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Psychosocial Distancing

Psychosocial Distancing

By Daniel Chadborn and Thomas Brooks

Welcome to the Alright-est social science podcast on the Internet! A book read/podcast where some psychologists go through open-source (if-available) psychology textbooks and offer commentary and real-world application on each topics. Sometimes with special guests!!!

Website: psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/
Thomas' Webpage: sexography.org/
Thomas' Twitter: twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy
Daniel's Twitter: twitter.com/ScienceInChaos
Theme Music By: Jordan Jones
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Episode 93: Life, the Universe, and Everything: How We Study Religion

Psychosocial DistancingJun 16, 2022

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Episode 136: Remember the Why: MLMs and Occupational Calling

Episode 136: Remember the Why: MLMs and Occupational Calling

Episode 136 of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology. We continue our discussions from the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association and bring in some post-conference interviews.


In this episode Daniel and Thomas talk with Alexa Jayne whose research on occupational calling has led to a study on MLMs and those who join them!


Original Interview Here:

https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-2-The-Call-to-MLMs-in-Religiously-Identified-Women--an-Interview-with-Alexa-Jayne-and-Bailey-Underhill-e22t446


PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Interlude Jingle by Jordan Jones

Jul 13, 202346:38
Episode 135: Stab and Scab: Tattoos as Therapy with Stephanie Johnson and Dr. Rachel Lam

Episode 135: Stab and Scab: Tattoos as Therapy with Stephanie Johnson and Dr. Rachel Lam

Episode 135 of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology. We continue our discussions from the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association and bring in some post-conference interviews.


In this episode Daniel and Thomas talk with Stephanie Johnson and Dr. Rachel Lam about their research on tattooing as therapy, it’s relation to ritual and early cultural practice, and the future of therapy integration with the healing arts.


Original Interview Here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-6-Inked-Therapy-Tattooing-and-Emotional-Wellbeing--an-Interview-with-Stephanie-Johnson-and-Dr--Rachel-Lam-e22t4te


PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Interlude Jingle by Jordan Jones

Jul 06, 202301:06:54
RMPA Supercut 4: Two Interviews on Identity in Online Spaces

RMPA Supercut 4: Two Interviews on Identity in Online Spaces

A bonus series of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology has us LIVE! At the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. We had the pleasure of running a mini-series of live interviews with some of the students and advising professionals in psychology from across the Rocky Mountain region!


Included in the supercut are several interviews that align with our retrospective for the week:


The Call to MLMs in Religiously Identified Women, an Interview with Alexa Jayne and Bailey Underhill


Social Media Propaganda and National Identity, an Interview with Dylin Jensen, Josh Namelka, and Dr. Julie Pynn


If you want to listen to the stand-alone interviews, use the links below:

https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-2-The-Call-to-MLMs-in-Religiously-Identified-Women--an-Interview-with-Alexa-Jayne-and-Bailey-Underhill-e22t446


https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-3-Social-Media-Propaganda-and-National-Identity--an-Interview-with-Dylin-Jensen--Josh-Namelka--and-Dr--Julie-Pynn-e22t4et


RMPA: http://www.rockymountainpsych.com/


PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones

Jun 29, 202323:22
Episode 134: RMPA Retrospectives 4: Online Identities: MLMs and Politics

Episode 134: RMPA Retrospectives 4: Online Identities: MLMs and Politics

A bonus series of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology has us LIVE! At the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. We had the pleasure of running a mini-series of live interviews with some of the students and advising professionals in psychology from across the Rocky Mountain region!


In our last retrospective episode, Thomas and Daniel talk about how online spaces influence identity. How does Facebook and other spaces bring people to MLMs and other echo chambered groups? How does Twitter and Reddit influence political identity? We may not answer these questions but we talk about them!


If you want to listen to the stand-alone interviews, use the links below:

https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-2-The-Call-to-MLMs-in-Religiously-Identified-Women--an-Interview-with-Alexa-Jayne-and-Bailey-Underhill-e22t446


https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-3-Social-Media-Propaganda-and-National-Identity--an-Interview-with-Dylin-Jensen--Josh-Namelka--and-Dr--Julie-Pynn-e22t4et


RMPA: http://www.rockymountainpsych.com/


PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones

Jun 29, 202334:00
RMPA Supercut 3: Two Amazing Interviews on Therapeutic Practice

RMPA Supercut 3: Two Amazing Interviews on Therapeutic Practice

A bonus series of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology has us LIVE! At the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. We had the pleasure of running a mini-series of live interviews with some of the students and advising professionals in psychology from across the Rocky Mountain region!


