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The Science of Successful Negotiating, with Harvard's Dr. Michael Wheeler
Welcome to Amy Alkon's HumanLab: The Science Between Us, with Amy Alkon interviewing the luminaries of behavioral science. There have been two major schools on negotiating -- Ury, Fisher and Patton's "win-win"/"relationships are everything" approa…
Sex therapist Dr. Brandy Engler on men's and women's unspoken erotic desires
Welcome to Amy Alkon's HumanLab: The Science Between Us, a weekly show with the luminaries of behavioral science.  What do men want? In bed and out? What do women want? How does this all tie together? (And who’s getting tied up?) These are just a…
How To Live Happily Single, with Dr. Eric Klinenberg
Amy Alkon's HumanLab -- The Science Between Us, a weekly show with the luminaries of behavioral science. On tonight's show, noted sociologist Dr. Eric Klinenberg discusses why remaining unmarried and living alone have increasing appeal and what th…
Mark Sanborn: Fred 2.0—how to live, work, and be extraordinary
HumanLab: The Science Between Us, with Amy Alkon interviewing the luminaries of behavioral science. Unlike the guests on almost all of my shows, my guest tonight is actually not a scientist -- he's business consultant, public speaker, and best-sel…
Dr. Kermyt Anderson on the dad effect - how fatherhood transforms men & children
Welcome to Amy Alkon's HumanLab: The Science Between Us, a weekly show with the luminaries of behavioral science. On this show, anthropologist Dr. Kermyt Anderson will lay out what the research says about fathers, stepfathers, grandparents, and ho…
Evolutionary Rationality: Dr. Vladas Griskevicius on how we make wiser choices
Welcome to Amy Alkon's HumanLab: The Science Between Us, interviewing the luminaries of behavioral science. Decisions that we make that seem stupid can actually make a lot of evolutionary sense, meaning that they would have made sense in the ances…
Flirt Science: Amy Alkon & Dr. Jennifer Verdolin on how to flirt like a master
HumanLab: The Science Between Us, with Amy Alkon and Dr. Jennifer Verdolin. Science-based advice columnist and author Amy Alkon and animal behaviorist and author Dr. Jennifer Verdolin lay out science news you can use to solve your relationship pro…
Low-carb pioneers Dr. Michael Eades & Dr. Mary Dan Eades
Welcome to Amy Alkon's HumanLab: The Science Between Us, interviewing the luminaries of behavioral science. Low-carb pioneers Dr. Michael Eades and Dr. Mary Dan Eades are my guests this week. Since the 1980s, they have been behind evidence-based w…
Science-Based Parenting Techniques, With Dr. Alan Kazdin
Amy Alkon's HumanLab -- The Science Between Us, featuring the luminaries of behavioral science. It turns out some of the ways parents think they’ll get their kids to behave -- by berating, threatening, and punishing them -- are actually the least …
The Science of Self-Motivation with Dr. Edward Deci
Welcome to Amy Alkon's HumanLab: The Science Between Us, a weekly show with the luminaries of behavioral science. Many people seem to think that the most effective motivation comes from outside of us, that motivating is something one person does t…
The Neuroscience Of How Touch Drives Emotions & Behavior, with Dr. David Linden
Welcome to Amy Alkon's HumanLab: The Science Between Us, a weekly show with the luminaries of behavioral science. On this show, neuroscientist David Linden takes us on a journey from our fingertips to our funparts and explains how huge an influenc…
The Upside Of "Dark Side" Emotions with Dr. Todd Kashdan
Welcome to Amy Alkon's HumanLab: The Science Between Us, a weekly show with the luminaries of behavioral science.  This is a show on how the negative can be positive -- on how we actually need the emotions that make us uncomfortable. They make us …
Ethical Polyamory with Therapist Dossie Easton
Welcome to Amy Alkon's HumanLab: The Science Between Us, a weekly show with the luminaries of behavioral science and psychotherapy. Dossie Easton is co-author of a terrific book, "The Ethical Slut," that I've been recommending for years to people …
Low-Carb, High-Fat: Nina Teicholz on why you should eat butter, meat, and cheese
Welcome to Amy Alkon's HumanLab: The Science Between Us, a weekly show with the luminaries of behavioral science...and this week, a top investigative science journalist. Saturated fat is your friend. Really.  It turns out everything we've been to…
"Mindful Anger" with Dr. Andrea Brandt
Amy Alkon's HumanLab -- The Science Between Us, a weekly show with the luminaries of behavioral science and therapy. Whether you're an anger venter or an anger withholder (or something in between), this is a show for you.  My guest tonight, thera…
Dr. Sam Sommers on the science of context -- for living, loving, working smarter
Welcome to HumanLab: The Science Between Us, with Amy Alkon interviewing the luminaries of behavioral science. Context is everything, Tufts psychology professor Dr. Sam Sommers explains. What we believe, how we behave, and even how we see ourselve…
The science on the benefits of giving with Wharton's Dr. Adam Grant
Welcome to HumanLab: The Science Between Us, with Amy Alkon interviewing the luminaries of behavioral science. Wharton organizational psychologist Dr. Adam Grant talks about his terrific book, "Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success," …
Debunking Happiness Myths, with Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky
HumanLab -- The Science Between Us, a weekly show with the luminaries of behavioral science. Psychologist Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky, who researchest happiness, explains that we are actually very poor predictors of what makes us happy or unhappy. Of co…
Sexual confidence for women, with Dr. Beth Montemurro
Welcome to Amy Alkon's HumanLab: The Science Between Us, a weekly show with the luminaries of behavioral science. Tonight’s show is about women and sexual power -- why some women feel like passive participants in their sex lives and why and how ot…
Getting The Girl -- The Ev Psych Approach, with Dr. Geoffrey Miller
HumanLab -- The Science Between Us: Amy Alkon interviews the luminaries of behavioral science on how their research can help us have the lives we want. On this show is evolutionary psychologist Dr. Geoffrey Miller, who lays out the realities from …
The science-based exercise that requires only 15 minutes a week, with Fred Hahn
It's Amy Alkon's HumanLab -- The Science Between Us. On this show, exercise trainer and rehab expert Fred Hahn explains why slow-speed strength training, for just a few minutes a week, will make you healthier than that fitness fanatic who spends h…
Mating Intelligence -- with Dr. Glenn Geher and Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman
Welcome to Amy Alkon's HumanLab: The Science Between Us, a weekly show with the luminaries of behavioral science and the therapy world.  You can actually improve your mating intelligence -- and your ability to meet, date, and have sex and relation…
The Science of Winning and Losing with Ashley Merryman
Welcome to Amy Alkon's HumanLab: The Science Between Us, a weekly show with the luminaries of behavioral science and the therapy world.  Competition can be seen as ugly and divisive but it’s actually an essential element in driving us to do and be…
Mark Sanborn: Fred 2.0—how to live, work, & be extraordinary
HumanLab: The Science Between Us, with Amy Alkon interviewing the luminaries of behavioral science. Unlike the guests on almost all of my shows, my guest tonight is actually not a scientist -- he's business consultant, public speaker, and best-sel…
Attachment Science: How To Find And Keep Love with Dr. Amir Levine
HumanLab: The Science Between Us, with Amy Alkon interviewing the luminaries of behavioral science. This show will help you use the new field of adult attachment science to find love -- or to keep and even vastly improve the relationship you have.…
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Podcast Details
Started
Oct 31st, 2011
Latest Episode
May 20th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
261
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour

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