Cover image of All In The Mind
(432)

Rank #97 in Science category

Health & Fitness
Science
Life Sciences

All In The Mind

Updated 12 days ago

Rank #97 in Science category

Health & Fitness
Science
Life Sciences
Read more

All In The Mind is ABC RN's weekly podcast looking into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour — everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.

Read more

All In The Mind is ABC RN's weekly podcast looking into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour — everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.

iTunes Ratings

432 Ratings
Average Ratings
301
83
21
9
18

Good quality show on mental health and science

By Chris664518 - Apr 12 2020
Read more
The host is very enjoyable to listen to

The Mind is all In

By Clarity 1955 - Mar 05 2020
Read more
Great program always something to spur new concepts in cognition

iTunes Ratings

432 Ratings
Average Ratings
301
83
21
9
18

Good quality show on mental health and science

By Chris664518 - Apr 12 2020
Read more
The host is very enjoyable to listen to

The Mind is all In

By Clarity 1955 - Mar 05 2020
Read more
Great program always something to spur new concepts in cognition
Cover image of All In The Mind

All In The Mind

Latest release on May 31, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 12 days ago

Rank #1: Mental health on the Covid frontline

Podcast cover
Read more
The uncertainty, isolation, and danger posed by the Coronavirus pandemic affects the mental health of many people - but for those on the frontline, all of those feelings can be heightened. We talk to health professionals who have been managing their own panic attacks and anxiety.

Apr 19 2020

29mins

Play

Rank #2: The ageing brain: it ain't all downhill

Podcast cover
Read more
Growing older is something we only get to do if we’re lucky, so why are so many of us unenthusiastic about the prospect of ageing? We speak to neuroscientist and author Dan Levitin about his new book The Changing Mind, which looks at the ways the brain actually improves as we age, and how we can help it.

Apr 12 2020

29mins

Play

Rank #3: A roller-coaster of emotion—Borderline Personality Disorder

Podcast cover
Read more

Gabby was on an emotional roller-coaster, feeling empty and needy. After lashing out in anger, she’d regret it and say sorry over and over again. Her partner, Eliza, felt like she was walking on eggshells, always fearful of arousing Gabby’s intense emotions. Gabby was diagnosed with the highly stigmatised Borderline Personality Disorder. They share their journey together to a calmer and happier life.

Trigger warning: please note that this interview contains references to self-harm, abuse, and violence

Oct 06 2019

29mins

Play

Rank #4: Why smart people do stupid things

Podcast cover
Read more
Smart people are not only just as prone to making mistakes as everyone else—they may even be more susceptible to them. This idea has been dubbed the Intelligence Trap. It explains the flaws in our understanding of intelligence and expertise, and how the decisions of even the brightest minds and talented organisations can backfire.

May 19 2019

29mins

Play

Rank #5: Childhood trauma and the brain

Podcast cover
Read more
What we see, hear, and feel as a child affects us later in life—and our brain is changed by childhood traumas. A leading Canadian psychiatrist is working to understand how childhood harm can impair brain development and affect mental health, in the hope of effective treatment. And we hear about an intervention which can improve educational outcomes for vulnerable children.

Nov 24 2019

29mins

Play

Rank #6: Anxiety—and the 'worry bully'

Podcast cover
Read more
Anxiety is an essential human emotion—it kicks in to protect us from threats—but sometimes those threats are only perceived. When worries start to become overwhelming, approximately 25 per cent of us experience clinical anxiety. But it is highly treatable. A ten-year-old girl and a 30-year-old man share their anxious thoughts and their strategies to manage them.

Sep 15 2019

29mins

Play

Rank #7: Music and the brain

Podcast cover
Read more
Music deeply affects us emotionally, and individually—and now we know that our relationship with music provides a unique opportunity to gain further insight into the workings of the brain itself. We discuss the latest in music research with one of the editors of The Oxford Handbook of Music and the Brain. Hear about why we may prefer particular types of music, how being a musician can change the brain over time, and what happens to our musicality as we age.

Dec 08 2019

29mins

Play

Rank #8: Dementia, sleep, and daydreaming

Podcast cover
Read more
Dementia affects around 450,000 Australians, and it comes in hundreds of forms. New research reveals that one form of dementia takes away the ability to daydream, and this has implications for improved care. Sleep disruption in middle age also emerges as another risk factor. And we hear how, after diagnosis, one person found a meaningful role in breaking down the stigma of dementia.

