Politics on the Couch looks at the way our minds respond to politics and the way politicians mess with our minds. In each episode award-winning political columnist Rafael Behr is joined by a distinguished expert drawn from the world of politics, psychology or philosophy. The show will appeal to any listener interested in taking a deep dive into how psychology drives everyone's political thought and behaviour.
Jan 3, 2021 • 57 minutes
Rafael Behr looks ahead to the challenges facing Labour, Tories, Remainers and Brexiteers in 2021.
Dec 28, 2020 • 58 minutes
American social psychologist Dr Carol Tavris explains cognitive dissonance and how it works in the world of politics.
Dec 12, 2020 • 43 minutes
Prof. Constantine Sekidikes and Prof. Tim Wildschut explain the psychology behind nostalgia.
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