The Matt Townsend Show
About This Show
Matt Townsend specializes in energizing and involving audiences with his unique approach to building and maintaining successful relationships. Known as one of America's top presenters in the field of Human Relations and Development, Matt blends humor and story telling with interactive, real-life solutions that motivate and inspire his listeners. New episodes Monday through Friday at 9 am Eastern.
Most Recent Episode
Hillary's Trust Problem, Election Causing Significant Stress, Parent Previews
3 days ago
The Science Behind Voters Trust (19:30)
Jillian Jordan is a Ph.D. candidate in psychology at Yale University. She researches human social cognition and behavior, with a focus on cooperation and morality. She is co-author of the article The science behind Hillary Clinton’s problems with trust. There are only 17 days left on the campaign trail, and as the election nears the finish line both parties are working furiously to win over voters. Hillary’s campaign has struggled to assure voters that she can be trusted, while Trump’s campaign has worked to prepare for anything he may say. Jillian Jordan shares her study on how calculated and uncalculated actions could be affecting voter’s trust.
Election Causing ‘Significant Stress’ for Majority of Nation (1:03:36)
Dr. Vaile Wright is the Director of Research and Special Projects at the American Psychological Association her research has appeared in peer-reviewed articles in Law and Human Behavior, Journal of Traumatic Stress, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. Dr. Wright earned her Phd. In Counseling of Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Earlier this week America heard the third and final Presidential debate. Many have viewed this election as particularly mean spirited, and both candidates have high disapproval ratings. For many Americans, Election day will bring a sigh of relief. A study by the American Psychological Association shows that the election is causing significant stress for the majority of the nation. Dr. Vaile Wright shares the preliminary findings.
Revisited Movie Reviews - Young Frankenstine (1:31:50)
In honor of Halloween we are revisiting scary movies of the past. Today's movie is the 1974 American horror comedy film directed by Mel Brooks and starring Gene Wilder as the title character Young Frankenstine.
Parent Previews (1:50:10)
Rod Gustafson from Parent Previews joins the show to review the new movies Ouija: Origin of Evil and Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.