The Psychology Report

Mental health in public life: Is the experience of politicians and how we make policy intertwined?

Sarb Johal Sep 03, 2018

Many societies are experiencing significant increases in those reporting mental health difficulties and illnesses, but face systemic obstacles in helping their communities’ to deal with these problems. The WHO report on Mental health: New Understandings, New Hope identified mental health as possibly posing the most difficult and acute health care challenge of the twenty-first century. The report goes on to … Read More

Is human language underpinned by gestures?

Sarb Johal Jul 16, 2018

  In this Psychology Report, I am interviewing renowned psychologist Emeritus Professor Michael Corballis. He has recently won the Rutherford Medal from the Royal Society of New Zealand for his work on asymmetry of the brain, but also his work on language, and that’s what I’m focusing on today in our interview. One view … Read More

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How does photography change our experience of life?

Sarb Johal Jun 04, 2018

 In this episode I talk with Assistant Professor Alixandra Barasch, based in the Stern Business School, New York University, USA about taking photographs.  For many of you listening to this podcast, taking photos of things and people in our lives has become much more common. Understanding how the act … Read More