Episodes

#128 Body Language; Myths and Realities

June 30, 2021

Today we are talking about the myths and realities of body language. Although body language, or “Kinesics” as we call it, is something that we teach in our courses it is not something that should be used on its own. Meaning,…

#127: Addiction; with Dr. Robb Kelly

June 23, 2021

Today we are joined by world renowned addiction expert Dr Robb Kelly. Dr Kelly holds multiple Phd’s, has been working with addicts for over 20 years and is a recovered alcoholic himself. Dr Kelly has been able to combine his…

#126: Air Rage

June 16, 2021

Today, Greg and Brian are talking about Air Rage and the increase in violent incidents on airplanes and in the terminals of a number of U.S. airports. Greg and Brian both share a few stories of some interesting encounters th…

#125: Thinking; with Dr. Richard Nisbett

June 9, 2021

Today we are joined by social psychologist Dr. Richard Nisbett to discuss his latest book called “Thinking: A Memoir.” Dr Nisbett has spent his career researching things like how people reason, how people should reason, why …

#124: The Deep Rig with Patrick Byrne

June 2, 2021

Today we are joined by one of the most interesting people we have ever had on the show, Patrick Byrne. Patrick is a billionaire former CEO of Overstock.com, he’s a philosopher, and he’s also the author of the book “The Deep …

Introducing: The Left Of Greg Podcast

June 1, 2021

For more information on who we are and what we do please check out our website: https://arcadiacognerati.com For more information on the Science of Human Behavior Pattern Recognition & Analysis (HBPR&A) please go here: https…

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May 20, 2021

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#123: Where Do We Start?

May 12, 2021

If you’ve been following along with the last few episodes of this podcast you know that we’ve been discussing law enforcement reform as well as the different factors, relationships, and effects that contribute to the high-pr…

#122: How To Build a Solution

May 6, 2021

On today’s episode we are continuing our discussion from the previous two episodes where we talked about the contributing factors that lead to many of the high profile police use of force incidents that occur. In this episod…

#121: Defining The Problem

April 28, 2021

Today’s episode is based on the conversation that Greg and I had last week on the episode titled Contributing Factors where we talked about many of the sociological, psychological, and physiological factors that come into pl…

#120: Contributing Factors

April 20, 2021

On today’s episode we are talking about a few of the recent high profile police shootings that have occurred and we address the issues that WE think need to be discussed. This is not some tactical breakdown nor is it a philo…

#119: Words Matter

April 13, 2021

On today’s episode we are discussing legal precedent and your 1st Amendment rights. We are specifically discussing a case out of Pennsylvania where a high school student made a post on social media that she subsequently got …

#118: Profiling an Anomaly

April 6, 2021

On today’s episode we are explaining the process of “ profiling an anomaly .” We start by discussing what profiling really means, and then talk about why people often get it wrong. Throughout the conversation we get into a n…

#117: Responsibility; It's yours.

March 30, 2021

On today’s episode woe are talking about the Flight, Fight, or Freeze response in humans but we’re taking it from the perspective of how to identify someone who is exhibiting those physiological responses. We discuss a numbe…

#116: From Theory to Practical Application.

March 23, 2021

On today’s episode we are joined by Steven, who is one of our listeners that wrote in to us a few weeks back. Steven is currently serving in law enforcement and he reached out with some questions regarding the previous episo…

#115: Mental Skills Coach Andy Riise

March 16, 2021

On today’s episode Greg and I are joined by our friend retired US Army Lt Col Andy Riise. Andy is a West Point graduate and spent over 20 years leading Soldiers including multiple combat tours to Iraq and Afghanistan and fiv…

#114: Urban Legends and our Brain Chemistry

March 9, 2021

In today’s episode we are talking about Urban Legends and why our brain chemistry is so enamored with them. We give a few examples of stories that have stood the test of time, even though they were either partially or comple…

#113: Color Vision or Colour Vision?

March 2, 2021

In today’s episode, we are joined by Constable Chris Ingledew from Lester, England. Chris is currently serving as a police officer in the UK and is a member of several specialized units on the UK Police force. After a length…

#112: Symbolism: You're Reading It Wrong

Feb. 23, 2021

In today’s episode we are talking about the meaning behind things like tattoos, graffiti, messaged clothing, and different historical symbols. The biggest problem that we see when it comes to understanding things like symbol…

#111: What doesn't kill me only makes me dumber.

Feb. 17, 2021

On today’s episode we are talking about a few every day examples of how sometimes we have a tendency to lack critical thinking ability even for some common sense situations. We also discuss how our own experiences with “clo…

#110: Home Field Advantage

Feb. 9, 2021

In today’s episode, we are talking about two recent cases that demonstrate how our environment influences our behavior and how we can use that information to conduct predictive analysis. The first case is from Tennessee wher…

#109: I want to believe you.

Feb. 2, 2021

On today’s episode, we are talking about the case of a TSA agent who was recently sentenced on felony charges of using fraud or deceit to falsely imprison a woman at LAX airport. We talk about a number of topics in the episo…

#108: Do You See What I See?

Jan. 26, 2021

On today’s episode we are talking about vision and how it affects the way we perceive our environment. We often hear people talking about their “blind spots” or how we need to “take someone else’s perspective” and those say…

#107: Training; You're Doing It Wrong

Jan. 19, 2021

On today’s episode we are addressing some of the major issues we see with current police training and how it often lacks the critical elements that are necessary to mitigate a catastrophic event. Although we reiterate it sev…