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Divided America – How Can It Heal?

Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt gives a post-election TEDx Talk in conversation with TED Curator Chris Anderson to address the question: can a divided America heal?

With emotions running high all along the political spectrum it’s helpful to get some insight based on psychological science.

Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt studies morals informing political choices. In this video he describes patterns of thinking and historical roots leading to to sharp divisions in America. He also provides hope in a vision of how American might move forward and heal.

Haidt is the Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership at the New York University Stern School of Business.

Divided America – How Can It Heal?

Sandra Kiume

Sandra Kiume is a mental health advocate from Vancouver, Canada, and the founder of @unsuicide. Along with maintaining Channel N, she contributes to World of Psychology.


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Kiume, S. (2016). Divided America – How Can It Heal?. Psych Central. Retrieved on May 20, 2018, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/channeln/2016/11/divided-america-how-can-it-heal/

 

Last updated: 21 Nov 2016
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 21 Nov 2016
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