Jennifer Ouellette, Brendan Nyhan • Measles, Identity Politics & Cognitive Biases on Virtually Speaking Science, Wed June 10, 2015
by Rob Rothfarb • June 10, 2015
5PM Pacific, Wed June 10, 2015
Comment and ask questions with the studio audience on Exploratorium Island
The science of swaying popular opinion: think vaccines. Dartmouth political scientist/psychologist Brendan Nyhand specializes in the cognitive biases that come with identity politics. Jennifer and Brendan talk about the psychology of changing minds, how our beliefs and opinions are tied to personal identity, and what does and does not work in terms of strategy when it comes to swaying popular opinion.