Book Discussion on The Paranoia Switch

Martha Stout talked about her book The Paranoia Switch: How Terror Rewires Our Brains and Reshapes Our Behavior--and How We Can Reclaim Our… read more

Martha Stout talked about her book The Paranoia Switch: How Terror Rewires Our Brains and Reshapes Our Behavior--and How We Can Reclaim Our Courage, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. In her book she describes the American public’s fear-based responses to terrorist attacks, global warming, and natural disasters and offers advice about how to curb those fears. She responded to questions from members of the audience.

Martha Stout is a psychologist and former professor at the Harvard Medical School. close

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Book Discussion on The Paranoia Switch

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199990-1
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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Oct 20, 2007
Last Aired:
Jan 20, 2008

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  • Oct 20, 2007 | 10:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 16, 2007 | 3:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 17, 2007 | 2:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 20, 2008 | 7:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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