Category Archive for "Truth or Dare Podcast"

Why Do Some People Develop Strong Bonds While Others Don’t?

Mar 13 2017

Have you ever wondered why you bond with some people more than others? It is probably related to the specific things you do together. In this week’s podcast, I talk to Dr.Robin Dunbar who has studied how laughing, singing, drumming, watching sad movies, and other activities create bonds between people.…

Fear Hijacks the Way We Think

Mar 08 2017

After 9/11, many people feared air travel…even though planes were still far safer than cars statistically. Special guest, Dr. David Myers, uses this incident as a spring board for talking about fear and how it impacts our thinking about immigrants, elections, and other national and personal issues. Social psychologist David…

You’re Not Born With Confidence, You Have to Build It

Mar 02 2017

When we meet someone who stands out as confident or likeable, we may assume they were just “born that way.” They must have a naturally strong or outgoing personality, we tell ourselves. But in today’s podcast episode with Dr.Ivan Joseph, he explains why this assumption is off base and how each of…

Learn How to Talk to People with Confidence featuring Expert Matt Abrahams

Feb 21 2017

  Do you feel nervous when you’re asked to introduce yourself? Or do you have a moment of panic when you are forced to small talk with a stranger? Today’s podcast episode with Matt Abrahams provides some quick ideas for feeling more comfortable and confident when speaking to others. Matt…

Is There an Art to People Watching? We Ask Psychologist and Best-Selling Author Sherry Turkle.

Feb 15 2017

Are you a people watcher? Do you spend half of your time in a coffee shop eyeing the other patrons out of the corner of your eye? Sherry Turkle is a social researcher who calls herself “a bit of a Nancy Drew.” She’s been able to uncover many practical insights about…