Video Games and PTSD, Spirituality and Happiness, Betrayal
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 564
- May 12, 2015 1:00 pm
- 2:17:50 mins
Video Games and PTSD (12:35) Dr. Carmen Russoniello, director East Carolina University’s Center for Applied Psychophysiology, former marine machine gunner and decorated Vietnam combat veteran, also directs a biofeedback program for Wounded Warrior Marines at Camp Lejeune. Dr. Russoniello talks about his research which combines video gaming technology and biofeedback techniques to help veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder. Why Kids Who Believe in Something Are Happier (59:57) Dr. Lisa Miller is a Professor of Psychology and Education, Director of Clinical Psychology, and Director of the Spirituality and Mind Body Institute at Teachers College Columbia University. Today she discusses positive psychology and how spirituality can be a key to happiness. Why Betrayal Hurts So Much (1:45:31) Dr. Susan Krauss Whitbourne received her Ph.D. in developmental psychology from Columbia University. She is a professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, talks about an experiment that tests people’s trust reactions in response to betrayal and the science behind breaking and earning trust.