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Jesse Singal

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Latest 26 Oct 2021 | Updated Daily

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EV - 215 Detransition Research with Jesse Singal

Embrace The Void

My guest this week is Jesse Singal (@jessesingal), cohost of the Blocked and Reported podcast and a contributor New York mag and a range of other places, primarily Substack. We compare two recently published articles on detransition, Turban (2021) and Littman (2021).Article citing Turban (2021): https://fenwayhealth.org/new-study-shows-discrimination-stigma-and-family-pressure-drive-detransition-among-transgender-people/Turban (2021): https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/lgbt.2020.0437Criticism of Turban: https://medium.com/@JLCederblom/the-lukewarm-perjury-of-jack-turban-a85903109051USTS 2015 Transgender survey: https://www.ustranssurvey.org/reports?fbclid=IwAR2uVJUhljZ1SQcVaLNAHCjtHqzuz-VrEXUzQiq139hB39i2oJk-YaIDWh0#USTSTurban (2020): https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2020/01/21/peds.2019-1725/tab-e-letters?versioned=trueJesse's thread announcing Littman: https://twitter.com/jessesingal/status/1450504856666509317?s=20 Littman (2021): https://t.co/F9eKSCcbUj?amp=1Twitter thread from Littman (2021) participant: https://twitter.com/reclaimingtrans/status/1450528282038898692Twitter thread showing recruiting info for Littman (2021): https://twitter.com/ImplausibleGrrl/status/1261328400360275970DysphoricWomen subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/DysphoricWomen/Criticism of Littman recruitment strategies during the survey: https://www.reddit.com/r/ftm/comments/5ighgz/recruitment_call_individuals_who_received/Call for participants on Cari Stella's blog: https://guideonragingstars.tumblr.com/post/159584327846/hi-id-like-to-announce-recruitment-for-a-newComplete list of Littman (2021) questions: https://cryptpad.fr/code/#Correction to Littman (2018): https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0214157Littman's defense of her methods: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10508-020-01631-zConvocation: George TakeiEditing by Lu Lyons, check out her amazing podcast Filmed Live Musicals! http://www.filmedlivemusicals.com/podcast.htmlMusic by GW RodriguezSibling Pod Philosophers in Space: https://0gphilosophy.libsyn.com/Support us at Patreon.com/EmbraceTheVoidIf you enjoy the show, please Like and Review us on your pod app, especially iTunes. It really helps!Recent Appearances: I was on a panel discussing Chapelle's recent special and why I believe it was an objectively transphobic set, whether or not it was funny. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msCXuy7S75MNext week: Freedom with Toby Buckle

1hr 13mins

25 Oct 2021

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Ep. 122 - Self-Help with Special Guest Jesse Singal

Origin of Speakcies

In this episode, Steve interviews journalist, author, and podcaster Jesse Singal to discuss, among other things, "fad psychology," and the potential benefits of gorilla poses. But first, Steve reveals the origins of the term "self-help" and the disturbing true story behind the book "Who Moved My Cheese?" Next, Scott gets into the surprisingly "revolutionary" origins of the "self-care" movement and the current state of "self-care" in the New Slang segment. You can listen to Jesse and his co-host Katie Herzog weekly on the "Blocked and Reported" podcast at your preferred podcast provider. Jesse's new book "The Quick Fix: Why Fad Psychology Can't Cure Our Social Ills" is available now wherever books are sold. Be sure to subscribe to Jesse's substack at jessesingal.substack.com and follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/jessesingal. Become a Speakcies Supporter! As a Speakcies Supporter, you receive great benefits including exclusive podcasts like Cringe Watch, True Facts with Robert Banquette, Personal Records, and the brand new video podcast - Speakcies Uncut. Become a Speakcies Supporter today at patreon.com/speakcies. Twitter - twitter.com/speakcies Instagram - instagram.com/speakcies

1hr 14mins

5 Oct 2021

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HoS Pod with guest Jesse Singal: How to Deal With Criticism

House of Strauss: An Honest Podcast

So, to warn the sports contingent of subscribers, this one isn’t a sports podcast. It is, however, about the broader issue of how to deal with criticism.  This is a public episode. Get access to private episodes at houseofstrauss.substack.com/subscribe


1 Oct 2021

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Special Episode: Interview with Jesse Singal on Quick Fix Psychology

Decoding the Gurus

Another week and another extra special interview with journalist, podcaster, and Twitter outrage lightning rod, Jesse Singal.We discuss his new book on Quick Fix psychology, the fallout of the replication crisis, and why we should be skeptical of anyone peddling simple 'one size fits all' solutions to complex social & psychological problems.We have a fun wide ranging discussion covering social media dynamics, the dangers of audience capture, and the goddamn lab leak hypothesis! We also discover the dictionary definition pedantism and abuse Jesse with unending uncomfortable questions about culture war controversies.Jesse provides keen insight and is a good sport when it comes to critical topics, we really enjoyed having him on and hope you guys enjoy the result!LinksJesse's new Book: The Quick FixBlocked and Reported PodcastJesse's Singal-Minded Substack

