Make Behaviourism Great Again! | Diana Fleischman
Meet our latest host!
Diana Fleischman is an American evolutionary psychologist. Her field of research includes the study of disgust, human sexuality, and hormones and behavior. Diana will be hosting her own show with us, so we thought you’d like to get to know her!
Diana’s Substack, Twitter, and website.
3:10 Why Diana decided to ruin her life
4:57 Diana’s relationship with academia
6:45 Diana’s first book & fish training
8:28 Monkey girl
12:20 Coming to work with bonobos and David Buss
20:25 Becoming internet famous
25:15 What is behaviorist evolutionary psychology?
28:17 Why did behaviorism become less popular?
34:35 Behavioursm isn’t PC
38:08 Similarities to behavior genetics
42:27 The challenges of dictation
44:12 Darwinian couples therapy
52:11 Best critic of Diana’s worldview
53:50 Last time Diana changed her mind
55:27 Favourite fiction and non-fiction
1:01:04 Matt reads the opening lines to Oryx and Crake
1:02:20 The smartest people Diana ever met
1:08:04 Most controversial opinion
1:09:48 Being poly
1:26:28 Diana’s links
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