Dive into a very interesting conversation with our latest podcast episode featuring researcher William Costello to discuss his extensive research into the community known as Incels which stands for ‘involuntary celibate’. The term describes online community of individuals, predominantly males, who feel they are unable to find a romantic or sexual partner despite wanting one. […]
Prepare for an eye-opening podcast episode that casts a spotlight on school mental health in the scenic landscapes of Ireland. Join us as Christy and Eoin explore the unique challenges and innovative solutions that shape the well-being of students across Ireland. In this illuminating conversation, we engage with experts and practitioners to gain insights into […]
Join us for an enlightening podcast episode as we engage with PhD candidate Catríona Shelly, who offers fresh insights into the intricate web of Northern Ireland and Brexit from a dynamic social identity perspective. In this thought-provoking conversation, we delve into the complexities of identity, culture, and politics, and how they intertwine in the context […]
Join us for an insightful podcast episode featuring Emma Kirwan delving into the intricate world of loneliness. Discover the latest findings, the science behind it, and practical strategies to combat this pervasive societal issue. Whether you've experienced loneliness yourself or want to better understand its impact, this conversation promises valuable insights and potential solutions. Tune […]
This week’s podcast explains the ins and outs of secondary school transition. Join us as we dive deep into the challenges and opportunities that come with this pivotal step in a student's life. Whether you're a parent, educator, or just curious about the adolescent experience, this conversation offers valuable insights, practical tips, and expert perspectives […]
Step into the world of cutting-edge research as we welcome Anna Lashkay to shed new light on trauma from a unique social identity perspective. In this compelling podcast episode, we delve deep into the intersection of personal and social identities and their impact on an individual's experience of trauma. Join us for an eye-opening conversation […]
Prepare to embark on a thought-provoking journey as we sit down with a dedicated PhD student Muireann O’Dea to unravel the enigmatic relationship between boredom and the search for meaning in life. In this captivating podcast episode, we explore the fascinating dynamics of how moments of idleness can lead to profound reflections and the discovery […]
Welcome back to a new season of The Mind Yourself Podcast! In this intro episode Christy and Eoin will be discussing the theme for this seasons podcast and sharing some updates about Motus from over the last year. In this season we will be diving into a number of varying topics all currently the theme […]
Join us for an inspiring podcast episode featuring successful clinical psychology doctorate student Heather Mithen who shares her journey from aspiring psychologist to Clinical Psychology Doctorate student in the UK. In this illuminating conversation, she offers invaluable insights into the application process, shedding light on the strategies that helped her stand out and secure a […]
Want to travel and get relevant psychology experience? Prepare for a captivating podcast episode with Kate McGovern who has garnered invaluable psychology experience down under in the beautiful land of Australia. Join us as we embark on a journey through her unique experiences, from working in diverse clinical settings. This conversation offers a rare glimpse […]
This week we move away from Clinical Psychology and into a new field, Organisational Psychology. Christy sits down with a former Motus team member, Deirbhrin Hanratty, to discuss her experiences moving into the business world and studying a Masters in Organisational Psychology at Manchester University. This advanced course gives you a route into occupational psychology […]
In this episode we have Christy sit down for another solo monologue but this time to discuss his experiences on his current PhD. Christy’s research focuses on the impact of social emotional learning on psychological well-being among early adolescents, with a particular focus on emotion regulation and stress regulatory capacity. Additionally, Christopher has an interest […]
This week Christy sits down with Rebekah Hare to discuss her experiences on the Masters program at UL in Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology and also how she managed as a Dubliner heading down to Limerick to study. This MSc programme seeks to equip candidates with a sound understanding of theory and research and develop […]
This week we have Christy sits down with another member of the Motus family, Rebecca McDonnell, to discuss her experience studying the MSc in Applied Developmental Psychology at Queens University, Belfast. Applied developmental psychology is the application of basic developmental science in applied contexts. The School of Psychology has expertise in development in adverse contexts […]
This week we have Christy on his own to discuss the Masters he completed at the University of Edinburgh. The program includes courses on the theoretical and methodological aspects of cognitive neuroscience, clinical neuropsychology and brain imaging, and you will complete a dissertation on one of these areas. You will also receive thorough training in […]
This week Christy is joined by two wonderful guests , Kate O'Meara and Luke Murphy, who have worked at Motus and completed the Mental Health Masters at University College Cork. The MA in Applied Psychology (Mental Health) gives you an advanced understanding of the discipline of psychology in mental health settings. The course is designed […]
In this episode Christy sits down with Dayna and Ciara who have worked on the Motus team to discuss their experience in UCD, Dublin for their Psychological Science Masters. The focus of this programme is on acquiring basic applied psychology skills to equip you for doctoral studies in clinical, counselling, educational or organisational psychology, or […]
First episode of Season 5! This season we focus on what it takes to get into a career in Psychology. We'll be talking to people who have completed/are completing masters, PhDs and doctorates in Ireland and abroad. The knowledge gap between getting a psychology degree and becoming a qualified psychologist is complicated, and we felt […]
Have you ever consider sport and its impact on society? Well Eoin and Christy sit down to discuss just that. In the final episode in series 4 of the podcast the lads discuss how sport shapes societal values outside of just giving people an outlet to exercise. While there are benefits to how sport can […]
What a pleasure it was to sit down with the fantastic Greg O'Shea. Olympian, Presenter, Media Personality, Fitness Instructor, Love Island Winner and Law Graduate! Talk about one hell of a CV. Greg sat down with Christy and Eoin for a very open and honest conversation. They discuss his experiences building up to and competing […]
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