Included in the supercut are several interviews that align with our retrospective for the week:


Are 12-Steps Too Much? An Interview with Jason Petitt


Inked Therapy: Tattooing and Emotional Wellbeing, an Interview with Stephanie Johnson and Dr. Rachel Lam.


If you want to listen to the stand-alone interviews, use the links below:

https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-1-Are-12-Steps-Too-Much--An-Interview-with-Jason-Petitt-e22t3tt


https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-6-Inked-Therapy-Tattooing-and-Emotional-Wellbeing--an-Interview-with-Stephanie-Johnson-and-Dr--Rachel-Lam-e22t4te


RMPA: http://www.rockymountainpsych.com/


PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones

Jun 22, 202326:38
Episode 133: RMPA Retrospectives 3: Innovations in Therapy

Episode 133: RMPA Retrospectives 3: Innovations in Therapy

A bonus series of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology has us LIVE! At the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. We had the pleasure of running a mini-series of live interviews with some of the students and advising professionals in psychology from across the Rocky Mountain region!


In this episode, Daniel and Thomas get retrospective on two amazing interviews we have and rethinking therapy in the light of 12 step programs and non-standard clinical practice. What else could be therapy and what would we like to see at RMPA 2024.


If you want to listen to the stand-alone interviews, use the links below:

https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-1-Are-12-Steps-Too-Much--An-Interview-with-Jason-Petitt-e22t3tt


https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-6-Inked-Therapy-Tattooing-and-Emotional-Wellbeing--an-Interview-with-Stephanie-Johnson-and-Dr--Rachel-Lam-e22t4te


RMPA: http://www.rockymountainpsych.com/


PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones

Jun 22, 202335:00
RMPA Supercut 2: We Interview our own NMHU undergraduate students!

RMPA Supercut 2: We Interview our own NMHU undergraduate students!

A bonus series of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology has us LIVE! At the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. We had the pleasure of running a mini-series of live interviews with some of the students and advising professionals in psychology from across the Rocky Mountain region!


Included in the supercut are several interviews that align with our retrospective for the week:


The Heart of the Cards, an Interview with Maggie Krow


Gamifying Title IX and Sexual Knowledge, an Interview with Andromeda Day


If you want to listen to the stand-alone interviews, use the links below:


https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-8-The-Heart-of-the-Cards--an-Interview-with-Maggie-Krow-e22t5tf


https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-9-Gamifying-Title-IX-and-Sexual-Knowledge--an-Interview-with-Andromeda-Day-e22t608


RMPA: http://www.rockymountainpsych.com/


PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones

Jun 15, 202316:30
Episode 132: RMPA Retrospectives 2: Early Career Research Without Institutional Support

Episode 132: RMPA Retrospectives 2: Early Career Research Without Institutional Support

A bonus series of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology has us LIVE! At the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. We had the pleasure of running a mini-series of live interviews with some of the students and advising professionals in psychology from across the Rocky Mountain region!


In this episode, Thomas and Daniel continue our rants about the modern university and discuss research on a shoestring budget…or well, maybe even less than that as we highlight what is great : our students mostly and some of the faculty support we get.


If you want to listen to the stand-alone interviews, use the links below:


https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-8-The-Heart-of-the-Cards--an-Interview-with-Maggie-Krow-e22t5tf


https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-9-Gamifying-Title-IX-and-Sexual-Knowledge--an-Interview-with-Andromeda-Day-e22t608


RMPA: http://www.rockymountainpsych.com/


PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas’ Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas’ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Tbrooks_SexPsy

Daniel’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones

Jun 15, 202337:03
RMPA Supercut 1: Three Interviews on Student Mental Health

RMPA Supercut 1: Three Interviews on Student Mental Health

A bonus series of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology has us LIVE! At the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. We had the pleasure of running a mini-series of live interviews with some of the students and advising professionals in psychology from across the Rocky Mountain region!


