Nostalgia - canvassing the politics of memory lane

Episode 12: Nostalgia - canvassing the politics of memory lane

Prof. Constantine Sedikides and Prof. Tim Wildschut explain the psychology behind nostalgia.

Show notes

Politics on the Couch host Rafael Behr talks to Professors Constantine Sedikides and Tim Wildschut of the University of Southampton, about the way people narrate the stories of their past, what they get from the process and the way political campaigns can exploit those feelings.

Prof. Constantine Sedikides

Prof Tim Wildschut

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Rafael Behr

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