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Episode 13 - Professor Nick Chater, Behavioural Scientist
The Psychology of Lockdowns Around the World
We're very excited to have Nick Chater, Professor of Behavioural Science at Warwick Business School as our first guest, from a safe social distance. Nick is the author of The Mind is Flat: The Illusion of Mental Depth and The Improvised Mind, and an advisor to the UK Government’s Behavioural Insights team (‘The Nudge Unit’). He's also scientist in Residence for BBC Radio 4’s The Human Zoo.
Callam and Jim talk to Nick about the psychology of lockdowns around the world - not why we need to distance, but how we convince people it's a good idea and something they should take part in - as well as how to message effectively, and how to not...
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