We all fall to its peril from time-to-time. Listen in for how to spot it, examples, and why it can cause a little trouble in reasoning and understanding why it is, that we do what we do! ;)  

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071 │ Tolman's Cognitive Maps: A False Sense of Direction │ Why We Do What We Do

What are Cognitive Maps? Miranda and Abraham review Tolman’s experiment and discuss some possible explanations for the phenomenon of latent learning. Are rewards essential to learn? Listen in and find out!

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070 │ Spare The Rod: Corporal Punishment │ Why We Do What We Do

Does physical punishment improve bad behavior? Miranda and Abraham review the history and recent research in corporal punishment. The conclusion? Listen in to find out!

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067 │ A Hierarchy of Needs Part 2│ Why We Do What We Do

Abraham and Shane elaborate on some of the criticisms and concerns regarding Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. From a critical discussion to a review of research, part 2 explores the background of this landmark hypothesis.  

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066 │ A Hierarchy of Needs Part 1│ Why We Do What We Do

Abraham and Shane team up to tackle the technical details of Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. From a historical overview to a critical analysis, part 1 explores the background of this landmark hypothesis.  Check out next week's episode for specific criticisms and research using Maslow's hierarchy.

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065 │ The Whole Story of Little Albert│ Why We Do What We Do

Miranda and Abraham describe the "Little Albert" experiment in detail. This goes over how the experiment was carried out and the latest information on what happened to Little Albert after he left the experiment.

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064 │ Hypnosis│ Why We Do What We Do

In this episode, Miranda, Shane, and Abraham discuss hypnosis. What are some potential explanations for this phenomenon? Is it just a party trick or a viable therapeutic intervention? 

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