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Social Psychologist Jonathan Haidt on Communicating with People Across Cultural Divides

Social Psychologist Jonathan Haidt on Communicating with People Across Cultural Divides

In this episode of Research Comms social psychologist, Jonathan Haidt, author of the superb book ‘The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion’ talks about how we can break down barriers by talking to people’s ‘elephants’ and why the defence of viewpoint diversity in academic and research institutions is one of the most critical battles of our times.

Book of the Month #2: The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt

Book of the Month #2: The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt

This month’s book of the month is ‘The Righteous Mind’ by social psychologist, Jonathan Haidt. It’s a riveting work that explores why people hold such wildly differing moral beliefs and looks at how we can work to overcome the cultural boundaries that divide us.