Project Psychology

Junior Okoroafor

My show is about bridging the gap between research within human behaviour and the real world. Through this I hope to facilitate discussions surrounding how knowledge of human cognition and behaviour can be leveraged to maximise the positive impacts of both societal and interpersonal interventions at large. read less

#14: Baland Jalal on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
#14: Baland Jalal on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
In this podcast episode, I sat down for an in depth conversation with Baland Jalal. Baland is a researcher at Harvard University and a Visiting Researcher at Cambridge University. He obtained his PhD at the Cambridge University School of Clinical Medicine. His research focuses on sleep paralysis and OCD. Along with VS Ramachandran, he has proposed a neuroscientific account for why people see ghosts during sleep paralysis. The Telegraph Described him as "one of the world's leading experts on sleep paralysis".The discussion mainly focus on OCD, its causes and its treatment. We also talk about some of Baland's new work on culturally adapting CBT to Muslim groups.Show NotesBaland's paper on treatment of OCD Inventory (OCI) adapted CBT's Socical Media is "Baland Jalal" on all major platformsBaland's Youtube to you by Oxford University Psychology SocietyFacebook: @Oxford University Psychology Society,Twitter: @OxfordPsychSocEmail: Junior Okoroafor, Twitter: @JuniorOkoroafor, Linkedin: Work: Charlotte MasonPodcast Editor: Victoria Okoroafor