Spooky Series: Aliens

One of the best things about Fall? Scary movies of course! One of our favorites is sci-fi classic and sequel, Aliens. On this week’s episode of the Blew My Mind Podcast, we’re talking the beloved sequel Aliens. On this episode, you’ll hear the opinions of co-stars and Shrink Tank contributors Dr. Melissa Miller, Dr. Craig Pohlman and Dr. Frank…

Spooky Series: Stephen King Novels

Spooky Series: Stephen King Novels October brings colder weather, shorter days and our favorite: scary stories. So, why do we love being scared? On this week’s episode of the Blew My Mind Podcast, co-stars and Shrink Tank contributors Dr. Melissa Miller and Dr. Craig Pohlman discuss their favorite scary books featuring Stephen King novels. Blew My Mind is where Shrink Tank…

Blew My Mind Podcast: Sleep Science & Pop Culture

Sawing logs. Counting sheep. Catching some Zzzs. Hitting the hay.   However you phrase it, sleep is important for everyone. Having a healthy sleep cycle yields to both physical and psychological health benefits. That being said, sleep has a vital role in our everyday lives. On this week’s episode of the Blew My Mind Podcast,…

Blew My Mind Ep. 18 Summer Series: Mind-Blowing Concerts

Live music is enjoyable year round but everyone can agree that is particularly mind-blowing in the summer. Music has multiple psychological benefits, and our Blew My Mind Podcast stars/Shrink Tank contributors Dr. Kristin Daley and Dr. Craig Pohlman discuss these. Listen in to this week’s episode of the Blew My Mind Podcast as they discuss…

Blew My Mind Podcast: Mind-Blowing Rollercoasters

Six Flags. Carowinds. Busch Gardens. Regardless of which big name amusement park you consider your ‘home’ park, it’s no question that roller coasters can be truly mind-blowing. Summertime is the prime season for roller coaster riding. Fear and adrenaline are obvious psychological ties to the thrill-seeking contraptions, but roller coasters also bring mind-blowing fun. Whether…

Blew My Mind Podcast: Best Beach Books

Being in the middle of the summer season has undoubtedly brought more time for self-reflection, exploration and growth. Today’s discussion focuses around how the summer season can be approached with a sense of escapism, in particular through catching up on summer reading. While reading is a beautiful experience regardless of location, there’s something special about…

Blew My Mind Ep. 15: Best of Bachelor/Bachelorette

Season 13 of The Bachelorette featuring Rachel Lindsay has provided pure entertainment, drama, and intrigue. Being in the middle of the season has us reminiscing over our favorite moments from past Bachelor and Bachelorette seasons. Listen in as Shrink Tank contributors and co-authors of the Bachelorette Breakdown series, Dr. Craig Pohlman and Dr. Melissa Miller as…

Four Word Movie Lines

Many of the best movie lines ever are oh so short!  In this episode, host Craig Pohlman and guests Dave Verhaagen and Rachel Kitson discuss mind-blowing, 4-word lines from some great movies:  This Is Spinal Tap, There Will Be Blood, and The Lord of the Rings:  The Return of the King.  Blew My Mind is…

Three Word Movie Lines

It’s been said that when it comes to writing, “Brevity wins.”  If that’s true, then we’re all about WINNING!  In this episode, host Craig Pohlman and guests Dave Verhaagen and Rachel Kitson discuss mind-blowing, 3-word lines from some great movies:  Forrest Gump, The Big Lebowski, and Marathon Man.  Blew My Mind is where Shrink Tank contributors discuss their…

Two Word Movie Lines

Writing involves a bit of inspiration, but also a ton of elimination. So it follows that the best screenplay writers eliminate a lot. In this episode, host Craig Pohlman and guests Dave Verhaagen and Rachel Kitson discuss mind-blowing, two-word lines from some great movies:  No Country for Old Men, Clueless, and The Empire Strikes Back.  Blew My Mind is…