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The podcast about the mind for people who think

May 23, 2017

About 1 in 9 adult New Zealanders receive a prescription for antidepressants each year. Although we think they are generally helpful for people, we know surprisingly little about what it might be like to take them. This week I speak with Associate Professor Dr Kerry Gibson from the School of Psychology at the...


May 15, 2017

'Near-death experiences' come up often in films and novels - the idea of a 'white light' or experiencing meeting loved ones from years before. But are there common aspects to these experiences? And what sorts of consequences might they have once you have them? This week I speak with Dr Natasha Tassell-Matamua,...


May 8, 2017

Welcome to this special edition of Who cares? What's the point? The podcast about the mind for people who think. 

In this short show, I talk briefly about my role as a parenting commentator on Radio New Zealand's Nine to Noon show over the past 5 years. In these show notes, you can find links to 12 shows with over 4...


May 1, 2017

It is pretty well established that the experience of marital; separation and divorce is a risk for a range of poor health outcomes, even many years after the event. But how are these events linked? Although the association is established, the pathway between the two is not well understood. In this episode, I talk with...