Psychology

Science
4:11 pm
Tue March 24, 2015

Values and Purpose: Finding Meaning in Life

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The data is growing suggesting that finding meaning and value in life can be central to psychological wellbeing, says Dr. Michael Bordieri, Murray State University Assistant Professor of Psychology. He speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about the field's new focus from pathology to positives, the challenge clinicians have of going beyond happiness and how Viktor Frankl pioneered this method of psychological thought.

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Science
2:39 pm
Wed March 11, 2015

How to Manage and Overcome Negative Thoughts

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What do we do with the not so helpful thoughts that show up as we live our lives? Not getting overwhelmed by these thoughts is the topic for Kate Lochte's conversation with Dr. Michael Bordieri of the Murray State University Department of Psychology on Sounds Good.

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Science
3:58 pm
Tue February 10, 2015

The Psychology of How to Quit Smoking

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Quitting smoking is one of the top resolutions people make, coming in only behind weight loss and exercise. The CDC found that over two-thirds of smokers reported a desire to quit and over half tried to go at least one day without the habit in a given year. Murray State Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Michael Bordieri joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to discuss how to kick the nicotine addiction.

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Society
11:29 am
Tue October 7, 2014

Understanding Depression: Using Techology and Choosing Therapists

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The third in our series on depression includes how technology aids therapy strategies and how to choose therapists, asking questions to ensure evidence-based practice. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Dr. Michael Bordieri, assistant professor of psychology at Murray State.

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Science
4:42 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Understanding Depression: What Does It Look Like?

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Tragic human losses stemming from depression inspire us to learn more about the illness with Dr. Michael Bordieri, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Murray State. He speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about what depression looks like and when to seek treatment.

Listen to the first part of our series: Understanding Depression, Myths, Causes, Treatments

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Society
4:31 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Understanding Depression: Myths, Causes, Treatments

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The loss of comedy genius Robin Williams inspired us to learn more about depression with Dr. Michael Bordieri, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Murray State. We open with an introductory overview of depression, the myths about it, what causes it and various ways to address it on Sounds Good.

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Sports
4:25 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Sports Psychology Addresses Performance Issues in High Profile Athletes

Next week, our region has the opportunity to hear the Head of Sport Psychology of the U.S. Olympic Committee. Next Wednesday, April 3, Sean McCann speaks at 7 p.m. in Murray State’s Wrather Auditorium for “The Dr. and Mrs. Gary and Sharon Brummer Colloquium Series in Psychology.” Dr. McCann’s presentation is titled “Performing Under Pressure: Learning how to execute when it matters most."

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