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What happens in your brain when you change your mind

Neuroscientist Tali Sharot explains how beliefs are formed in the brain, what works to change others’ minds, and what does not.

The Depolarization Project
4 January 2019

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Tali Sharot, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at University College London and bestselling author of the The Optimism Bias and The Influential Mind, joins us for this special episode of Changed My Mind to share her research on how beliefs are formed in the brain, what works to change others’ minds, and what does not.

Changed My Mind is produced by openDemocracy in conjunction with The Depolarization Project as part of our commitment to educate citizens, challenge power and encourage democratic debate. Hosted by Ali Goldsworthy, Laura Osborne and Alex Chesterfield. 

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