Not-Quite Love Songs

Did you know that, despite scientific evidence, half of the country still believes in love at first sight? In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we’re discussing “Not-Quite Love Songs.” These are songs that portray the initial attraction and chemistry between two people. These mind-blowing hits describe that perfect moment when you meet someone and you’re not…

Mind-Blowing Music Videos

Remember when MTV was actually music television? Those were the days. A music video is an art form that can either perfectly anchor or greatly destroy a hit song. In a perfect world, your visual representation of a song is accurately portrayed on video. On this week’s episode of the Blew My Mind Podcast, we’re…

Mind-Blowing #1 Hits

Just because a song reached the #1 spot on the charts doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a good song. So, what does make a good song? For us, it requires pleasing music, awesome lyrics and vocals but most importantly, an emotional connection. Sometimes, however, the planets align and a big hit actually does hit home. On…

Mind-Blowing Song Bridges

Whether instrumental or changing tempo, song bridges are incredibly important. What’s a song bridge? A song bridge usually comes later on in the song, and it serves as a way to connect and “bridge” the majority of the song to the ending. This typically kicks the song into high gear for the finish line, serving…

Mind-Blowing Musicals

How many minutes are in a year? If you can answer this question with little-to-no hesitation, then you just might be a musical fanatic. Join the club! Musicals are one of the most well-loved art forms across many cultures. The psychological power of music, singing and acting on an individual performing as well as being…

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…