The decision to drop Brian O'Driscoll from the Lions team has highlighted what it's like to deal with rejection. Here to tell us how to deal with failure and learn to bounce back are occupational psychologist Kate Quinlan, and sports psychologist Niamh Fitzpatrick.
What kind of job attracts people with psychopathic tendancies? The psychologist Oliver James says that research suggests CEO's and senior management are four times more likely to be psychopathic than the average person. He joins us from Oxford.
Even though the human brain is a far more advanced and complex machine than even the most powerful computers in the world today, we still have the capacity to make decisions that are, at times, completely unreasonable, counter-productive, and self-sabotaging! Why is this??? Well, an article on the website i09.com attempted to address this subject recently. The article proposed what it termed "12 cognitive biases" that are ingrained in the human mind. And these biases routinely prevent us from making rational decisions. Dr David Carey, Consulting Psychologist at the Owen Connolly Counselling Centre in Stillorgan, has taken a look at ...
These are our three finalists from over 550 entrants to the John Murray Show/Saturday Night Show emerging music competition. Chanele McGuinness, Gary Showbiz and The New Transmission will battle it out in our live Studio 8 final on the John Murray Show on Thursday, May 29th for that coveted slot on the Saturday Night Show on May 31st.