The Psychology World Podcast

The Psychology World Podcast

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Do you want to learn about psychology? Do you want to learn about the latest psychology news? Do you want an enjoyable podcast that will teach you about psychology? If the answer is yes to any of those questions, then this is the podcast for you as you will learn about the many areas of psychology; like abnormal psychology and cognitive psychology; in an easy to understand way. By the end of each episode you will learn something interesting about psychology. So please join me for another episode of The Psychology World Podcast…


PWP- 41: How to Read People and Decode Facial Expressions
Jul 6 • 13 min
In today’s episode, we talk about how to read people and how to decode facial expressions. In the psychology news section, I talk about using social media for research and the sound of coughs and illness So please join me for another interesting episode…
PWP- 40: Misconceptions About Sexual Interest Between The Genders
Jun 29 • 16 min
In today’s episode of The Psychology World Podcast, we talk about the common misconceptions about sexual interest between men and women and why these misconceptions occur. In the news section, I talk about coffee and it’s so-called addictive properties,…
PWP 39- How Will Social Distancing Affect Child Development?
Jun 22 • 16 min
In today’s episode, we talk about social distancing and how this will affect child development and the development of social skills and brain development. In the news section, I talk about the perception of lower income families and spending, how to stick…
PWP- 38: Psychology of Cuteness
Jun 15 • 16 min
In today’s episode of The Psychology World Podcast, we talk about the psychology of cuteness as well as the benefits of having more cuteness in your life. In the news section, we discuss workplace democracy and authority, drugs and ego dissolution and…
PWP- 37: How Does Racism Affect Your Health?
Jun 8 • 14 min
In today’s episode of The Psychology World Podcast, we look at how racism affects your physical and mental health. In the news section, I talk about brain synchrony and whites lies in job reviews. Plus, in the personal update I give you exciting news…
PWP- 36: What are Anxiety Disorders and Types of Anxiety?
Jun 1 • 20 min
In today’s episode, we talk about what anxiety is and the different types of anxiety. In the news section, I talk about Brexit Anxiety and the problems of a slack of sleep. By the end of today’s episode of The Psychology World Podcast, you’ll know what…
PWP- 35: Myths about Apologies
May 26 • 6 min
In today’s episode of The Psychology World Podcast, we look at the myths about apologies and what the truth is. So please join me about for another interesting episode of The Psychology World Podcast… Today’s episode is sponsored by my Sociocultural…
PWP- 34: How Does Sleep Work? Biological Psychology
May 25 • 19 min
In today’s episode of The Psychology World Podcast, we look at what sleep is and how sleep works. In the news section, I talk about personality and memory problems and the ripple effects of kindness. Also, all paperbacks are now available of the new…
PWP- 33: 5 Ways to Deal With Negative Thoughts
May 21 • 8 min
We all have negative thoughts but if we don’t deal with them then they can have very severe consequences for our mental health, and in this episode we look at how to deal with these negative thoughts. So please join me for another episode of The…
PWP-32: Why Do We Have Such Large Brains? Introduction to Social Cognition (Cognitive Psychology)
May 18 • 23 min
In today’s episode of The Psychology World Podcast, we look at why humans have such large brains compared to other animals and why this is useful. In the news section, I talk about adults and play and science is a world without walls and why this is…
PWP- 31: 5 Ways to Help a Friend With Grief
May 14 • 7 min
Grief and sadness are a part of all of our lives so in this episode we look at the best ways to help a friend get through their grief. So please join me for another episode of The Psychology World Podcast…
PWP- 30: Does Treatment for Offenders Works (Forensic Psychology)
May 11 • 20 min
In this episode, we discuss the interesting question of whether treating criminal offenders is better than locking them up and throwing away the key? In the news section, I talk about the damage that wealth fantasies can have, the impact of films like…
PWP- 29 Forensic Psychology: Types of Legal Systems
May 4 • 18 min
In today’s episode of The Psychology World Podcast, we discuss types of legal systems and their cons and pros. In the news section, I talk about word choice and the environment, false memories and courts and teenagers, intelligence and narcissism. Note:…
PWP Episode 28- Forensic Psychology: Public and Crime
Apr 27 • 16 min
In today’s episode of The Psychology World Podcast, we look at my favourite topic in Forensic Psychology which is Public and Crime. It’s a very interesting episode. In the news episode, we talk about not wanting to learn beneficial information, a quick…
PWP Episode 27: Research Biases in Psychology Research
Apr 20 • 16 min
In today’s episode of The Psychology World Podcast, we look at the different biases that can occur in psychology research and how to counter them, In the news section, I talk about an interesting article about ‘Offline Friend Addiction’ and the link…
PWP Episode 26- The Future is Psychotherapy Could Be…
Apr 16 • 8 min
In this final in-between episode, I talk to you about teletherapy so I cover what it is and why this could become the future of psychotherapy? Especially after COVID-19. I hope that you find this useful!
