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Adventure Psychologist and Polar Explorer: “There are many tricks to learn from expeditions to improve your daily life.”


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Paula Reid has significantly impacted, if not pioneered the field of adventure psychology – and a lot of it started starting with her ski expedition to the South Pole. Her experiences in Antarctica led to the recognition of the importance of psychology in extreme environments, culminating in the establishment of a new discipline.

What We Talked About:

  • Paula Reid’s expedition to the South Pole.
  • Realization of psychology’s role in extreme environments.
  • Establishment of adventure psychology as a formal discipline.
  • Insights into human behavior under duress, exploration, and risk.
  • Why we all could become heroes or murderer
  • Exploration of human nature’s duality in high-stakes environments.
  • Reid’s research on fear, courage, resilience, and vulnerability.
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