ADHD, Gaming, and Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria

Feb. 1, 2023

Dr. Carrie, a psychologist who specializes in kids with ADHD, sits down to give us a full run-down of ADHD. She busts myths, shares fascinating new research, and expands our understanding of ADHD. Dr. Carrie also does a deep…

Inflammation, Cancer, and COVID

Jan. 18, 2023

Dr. Yas, an immunologist, shares her expertise in research related to cancer and transplants. She also corrects misconceptions surrounding our immune system and autoimmune problems. Dr. Yas also provides unique insight into …

Insomnia, OutKast, Sleep Anxiety

Jan. 4, 2023

Dr. Kristen Casey, a licensed psychologist, introduces us to the world of sleep psychology, especially related to insomnia. We discussed definitions of insomnia, medical problems and sleep, sleeping in different rooms from p…

Satellites, Whales, and Space

Dec. 21, 2022

Noemi Marsico, a hydrologist, introduced us to the world of satellites and remote sensors. She gives examples of the amazing things many fields can do with satellites, including watching climate change and even informing arc…

Frenchies, Capybaras, and Pitbulls

Dec. 7, 2022

This week Dr. Zonram Liao introduced the new world of vet medicine! He corrected common misconceptions, explained why treatments might be expensive, and shared cool new breakthroughs. Dr. Liao also shared struggles the field…

Unpopular Opinions Holiday Episode

Nov. 23, 2022

This short episode will be great as a background for whatever you have going on this week! I asked my Instagram followers what they wanted me to cover in a brief episode while on break this week, and they overwhelmingly said…

Biology, Diabetes, and YouTube

Nov. 9, 2022

Dr. Vanessa, a science communicator, talks about the importance of educating the public about new research in ways that everyone can understand and find interesting. She also shares more specifically why biology is important…

Tuskegee, Milgram, and Moral Psychology

Oct. 26, 2022

This is a solo episode where I discuss ethics in psychology, mental health, and medicine. I also review horrifying historical examples of experiments that reflect our collective values. I also make an argument against our ap…

Serotonin, Gut Health, and St. John's Wart

Oct. 12, 2022

Dr. Nicole Lippman-Barile, a clinical psychologist, shares all about her unique expertise in the intersection between gut health and mental health. She breaks down helpful and interesting research about what we know and don'…

Call to Action: Medical Residency

Sept. 27, 2022

Dr. Laura Vater, a physician, shed light on the horrific working conditions that medical residents sometimes face from multiple sources. She also discusses examples of working conditions and consequences, including ones that…

Alzheimer's, ALS, and Conversion Disorder/FNS

Sept. 14, 2022

Dr. Michael Kentris, a neurologist, corrects misconceptions and shares updated research about many important illnesses, including dementia and ALS. He also shares fascinating insights into functional neurological disorder (f…

Stalking, Mass Shootings, and Threat Assessment

Aug. 31, 2022

The first episode of the new season features Dr. Stephanie Leite, a forensic psychologist who specializes in threat assessments. She explains all about these specific assessments, shares new research, and corrects misconcept…

Two Tori's and a Threesome REMIX

May 25, 2022

To end this amazing season, I'm re-releasing the Two Tori's and a Threesome episode! We could also use some light-hearted and fun education right now, especially on this topic. Additionally, the Tori's have started their own…

Narcissists, The Media, and BPD

May 4, 2022

Many people are hearing some diagnoses for the first time because of the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard case. In this solo episode, I correct some misconceptions and confusion surrounding terms and provide historical context. I…

Trans Youth, Orthorexia, and Chronic Illness

April 20, 2022

Dr. Jessica Rabon is a clinical psychologist working in an adolescent medicine hospital. She busted myths regarding teens who are trans, teens with eating disorders, and teens with chronic illness. This is a great episode to…

Influencers, Marketing, and Psychology

April 6, 2022

Dr. Annie met with me again to share important marketing strategies that various health/wellness influencers utilize on social media to encourage people to purchase their products. This has become particularly sticky for the…

Anti-Psychiatry, ECT, "Homosexuality"

March 24, 2022

This is the first solo episode of the season! I was inspired to devote an episode on the complexities of psychiatry, including the dark history and current supports. As usual, social media flames black-and-white thinking. Wh…

NCIS, Autopsies, and Medical Examiners

March 9, 2022

Have you ever wondered what the day-to-day looks like in the life of a medical examiner? What would Abby from NCIS do in real life? Also, what is forensic pathology? How do people determine cause of death during COVID-19? …

"Tinder Swindler", Psychopaths, and Pedophiles

Feb. 23, 2022

Dr. Lina Haji, a forensic psychologist, educates us on the field of forensic psychology and a variety of topics, including pedophilia/sexual offenses, psychopathy, reason of insanity evaluations, and much more! She also give…

Epigenetics, Drug Use, and Social Isolation

Feb. 9, 2022

Paige Lemen, a current PhD student, educated us about social determinants of health and health disparities, specifically related to substance/drug use and social isolation. We also peel back layers of onion of academia and d…

Racial Trauma, Black Masculinity, and K.O.S.

Jan. 26, 2022

Dr. Steven Kniffley, Jr. met with me to discuss his expertise in racial trauma and Black masculinity. What's the difference between PTSD and racial trauma? How does Black masculinity differ that masculinity we typically cons…

Keto, Food Deserts, and Intermittent Fasting

Jan. 8, 2022

This episode I met with Kayla Proctor Hatch, a registered dietitian, to bust nutrition myths! What does the science say about the ketogenic diet and intermittent fasting? Listen to the episode to learn more! She also discuse…

Pregnancy, Tantrums, and Gentle Parenting

Dec. 29, 2021

Dr. Jenicka Engler sat with me to talk all about perinatal/postpartum care, parenting, preventing tantrums, sleep training, ADHD/autism in children, and so much more! She provides a refreshing combination of lived experience…

COVID Workplace, Gig Economy, and the Future

Dec. 15, 2021

I met with Dr. Linda Weidenstedt, a sociology researcher in Sweden who has been studying work, empowerment, and a sense of meaning. We discuss all these topics and the unique opportunities that have risen due to COVID-19 and…