Mental Health and Violence, Metabolism, First Impressions
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 7, Episode 82
- Apr 5, 2018 4:00 pm
- 2:18:46 mins
Mental Health and Violence (10:22) Sarah Desmarais is an Associate Professor of Psychology at North Carolina State University. Her current research is focused on evidence-based practices for justice-involved adults with behavioral health needs. In the wake of mass shootings and other tragedies, we frequently hear that mental health treatments could be the solution to preventing further incidents. Sarah Desmarais, a forensic psychologist, and professor of psychology has studied mental illness, violence and mental health treatment at length. She talks about some of the reasons mental health treatment is not going to “cure” violence. Firing Up Your Metabolism (56:10) Claudia Norris is a Nutritional Therapist and Eating Psychology Coach. She is an experienced public speaker and has spoken to CEOs and Senior Managers at London Business School. She Blogs for The Huffington Post and Mum on the Rock. She has written for the National Childbirth Trust and various local papers and magazines. When is the the best time to eat and the role of metabolism in losing and keeping that weight off. Claudia Norris explains. First Impressions Have A Lasting Impact (1:45:45) Vivian Zayas, Ph.D., is an associate professor and the director of undergraduate studies in the department of psychology at Cornell University. You always hear people say to be careful not to judge others. But judging others is actually an innate part of us. When we first meet someone our brains automatically start making judgments about them based on anything we see or gather about them in the first seven seconds. But could the first seven seconds with someone actually determine the rest of your relationship with them? Dr. Vivian Zayas discuss her research on the impact of first impressions on relationships.