102: Leaders

What makes a political leader great? A look inside the neural circuitry, personality traits, and control tactics commonly used by leaders to build and retain a following.

Contributors in order of appearance: Michael Shermer, James Fallon, Steven Novella, Buck Sexton, Robert Kurzban and Tom Asacker.

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Michael Shermer, PhD, James Fallon, PhD, Dr. Steven Novella, Robert Kurzban, PhD, Tom Asacker, Buck Sexton


Executive Producer: Joe Sorge
Producers: Kristina Sorge, Georgia Cohen, Simone Jantz
Editor: Oliver Riley Smith
Mixing & Web Design: Scott McKay Gibson
Original Music: Andrew Sorge & Scott McKay Gibson


Brainwashing, Charismatic Leaders, Critical Thinking, Misleading Authorities