Facebook User Types, Art of Fear, Elected Official Lies

Facebook User Types, Art of Fear, Elected Official Lies

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1351

  • Nov 18, 2017 5:00 pm
  • 2:28:47 mins

Four Types of Facebook Users (21:56) Kris Boyle, a professor of Communications at Brigham Young University. Facebook is one of the leading social media sites in the world, so we all know the different types of people on Facebook. We Facebook the friend who “shares way too much” and the friend who only post petitions for social change.  Kris Boyle was part of a study to discover how we use the social media platform and shares with us the four different type of Facebook personalities. The Art of Fear (1:10:00) Kristen Ulmer is a former extreme skier and now works with clients and speaks publicly on helping people resolve their fear and anxiety. Her recent book is The Art of Fear: Why Conquering Fear Won’t Work and What to Do Instead. Everyone experiences some type of fear, whether it be a fear of death or of public speaking. Kristen Ulmer was voted as the most fearless woman athlete in North America and was known for being the best big mountain extreme skier in the world for 12 years. She doesn’t claim that she conquered her fears, but does say that she became intimate with them. Kristen Ulmer shares with us how she made friends with her fears and also how we can do the same. Is it a problem when elected officials lie? (2:00:03) Allison Mueller, Ph.D. Candidate from the University of Illinois at Chicago. What do you do when you know your children lie to you?  How about if a politician lies to you? Do we hold them to the same standard?  Allison Mueller conducted research into how and why political lying occurs. She explains how both sides are guilty but also explains how it reveals how "flexible" with the truth we may be comfortable with.

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