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Throughout this episode of the Shrink Tank Podcast, our team of Shrinks discusses the 2017 summer in review. From predicting their song of the summer to guessing which movie would top the box office, the Shrinks take a look at their thoughts and review how they matched up with the season.     With summer coming to a close, our team decided to...
Are universities these days coddling the American mind? With back to school quickly approaching, today's podcast is inspired by the topics featured in the upcoming novel by Jonathan Haidt, titled The Coddling of the American Mind. Haidt's work discusses the evolution and apparent decline of the University system, and the impact this has on the social, emotional, and intellectual development of youth.  In this episode,...
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Doctor Strange, Iron Fist, and Ghost in the Shell are recent examples of Hollywood’s complicated relationship with Asian pop culture. Controversies have surrounded each project for whitewashing characters, erasing Asian characters and replacing them with Caucasian actors, or falling victim to the tried-and-true trope of white savior storyline.     Listen in as Jonathan, Dave, Frank, and Emma Kate explore Hollywood’s troubled...
Sawing logs. Counting sheep. Catching some Zzzs. Hitting the hay.   (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); However you phrase it, sleep is important for everyone. Having a healthy sleep cycle yields to both physical and psychological health benefits. That being said, sleep has a vital role in our everyday lives. On this week's episode of the Blew...
The regular crew, Dave Verhaagen, Frank Gaskill, and Jonathan Hetterly talk about the psychology of Super Hero Fatigue. Check it out on iTunes or Listen below now! Or listen here!  
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Addiction in Hollywood is a prominent part of the entertainment industry. In fact, addiction is everywhere. It's uncommon to find someone who doesn't have a connection to addiction, somehow—even if it's with the celebrities that we follow. In this episode, our Shrinks discuss the public displays of drug addiction in Hollywood. From the recent death of Mac Miller, to the overdose of...

Ep.18: Holiday Special

Shrink Tank Podcast Dave Verhaagen, Frank Gaskill, Jonathan Hetterly, and special guest Myque Harris talk about the psychology of the holiday season. Check it out on iTunes or Listen below now! Or listen here!
Known as ‘the greatest party that never happened,’ the failed luxury music festival inspired documentaries on both Netflix and Hulu that are on everyone's must-watch list. Our panel of Shrinks is discussing the psychology of the Fyre Festival founder and documentary villain, Billy McFarland, the role of FOMO (or scarcity mindset), and the power...
 In light of the approaching March Madness tournament, our panel of Shrinks center this episode on all things basketball. Joined by fellow Shrink Tank contributor, Tarik Sloussi, LPC, today's episode discusses the cultural impact of March Madness as well as the psychology behind the record-breaking athlete, LeBron James. Inspired by Tarik Sloussi's recent article, today's episode includes talking points of psychological...

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