Tag: Pop Psych

Fractal Radio| Episode 9 – Jointly Venturing into Vanity Fair

I just received an issue of Vanity Fair as a free gift for my subscription to The New Yorker. I discuss some of the articles therein and do a series of riffs on various topics including those found in my most recent essay: Pop Psych…

Pop Psych Perils

One of my favorite articles on this topic is David J. Ley’s ‘No, Dopamine is not addictive.’Which is published in Psychology Today. There are however deeper and more complex perils at play in the age of information. The reason that I find the aforementioned…

TFJ Vlogs – DOPE! – Stop Saying Dopamine…

One of the biggest problems in society is oversimplification. With better tech and more information we’re doing it more and quicker than ever before – with ‘sciencey’ words like ‘Dopamine.’ While Dopamine is a real neurotransmitter, the way that it’s implicated in absolutely everything…