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WCWTPs2e5 Do people prefer psychotherapy to drug therapy?

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 5 of the show. Who cares? What’s the point? The podcast about the mind for people who think. In this episode, I talk with Dr Joshua Swift, Assistant Professor in Psychology, based at Idaho State University in the USA. In this conversation, we focus on Joshua’s work with his colleagues on treatment refusal […]

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WCWTPs2e4 To sleep or not to sleep? That is the on-call question

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 4 of the show. Who cares? What’s the point? The podcast about the mind for people who think. In this episode, I talk with Professor Sally Ferguson, based at the Appleton Institute in Adelaide, Australia, and Deputy Dean of Research in the School of Human Health and Social Sciences at […]

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WCWTPs2e3 Why do we tend to pick objects in the centre?

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 3 of the show. Who cares? What’s the point? The podcast about the mind for people who think.   In this episode, I talk with Dr Ute Kreplin who is based at Massey University’s School of Psychology in New Zealand.  In this conversation, we focus on Ute’s work on the Centre Stage […]

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WCWTP Challenge: Join me as my guest as Speaking with Purpose in Wellington on 27 March 2017

Welcome to this bonus challenge show. Want to learn how to storytell? Join me as guest of the Who cares? What’s the point? podcast at the amazing Speaking with Purpose event on 27 March ($500+ value). Listen to this short show and check out the flyer attached to find out how.  Complete three steps in this challenge:   Follow @wcwtp […]

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WCWTPs2e2: What do we know about the “nocebo effect” and how it works?

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 2 of the show. Who cares? What’s the point? The podcast about the mind for people who think. If you’re a regular listener – welcome back.If you’re new to the show, welcome to you too. Please check out the shows in Season 1 – I hope you’ll find some interesting […]

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WCWTPs2e1 Is human language underpinned by how we came to use gestures to communicate?

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 1 of the show. Who cares? What’s the point? The podcast about the mind for people who think. If you’re a regular listener – welcome back. We have some great shows lined up. If you’re new to the show, welcome to you too. Please check out the shows in Season […]

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Have you heard? Season 1 was awesome. Can you help with Season 2?

Hi and welcome to Who Cares? What’s the point? Season 1 is in the bag – and here’s the run down of the shows I have broadcast so far:  Dr Matt Williams, New Zealand – What influence could climate change have on human aggression? A/Prof Claire Vallotton, USA – Father’s parenting stress and toddler language development Prof […]

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WCWTPs1e10 Is there a link between dehydration and our experience of pain?

Welcome to Season 1, Episode 10 of the show. Who cares? What’s the point? The podcast about the mind for people who think. In this episode, I talk with Dt Toby Mundel of the School of Sport and Exercise Science at Massey University in New Zealand. We talk about his recent work investigating the relationship between people’s […]

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WCWTPs1e9 Does turning the clocks back for winter-time lead to a higher rate of depression?

Welcome to Season 1, Episode 9 of the show. Who cares? What’s the point? The podcast about the mind for people who think. In this episode, I talk with Dr Bertel Teilfeldt Hansen of the Department of Political Science at Copenhagen University in Denmark. We talk about his involvement in this project looking at the impact of clock changes in […]

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WCWTPs1e8 What do we know about how food is used to foster social relationships for young women at school?

Welcome to Season 1, Episode 8 of the show. Who cares? What’s the point? The podcast about the mind for people who think. In this episode, I talk with Dr Eva Neely, Lecturer at the School of Public Health at Massey University, here in Wellington, New Zealand. The abstract to her paper can be found […]

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