Escape from Lockdown

Episode 31 - Dr Mark Changizi

February 22, 2021 Alex McCarron
Escape from Lockdown
Episode 31 - Dr Mark Changizi
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Escape from Lockdown
Episode 31 - Dr Mark Changizi
Feb 22, 2021
Alex McCarron

Alex talks to theoretical cognitive scientist Dr Mark Changizi about why governments around the world has pursued a policy as destructive as lockdown with such determination and alacrity. In this wide-ranging interview, they discuss lockdown as a psychological phenomenon and compare is to other mass-hysterias that have taken public consciousness hostage. 

Dr Mark Changizi is a multi-disciplinary theorist who has worked in a number of different fields in a fascinating and career including cognition, physics, maths, neurobiology, answering questions as diverse as why we see illusions, why we like music and why we get pruny fingers in the rain. 

Show Notes

Alex talks to theoretical cognitive scientist Dr Mark Changizi about why governments around the world has pursued a policy as destructive as lockdown with such determination and alacrity. In this wide-ranging interview, they discuss lockdown as a psychological phenomenon and compare is to other mass-hysterias that have taken public consciousness hostage. 

Dr Mark Changizi is a multi-disciplinary theorist who has worked in a number of different fields in a fascinating and career including cognition, physics, maths, neurobiology, answering questions as diverse as why we see illusions, why we like music and why we get pruny fingers in the rain.