PWP Episode 25- Generalisability and Creditabilty in Psychology Research
Apr 13 • 22 min
In today’s episode of The Psychology World Podcast, I talk about the importance of and ways to increase generalisability and creditability of psychological research findings. In the psychology news section, I talk about a range of interesting news…
PWP Episode 24- What to do during COVID-19 and How to Maintain Your Mental Health?
Apr 9 • 7 min
In this quick in-between episode, I talk about what to do during the COVID-19 lockdown and these things should help your mental health at the same time! I hope you enjoy and get lots of ideas from it!
PWP Episode 23- Research Types in Psychology
Apr 6 • 21 min
In today’s episode of The Psychology World Podcast, we talk about the types of research in psychology and why they’re important. In the news section, I talk about how psychology is adapting to COVID-19. So please join me for another interesting episode of…
PWP Episode 22- How to Deal With Loneliness During COVID-19 (and Everyday Life)
Apr 2 • 9 min
In this short in-between episode, I talk about how you, your family and your friends are avoid feeling lonely during these difficulties. I hope you enjoy and you should find a lot of useful tips in this episode.
PWP Episode 21: Developmental Psychology- How Poverty impacts Development?
Mar 30 • 20 min
In today’s episode of The Psychology World Podcast, we investigate how living in poverty affects both psychological and physiological development. I love this topic. In the news section, I talk a range of topics including musicians and brain activity,…
PWP- 20: Developmental Psychology- Role of Peers and Play in Development
Mar 16 • 24 min
In today’s episode of The Psychology World Podcast, I talk about the importance of peers and play in child development and why its importance and in the introduction I tell you that if you go to www.payhip.com/connorwhiteley and use the coupon STAYSAFE…
PWP- 19: Attachment and Developmental Psychology
Mar 16 • 18 min
In today’s episode of The Psychology World Podcast, we discuss the psychology behind attachment and how children develop attachment. In the news section, I briefly talk about toilet psychology, revision and memory and social and eating habits. So please…
PWP: Health Psychology- Social Explanations for why Obesity Develops
Mar 9 • 19 min
In this episode of The Psychology World Podcast, I talk about the social reasons for why obesity develops. In the news section, I talk about god and leadership as well as feeling the pain of others. So please join me for another interesting episode of The…
PWP 16- Health Psychology: Biological Explanations for Obesity
Feb 24 • 19 min
In today’s episode of the Psychology World Podcast, we’ll be talking about the biological reasons for why obesity can develop. In the news section, I talk about sleep and willpower and fonts and political ideologies. So please join me for another…
PWP Episode 17- Health Psychology: Biopsychosocial Model
Feb 24 • 24 min
In today’s episode of The Psychology World Podcast, I quickly explain what Health Psychology is and I explain my favourite model in psychology and why the Biopsychosocial model is the best for health and abnormal psychology. In the news section, I talk…
PWP 15: Forensic Psychology
Feb 17 • 19 min
To celebrate the release of my book Forensic Psychology, in today’s episode we’re going to looking at the link or perceived link between mental illness and crime as well as what the truth is. In the news section, I briefly talk about political ideologies…
PWP: Bystanderism
Feb 10 • 27 min
Note: I apologise for the slight audio issue in the news section. it’s better in the personal update section and there is no issue in the content section. Anyway in today’s episode of The Psychology World Podcast we look at The Bystander Effect. What is…
PWP Episode 13: Cognitive Explanations for the formation of Human Relationships
Feb 3 • 25 min
In today’s episode, we explore the topic of the psychology relationships and what are the cognitive reasons for why relationships form. Personally, I like this topic. In the news section, I discuss a new study on how elderly copy with loneliness as well…
PWP: Ethics in Psychology
Jan 27 • 18 min
In today’s episode of The Psychology World Podcast, we look at the ethics requirements in psychology and how these guidelines could be applied to everyday life as well. In the news section, I briefly discuss a new study about fake news and another study…
PWP Episode 11: Abnormal Psychology Treatment options for Depression
Jan 20 • 22 min
In today’s episode, I discuss the interesting topic of the treatment options for depression as well as I briefly compare the effectiveness of biological and psychological treatment options using studies. In the news section, I discuss a concerning news…
PWP: Abnormal Psychology Cognitive Explanantion for Depression
Jan 13 • 30 min
In today’s episode, we continue our exploration of Abnormal Psychology and what causes depression and today we look at the role that mental processes have in the development of depression. In the psychology news section, I talk about a Brexit psychology…
Psychology World Podcast: Episode 9- What is Abnormal Psychology and Biological Explanation for Depression
Jan 6 • 18 min
Today, I talk about my favourite area of psychology… Abnormal Psychology. I tell you the problems with defining ‘normal’ behaviour before I tell you about the biological causes for depression. Which is extremely interestingly. Please join me as we explore…
The Psychology World Podcast Episode 8: Social Cognitive Theory
Dec 30, 2019 • 27 min
In today’s episode, we look at one of my favourite psychological topics: Social Cognitive Theory. This concept is one of the most easy to see pieces of psychology-at-work in everyday life so please join me in today’s great episode as we explore one of my…
The Psychology World Podcast: Episode 7- What is Social Psychology and Cultural Dimensions
Dec 23, 2019 • 29 min
In today’s episode, we start to explore the very interesting world of social psychology and why it’s so interesting and why I love it! Before, together we explore cultural dimensions and why cultures differ across the world. In the news section, I share a…
The Psychology World Podcast: Episode 6- Neurotransmitters
Dec 16, 2019 • 24 min
In this interesting episode, I share a piece of interesting psychology news from the British Psychological Society before explaining the exciting world of neurotransmitters and how they effective our world before would we push someone off a bridge to our…
The Psychology World Podcast- Episode 5- Localisation
Dec 9, 2019 • 25 min
In today’s episode, we explore one of my favourite psychological topics: localisation and in this episode we explore a supporting and non-supporting study in order to learn about this thrilling concept in an easy to understand way. In the psychology news…
The Psychology World Podcast- Episode 4- What is Biological Psychology and Neuroplasticity?
Dec 2, 2019 • 28 min
In today’s episode, I introduce us to the very interesting subfield of biological psychology and we start with one of my favourite topics: neuroplasticity. So please join me in today’s episode as we explore this interesting topic in my usual enjoyable and…
The Psychology World Podcast Episode 3- Reliabilty of Memory
Nov 25, 2019 • 26 min
As you will discover, I discuss a very interesting project in the world of psychology in the psychology news section and then I explain the very surprising and interesting world of the reliability of memory with reference to Loftus and Pickerel (1995) and…
The Psychology World Podcast- Thinking Bias
Nov 17, 2019 • 28 min
In this interesting episode together we explore why our thinking is flawed whilst we examine two cognitive bias and two supporting studies. In the psychology news section, I tell you about an interesting and important psychology article about retirement.…
What is Psychology and Cognition in the Ditigal World
Nov 11, 2019 • 24 min
Welcome to the first ever espodies of the Psychology World Podcast and in today’s episode, I’ll be introducing the podcast and what it’s about before diving into the first that is perfect for today’s society’s Cognition in a Digital World but more…