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Dr Matthew Piper

Matthew Piper on the Biology of Ageing

Dr Matthew Piper talks to us about how Diet can influence Healthy Ageing and Increase Lifespan. He also explains the Science of Ageing and what studying model organisms such as fruit flies tells us about Human Ageing.

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Utology Education

Identifying and Using Your Key Strengths: Methods and Concerns

Dr Nash Popovic talks to us about identifying and using your key strengths, and the dangers of taking it too far and neglecting your weaknesses. He also questions the validity of the VIA strengths survey and suggests a multi-method approach to identifying your strengths.

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Video: Self-Regulation: The Holy Grail of Personal Development

Dr Nash Popovic talks to us about Self-Regulation (aka Self-Mastery, Self-Control, Self-Discipline). (Note: to watch a higher quality version of the video, press play, then select an HD version)

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Video: Mastery of our own minds: The missing piece of the puzzle

We’ve made great advances in science and technology but not in the mastery of our own minds… Dr Nash Popovic talks about his inspiration for developing the Personal Synthesis Programme.

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Video: 2011 UK Riots linked to too much focus on youths’ self-esteem

Dr Nash Popovic talks about the 2011 UK Riots and their connection to a lack of discipline in schools and the focus on young people’s self-esteem. Interviewer: Stephen Tallett Guest: Nash Popovic Director Of Photography: David Ives Music by David Ives Written and Produced by Stephen Tallett

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Shola Arewa

Yoga Of The Mind

Shola Arewa talks to Stephen Tallett about “yoga of the mind” and tensions in the personal development field between psychology and spiritual traditions Interviewer: Stephen Tallett Guest: Shola Arewa Director Of Photography: David Ives Production Manager: Indi Madray Music and Editing by David Ives Written and Produced by Stephen Tallett … Guest bio: Shola Arewa […]

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Utology Education

Positive Psychologist critiques Positive Psychology

Dr Nash Popovic talks about Positive Psychology and its limits, identifying your core strengths and the fact that the tests may not be valid, and the problem with psychological research. The willingness of scientists and social scientists to openly criticize their own fields, and sometimes their own work, is one of the things I respect most about […]

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