December 7, 2020 By Drew Westen
In the aftermath of the US presidential election, Rafael Behr talks to Professor Drew Westen about different forms of charisma, the struggle to communicate liberal arguments to Republican voters and the symptoms of severe personality disorder exhibited by Donald Trump. Drew Westen is a professor in the Psychology and Psychiatry Department at Emory University, Atlanta…
Watch Drew Westen in this clip from 10/25/2020 during the 2020 Presidential Election explain how the election outcome can be driven by the emotions of the voters.
Drew Westen is a professor in the departments of psychology and psychiatry at Emory University, and the author of “The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation.” He is working on a follow-up, “What’s Left?” June 22, 2020 at 6:00 a.m. EDT
The high-stakes science of campaign messaging reveals that success at the ballot box hinges more on how you feel about things than on what you think about them. Is anyone getting it right?By Drew Westen Ph. D. published April 29, 2020 – last reviewed on May 26, 2020
BY DREW WESTEN, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 03/20/20 12:00 PM
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