Dr. John Riolo, "The Insider" interviews Dr. Scott O. Lilienfeld, co-author of 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology: Shattering Widespread Misconceptions About Human Behavior with Steven Jay Lynn, John Ruscio, and Barry Beyerstein published by Wiley-Blackwell.
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Episode 113: Interview with Scott Lilienfeld on the 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology | The Psych Files Podcast
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Today we talk about the psychology behind online marketing
* What is meant by psychotactics? * Is marketing really psychology in disguise? * Is it a case of expressing your psychology or connecting with customers psychology? * What is the psychology behind successful websites? * How to use a filtering style of questioning to understand your business. * How to create engaging articles for customers? * How to find inspiration for writing articles? * When you write for brand engagement - are you writing for yourself or others? * Why strategy is not critical to success!
You may think you’re a skeptic, but are you really as free from superstition as you think you are? Matthew Hutson thinks not. The author of "The Seven Laws of Magical Thinking" joins Massimo and Julia on this episode of Rationally Speaking to discuss some common, innate forms of superstition that affect even self-identified skeptics, and why the human brain is predisposed to magical thinking. Along the way, the three debate: Overall, are our superstitions good for us?
Matthew’s picks: "Believing in Magic: The Psychology of Superstition," "SuperSense, " and "The Belief Instinct: The Psychology of Souls, Destiny, and the Meaning of Life"