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Speaking of Psychology – How to Cope with Political Discussions & Keep it Civil this Holiday Season

Welcome to Speaking of Psychology, a podcast from the American Psychological Association. I’m your host, Kaitlin Luna. I’m joined by two guests — we have Dr. Lynn Bufka, associate executive director for research and policy at APA and an APA fellow and we have Dr. Jeanne Safer, an APA fellow who has been in private practice for over 40 years....

Could AI ever replace government? | BBC Ideas

Here’s a thought experiment… could artificial intelligence govern us? Populism and disinformation are on the rise, and politics across the world seems to be dominated by emotions and strongman personalities. Leaders often seem to be more interested in short-term political gains, then the long-term needs of their electorate. But could machines do a better job? Imagine a world where decisions...