Tue, Jul 16, 2013 -- 10:00 AM
The Polarized Mind with Kirk SchneiderDownload audio (MP3)
According to psychologist Kirk Schneider, corporate swindlers, stubborn ideologues, and school gunmen all have one thing in common. He calls it "the polarized mind" -- when someone believes their point of view is right to the exclusion of all others. He says we see this with bigots, bullies, and even addicts -- and that its symptoms are hidden until something terrible happens. Dr. Schneider joins us to talk about his new book, "The Polarized Mind."
Host: Michael Krasny
- Kirk Schneider, adjunct faculty at Saybrook University; vice president of the Existential-Humanistic Institute; and author of "The Polarized Mind: Why It's Killing Us and What We Can Do About It"