Another busy year lies behind us, and with 2017’s end comes the opportunity to look back and recap what happened. What better way to do this than to look at what you, Psychreg Podcast audience, found most interesting. Here’s the top ten list of most popular episodes. Click the title to access the episode in full.
Top 1: Homeostasis vs Heterostasis (347 views) – Dr Berney and Dr Marshall talk about Homeostasis (people seek balance and the status quo) vs Heterostasis (people are motivated to change and grow).
Top 2: History of Personality Theory (338 views) – Who are you? How would you describe yourself to a stranger? Are you extroverted or introverted? Are you optimistic or pessimistic? These traits (along with many others) help to make up our personality.
Top 3: Involuntary Childlessness With Dr Robin Hadley (212 views) – Dr Berney and Dr Marshall interview Dr Robin Hadley, a social gerontologist. Dr Hadley has a diverse history, but found a passion in the phenomenon of involuntary childlessness in ageing men. He offers background from his own life and discusses his research into this previously unexplored area.
Top 4: Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3 (210 views) – Dr Berney and Dr Marshall discuss psychometric testing and resources that offer practice tests for adults and children.
Top 5: Tic Disorders (106 views) – Dr Berney and Dr Marshall discuss twitches, tics, and tic disorders.
Top 6: Mental Health and Nutrition With Dr Leslie Korn (95 views) – Dr Berney and Dr Marshall interview Dr Leslie Korn, author of several books on the relationship between nutrition and mental health (Nutrition Essentials for Mental Health). Dr Korn talks about how living in a Central America rainforest led to her attending Harvard Medical School and finding a way to combine her passions of mental health and nutrition.
Top 7: Dealing With Difficult People (92 views) – Dr Berney and Dr Marshall discuss strategies for dealing with difficult people.
Top 8: The Big Five: Conscientiousness (82 views) – Conscientiousness is the degree of organisation, persistence, control and motivation in goal directed behaviour
Top 9: Helicopter Parenting vs Negotiation Parenting (81 views) – Dr Berney and Dr Marshall discuss the influence parenting style has on your child’s decision-making ability.
Top 10: Apps for Anxiety (72 views) – Dr Berney and Dr Marshall present some of the most popular apps for managing anxiety.
Dennis Relojo is the founder of Psychreg and is also the Editor-in-Chief of Psychreg Journal of Psychology. Aside from PJP, he sits on the editorial boards of peer-reviewed journals, and is a Commissioning Editor for the International Society of Critical Health Psychology. A Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society, Dennis holds a master’s degree in psychology from the University of Hertfordshire. His research interest lies in the intersection of psychology and blogging. You can connect with him through Twitter @DennisRelojo and his website.