Politics, Can Music Change Mood, Facebook Unhappiness
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 4, Episode 53
- Mar 23, 2015 1:00 pm
- 2:18:05 mins
Political Insider: Oil Politics (10:40) Joe Cannon, CEO of Fuel Freedom Foundation, former Chairman of the Utah Republican Party, past assistant administrator in the US EPA, and editor of the Deseret News. Joe talks current political news including issues in the Middle East and oil. What it takes to run for president and is the money involved good for the process. How the Music You Choose Can Change Your Mood (1:09:47) Dr. Jacob Jolij, received his MSc in Psychology and PhD from the University of Amsterdam, is a assistant professor of cognitive psychology and neuroscience at the University of Groningen, Netherlands discusses his research about how music affects our perspective. Is Facebook Making Us All Feel Unhappy? (1:46:07) Dr. Baker earned her Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Arizona and specializes in research on virtue ethics. She has taught at Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill, and looks to ancient ethical theories as positive examples of how ethics ought to be done today. Dr. Baker discuss her research in to the effect of Facebook and social media on our happiness.