Politics on the Couch

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

Radicalisation – how minds go to extremes, and how to turn them back Politics on the Couch

Rafael Behr talks to the cognitive scientist and radicalisation expert Nafees Hamid about what makes extremists tick and how to change their minds.
  1. Radicalisation – how minds go to extremes, and how to turn them back
  2. Fear of Change – Matt d'Ancona on fixing a broken politics
  3. Optimism – how we're drawn to the bright side, even in a pandemic
  4. Identity – David Baddiel on Jewishness, antisemitism (and a bit about football)
  5. Anti-vaxxers – fear, anxiety and the psychology of misinformation

The full Politics on the Couch archive is here.