Included in the supercut are several interviews that align with our retrospective for the week:


Pandemic Student Life: Anxiety, Depression, and Resiliency, an Interview with Kimberly


Indigenous Perspectives of Mental Health, an Interview with Erica Ficklin and Jennifer Yazzie


Stigma in Seeking Student Resources, an Interview with Devon Rapken and Dr. Lisa Hagan


If you want to listen to the stand-alone interviews, use the links below:

Monroe: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-4-Pandemic-Student-Life-Anxiety--Depression--and-Resiliency--an-Interview-with-Kimberly-Monroe-e22t4m1


https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-5-Indigenous-Perspectives-of-Mental-Health--an-Interview-with-Erica-Ficklin-and-Jennifer-Yazzie-e22t55t


https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-7-Stigma-in-Seeking-Student-Resources--an-Interview-with-Devon-Rapken-and-Dr--Lisa-Hagan-e22t5ip


RMPA: http://www.rockymountainpsych.com/


PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones

Jun 08, 202347:16
Episode 131: RMPA Retrospectives 1: Exploring Student Mental Health

Episode 131: RMPA Retrospectives 1: Exploring Student Mental Health

A bonus series of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology has us LIVE! At the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. We had the pleasure of running a mini-series of live interviews with some of the students and advising professionals in psychology from across the Rocky Mountain region!


In this episode Daniel and Thomas get retrospective on student mental health and the modern university. We rant a bit (more than a bit) about the issues facing the modern university that create a façade of help for students and may not help as much as they seem. It all looks good on paper until people need those services.


If you want to listen to the stand-alone interviews, use the links below:

Monroe: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-4-Pandemic-Student-Life-Anxiety--Depression--and-Resiliency--an-Interview-with-Kimberly-Monroe-e22t4m1


https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-5-Indigenous-Perspectives-of-Mental-Health--an-Interview-with-Erica-Ficklin-and-Jennifer-Yazzie-e22t55t


https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/psychosocialdistancing/episodes/Episode-RMPA-7-Stigma-in-Seeking-Student-Resources--an-Interview-with-Devon-Rapken-and-Dr--Lisa-Hagan-e22t5ip


RMPA: http://www.rockymountainpsych.com/


PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones

Jun 08, 202344:53
Episode 130: Even the Psychics Hate Mediums: Paranormal Pseudoscience

Episode 130: Even the Psychics Hate Mediums: Paranormal Pseudoscience

Episode 130 of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology moves us into a continuation of the Year of Clickbait with PSEUDOSCIENCE! This Spring we are going to be talking about pseudoscience. Who believes it? Why do they believe it? Is there a kernel of truth to some of the pseudoscientific beliefs people have? And more…


In this episode Daniel and Thomas discuss Ghost hunting as maybe the least harmful pseudoscience, the people who want to study the supernatural for real, and mediums, who might not be that harmless. It’s a casual episode to kick off the season on pseudoscience


Warning: This episode may contain some graphic information: all season we will be talking about some less than savory topics.


PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Interlude Jingle by Jordan Jones


Ask Psychology Question of the Week: is there a p factor for psychopathology?


Jun 01, 202352:27
Episode 129: Conversion “therapy”: The Non-Effective, Non-Therapy, No One Needs

Episode 129: Conversion “therapy”: The Non-Effective, Non-Therapy, No One Needs

Episode 129 of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology moves us into a continuation of the Year of Clickbait with PSEUDOSCIENCE! This Spring we are going to be talking about pseudoscience. Who believes it? Why do they believe it? Is there a kernel of truth to some of the pseudoscientific beliefs people have? And more…


In this episode Daniel and Thomas discuss conversion therapy. What it is, where it comes from, and why it exists in a realm of things that have no support, but people still push it as useful. This harmful practice is used today to a wide degree and legal in practice in 30 states. We also discuss the issues where psychology could push back and why it still exists.


Warning: This episode does contain some graphic information and some gross content and all season we will be talking about some less than savory topics.


PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Interlude Jingle by Jordan Jones


Charity 1: https://bornperfect.org/

Charity 2: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/


Articles and some basic resources

https://www.apa.org/pi/lgbt/resources/policy/conversion-therapy-facts.pdf


https://news.un.org/en/story/2022/02/1112242


May 25, 202301:03:36
Episode 128: Don’t Eat That: Raw, Carnivore, and Only Air Diets…

Episode 128: Don’t Eat That: Raw, Carnivore, and Only Air Diets…

Episode 128 of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology moves us into a continuation of the Year of Clickbait with PSEUDOSCIENCE! This Spring we are going to be talking about pseudoscience. Who believes it? Why do they believe it? Is there a kernel of truth to some of the pseudoscientific beliefs people have? And more…


In this episode Daniel and Thomas shift from things you shouldn’t drink to things you shouldn't eat. The raw meat diet, the carnivore diet, and breatharians all fall into our crosshairs as pseudoscience. Are they as bad as the last things we’ve discussed? Are they as weird as urine therapy? Probably not as weird, but just as potentially harmful as the rest. So, just like with bleach, there are some things we shouldn’t be consuming.


Warning: This episode does contain some graphic information and some gross content and all season we will be talking about some less than savory topics.


PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Interlude Jingle by Jordan Jones


Ask Psychology Question of the Week: For those who have an inner monologue for near 100% of the time, how do you deal with it?


Articles and some basic resources

https://chgeharvard.org/harvard-study-on-the-carnivore-diet/

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/psych-unseen/201708/breathariansor-believe-anythings

Video on Breatharians: https://youtu.be/WWRniMqhr00

May 18, 202358:10
Episode 127: Don’t Drink That: Turpentine and Other Pseudoscientific "cures"

Episode 127: Don’t Drink That: Turpentine and Other Pseudoscientific "cures"

Episode 127 of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology moves us into a continuation of the Year of Clickbait with PSEUDOSCIENCE! This Spring we are going to be talking about pseudoscience. Who believes it? Why do they believe it? Is there a kernel of truth to some of the pseudoscientific beliefs people have? And more…


In this episode Daniel and Thomas talk about spectrum of medical history to naturopath pseudoscience religion through a number of poisonous substances that some people say drinking can cure all your maladies. From the history of turpentine as a cure to the rise of industrial bleaching agents as a miracle supplement and “sacrament”, to the spirituality of Shivambu or urine therapy where people consume, wash, and engage in other practices with a dangerous natural waste product.


Warning: This episode does contain some graphic information and some gross content and all season we will be talking about some less than savory topics.


PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Interlude Jingle by Jordan Jones


Ask Psychology Question of the Week: What research stands the test of time in light of the replication crisis?


Articles and some basic resources

https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/medicine-doesnt-come-from-the-hardware-store-dont-drink-turpentine/

https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/turpentine-the-fountain-of-youth-according-to-dr-jennifer-daniels/

https://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/danger-dont-drink-miracle-mineral-solution-or-similar-products

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/investigations/2020/09/04/church-leader-sons-jailed-defying-fda-touting-coronavirus-cure/5660825002/

https://www.dailydot.com/unclick/urine-therapy-facebook-groups/

May 11, 202301:20:57
Episode RMPA 9: Gamifying Title IX and Sexual Knowledge, an Interview with Andromeda Day

Episode RMPA 9: Gamifying Title IX and Sexual Knowledge, an Interview with Andromeda Day

A bonus series of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology has us LIVE! At the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. We had the pleasure of running a mini-series of live interviews with some of the students and advising professionals in psychology from across the Rocky Mountain region!

In this bonus mini-episode we interview Andromeda Day, who with their coauthors: Evie Cain, Dr. Sarah Tracy, Dr. Thomas Brooks, and Leon Bustos presented “Sexual Consent Information Through Gamifying Leads to Increased Retained Knowledge” at RMPA.


RMPA: http://www.rockymountainpsych.com/

PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones

Apr 23, 202307:34
Episode RMPA 8: The Heart of the Cards, an Interview with Maggie Krow

Episode RMPA 8: The Heart of the Cards, an Interview with Maggie Krow

A bonus series of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology has us LIVE! At the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. We had the pleasure of running a mini-series of live interviews with some of the students and advising professionals in psychology from across the Rocky Mountain region!

In this bonus mini episode we interview Maggie Krow, who with her advisor and co-author…us…Thomas Brooks and Daniel Chadborn presented “The Heart of the Cards: A Pilot Study on Tarot Readings” at RMPA.


