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Why I changed my mind about positive discrimination

On the latest episode of the Changed My Mind podcast, a social psychologist talks about how his research challenged his assumptions.

The Depolarization Project
6 November 2019
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Social psychologist Joe Marks explains why his view of positive discrimination has shifted over time on the latest episode of the Changed My Mind podcast.

Marks is the co-author of Messengers, a new book that examines how the messenger is often as important as the message. He talks to host Alison Goldsworthy about why documentary maker Louis Theroux is so effective at getting his point across and how political biases shape our perspectives in unexpected ways.

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.

Further reading

‘Who are the most effective messengers’

‘Learning Others’ Political Views Reduces the Ability to Assess and Use Their Expertise in Nonpolitical Domains’

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