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Chatter #326 – Dr Chris Ferguson: Demented Politicians, Social Media & The Rise of Critical Theory

Chris Ferguson, a psychology professor, discusses the weak link between social media and mental health problems and explains how previous moral panics have followed a similar pattern. He highlights that studies on social media and depression/suicide are inconsistent and that teens have some of the lowest suicide rates, with other age groups seeing…

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Chatter #290 – Dr John A. King and Melissa King on PTSD: Living and Coping With Trauma

Dr. John A. King is an author, poet, long-time activist and founder of the Give Them a Voice Foundation in Texas, which he launched in 2015 to provide advocacy, support, resources and rescue for those who have been sexually abused or trafficked. He has appeared in two multi-award winning documentaries, and is a…

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Chatter #230 – Dr Brian Klaas on Corruptible: Who Gets Power And How It Changes Us

Does power corrupt? Or do those prone to corruption end up in power? It’s an age-old question answered by Dr Brian Klaas in his brand new book “Corruptible: Who Gets Power And How It Changes Us”. I was lucky enough to get a copy and read the book over Christmas. In the middle…

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Chatter #197 – Magicman London On Magic, Performance and Psychology

Magicman London was my guest on today’s show. David showed me some incredible tricks on camera – I cannot work out how he made this happen. He keeps finding my card!!! We spoke about counting cards in black jack, how he took handcuffs from a policewoman, and throwing cards through the window of…

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