Latest ‘All the Rage’ podcast focuses on anger and catharsis

The latest episode of “All the Rage” is read for your listening pleasure. Featuring Prof. Ryan Martin (Psychology) and Dean Chuck Rybak (College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences), this sixth installment of the podcast’s “Losing Control” series discusses that when it comes to anger, is the catharsis truly effective or does it just feel good? They look into catharsis theory and talk about what role venting anger through options like rage rooms play in aggression. Special guest Prof. Brad J. Bushman (Communication, Psychology), the Margaret Hall and Robert Randal Rinehart Chair of Mass Communication at Ohio State University, joins them to explain his research about what happens when we vent our anger. Listen to the podcast.