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New Mind Changers Episodes!

The BBC’s Radio 4 program Mind Changers, hosted by Claudia Hammond (above), has returned with several all knew episodes dedicated to the history of twentieth century psychology. Now available to listen to online are three episodes that explore the work of James Pennebaker, Abraham Maslow, and Anna Freud, respectively. Full descriptions of these episodes follow below.

James Pennebaker and Expressive Writing

Claudia Hammond returns with the history of psychology series examining the work of the people who have changed our understanding of the human mind. This week she meets the American social psychologist, James Pennebaker, to discuss his work on expressive writing.

Pennebaker’s ground-breaking experiment was published in 1986; he showed that simply writing about one’s emotions can significantly improve one’s health. His work revolutionised how emotions are viewed within psychology. Continue reading New Mind Changers Episodes!

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Freud and Psychoanalysis Videos

A couple of Freud and psychoanalysis videos have been posted online. The first features footage of Sigmund Freud, narrated by his daughter Anna Freud. The second video is a segment of a documentary on psychoanalysis from the 1940s. Enjoy!

Freud – Old Footage from Robin van Emden on Vimeo.

Freud – Psychoanalysis, 40s Documentary from Robin van Emden on Vimeo.

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