Politics on the Couch

A podcast about psychology, politics and anything else that comes up along the way.

Optimism – how we're drawn to the bright side, even in a pandemic Politics on the Couch

Rafael Behr talks to Professor Tali Sharot about optimism bias
  1. Optimism – how we're drawn to the bright side, even in a pandemic
  2. Identity – David Baddiel on Jewishness, antisemitism (and a bit about football)
  3. Anti-vaxxers – fear, anxiety and the psychology of misinformation
  4. Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021: What happens next?
  5. 'Dissonance Theory' – why no-one says they were wrong

The full Politics on the Couch archive is here.