Speaking of Psychology
"Speaking of Psychology" is an audio podcast series highlighting some of the latest, most important and relevant psychological research being conducted today.
Produced by the American Psychological Association, these podcasts will help listeners apply the science of psychology to their everyday lives.
Episode 3: Getting into a terrorist’s mind
Monday, November 04, 2013
In this episode, psychologist John Horgan, PhD, discusses how and why people become involved in terrorism as well as why some eventually turn away from such extremism.
Episode 2: The good and bad of peer pressure
Friday, October 04, 2013
In this episode, psychologist Brett Laursen, PhD, discusses peer pressure among children and teens and how parents can help their kids cope.
Episode 1: Teaching social skills to autistic teens
Friday, September 13, 2013
In this episode, psychologist Elizabeth Laugeson, PsyD, discusses a training program that she developed to teach students with autism spectrum disorder skills that allow them to interact with their peers and build lasting friendships.