In this first episode of Why We Get Mad, Prof. Ryan Martin (Psychology) talks with Prof. Christine Smith (Social Psychology) at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay about anger and gender. Smith is a social psychologist and former chair of the UW-Green Bay Women and Gender Studies program. Why We Get Mad is a special series of the Psychology and Stuff Podcast featuring Martin as he talks with experts on different aspects of the anger experience. From psychologists to historians to artists, the show will cover all the different reasons we get mad and how we can use that anger in positive ways.
In this final episode of the season, Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges and Ryan Martin share research on hope, resiliency, and happiness and discuss it in the context of the covid19 pandemic. They end on a positive note when listeners call in to share what’s giving them hope.