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Zenon and Maddy, two hopelessly lost psychology majors, take listeners on a tour of the many fields of psychology through landmark experiments, pop culture, and interviews with experts in their fields. Whether you're curious about psychology as a career or just want to learn something new about the … read more


015 - The Coronavirus Special!

Maddy and Zenon come together over Zoom with Mrs. Krista Siefert to discuss the pathogen that's swept both the nation and the world over the past six months. 

The novel coronavirus has affected not only the physiological health of millions of people, but also the psychological health of everyone in a country that's experiencing lockdowns or economic hardship. Mrs. Siefert tells us what it's like working in the school system during this time, working to address students who need additional support while everyone is staying home and staying safe. We also reviewed psychological research relevant to pandemics and isolation to bring some insight into the behavioral phenomena that occur during pandemics and how best to stay connected with others.

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