Behavioral Grooves Podcast
Behavioral Grooves Podcast
Kurt Nelson, PhD and Tim Houlihan
Stories, science and secrets from the world’s brightest thought-leaders. Behavioral Grooves is the podcast that satisfies your curiosity of why we do what we do. Explanations of human behavior that will improve your relationships, your wellbeing, and your organization by helping you find your groove.
How To Turn Your Creative Dreams Into Reality | Jeff Madoff
If you have a creative vision, how do you focus your skills on making it happen? Can you turn your dream into a career? How can we encourage more creative entrepreneurs? And can we incorporate more creativity into an analytical job? American director, producer, photographer, writer and professor, Jeff Madoff discusses the essential skills for creativity.
Jan 9
1 hr 22 min
How To Create New Goals That Will Really Motivate You in 2022
It’s the time of year for setting New Year’s resolutions. But how can you set goals that you will actually achieve? The first step to reaching your goals is actually knowing how to set yourself up to succeed. Kurt and Tim share expert advice on developing healthy habits and new routines in 2022.
Dec 29, 2021
24 min
The Behavioral Science Books We Just Couldn’t Put Down in 2021 With Louise Ward
What a year for behavioral science books 2021 has been! To help us with the immense job of summarizing the best BehSci books of the year, we invited the incredible Louise Ward of the Behavioural Science Club to join our fun discussion. Was your favorite book of the year on our list?
Dec 26, 2021
32 min
More Than Just A Checklist: How to Effectively Apply Behavioral Science | Torben Emmerling
Applying Behavioral Science insights at work takes more than just another checklist or document, it’s about creating an environment that enables people to make good decisions. Torben Emmerling specializes in innovative, evidence-based strategies for behavior change. We discuss with him the nuances that differentiate applied behavioral science from academic behavioral science.
Dec 19, 2021
55 min
Our Love Of Music And The Influence Of The Pandemic With Mark Thorley
Where and how we listened to music has shifted during the pandemic. But the music industry itself had to quickly adapt in 2020 to how music was recorded and produced. Our very musical conversation with guest Mark Thorley, delves into the changes that COVID brought to remote working and how people’s relationships with music have changed in recent months.
Dec 12, 2021
1 hr 1 min
Please Help Us by Voting for Behavioral Grooves - it takes 10 seconds
Habit Weekly, a wonderful organization founded by Samuel Salzer, is asking people to weigh in on their favorite podcast. Kurt and Tim are asking for your vote since you (and lots of other people) voted for Behavioral Grooves in 2021 making it the Number One Behavioral Science Podcast in 2021. We’d like to maintain that spot in the upcoming year and all we need is your vote.
Dec 9, 2021
2 min
Trust: The Four Key Steps to Genuinely Build It | Sandra Sucher
The Covid pandemic has seen people around the globe question their trust in leadership. What impact does this have on business leaders? Can organizations ever rebuild trust? What are the building blocks of trust? We draw back the layers to these questions with Sandra Sucher, co-author of “The Power of Trust: How Companies Build It, Lose It, Regain It”.
Dec 5, 2021
1 hr 4 min
Focus More on HOW to Think, and Less on WHAT to Think | Dr. Howard Rankin PhD
If we are open minded, we challenge our beliefs and accept that our thinking can, at times, be misguided. After all, our thoughts are merely a function of our personal habits, experiences and internal communication. Dr Howard Rankin PhD encourages us to recognize the value of critical thinking, and become more aware of our own consciousness.
Nov 28, 2021
1 hr 8 min
Need a Laugh to Get Through Your Workday? Dan Hill
Need some respite from the work day grind? Join this fun episode for a light-hearted take on workplace humor. Dan Hill delivers a real tongue-in-cheek take on the corporate lingo and jargon that infiltrates our workplaces. And why we should be embracing jokes at work to address some serious issues.
Nov 24, 2021
37 min
Feeling Fearful: Why People Seek Out Conspiracy Theories | Eric Oliver
What makes us more likely to believe in conspiracy theories? Can our religious beliefs or political affiliations determine whether we‘re less likely to believe in scientific facts? Why are health conspiracy theories some of the most widely believed notions? We revisit a conversation with Eric Oliver who talks us through the factors that drive people towards conspiracy theories.
Nov 21, 2021
1 hr 25 min
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