Tim and Max Learnt Everything They Know About Life From Popular Culture Episode 5 – Academia, or “We Need To Reference GIFs”

Tim and Max Learnt Everything They Know About Life From Popular Culture Episode 5 – Academia, or “We Need To Reference GIFs”


After a mid-season break where our lives changed dramatically, we return with an episode about where we’ve ended up: academia.

Thanks to Geek Syndicate for being our host when we were more purely geek-focused. You can hear the old episodes here: http://geeksyndicate.co.uk/?s=solve+popular&x=0&y=0


Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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We Learnt This Week/Fortnight/Month:

That Maxy found Jessica Jones triggering:

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Psycho Logic Volume 1

Psycho Logic Volume 1

This is a compilation of contributions made to the We Have Issues podcast called Psycho Logic, with a new introduction explaining the concept. It basically looks at the overlap of clinical psychology with comics. I highly recommend visiting We Have Issues, and if you enjoy this show, the new installments will be there first!

In this volume:

Harley Quinn and the ethics of stress as a therapist

Psychopathy and is Batman a psychopath?

Harvey Dent and diagnostic approaches

Case Formulation and formulating Batman

Captain America – stressful life events, adjustment, culture shock and PTSD

The Hulk – what is ‘health’ and ‘illness’ and the stress-vulnerability model


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Psycomedia Episode 96 – Commuter Simulator 2014

Psycomedia Episode 96 – Commuter Simulator 2014


  • Freeman, D., Evans, N., Lister, R., Antley, A., Dunn, G., & Slater, M. (2013). Height, social comparison, and paranoia: An immersive virtual reality experimental study. Psychiatry Research.

The amazing work of Peter Hammerson to bring us Enzo:


See his work at http://hammersonart.blogspot.co.uk/

See the experiment being done by Rachel in this video:

Alien and the Oculus Rift – not recommended for the paranoid:


Goat Simulator:


MetalHead Media: