Cyberbullying, Compassion for Yourself, Partner Traits

Cyberbullying, Compassion for Yourself, Partner Traits

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 4, Episode 63

  • Apr 3, 2015 1:00 pm
  • 2:15:24 mins

Cyberbullying (12:12) Dr. Justin Patchin, co- director of the Cyberbullying Research Center. He is a professor of Criminal Justice in at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Co-Authored the award-winning book Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying. Dr Patchin talks about what cyber bullying is and what steps need to be taken to prevent it from happening.  Be Compassionate with Yourself (57:22) Dr. Kristin Neff, Associate Professor of Human Development, Culture and Learning Sciences at The University of Texas Austin. She has been developing an 8-week program to teach self-compassion skills. The program is called “Mindful Self-Compassion.” Dr. Neff on how we can show ourselves more compassion in how we treat ourselves  Parent Previews: New on DVD (1:20:44) Rod Gustafson from Parent Previews.com joins the show to look at what is new in theaters and on DVD. Dr Matt and Rod talk about Furious 7 and how the movie deals with the death of one of the lead actors Paul Walker. New on DVD: Interstellar, The Imitation Game, and Wild  What Traits We Need Most In A Partner (1:43:55) Dr. Gwendolyn Seidman is an associate professor of psychology and chair of the psychology department at Albright College. She received her doctorate in social-personality psychology from New York University in 2006. She studies self-expression and self-presentation on the Internet, cognition in close relationships, and social support. Dr. Seidman and Dr. Townsend talk about what are some positive traits to look for when starting a relationship.

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