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The Coddling of the American Mind

Hosted by the Behavioural Science Hub

Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building

Speaker

Professor Jonathan Haidt

Professor Jonathan Haidt

Chair

Professor Paul Dolan

Professor Paul Dolan

A timely investigation into the new safety culture in universities and the dangers it poses to free speech, mental health, education, and
ultimately democracy.

This event marks the launch of Jonathan's new book, The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure.

Jonathan Haidt (@JonHaidt) is a social and cultural psychologist and the Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership at New York University's Stern School of Business. He is the author of The Righteous Mind and The Happiness Hypothesis.

Paul Dolan (@profpauldolan) is currently Professor of Behavioural Science at the LSE. He is Head of Department in Psychological and Behavioural Science and Director of LSE's Executive MSc Behavioural Science. 

LSE's Behavioural Science Hub (@LSEBehavioural) is a collaboration across the School in all things behavioural. Its two main goals are to provide a platform to highlight existing behavioural science related activities at LSE and further develop the capacity for top quality research into human behaviour.

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A podcast of this event is available to download from The Coddling of the American Mind.

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