Mapping The Mind

Episodes

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BBC Radio Scotland's popular psychology series is back, exploring what makes us tick and how music affects us all throughout our lives.
1/3. Edi Stark examines the links between music and memory which explain why we don't forget the songs we hear as teenagers. Plus an investigation into whether musicality is an innate part of being human.

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Radio Scotland's popular psychology programme returns to explore what makes us all tick.
This week Edi Stark explores anger management, and discovers why living in the internet age is more likely to make us see red.

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Edi Stark discovers why music manipulates our emotions and examines the ways it can help people cope with physical pain.

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Radio Scotland's popular psychology programme explores the importance of our hair to our sense of wellbeing.

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Edi Stark finds out if the same psychological tricks used by the likes of Tiger Woods and Paula Radcliffe can be applied to everyday challenges. By setting goals, visualizing success and practicing blocking out distractions, could you breeze through something like a driving test? One nervous student driver is about find out!.

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Music as a healing force is the focus for the popular psychology programme, as Edi Stark uncovers new ways in which music can help us to learn, perform and feel better.

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Received wisdom says that autism is incurable. But with so little known about the condition can we be sure?
Edi Stark follows the experiences of families who refuse to accept that nothing can be done for their children.

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The psychology of driving is hugely complicated, rife with bias, double standards and often the worst of human nature. The choices you make are based as much on your perception of other drivers as the situation; is it a man or woman, do they appear nervous or are they a boy racer? Edi Stark delves into this unspoken language of the road to find out whether we can change our bad habits.

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Analysing the pros and cons of multi-tasking. Edi Stark finds out how to stay sane and healthy in a world gone multi-tasking mad.

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Analysing the pros and cons of multi-tasking. Edi Stark finds out how to stay sane and healthy in a world gone multi-tasking mad.

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Edi Stark follows the Tollin family's year as they attempt to treat their son's autism. Counter to conventional medical dogma, they believe Christopher can be helped.

But will they see the progress they so desperately hope for?

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It's almost a year since the Tollin Family began treating their son's autism. Has Christopher shown any signs of improvement?

Edi Stark asks his parents if they still believe they've made the right choice, or are they simply delaying coming to terms with their child's disability?

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Edi Stark discovers what makes us all tick within the family. She examines the impact of sibling rivalry on our behaviour and actions throughout the whole of our lives.

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Edi Stark discovers what makes us all tick within the family. She examines the impact of sibling rivalry on our behaviour and actions throughout the whole of our lives.