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*New Episode* Risk & Decision Making

The Brainiac episode! It turns out that our brains are super complex and absolutely fascinating. Who’d have thought?

How do we know we’re making the right decision? Whether it’s as mundane as what you’re going to eat for breakfast or as complex as navigating an emergency situation, your brain has to assess risk and make decisions all the time. Can you actually train your brain to make better decisions? That’s what our guest Dr. Russell Costa studies. He’s an associate professor of honors and neuroscience at Westminster College.

All this, plus a college student suffering from horrifying nightmares.

 

*New Episode* Season Two Premiere: Minimalism

SEASON 2!! Jessie the Therapist and Jackson are back with a new season of telling you how live your life (you know.. cause they’re so good at it). We’re talking about minimalism with Derik and Max from Unknown Camp. Minimalism sounds like some sort of cult where you sign over all your earthly stuff, but we promise it’s not. There’s something in it for everyone.

S03 E06 – Changing Someone’s Mind

You’re dumb and everything you believe is wrong!

Yeah, it hurts to hear, doesn’t it? On this episode, Jackson and Jessie the Therapist discuss how to change someone’s mind. Believe it or not, it all starts with healthy communication.

Huge shout out to our intern, Mar who not only jumps on-mic for a second, but also works so hard on our social media accounts. Thanks, Mar!

* New Episode! * Effect of Heart Break on the Body

Yeah, getting your heart broken sucks. You’re mopey and depressed and nobody likes to go through it. But did you know that heartbreak takes a physical toll on your body? We’ll break it down.

Plus: How to herd your emotional cats and an overly-involved nanny.