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Ep. 174 – Scott Barry Kaufman, PhD

Metta Hour with Sharon Salzberg

For episode 174 of the Metta Hour, Sharon speaks with Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D.Scott is a cognitive scientist and humanistic psychologist exploring the mind, creativity, and the depths of human potential. He is the founder and director of the Center for the Science of Human Potential and the author of several books, including “Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization.” Scott is also the host of The Psychology Podcast, with over 17 million downloads.In this conversation, Scott and Sharon speak about Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and Scott’s revamp of the model in his recent book, “Transcend,” which was released in 2020. Scott discusses the metaphor of a sailboat to represent his model of self-actualization. Sharon asks Scott his thoughts about the overarching processes of moving from contraction to expansion in life and his approach to personal growth and transcendence from a modern psychological point of view. They also discuss the popular wellness trend, Toxic Positivity, and Scott’s response to this phenomenon, Tragic Optimism: the ability to find meaning in any form of suffering. The episode ends with Scott leading a short guided growth challenge exercise to bring the conversation to a close.This podcast is brought to you by BetterHelp. Click to receive 10% off your first month with your own licensed professional therapist: betterhelp.com/mettaSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


10 Jan 2022

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445: How to Reach Your Full Potential | Scott Barry Kaufman

The Ultimate Health Podcast

Watch the full video interview on YouTube here: https://bit.ly/scottbarrykaufman445 Scott Barry Kaufman (IG: @scottbarrykaufman), Ph.D., is a cognitive scientist and humanistic psychologist exploring the mind, creativity, and the depths of human potential. He is author/editor of 9 books and is host of the #1 psychology podcast in the world - The Psychology Podcast. You’ve likely heard of Maslow's famous hierarchy of needs, today we’re digging into Scott’s reimagined version of it. In this episode, we discuss: Scott’s fascination with the human mind The theory of personal intelligence What is self-actualization? Find your purpose, follow your calling Defining harmonious passion Job crafting is a possibility Find meaning in what you're currently doing Don’t wait to transcend The wonder and awe of human existence Get yourself into the B-realm Active listening vs passive listening The core aspect of narcissism The link between perfectionism and narcissism Self-esteem and narcissism The difference between authentic pride and hubristic pride Maslow's hierarchy of needs Self-love is loving all of you Meditation recommendations Cultivating your witness consciousness Start building habits Create a goal hierarchy What are your signature strengths? Social media steals your attention The sailboat metaphor for life Choose growth Self-actualization is only attainable by you Show sponsors: BiOptimizers <== 10% off BiOptimizers MassZymes by using the code ultimatehealth10 at checkout Paleovalley <== 15% off all Paleovalley products by using the code ultimatehealth at checkout Organifi <== 20% off all Organifi products by using the code ultimatehealth at checkout Related links: Scott Barry Kaufman - Transcend (book) Scott Barry Kaufman's website Follow Scott Barry Kaufman on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Scott Barry Kaufman (books) The Psychology Podcast with Scott Barry Kaufman Abraham Maslow (books) Viktor Frankl (books) Steven Luper - The Philosophy of Death (book) Irvin Yalom - Staring At The Sun (book) Sharon Salzberg (books) Listen to Sharon Salzberg previously on TUHP (episode #105) Dr. Kristin Neff - Guided Self-Compassion Meditations Tara Brach - Radical Acceptance (book) Related episodes: This Simple Habit Will Completely Transform Your Life! | Mel Robbins (#432) Tal Ben-Shahar on the Science of Being Happier (#409) 377: A.J. Jacobs – Stop Obsessing About Your Health, Gratitude Leads To Happiness, Radical Honesty 341: Kamal Ravikant – Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It 265: Neil Pasricha – How To Be Happy • Untouchable Days • Find Your Authentic Self How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on Apple Podcasts, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to subscribe to our show on Google Podcasts. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. If you'd prefer to watch vs listen to the interviews, head over to our YouTube channel and enjoy the full video conversations. Be sure and subscribe while you're there. 3. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 4. Join TUHP Facebook community (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community. 5. Follow our adventures on our favourite social media platform, Instagram. 6. Download The Ultimate Health Podcast app (FREE). This way you'll have our whole library of episodes right at your fingertips. Download our iOS/Apple app or our Android app. 7. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!

