Wednesday, January 22, 2020
The Psychology of Joaquin Phoenix Joaquin Phoenix’s portrayal of The Joker in the upcoming film is bringing talks of Oscar buzz. The Joker’s complex characteristics have us wanting to dive deeper into a psychological look at Joaquin Phoenix, including a rocky childhood, his traumatic loss of his brother, and how these events have shaped his acting career and new life...
Our pets can do wonders for our mental health, so it's no surprise that emotional support animals are growing in popularity.
Are Emotional Support Animals Encouraging Dependent Behavior? Pets can do wonders for our mental health, so it's no surprise that emotional support animals are growing in popularity. In increasingly stressful times, the increased use of emotional support animals says a lot about our culture's coping skills and techniques. On today's episode, we're discussing how emotional support animals highlight the psychological concept...
Why don't we learn from history? Early in the month of August, an explosion at a Russian missile testing site last week killed at least seven people and caused widespread fears of a radiation leak. This fear is completely sensible, considering the national tragedy of Chernobyl. On today's episode, we're discussing the psychology of history repeating itself, why changing behavior...
The recent scandal and death of Jeffrey Epstein has brought an onslaught of public speculation. Therapists analyze Epstein's deviant behavior.
Jeffrey Epstein's Deviant Behavior, Analyzed by Therapists The recent scandal and death of Jeffrey Epstein has brought an onslaught of public speculation. On today's episode, we're discussing the psychological structure of Jeffrey Epstein, the numerous conspiracy theories related to the death of Jeffrey Epstein, the correlations of power and money, and more... Listen to 'Jeffrey Epstein's Deviant Behavior, Analyzed by Therapists' here,...
In light of the new Taylor Swift album Lover, our panel of Shrinks discusses why everyone loves, or love to hate, Taylor Swift.
Why Does Everyone Love - Or Love To Hate - Taylor Swift? In light of the new Taylor Swift album Lover, our panel of Shrinks tackles the country-pop crossover star. On today's episode, our panel of Shrinks will be discussing transformations which are represented in the new Taylor Swift album Lover, her newly public motives behind LGBTQ+ advocacy, as well as...
Whether you believe in astrology or not, chances are that you’ve read your horoscope at least once. But, do you take astrology seriously?
Do You Take Astrology Seriously? Whether you believe in astrology or not, chances are that you’ve read your horoscope at least once before in your life. So, do you take astrology seriously? Let us know in the comments below! Our panel of Shrinks welcomes special guest and producer of the Shrink Tank Podcast, Mariel Butler. On today's episode, we're discussing how...
Due to recent events, this episode tackles the psychology of guns, gun control, and why Americans can't seem to find common ground about the topic. In today's podcast, our panel of Shrinks discusses why people are interested in guns, why guns are partisan, why our country can't make reform, and why it's so difficult for people to discuss the topic...
With the current border crisis, it's impossible to avoid the discussion of immigration. In today's podcast, our panel of Shrinks discusses the historical parallels between the Japanese internment camps after Pearl Harbour versus the current border crisis, the psychology of trauma in children, as well as mental health/public advocacy. Listen to the psychology of immigration and the border crisis below,...
I Love You, Now Die has one glaring problem: no one has mentioned the potential element of Borderline Personality Disorder.
I Love You, Now Die has one glaring problem: no one has mentioned the potential element of Borderline Personality Disorder. HBO’s docuseries I Love You, Now Die explores the real-life trial of Michelle Carter, the teenager who was tried in court over texting her boyfriend convincing him to follow through with his plan to take his own life. The docuseries...
In this episode of the Shrink Tank podcast, our panel of Shrinks breaks down the psychology of the relationships in Stranger Things 3.
  Stranger Things 3 is riddled with relationships, both platonic and romantic. In today's podcast, our panel of Shrinks is breaking down some of the psychology of this season, in particular, analyzing the relationship dynamics found in the show. Listen to the psychology of the relationships in Stranger Things 3 below, or anywhere you find podcasts! It's really interesting to watch the friendships evolve...

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