Psychology

Clinical Psychologist Julia Rucklidge discusses the role of nutrition in treating and preventing mental health disorders.

from Life Examined

Philosopher Kieran Setiya offers a guide to navigating life’s hardships and living well.

from Life Examined

Philosopher and writer Alain de Botton explains the complexities of love and relationships, and what dating apps get wrong in finding the ideal partner.

Recipes for love and happy relationships with philosopher Alain de Botton

Philosopher and writer Alain de Botton explains the complexities of love and relationships, and what dating apps get wrong in finding the ideal partner.

from Life Examined

Psychologist Tracy Dennis Tiwary says anxiety is on the rise, but avoiding emotional distress only makes us weaker, more fragile, and increases anxiety levels.

The surprising upside to confronting your anxiety

Psychologist Tracy Dennis Tiwary says anxiety is on the rise, but avoiding emotional distress only makes us weaker, more fragile, and increases anxiety levels.

from Life Examined

Professor of Philanthropic Studies Tyrone McKinley Freeman tells the story of the life and philanthropic work of Madam C.J. Walker, America’s first self-made Black millionaire.

The gospel of giving and the history of African American philanthropy

Professor of Philanthropic Studies Tyrone McKinley Freeman tells the story of the life and philanthropic work of Madam C.J. Walker, America’s first self-made Black millionaire.

from Life Examined

Oxford University philosopher Will MacAskill argues that we can have a profoundly positive effect on the future of humanity.

What do we owe the future? One philosopher has a plan

Oxford University philosopher Will MacAskill argues that we can have a profoundly positive effect on the future of humanity.

from Life Examined

Writer Charlotte Cowles shares her personal journey in the mental health space and her search to find the right therapist.

‘I had to kiss a few frogs’: A personal journey to find a therapist

Writer Charlotte Cowles shares her personal journey in the mental health space and her search to find the right therapist.

from Life Examined

Psychiatrist and medical ethicist Wesley Boyd describes the disparity in mental health coverage by insurance companies compared with other medical conditions.

In search of a (good) therapist: Insurance, fit, and stigma

Psychiatrist and medical ethicist Wesley Boyd describes the disparity in mental health coverage by insurance companies compared with other medical conditions.

from Life Examined

Economist Russ Roberts draws on the experiences of famous people who found creative ways to navigate life’s biggest problems.

Is there a ‘right’ answer when making big life decisions?

Economist Russ Roberts draws on the experiences of famous people who found creative ways to navigate life’s biggest problems.

from Life Examined

Few things in life are certain, so when it comes to making big life decisions — like a career change, moving, or starting a new business — is there a way to get comfortable with the…

No wrong choice: Seeing the upside of uncertainty

Few things in life are certain, so when it comes to making big life decisions — like a career change, moving, or starting a new business — is there a way to get comfortable with the…

from Life Examined

Psychologist Batja Gomes de Mesquita discusses how different cultures value the emotions that shape who we are and how we feel.

Where do emotions come from?

Psychologist Batja Gomes de Mesquita discusses how different cultures value the emotions that shape who we are and how we feel.

from Life Examined

MIT scientist Rosalind Picard explains how technology is evolving to decipher emotions, which potentially could benefit treating depression, stress, and anxiety.

How technology is evolving to decode our feelings

MIT scientist Rosalind Picard explains how technology is evolving to decipher emotions, which potentially could benefit treating depression, stress, and anxiety.

from Life Examined