Truth About Caffeine, Do Men Need Friends, Motivating Children
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 727
- Nov 18, 2015 2:00 pm
- 2:15:32 mins
The Truth About Caffeine (13:38) Dr. Sweeney is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She received her doctorate in Psychology from Utah State University in 2014 where she studied basic conditioning, learning, and decision making phenomena in animals and humans. Her current applies conditioning and learning processes to human behavioral pharmacology and clinical problems of drug abuse. She is co-investigator on a study assessing the effects of alcohol and caffeine co-consumption, as well as a brief intervention for individuals who are interested in cutting down or quitting their caffeine use. She talks with Dr. Townsend about the findings of her study and shares some ideas on how to best reduce caffeine consumption. Dr. Matt Townsend - Do Men Need Friends? (56:10) At some point in a man's life it is not common to have a "best friend". It is not clear when or why this happens but research shows that everyone needs someone to bond with for emotional health. Dr. Townsend shares some ideas he has gathered about the concept of the "best friend" among men and how women can encourage that relationship Motivating Children (1:40:21) Dr. Kate Roberts is a child and family psychologist and coach, with over 25 years of experience. She is a well-known expert in the field of families, including parents, couples, and child psychology, and has published a number of articles in professional journals. Dr. Kate’s coaching practice emphasizes state of the art, targeted strategies that help parents, help their children. Dr. Roberts talk share with Dr Townsend ideas on how to motivate kids through purpose.