Egos Where I Go (Podcast – Season 3, Ballistic Radio Episode 112, May 17th, 2015)

“You tend to see two big spikes of things. People expecting something incredibly unlikely and not getting it, or people expecting something incredibly likely and not getting it. But on both ends they’re not likely to get that single one thing (they’ve) focused on.”  – Dr. William Aprill


If you didn’t get your weekly dose of psychology, then we have just what the doctor ordered. Actually, we have the doctor. Dr. William Aprill, that is. This time, we talk about the recent video of an attack on a toddler, and the psychology behind peoples’ reactions. From there, William branches off to talk about schema, what it is, and how it relates to our perception of reality. He discusses actively seeking information from your environment, and how thinking about what actually could happen should be used to drive our decisions. And what would a show revolving around psychology be without talking about the ego?


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