19-13 Segment 2: Using the ‘Voices in Your Head’

Hearing voices in your head comes with an unfortunate stereotype that you must be mentally ill. However, experts tell us the “voices in your head” can be used to talk to, and about, yourself in a healthy, productive way. In fact, most people hear voices in their head and already use inner speech on a daily basis. We discuss tips and techniques to use “self-talk” as a way to get yourself through tough decisions and lower stress.

18-31 Segment 2: Racial Diversity in Opera

Opera is a beloved art form, but its racial history is as flawed as the rest of our culture. We talk to Naomi Andre, a professor at the University of Michigan, about the history of race in opera and how this traditional art form is hopefully getting with the times.

17-51 Segment 2: Creating Great Teams with Diverse Thought

We talk to one expert about how cognitive diversity can improve the results for a school, business, or even an entire society.

17-38 Segment 1: The Voices in Our Heads

We dive into the science behind self-talk and how the voices in our head can be used in a productive manner to help us accomplish our goals.

Side view of a tensed young man looking at self in mirror in the bathroom

16-51 Segment 2: Using The Voices in Your Head

Experts tell us the “voices in your head” can be used to talk to, and about, yourself in a healthy, productive way.