Mon, 13 September 2021
In this episode, Chris Hadnagy is joined by Dr. Cortney Warren. Dr. Warren is a Board-Certified Clinical Psychologist and former tenured Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). She is an expert on addictions, self-deception, eating pathology, and the practice of psychotherapy from a cross-cultural perspective. In addition to publishing in some of the field’s top scientific, peer-reviewed journals, Dr. Warren is passionate about bringing theoretically grounded, empirically-supported psychological research to the general public. So, in addition to her academic work, Dr. Warren is a research consultant, keynote speaker, and writes a blog for Psychology Today. September 13, 2021
00:00 – Intro
02:10 – Cortney Warren Intro
03:35 – How did you get started?
07:28 – Why is it so hard to be honest with ourselves?
10:01 – What gets the person from “it’s easy to lie to myself” to “I’m readily open to admit this”
13:25 – Admitting the truth is just the first step
13:20 – There are certain ways humans lie to themselves. One of them is “The Specialness Fallacy”
17:43 – How do people make the change in someone who doesn’t want to make the change, they’re not at that point yet?
21:45 – Is self-deception the same in every culture?
25:47 – Is there a particular culture that is more honest with themselves than others?
28:12 – Why is bringing research to the public such a mission for you?
31:41 – How do we make the change out of self-deception?
41:30 – Have you helped people in abusive relationships with your methods?
44:31 – When does your book come out?
44:47 – How to reach Cortney:
45:37 – Who is your greatest mentor?
My mother, Karen J Warren
48:25 – Favorite Books:
50:16 – Outro
Direct download: Ep._153_-_Human_Element_Series_-_You_Are_Special_And_Other_Lies_With_Cortney_Warren.mp3
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