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Beyond Biology

Beyond Biology


Links from this Episode: Reuters article:“The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy” by Jonathan Shedler: book about the DSM that some might find interesting: was recorded at The Battery in San Francisco on December 3, 2020 (@thebatterysf) Connect With The PanelJonathan Shedler, PhD:, @JonathanShedler on TwitterEmily Anhalt, PsyD: and @dremilyanhalt and @joincoa on both Instagram and Twitter Mahima Muralidharan, PsyD: www.cohearsf.comDr. Lesslie Carr: and @DrLeslieCarr on Twitter and Instagram
Dr. Sherrie Campbell: Instagram = @Dr.Sherrie, Twitter = @Dr_Sherrie, and Facebook = SherrieCampbellPhD.Dr Leslie Carr: and @DrLeslieCarr on Twitter and Instagram Links From This Episode:David Pelzer, A Child Called It: Myers Briggs Personality Inventory:, a memoir by Tara Westover: by Erik Greitens: It’s Your Family… (Dr. Sherrie’s book on the subject discussed today): Genetics of Bipolar Disorder: (please note that this articles shortens Bipolar Disorder to “BPD” which is highly unusual; “BPD” is usually the shorthand for Borderline Personality Disorder and they are not the same thing.)
Connect With The Contributors:Dr. Janja Lalich: Twitter = @Janja_Lalich, and Facebook = Leslie Carr: and @DrLeslieCarr on Twitter and InstagramLinks From This Episode:Some additional information about The Milgram Shock Experiments:,Results%3A,18%20variations%20of%20his%20study. Dr. Lalich mentions the NXIVM cult and there are two good documentaries if you haven’t seen them. There’s The Vow on HBO ( and Seduced on Starz ( Dr. Lalich also references the Heaven’s Gate cult and there’s also a very thorough documentary about that on HBO ( but (a note from Leslie): This is the stuff of nightmares so watch out if you’re extra-sensitive.We also talk about QAnon and HBO did a series about that as well: Cult of Trump  by Steven Hassan (for those who are curious):
Connect With The Contributors:Bart Magee: Twitter @bartmagee @accessInstSF Insta @bartmagee @accessinstsfBlythe Adamson: Twitter: @DrBlytheAdamson Instagram: @DrBlytheAdamsonLuis Perez: From This Episode:FAA Traffic by the Numbers: article about global air travel: Post - 96% of covid cases have been transmitted indoors: Pais article about how aerosols function indoors: impacts the latino population at three times the rate of white people: to Hug During a Pandemic (NYT):
Connect with Corey:, @coreytponder on Twitter and Instagram.Links From This Episode:Some pieces that Corey has written on confronting the idea of being Black in America: article about “centering” Leslie referenced: Corey mentioned The New Jim Crow by Michelle
Connect with Lisa: + @lisaaabramson on Twitter and Instagram.Links From This Episode:Giving Birth Landed Me In the Psycho Ward: on the link between sleep deprivation and psychotic experiences:,8%2C%2010%E2%80%9312)
Connect with Cuyler: Cuylerballenger.com @snake_ballenger  Connect with Lawdale:lawndaleartcenter.orgInstagram: @lawndaleartcenterLinks From This Episode:Crazy Like Us book: Like Us article: opioid overdose stats 1999-2019: covid data 2019-2020: research articles that address the relationship between stigma and the biomedical model of psychological suffering and information about the work of Nan Goldin: Goldin’s protest against the Sackler family: death and life of Dash Snow: supporting the idea that in monozygotic twins the rate of concordance is 30-40%: talk given by Eleanor Longden, where she shares how talk therapy helped her heal from a diagnosis of Schizophrenia:
Connect with Heather: @OneGreenThing on Instagram @MyOneGreenThing on TwitterLinks From This Episode:The book Leslie’s mother got for her when she was 19 years old that awakened her interest in physics was Michio Kaku’s Hyperspace ( Some of her other favorite titles are The Elegant Universe by Brian Greene (, A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking (, and Relativity: The Special and General Theory by Albert Einstein ( CNN - the Google satellite link, forty years of climate change time-lapse:  An article on the connection between climate change and covid: article about people deciding not to have children because of the climate crisis: work of David Quammen: Drawdown: Sunrise Movement: Scientific American article Leslie mentions: image Heather references about the koala that has “mental health issues” additional information about Freddie Gray: additional information about Eric Garner:
Thanks for listening to Season 1 of The Nature of Nurture! Tune into this quick bonus episode to hear a teaser for Season 2.
Season 2 Trailer

Season 2 Trailer


Season 2 of The Nature of Nurture coming Monday, January 31, 2022!
Connect with the Contributors:Leslie's website is lesliecarr.comErica can be found at TRISF.COM Links Mentioned in This Episode:
Connect with the Contributors:Erika's website is TRISF.comLeslie's website is Links From This Episode:
Connect with the Contributors:Alicia’s website is Leslie's website is Links mentioned in the episode:Brain Over Binge (book): Optimism (book):  60% of women have eating disorders:,Sixty%2Dfive%20percent%20of%20American%20women%20between%20the%20ages%20of,North%20Carolina%20at%20Chapel%20Hill. Facebook community Food Body Self: 
Connect with Contributors:Dr. Leslie Car: lesliecarr.comMichelle Masters: Mentioned in this Episode:Heart of the Mind - Engaging Your Inner Power to Change with Neuro-Linguistic ProgrammingThe brain didn’t perceive the color blue and it wasn’t mentioned in early writing: Dispenza:’s book, Money Magic: Clear Your Path to Money, Time, and Happiness 
Connect with Contributors:Dr. Leslie Car: lesliecarr.comFatimata Sanogo: @fatimatayoga on Instagram and Links Mentioned in this Episode: Her book (31 Universal Spiritual Principles: A Daily Guide and Tool for spiritual growth, joy and empowerment, from the teachings of Michael Bernard Beckwith.): article about the knee surgery: outcomes paradox: Schizophrenia patients in developing countries seem to fare better than their Western counterparts non-profit:
Connect with Contributors:Dr. Leslie Car: lesliecarr.comRadhika Dirks: @radhikadirks on Instagram and Links Mentioned in the Episode:The Fabric of the Cosmos with physicist Briane Greene on PBS: Hoffman TED talk Do we see reality as it is?: by Michio Kaku (Leslie’s favorite book about theoretical physics and the magical nature of reality): and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science by Werner Heisenberg, Order, and Creativity: A Dramatic New Look at the Creative Roots of Science and Life by David Bohm article about the placebo effect and knee surgery: explanation of the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis of linguistic relativity: explanation of Gödel’s Incompleteness Theorems:
Connect with Contributors:Dr. Leslie Car:
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