Welcome to The Psychology Podcast with Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman, where we give you insights into the mind, brain, behavior and creativity. Each episode will feature a guest who will stimulate your mind, and give you a greater understanding of your self, others, and the world we live in. Hopefully, we’ll also provide a glimpse into human possibility! Thanks for listening and enjoy the podcast.
The Psychology Podcast Team
Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D. is Scientific Director of The Imagination Institute in the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Kaufman investigates the development and measurement of intelligence, creativity, and personality. He has six books, including Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined and The Philosophy of Creativity (with Elliot Samuel Paul). Kaufman is also co-founder of The Creativity Post, and he writes the column Beautiful Minds for Scientific American. Kaufman completed his doctorate in cognitive psychology from Yale University in 2009 and received his masters degree in experimental psychology from Cambridge University in 2005, where he was a Gates Cambridge Scholar.
Executive Producer: Taylor Kreiss
A UCLA philosophy graduate and UPenn Positive Psychology grad-student, Taylor Kreiss is currently the Director of Special projects for the The Imagination Institute at UPenn, an editor for TheCreativityPost and a life design writer for Creativity/Philosophy/Positive Psychology blogs. He would call himself “A (sometimes) rational animal helping people get real about happiness, meaning and purpose.”
Editor: Jerome Avendano
Intro Music: Mr. Simmonds
Outro Music: Great Shark