In this special episode, recorded at this year's Ediburgh Festival, we take a break from our usual question and answer format to talk to comedian Jo Caulfield about the psychological lessons that can be learned from stand-up comedy. Including the importance of keeping going when things get tough, the secret to being confident, and why you shouldn’t say yes to everything.
Don't want to miss an episode? Follow the show (it's published weekly). Got a question for Richard? We’d love to hear from you - send a text or voice message to @wisemanpod, email email@example.com, or head to listentoonyourmind.com.
Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton
Produced by Kate White
Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White
Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee
Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com
Mixed by Chris O'Shaughnessy
Note. Psychology tests taken from the following paper: Shurcliff, A. (1968). Judged humor, arousal, and the relief theory. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 8(4, Pt.1), 360–363