RMPA: http://www.rockymountainpsych.com/

PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones

Apr 23, 202306:20
Episode RMPA 7: Stigma in Seeking Student Resources, an Interview with Devon Rapken and Dr. Lisa Hagan

Episode RMPA 7: Stigma in Seeking Student Resources, an Interview with Devon Rapken and Dr. Lisa Hagan

A bonus series of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology has us LIVE! At the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. We had the pleasure of running a mini-series of live interviews with some of the students and advising professionals in psychology from across the Rocky Mountain region!

In this bonus mini episode we interview with Devon Rapken and Dr. Lisa Hagan, who with their co-authors: Madison Barber, Salina Shafli, Holly Solomon, and Madison Murdock, presented ““I don’t want people to know”: Identifying How Stigma Plays a Role in Using Campus Resources” at RMPA


RMPA: http://www.rockymountainpsych.com/

PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones

Apr 23, 202314:50
Episode RMPA 5: Indigenous Perspectives of Mental Health, an Interview with Erica Ficklin and Jennifer Yazzie.

Episode RMPA 5: Indigenous Perspectives of Mental Health, an Interview with Erica Ficklin and Jennifer Yazzie.

A bonus series of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology has us LIVE! At the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. We had the pleasure of running a mini-series of live interviews with some of the students and advising professionals in psychology from across the Rocky Mountain region!

In this bonus mini episode we interview Erica Ficklin and Jennifer Yazzie, who with their co-author Rachel Killgore presented “Indigenous Perspectives of Mental Health” at RMPA, With Special Guest Host: Dr. Sarah Tracy!


RMPA: http://www.rockymountainpsych.com/

PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones


Apr 23, 202313:42
Episode RMPA 6: Inked Therapy: Tattooing and Emotional Wellbeing, an Interview with Stephanie Johnson and Dr. Rachel Lam.

Episode RMPA 6: Inked Therapy: Tattooing and Emotional Wellbeing, an Interview with Stephanie Johnson and Dr. Rachel Lam.

A bonus series of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology has us LIVE! At the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. We had the pleasure of running a mini-series of live interviews with some of the students and advising professionals in psychology from across the Rocky Mountain region!

In this bonus mini episode we interview Stephanie Johnson and Dr. Rachel Lam, who presented “The Influences of Tattooing on Emotional Wellbeing” at RMPA.


RMPA: http://www.rockymountainpsych.com/

PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones


Apr 23, 202316:42
Episode RMPA 4: Pandemic Student Life: Anxiety, Depression, and Resiliency, an Interview with Kimberly Monroe

Episode RMPA 4: Pandemic Student Life: Anxiety, Depression, and Resiliency, an Interview with Kimberly Monroe

A bonus series of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology has us LIVE! At the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. We had the pleasure of running a mini-series of live interviews with some of the students and advising professionals in psychology from across the Rocky Mountain region!

In this bonus mini episode we interview Kimberly Monroe, who with her advisor Dr. Nancy Karlin presented “General Anxiety, Covid Anxiety, Depression, Resiliency, and the Emerging Adult Students” at RMPA. Multi-year data collection study investigating anxiety, depression, COVID-19 worry and resiliency in undergraduate students from 2020-2022. Results indicate mild to moderate anxiety, depression, and minimal COVID-19 worry. With Special Guest Host: Dr. Sarah Tracy!


RMPA: http://www.rockymountainpsych.com/

PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones


Apr 23, 202316:29
Episode RMPA 3: Social Media Propaganda and National Identity, an Interview with Dylin Jensen, Josh Namelka, and Dr. Julie Pynn

Episode RMPA 3: Social Media Propaganda and National Identity, an Interview with Dylin Jensen, Josh Namelka, and Dr. Julie Pynn

A bonus series of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology has us LIVE! At the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. We had the pleasure of running a mini-series of live interviews with some of the students and advising professionals in psychology from across the Rocky Mountain region!

In this bonus mini episode we interview Dylin Jensen, Josh Namelka, and Dr. Julie Pynn who presented “Who Do They Want Me to Be? A Look at Social Media Propaganda and Its Effect on National Identity” at RMPA. This study investigates the effects of social media propaganda on national identity. Results show that sense of national identity decreased after exposure to left or right-wing social media.


