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Psychology Book Club Podcast

Aug 29, 2017



This episode is a conversation about Against Therapy by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

Here is a description of the book from Amazon:

In this ground-breaking and highly controversial book, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson attacks the very foundations of modern psychotherapy from Freud to Jung, from Fritz Perls to Carl...


Jun 20, 2017

This episode is a conversation about Why Love Matters: How Affection Shapes a Baby's Brain by Sue Gerhardt.

Here is a description of the book from Amazon:

Why Love Matters explains why loving relationships are essential to brain development in the early years, and how these early interactions can have lasting...


Nov 15, 2016

This episode is a conversation about A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy by William B. Irvine.

Here is a summary of the book from Amazon:

"One of the great fears many of us face is that despite all our effort and striving, we will discover at the end that we have wasted our life. In A Guide to the...


Sep 30, 2016


This episode is an old conversation from 2015 about the book The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman.

Here is a summary of the book from Amazon:

Falling in love is easy. Staying in love—that’s the challenge! How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands, conflicts, and just plain boredom of...


Sep 9, 2016

This episode is an old discussion from October 2014 about the book The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor.

Here is a description of the book from Amazon:

Most people want to be successful in life. And of course, everyone wants to be happy. When it comes to the pursuit of success and happiness, most people assume the...