People Who Read People: A Behavior and Psychology Podcast

Reading indicators of good and bad relationships, with Brandi Fink

June 01, 2019 Zachary Elwood Episode 10
People Who Read People: A Behavior and Psychology Podcast
Reading indicators of good and bad relationships, with Brandi Fink
Show Notes

A talk with Dr. Brandi Fink, a psychology researcher who has done work analyzing the interpersonal dynamics of couples and families, including couples and families having physical abuse and drug/alcohol abuse issues. We talk about: the reasons why researchers and therapists attempt quantification of interpersonal behavior; how some analysis/coding systems work; the challenges in coding behavior; common physical and verbal patterns that can point to interpersonal problems; brain scan research on the effects of alcohol; and more.