RMPA: http://www.rockymountainpsych.com/

PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones


Apr 23, 202310:43
Episode RMPA 2: The Call to MLMs in Religiously Identified Women, an Interview with Alexa Jayne and Bailey Underhill

Episode RMPA 2: The Call to MLMs in Religiously Identified Women, an Interview with Alexa Jayne and Bailey Underhill

A bonus series of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology has us LIVE! At the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. We had the pleasure of running a mini-series of live interviews with some of the students and advising professionals in psychology from across the Rocky Mountain region!

In this bonus mini episode we interview Alexa Jayne and Bailey Underill, who with their advisor Dr. Bryan Dik presented “The Call to Sell: A Qualitative Exploration of Calling for Religiously Identified Women in Multi-Level Marketing” at RMPA.


RMPA: http://www.rockymountainpsych.com/

PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones


Apr 23, 202310:15
Episode RMPA 1: Are 12-Steps Too Much? An Interview with Jason Petitt
Apr 23, 202313:23
Episode 126: Don’t Give Boys Lavender Oil and Other Lessons About Essential Oils

Episode 126: Don’t Give Boys Lavender Oil and Other Lessons About Essential Oils

Episode 126 of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology moves us into a continuation of the Year of Clickbait with PSEUDOSCIENCE! This Spring we are going to be talking about pseudoscience. Who believes it? Why do they believe it? Is there a kernel of truth to some of the pseudoscientific beliefs people have? And more…

In this episode we discuss the secret world of essential oils while testing new equipment live at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association. Daniel and Thomas talk about the bit of truth behind some oils, the rise of religious multi-level marketing companies pushing their oils to cure everything under the sun, and the dangers of over exposure and misuse of these ‘cures’. We also use the c-word (cults…) and whether or not they apply and muse on the claims by some past members on whether or not one of these MLMs is secretly run by the devil!

Warning: This episode may contain some graphic information and all season we will be talking about some less than savory topics.

PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Interlude Jingle by Jordan Jones

Ask Psychology Question of the Week: Book Recommendations?

https://www.webmd.com/children/news/20160513/more-children-accidently-poisoned-by-essential-oils

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/stephaniemcneal/young-living-essential-oils-satanic

https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2020/3/26/21187035/mlms-coronavirus-recruit-young-living-doterra-essential-oils

Genetically Modified Skeptic on Essential Oils:

GMS Young Living: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsDrIAsVgTQ

GMS More on Essential Oils: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yG0N0rMaWxQ

Apr 22, 202355:08
Episode 125: Diluting the Truth: Homeopathy and Supplements

Episode 125: Diluting the Truth: Homeopathy and Supplements

Episode 125 of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology moves us into a continuation of the Year of Clickbait with PSEUDOSCIENCE! This Spring we are going to be talking about pseudoscience. Who believes it? Why do they believe it? Is there a kernel of truth to some of the pseudoscientific beliefs people have? And more…


In this episode we discuss homeopathic remedies and the mass market of vitamin supplements. While on one hand you have vitamins and herbal supplements that can offer some benefits the placebo market of homeopathic cures runs the spectrum of inert sugar water to harmful poison. Is there some science to support these wild claims? Do you really need that much vitamin C? How much does something have to be diluted in order to still be effective? All this and more in this episode of Psychosocial Distancing.


Warning: This episode may contain some graphic information and all season we will be talking about some less than savory topics.


PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Interlude Jingle by Jordan Jones


Ask Psychology Question of the Week: What is something you wish you knew before you applied for a lab coordinator position that you know now?


https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11229-022-03882-w


https://centerforinquiry.org/learning-resources/explaining-homeopathy/


https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/2021/12/do-you-need-dietary-supplements


https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/do-you-need-a-daily-supplement


https://www.pennmedicine.org/updates/blogs/health-and-wellness/2020/february/the-truth-about-supplements


https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/does-vitamin-c-help-with-colds#TOC_TITLE_HDR_2


Apr 13, 202301:06:33
Episode 124: Pressure Points: Reiki, Reflexology, and Chiropractic

Episode 124: Pressure Points: Reiki, Reflexology, and Chiropractic

Episode 124 of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology moves us into a continuation of the Year of Clickbait with PSEUDOSCIENCE! This Spring we are going to be talking about pseudoscience. Who believes it? Why do they believe it? Is there a kernel of truth to some of the pseudoscientific beliefs people have? And more…

In this episode we discuss the spectrum of pressure points and chi manipulation, from Reiki and Reflexology to the interesting past of Chiropractic. Learn how D.D. Palmer, a true “life goals” aesthetics guru got the idea for Chiropractic and more. We also talk about the social pressures that may drive people to seek out pseudo-medicine and the difference between the massage/chiropractic practitioner who can help with pain and the ones running a massive industry and grift and anti-vax propaganda!


