Bodycam vid | Violent arrest of two students in Atlanta

Two students were violently dragged out of a car and tasered by Atlanta police while caught in traffic during protests. Dramatic police body-cam footage shows how a group of officers surrounded the students’ stationary vehicle. They begin shouting orders, then smashing the driver’s side window, and deploying stun guns before pulling Taniyah Pilgrim and Messiah … Read more Bodycam vid | Violent arrest of two students in Atlanta

The psychology of why people believe conspiracy theories – explained by experts

We speak to four conspiracy theory experts about the psychology of the people who believe them, their dangerous potential – and leaders like Donald Trump appear to use them for political ends. We also look into widespread Covid-19 coronavirus conspiracy theories and ask – in an age of disinformation – can anything be done to … Read more The psychology of why people believe conspiracy theories – explained by experts

We need to combine social science and big data for contact tracing: Tett

May.22 — Gillian Tett, Financial Times Editorial Board Chair, says that big data cannot stand on its own to fulfill contact tracing and tracking needs. She also points to the importance of psychology in consumers’ readiness to re-engage with the economy. She joins David Westin on “Bloomberg Wall Street Week.”

Mental health experts fear ‘tsunami’ of stress-related issues among frontline workers

What are the psychological impact of exiting lockdown? Cary Cooper, professor of organisational psychology and health, University of Manchester, anticipates a ‘tsunami’ of post-traumatic stress effects, especially for front-line workers. While some people want lockdown to end, others do not wish to expose themselves to the virus. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 … Read more Mental health experts fear ‘tsunami’ of stress-related issues among frontline workers

Werner Herzog: As long as I breathe I will not let fascism happen again | SophieCo Visionaries

75 years ago one of the darkest episodes in human history ended. How have humanity and our collective psychology changed since then? To consider this, and much more, we met the legendary, Oscar-nominated director, screenwriter and producer, Werner Herzog. Follow @SophieCo_RT Instagram Sophieco.visionaries Podcast https://soundcloud.com/rttv/sets/sophieco-visionaries Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com … Read more Werner Herzog: As long as I breathe I will not let fascism happen again | SophieCo Visionaries

The Point: Chinese medic experts in Serbia

A team of Chinese medical experts was dispatched to Serbia to help in the fight against the virus. What’s the view from that battlefront and how are China and Serbia working together in this global crisis? Guest: Hou Cailan, Director of Department of Psychology, Guangdong Provincial People’s Hospital Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download … Read more The Point: Chinese medic experts in Serbia

The psychology behind a pandemic – Acclaimed psychologist Steven Pinker

As the lockdown continues and uncertainty abounds it can be difficult to remain optimistic. The books are left unread, walls have not been painted, the garden shed left unfinished – why can’t we get these things done and how come for many of us motivation is waining? Earlier we spoke to acclaimed psychologist Steven Pinker. … Read more The psychology behind a pandemic – Acclaimed psychologist Steven Pinker

How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting the sporting world? | Inside Story

Three Olympics Games have been cancelled in the past because of the two World Wars. However, this year is the first time the event has been postponed. Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics say the coronavirus pandemic made it impossible to hold the events this summer. The delay will cost the Japanese government, businesses … Read more How is the coronavirus pandemic affecting the sporting world? | Inside Story

COVID-19 mental health tip: Focus on something else

How can we deal with the new reality of having to stay at home a lot more, without knowing when this will all be over? We asked Dr Andreas Kappes, a social psychologist and neuroscientist, for some advice on protecting our mental health during the coronavirus pandemic. He is also a lecturer in the Department … Read more COVID-19 mental health tip: Focus on something else

Coronavirus – The Latest: Friday 20 March

Subscribe to our daily Coronavirus podcast with analysis of the impact on health, business and travel in the UK and beyond: https://www.playpodca.st/coronavirus On this episode: aUK lockdown, fresh hope of a cure and we look into the psychology behind stockpiling. Send us a voice note with your Coronavirus question: coronaviruspodcast@telegraph.co.uk Get 30 days’ free access … Read more Coronavirus – The Latest: Friday 20 March

Coronavirus pandemic: How is self-isolation affecting mental health?

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many people are feeling stressed and are also adjusting to the limitations of life under lockdown. How can we best cope mentally with some of the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak? Is it normal to feel anxious? And how important is exercise while under lockdown? We put all these questions … Read more Coronavirus pandemic: How is self-isolation affecting mental health?

Should countries follow Italy’s coronavirus quarantine? I Inside Story

Italy’s government has ordered some of the harshest measures outside China to try and contain the Coronavirus. The country has the worst outbreak in Europe. 16 million people – a quarter of the population – have been forced into quarantine until early next month. Everyone is banned from leaving 16 provinces in northern Italy, the … Read more Should countries follow Italy’s coronavirus quarantine? I Inside Story

The inaugural Harvard Law School Rappaport Forum | When is Speech Violence?

On Friday Feb. 21, Harvard Law School hosted the inaugural Harvard Law School Rappaport Forum, the first in an ongoing series of discussions designed to promote and model full, vigorous, and civil discourse on critical and complicated issues facing our community, our nation, and our world. Funded by the Phyllis & Jerome Lyle Rappaport Foundation, … Read more The inaugural Harvard Law School Rappaport Forum | When is Speech Violence?