• Jan 25, 2018 5:00 pm
  • 48:28 mins

Kevin Shafer, Ph.D., is a professor of Social Work at Brigham Young University. 1 out of 11 adults suffers a major depressive episode each year. That news comes from the National Institute for Mental Health that shows depression on the rise. New studies suggest that this suffering is not exclusive to adolescents. Dr. Kevin Shafer and his associates wanted to see just how much of an impact a depressed parent might impact an adolescent and their development and he joins us now in studio. He shares his research on Dads and depression.

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Tali Sharot - The Influential Mind: What the Brain Reveals About Our Power to Change Others

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Tali Sharot, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience with degrees in economics and psychology. She is the founder and director of the Affective Brain Lab at University College London. She is the author of The Influential Mind: What the Brain Reveals About Our Power to Change Others. Changing how someone else thinks about an issue can be tough. Tali Sharot says that many of our instincts?from relying on facts and figures to shape opinions, to insisting others are wrong or attempting to exert control?are ineffective because they are incompatible with how people’s minds operate. This has to do with several factors including the critical role of emotion in influence, the weakness of data and the power of curiosity. Tali Sharot explains the complex power of influence.

Tali Sharot, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience with degrees in economics and psychology. She is the founder and director of the Affective Brain Lab at University College London. She is the author of The Influential Mind: What the Brain Reveals About Our Power to Change Others. Changing how someone else thinks about an issue can be tough. Tali Sharot says that many of our instincts?from relying on facts and figures to shape opinions, to insisting others are wrong or attempting to exert control?are ineffective because they are incompatible with how people’s minds operate. This has to do with several factors including the critical role of emotion in influence, the weakness of data and the power of curiosity. Tali Sharot explains the complex power of influence.