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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 #78 – Hezues R on Mental Health, Suicide, and Choosing Art Over Algorithms

Hezues R, the creative and film-maker was my guest on today’s show. Amongst other things Hezues created the official fragrance for the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton and ran a handful of advertising campaigns for Sean P. Diddy Combs’. In this conversation we explored some of the ideas that he…

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The Mysterious Disappearance Of Elisa Lam

In February 2013, 21-year-old Canadian student, Elisa Lam, was found dead in a water tank on the roof of the Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles, California. A police investigation and public discussion have still yet to pinpoint the exact cause of death. So, what happened to Elisa Lam? In January 2013, Lam embarked…

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