1hr 21mins

7 Dec 2021

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17 - Scott Barry Kaufman: The Light Triad - A Psychology of Everyday Saints

Stanford Psychology Podcast

Eric chats with Scott Barry Kaufman, cognitive scientist and humanistic psychologist renowned for a series of groundbreaking books such as Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined, Wired to Create, and, most recently, Transcend. Scott is founder and director of the Center for the Science of Human Potential and has taught various classes at universities such as Columbia, Yale, NYU, and the University of Pennsylvania. He hosts the #1 psychology podcast in the world, “The Psychology Podcast,” with over 20 million downloads. He has written for outlets such as The Atlantic, Scientific American, and Harvard Business Review. In this episode, Scott discusses his latest research on what he calls the “light triad.” While many researchers have been concerned with what is called the “dark triad,” encompassing features of everyday psychopaths, Scott and his co-authors have started to investigate what makes for an everyday saint. Eric and Scott discuss that we have more everyday saints among us than we think and that everyone is a mix of everyday saint and psychopath.Article in the Scientific American: https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/beautiful-minds/the-light-triad-vs-dark-triad-of-personality/ Paper: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00467(Edited by Anjie Cao.)


21 Oct 2021

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381: What Does it Actually Mean to Be a "Whole Person"? | Scott Barry Kaufman

Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris

In this episode, we’re going to demystify concepts such as: self actualization, personal growth, authenticity, and bringing your “whole self” to the table. Scott Barry Kaufman is a cognitive scientist and humanistic psychologist. He is the founder and director of the Center for the Science of Human Potential at the University of Melbourne’s Centre for Wellbeing Science. He also hosts the #1 psychology podcast in the world - The Psychology Podcast. And he is the author of a new book called Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization.We talk about the meaning of “transcendence” and the difference between transcending in an unhealthy and healthy way; being compassionate, understanding, accepting, forgiving, and perhaps even loving about your foibles and ugliness; and the difference between authenticity and “pseudo-authenticity”.You can download the Ten Percent Happier app here today: https://10percenthappier.app.link/installHere are the steps for sending us a question for our upcoming Work Life Series:1. Go to a quiet place and open the default voice memo recording app on your phone.2. Hold the phone about 8-10 inches from your face, then tap “record.”3. Tell us your name, where you’re from, and what your question is. Try to keep it to about a minute or so.4. Stop the recording, then check it to make sure it sounds clear.5. Email it to us at: listener@tenpercent.com by September 27, 2021.Full Shownotes: https://www.tenpercent.com/podcast-episode/scott-barry-kaufman-381See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 1min

22 Sep 2021

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63. Purpose, Job-crafting & Enlightened Leadership / Scott Barry Kaufman

The Hive Podcast

In this episode, I speak with Scott Barry Kaufman – a humanistic psychologist whose work explores the depths of human potential. Having obtained his Ph.D. in cognitive psychology at Yale University, and an M. Phil in experimental psychology from the University of Cambridge under a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, his interests lie in using his research to help all kinds of minds live a creative, fulfilling, and self-actualised life.Scott has taught courses on intelligence, creativity, and well-being at Columbia University, NYU, the University of Pennsylvania, and beyond, and in 2015 he was named one of “50 groundbreaking scientists who are changing the way we see the world” by Business Insider.He also hosts the world’s No.1 psychology podcast — The Psychology Podcast— which has received over a whopping 15 million downloads and was included in Business Insider’s list of “9 podcasts that will change how you think about human behavior.”A prolific writer, teacher, self-actualisation coach, and public speaker, Scott’s writing has appeared in a host of publications including The Atlantic, Scientific American, Psychology Today, and Harvard Business Review and his latest book, Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization, proposes a new hierarchy of human needs for the 21st century – one that allows for the fulfilment of individual potential as well as the actualisation of transcendent purpose and peak experiences.Recorded on 12th January 2021.


