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Voices special edition:

Your Brain on Politics


Dr. Dan gathered together academics Kathleen Hall Jamieson and David Redlawsk and clinician Lisa J. Cohen for a non-partisan discussion of the psychological and emotional issues behind politics– what happens in our brains as we are bombarded with conflicting and often angry perspectives? What goes in to our decision-making process about the candidates? And how do we keep our relationships with family and friends who hold different viewpoints? Taped before a live studio audio audience who also joined in the discussion.


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Weekly conversation with behavioral health reporter Maiken Scott:

Slowing Down


We have about six weeks until Labor Day – so how has your summer been so far? Have you been able to fit in all of the fun and relaxing you have been wanting to do? Been to the beach yet? Or, has it been mostly work, and rushing around – business as usual?

In their weekly conversation, psychologist Dan Gottlieb and WHYY behavioral health reporter Maiken Scott discuss slowing down, and why it can be difficult.

Image: Sheree Kozel-La Ha


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