The Psychology of Creepiness
Welcome…you’re listening to “The Next Truth; Where Science and Myth Meet”, a weekly podcast that explores mind dazzling scientific research, theories, paradoxes, the connections between accepted and noetic science and…everything in between.
This week’s guest is an American social psychologist and the Cornelia H. Dudley Professor of Psychology at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois where he founded the environmental studies program and chaired the psychology department for a period of 10 years.
Prof. McAndrew is specialized in the study of environmental psychology and nonverbal communication and became best known for his pioneering work on gossip, creepiness and the psychology of mass shootings. https://www.frankmcandrew.com/
In his mid-career, Frank moved into the study of evolutionary psychology where he became best known for his pioneering work on gossip, creepiness and the psychology of mass shootings. https://www.frankmcandrew.com/
In recent years, he has become an essayist and purvey… p.p.pur… purveyo… (sigh), supplier of psychological science to lay audiences.
English does contain some eerie and difficult words, does it not?
However … Frank is an elected fellow of numerous professional organizations, including the Association for Psychological Science, The Society of Experimental Social Psychology, and the Midwestern Psychological Association.
He received a Bachelor of Science in psychology from King’s College in Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from the University of Maine…. and has published his articles in dozens of well-known popular media outlets such as Time, CNN, Salon, and Scientific American and he is a blogger for Psychology Today Magazine.