Ross and Carrie follow up their rage room experience with a discussion on anger featuring social psychologist Dr. Carol Tavris, author of Anger: The Misunderstood Emotion. Is anger meant to be released, best to keep bottled up, or is the truth far more subtle and situation-dependent than what can fit on a bumper sticker? Dr. Tavris shares the research, along with relevant examples.
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- Carol Tavris is a social psychologist and feminist devoted to sharing the contributions of psychological science to the beliefs and practices that guide people’s lives, as well as debunking “psychobabble” and pseudoscience. Her writings have dealt with critical thinking, cognitive dissonance, anger, and gender, among other topics. She has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Scientific American.
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Welcome to Oh No, Ross and Carrie!, the show where we don’t just report on fringe science, spirituality, and claims of the paranormal, but take part ourselves. Follow us as we join religions, undergo alternative treatments, seek out the paranormal, and always find the humor in life’s biggest mysteries. We show up – so you don’t have to. Every week we share a new investigation, interview, or update.
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