Warning: This episode may contain some graphic information and all season we will be talking about some less than savory topics.  


PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Interlude Jingle by Jordan Jones

Ask Psychology Question of the Week: Is there a term for people who are so attached to their trauma it becomes part of their Identity?

Videos and Articles:

CalJam Undercover: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUZxgwAzQYs

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3743646/pdf/jcca57_3_205.pdf

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/oct/09/anti-vaccine-chiropractors-covid-sow-misinformation

https://apnews.com/article/anti-virus-chiropractors-rising-force-misinformation-02b347767b45cab1d6d532be03c57529

Apr 07, 202301:12:18
Episode 123: Revenge of the Victorians: Semen Retention and NoFap
Mar 30, 202301:07:56
Episode 122: The ABCs of Wolf People
Mar 24, 202301:05:51
Episode 121: Blind Justice: Eyewitnesses, Polygraphs, and the “Truth” Between the Lies
Mar 16, 202358:53
Episode 120: Atlantean Truthers vs. Big Archeology

Episode 120: Atlantean Truthers vs. Big Archeology

Mar 09, 202301:14:57
Episode 119: Astrology with Extra Steps…Part II: Enneagram
Mar 02, 202301:09:47
Episode 118: Typological Nonsense: Essentialist Pseudopsychology
Feb 23, 202301:16:08
Episode 117: Mesmer, Gall, and Modern Pseudopsychologies
Feb 16, 202301:14:19
Episode 116: Getting That MBIG (Dip) Energy

Episode 116: Getting That MBIG (Dip) Energy

Episode 116 of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology moves us into a continuation of the Year of Clickbait with PSEUDOSCIENCE! This Spring we are going to be talking about pseudoscience. Who believes it? Why do they believe it? Is there a kernel of truth to some of the pseudoscientific beliefs people have? And more…

In this episode Thomas and Daniel discuss psychology related pseudoscience: parapsychology, pseudo-belief, and handwriting analysis. Psychology is rife with things that seem to make sense but have no merit in research or actual reality. On one hand we discuss the history of parapsychology and attempts to codify the unknown in grounded research. On the other hand we examine graphology, a field that, like the Meyers-Briggs, just isn’t valid in modern psychology but is still used today. Both as well, are super popular in the U.K. compared to the U.S.

Warning: This episode contains some graphic information and all season we will be talking about some less than savory topics.

PSD Website: https://psychosocialdistancingpodcast.com/

Thomas' Webpage: https://sexography.org/

Thomas' Twitter: https://twitter.com/TBrooks_SexPsy

Daniel's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceInChaos

Intro and Outro Theme and Bias Jingle by Jordan Jones

Some Links:

https://daily.jstor.org/graphology-isnt-real-science/

https://psycnet.apa.org/record/1987-12092-001

Ask Psychology Question of the Week: Cognition in Aliens (Deleted) and “Referring to the BIG 5, is high neuroticism necessarily a bad thing…?”

Feb 09, 202301:14:54
Episode 115: Pseudo-Stuff: Slow Science and Quick B.S.
Feb 02, 202301:10:33
Episode 114: Trauma, Biology, or Society? Nature vs. Nurture in Serial Killers

Episode 114: Trauma, Biology, or Society? Nature vs. Nurture in Serial Killers

Warning: This episode contains some graphic information and all season we will be talking about some less than savory topics.

Episode 114 of our book read/podcast covering major topics in various fields of psychology moves us into a continuation of the Year of Clickbait with FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY/PSYCHOLOGY OF SERIAL KILLERS! This Fall we are going to discuss forensic psychology, serial killers, and the worst of human behavior. We are joined all season by Dr. Sarah Tracy, a counseling psychologist who teaches and engages with the study of serial killers.

In this episode we discuss different antecedents that lead to serial killers to be who they are. There aren’t any specific conclusions but a number a different factors that lead to a perfect storm. Head trauma, the MAOA warrior “gene”, social difference, lead in the atmosphere, sexual repression, and much much more are mused upon in trying to pin down what might cause this behavior and th