Dec 15 2019

29mins

Play

Rank #9: Adventures in sleep

Podcast cover
Read more
At night our brain can have adventures. Even if they're fully asleep, some people end up sleep walking or even sleep driving! The neuroscience of nightmares and dreaming—and what they can tell us about the workings of our brain.

Jun 16 2019

28mins

Play

Rank #10: The enigma of time

Podcast cover
Read more
When we’re bored time drags, and wouldn’t you swear that time seems to speed up as you get older? Drawing on the latest insights from psychology and neuroscience we explore the mystery of time perception, it’s connection to our sense of self and how we could be the architect of our own perception of time.

Sep 30 2018

28mins

Play

Rank #11: Mothering and mental illness

Podcast cover
Read more
Having children can be wonderful but there’s no doubt that parenting can be challenging, especially for women with mental illness. We hear about the lives of mothers diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder—it’s a disorder defined by extreme emotional instability and is surrounded by stigma. The treatment can make a real difference to the wellbeing of families.

Sep 02 2018

32mins

Play

Rank #12: Creativity and your brain

Podcast cover
Read more
We humans have ‘creative software’ in our brains—so says neuroscientist and author David Eagleman. We're driven to invent and innovate, yet at the same time we’re attracted to the familiar—and our creativity lives in that tension.

Jan 20 2019

29mins

Play

Rank #13: Mothering and mental illness

Podcast cover
Read more
Having children can be wonderful but there’s no doubt that parenting can be challenging, especially for women with mental illness. We hear about the lives of mothers diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder—it’s a disorder defined by extreme emotional instability and is surrounded by stigma. The treatment can make a real difference to the wellbeing of families.

Jan 13 2019

31mins

Play

Rank #14: The extremes of love

Podcast cover
Read more
From old fashioned 'lovesickness' to sex addiction, obsession, and jealousy — how does society decide what's normal in love? Drawing on the latest scientific research into the mechanisms underlying love and romantic attachment, a leading psychotherapist explores the extremes of love.

Nov 18 2018

28mins

Play

Rank #15: The power of compassion

Podcast cover
Read more
Imagine somebody being critical of you, putting you down every day. That can be depressing. What’s more, if you do it to yourself over a long period it can cause changes in your brain, your body, and your feelings. Some psychologists say that a focus on compassion can soothe your inner critic and make a real difference. It’s known as Compassion Focussed Therapy.

Mar 17 2019

29mins

Play

Rank #16: Psychedelics, addiction, and mental health

Podcast cover
Read more
Psychedelic drugs were banned in the US in the late 1960s, which ended the flourishing research into their potential for treating mental illness. Now a leading professor from Imperial College London is re-visiting the field. He’s convinced that psychedelic therapy offers a new paradigm for mental health. His other passion is treatment for addiction, and to discover why some of us are more vulnerable than others.

Feb 24 2019

29mins

Play

Rank #17: Habits, and making them stick

Podcast cover
Read more
Habits are notoriously hard to change—exercising more often, practising calmness, getting healthy—it all takes time and effort. So perhaps you’ll be pleased to know that there’s a way to get habits into your routine. We talk with Bernard Balleine, Director of the Decision Neuroscience Lab at UNSW; and with B J Fogg, founder of the Behaviour Design Lab at Stanford University about his new book Tiny Habits.

Mar 08 2020

25mins

Play

Rank #18: Health in body and mind

Podcast cover
Read more
Conditions such as depression, anxiety, obesity, diabetes, and gut problems are common in Australia. British TV presenter Dr. Michael Mosley, who’s known for his Fast diet and exercise programs, says there are effective preventive measures which highlight the crucial connection between body and mind. He shares knowledge from experts and those with lived experience on how to reset your health.

Mar 03 2019

29mins

Play

Rank #19: Telomeres, trauma, and mindfulness

Podcast cover
Read more
The connection between our minds and bodies determines our health and well-being, and the rate at which our cells age and die can be influenced by lifestyle choices. We hear about keeping our genes in good order by protecting our telomeres—a buffer zone at each end of our chromosomes. We'll also hear about a mindfulness-based intervention which could really help millions of extremely traumatised displaced people around the world.

Aug 11 2019

29mins

Play

Rank #20: Tripping for depression

Podcast cover
Read more
In 1966, as a reaction to disturbing reports of people having bad trips, the Psychedelic drug LSD was banned in the U.S. But now some scientists are seeing promising results from studies into the therapeutic benefits of using psychedelic drugs to treat mental illness.

Sep 16 2018

30mins

Play