Episode 05: Is Technology Ruining Our Minds? (ft. Scott Barry Kaufman, PhD)

November 22, 2023

About the Episode

Do I exist if I’m not on social media? Can I fake it till I make it? What’s the secret to a good life?

In this week’s episode, I enlist my old friend and host of the wildly popular The Psychology Podcast, Scott Barry Kaufman, PhD. to dissect our psyche in the social media age.

Reflecting on his personal experience and drawing on a wealth of psychological research, Scott asks—and answers—questions that might reveal aspects of yourself you never knew were there, and set you on the path to a better life.

We’re going to dive deep and get existential. We’re going to talk neurodiversity, vulnerability, and Batman. What more can you ask for?

Exactly. Go get it.

Scott Barry Kaufman Quotes From the Episode

There are moments in our life where we are just waiting for someone to ask us the right question. And it activates everything.
People are so desperate to seek belonging to a group that they’ve forgotten to belong to themselves.
Authenticity is allowed to not always be aligned with who you are. It can also be to a future self that you want to become.
To get in the arena of ‘I’m not a victim of my circumstances’ is a true game changer for your whole life.

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