Dr. Michael Bordieri

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Humans are known to be creatures of habit, but not all habits are beneficial or conducive to our future goals. Dr. Michael Bordieri, professor of psychology at Murray State University, visits Sounds Good to explore what makes consistency in life changes so difficult to achieve and what steps we can take to reach that goal, resolution, or new sense of self.

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The first day of school can conjure up nervous butterflies in many people. Whether you're 12 or 22, the beginning of a new school year holds uncertainty that can make even the most level-headed students anxious. Dr. Michael Bordieri visits Sounds Good to discuss this back to school anxiety, and how one can deal with their own school related jitters. 

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 In today's society, our day to day experiences can be readily presented to the public in ways that are the most interesting, aesthetically pleasing, or exciting via sites like Facebook and Instagram. These "perfect" lives displayed on news feeds have aggravated a widespread phenomena known as "FOMO," or fear of missing out. Dr. Michael Bordieri visits Sounds Good to discuss the best way to address, overcome, and avoid FOMO. 

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The rise of smartphones, tablets and other technology has brought about a sort of digital revolution in how human beings spend their time. This has also caused the question to arise as to how much screen time is too much, particularly for children.

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The relationship between patient and healthcare provider can sometimes be a tenuous one, according to Murray State University professor of psychology Dr. Michael Bordieri.

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Psychological science may not be able to take away all the pain and sorrow during times of tragedy, but it can help. Murray State University professor Dr. Michael Bordieri visited Sounds Good to discuss ways survivors of traumatic events, such as the recent shooting at Marshall County High School, can cope with their feelings.

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Data suggests many have already strayed from their New Year’s resolutions.  Murray State University professor Dr. Michael Bordieri visited Sounds Good to discuss how people can stick to their resolutions and make positive changes during the new year.

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Tracy Ross and Murray State University Department of Psychology faculty member Dr. Michael Bordieri discuss the psychology of groups on Sounds Good.

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As summer break rolls to a close and kids prepare to go back to school, Dr. Michael Bordieri and Tracy Ross discuss attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder on Sounds Good.

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On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross and professor of psychology Dr. Michael Bordieri discuss fidget spinners and the importance of treating mental illness and behavioral issues through scientifically established methods.

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