What Your Playlist Reveals about Your Personality
Guest: David M. Greenberg, psychologist and musician, University of Cambridge and the City University of New York
How music preferences can reflect your personality, such as how empathetic or extraverted a person you are.
Does Acting Change Your Brain?
Guest: Christian Jarrett, Senior Editor, "Aeon," covering psychology, mental health, philosophy; author, "Great Myths of the Brain" and "The Rough Guide to Psychology"
Our personalities seem to change by association with people around us. Actors may find they have a hard time shaking off the personality of the character they're playing. Can these changes be permanent? Is personality really a thing we can measure anyway?
Are Polymaths Extinct?
Guest: Waqas Ahmed, author, “The Polymath: Unlocking the Power of Human Versatility”
Education and work is highly specialized today. Does that mean there's no room for a da Vinci or a Benjamin Franklin anymore? How we can better encourage someone with expertise in diverse fields.