10 Sep 2021

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Home Grown Humans - Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D. - Self Actualization - Hosted by Jamie Wheal

Collective Insights

In this episode Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D, leads us through a conversation filled with heart and passion that dives deep into American psychologist Abraham Maslow’s work on the hierarchy of needs and associates self-actualization in the 21st century with being willing to unlearn victimhood identities and replacing them with intentional empathy. For the full show notes visit: https://neurohacker.com/exploring-self-actualization-for-greater-happiness-an-interview-with-scott-barry-kaufman-ph-d


23 Jun 2021

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S4E31: Intimations of Creativity | Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman

The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast

This episode was recorded on April 13th, 2021On this Season 4, Episode 31 of the Jordan Peterson Podcast, Jordan is joined by Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman. Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman is a cognitive scientist exploring the limits of human potential. He hosts the very popular podcast 'The Psychology Podcast'. He is an author, editor, and co-editor of nine books including his newest 'Transcend: The New Science of Self Actualization'.Dr. Kaufman and Jordan discussed cognitive science, behavioral study, and Humanism. They also touched on many points including IQ. tests, personality traits, aggression in hierarchy, dating intelligence, self-actualization, long-form media, and much more.Find more Scott Kaufman on his website https://scottbarrykaufman.com/, in his books, and on his podcast show The Psychology PodcastThe Jordan B. Peterson Podcast can be found at https://www.jordanbpeterson.com/podcast/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2hr 7mins

17 Jun 2021

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How To Discover & Unlock Your Fullest Potential w/Psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman EP 1116

The School of Greatness

“Greatness is realizing your full powers of your entire being."Today's guest is humanistic psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman. He received a P.h.D. in cognitive science from Yale University and has taught at Columbia , NYU, the University of Pennsylvania. He hosts The Psychology Podcast and is author of 9 books, including his new book, Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization. In 2015, he was named one of "50 Groundbreaking Scientists who are changing the way we see the world" by Business InsiderIn this episode Lewis and Scott discuss Scott’s revision of the hierarchy of needs and what it means to be fully human, the best psychological practices to help you improve your life, how to discover your purpose and define your core belief system, why self-doubt destroys our ability to achieve greatness, and so much more!For more go to: www.lewishowes.com/1116Check out his book: Transcend: The New Science of Self-ActualizationCheck out his website: www.scottbarrykaufman.com Check out his podcast: The Phycology Podcast The Power of Erotic Intelligence with Esther Perel: https://link.chtbl.com/732-podFind Lasting Love with Matthew Hussey: https://link.chtbl.com/811-podSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 51mins

28 May 2021

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Self Actualization and Becoming a Complete Human with Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman

Complete Human

For as long as humans have walked the Earth, people have dreamed about true potential. From fire and the wheel to putting a man on the moon, our desire to push the boundaries of what we once thought was impossible has been the driving force and often the crowning achievements in the relatively short history of humankind on this planet. But where does this desire stem from? Maslow's hierarchy of basic human needs has been the default ideology for man's quest for actualization for decades. But what really is behind self actualization. As we peel back the layers of the Complete Human, we find that our own potential as individuals and as a species emerges time and again as the distinguishing characteristic that might just save us from all of our past transgressions. On toady's show, Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman takes us on a journey into human's potential, the pitfalls of Maslow's theory and how we can all take one step closer to realizing our fullest potential. 

1hr 4mins

15 Apr 2021

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163: How to Realize Your Full Potential for Growth and Happiness | Scott Barry Kaufman, PhD

The Genius Life

Scott Barry Kaufman is a humanistic psychologist and cognitive scientist interested in the development of intelligence, creativity, and personality. He applies a variety of perspectives to come to a richer understanding and appreciation of all kinds of minds and ways of achieving greatness. He has taught courses on intelligence, creativity, and well-being at Columbia University, NYU, the University of Pennsylvania, and elsewhere. And his latest book, Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization, is out now. Join my exclusive community on Locals for early and ad-free episodes of the show! http://maxlugavere.locals.com

1hr 2mins

7 Apr 2021