1hr 16mins

18 Jun 2021

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IDT 098 - Questatements With Sam Harris and Jesse Singal

The Intellectual Dollar Tree

Follow: Twitch, YouTube, RSS, Spotify, Stitcher, iTunes Live Show Schedule Join Our Discord Support Us On Patreon Check Out Our Studio Hosts: Producer Dave, HK Perrin All of the music you hear on this podcast has been submitted to us by local artists. You can go to our Listen Live page and check out the over 1500 songs we’ve received, always on shuffle any time we’re not doing a broadcast! Members Show

29 May 2021

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10: Can Psychology Be Fixed? With Jesse Singal

CSPI Podcast

Jesse Singal is a contributing writer to New York Magazine and the author of The Quick Fix: Why Fad Psychology Can't Cure Our Social Ills. He discusses his book, why bad science ends up having an influence, the possible causes behind the recent uptick in crime, and whether the peer review system can be reformed or needs to be replaced.

1hr 3mins

24 May 2021

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Katie Herzog and Jesse Singal on Culture Wars, the Trans Trend, and Fad Psychology | Ep. 90

The Megyn Kelly Show

Megyn Kelly is joined by Katie Herzog and Jesse Singal, the hosts of the "Blocked and Reported" podcast, to talk about the latest culture wars, policing in America, the narcissism of small differences, the trans trend, breaking down LGBT and Q and P, what it means to be labeled a "TERF," and Singal's book, "The Quick Fix" on fad psychology, grit, and improving self-esteem.Follow The Megyn Kelly Show on all social platforms:Twitter: http://Twitter.com/MegynKellyShowInstagram: http://Instagram.com/MegynKellyShowFacebook: http://Facebook.com/MegynKellyShowFind out more information at:https://www.devilmaycaremedia.com/megynkellyshow

1hr 10mins

16 Apr 2021

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Jesse Singal || Fad Psychology

The Psychology Podcast

Jesse Singal is a contributing writer at New York and the former editor of the magazine’s Science of Us online vertical, as well as the cohost of the podcast Blocked and Reported. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Slate, The Boston Globe, The Daily Beast, and other publications. He was a Bosch Fellow in Berlin and holds a master’s degree from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs. His book The Quick Fix: Why Fad Psychology Can't Cure Our Social Ills will be published in April. Topics [1:45] How Jesse caught on to the issue of junk science [5:18] What is "fad psychology"? [10:30] Jesse’s critique of mindset interventions [19:03] The challenges that scientists face [20:10] Why do we hold scientists to a higher standard than self-help gurus? [24:46] How valid is the Implicit Association Test (IAT)? [29:00] Jesse’s thoughts on implicit bias [31:39] Jesse and Scott discuss Angela Duckworth’s research on grit [40:34] What does it mean to be living in the “age of fracture”? [42:05] How Jesse responds to those who claim to benefit from non-scientifically validated self-help interventions [45:16] Jesse’s thoughts on the science of self-esteem [50:00] Jesse and Scott discuss monocausal vs multicausal accounts of human behavior Links and Resources Jesse Singal's book Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-psychology-podcast/support


8 Apr 2021

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Episode 210: The Priming of the American Mind (with Jesse Singal)

Very Bad Wizards

Journalist, podcaster, and rapper Jesse Singal joins us to talk about his new book The Quick Fix, positive psychology (scam?), cancel culture in the media and academia (overblown?), Substack incentives, and lots more. Plus David and Tamler argue about the epistemology of ghosts.Special Guest: Jesse Singal.Sponsored By:BetterHelp: You deserve to be happy. BetterHelp online counseling is there for you. Connect with your professional counselor in a safe and private online environment. Our listeners get 10% off the first month by visiting Betterhelp.com/vbw. Promo Code: VBWSupport Very Bad WizardsLinks:Break MusicThe Quick Fix by Jesse SingalBlocked and Reported (with Katie Herzog and Jesse Singal)

2hr 1min

6 Apr 2021

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The Singal Greatest Interview (with Jesse Singal)

More of a Comment Than a Question

Journalist, author, and podcaster Jesse Singal joins the pod to discuss his new book 'The Quick Fix: Why Fad Psychology Can't Cure Our Social Ills.' We also discuss some of the controversy around his work on youth gender dysphoria. Order the book online here. You can also find Jesse on the 'Blocked and Reported' podcast, the 'Singal Minded' substack, and on twitter.

1hr 28mins

14 Mar 2021