Stranger Danger, Political Beliefs, Emotional Managment
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1183
- May 6, 2017 4:00 pm
- 2:26:40 mins
Most Strangers Are Safe: Learn to Spot Those Who Are Not (9:13) Wendy L. Patrick is a career prosecutor, named the Ronald M. George Public Lawyer of the Year, and recognized by her peers as one of the Top Ten criminal attorneys in San Diego by the San Diego Daily Transcript. She is President of the San Diego Chapter of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals and an ATAP Certified Threat Manager. Strangers often turn into friends, co-workers, or even life partners. We are motivated to view others positively, because of this potential for building productive relationships. Yet sensing danger should curtail your initial level of courtesy. This risk is enhanced by the reality that in most cases, we are unable to spot dangerous people merely by looking. Actions speak louder than words, and appearances can be deceiving. Wendy Patrick helps us separate the harmful from the harmless. A Prioritized Marriage (29:31) Amberly Lambertsen has a degree in Family Studies and is working to become a Certified Family Life Educator. Amberly believes that quality time, traditions, regular date nights and communication help to build healthy and long lasting relationships. She blogs about marriage because she wants to inspire other couples to put their marriage first, strive to build a better relationship with each other and create the best marriage possible. You can find Amberly at aprioritizedmarriage.com Political Beliefs (1:04:22) Jonas Kaplan, Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor at the Brian and Creativity Institute at the University of Southern California. He is also the Co-Director of the Dornsife Cognitive Neuroimaging Center at USC. He is a cognitive neuroscientist who uses functional brain imaging to study how the brain makes meaning of the world. They say to never to talk about politics and religion in the workplace. Is this for a good reason? A study done by the University of Southern California explains why conversations get heated when people talk about politics and when their personal beliefs are challenged. Jonas Kaplan shares his research. Emotions as Our Mother Tongue (1:36:09) Dr. Frank Ninivaggi is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Child Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine Child Study Center, a member of the Yale-New Haven Community Medical Group, and the Medical Director of the Devereux Glenholme School. He has many publications including his most recent books, Biomental Child Development: Perspectives on Psychology and Parenting, and Envy Theory. According to Dr. Ninivaggi, Emotional “thinking” is our true first language, and it’s also universal. Dr. Ninivaggi examines the importance in understanding emotions as a tool and how they can be applied to benefit relationships.