Opinions from psychologists

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Judith Rodin, Philanthropist

When The Rockefeller Foundation first began its work to advance universal health coverage, it seemed to many to be a pipedream. Today, we are truly inspired to see how rapidly support for universal health coverage has grown, including its recent recognition in the Sustainable Development Goals. Universal health coverage is key to building resilient health systems that make both people and planet h... See More
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Margaret Knight, Psychologist, humanist

...in a climate of thought that is increasingly unfavourable to these beliefs, it is a mistake to try to impose them on children, and to make them the basis of moral training. The moral education of children is much too important a matter to be built on such foundations.
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Noam Chomsky, Linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist

agrees Basic Income
It comes from the right wing originally. Milton Friedman proposed it for example. From his point of view it was part of an effort to undermine welfare state measures. But it doesn’t have to have a reactionary component. It can be interpreted as something progressive. That people have rights. In fact if you read the universal declaration of human rights, 1948, take a look at article 45. It says peo... See More
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Judith Kroll, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Penn State

The belief was that people who could speak two or more languages had difficulty using either. The bottom line is that bilingualism is good for you.
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Steven Pinker, Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University

There is not the slightest reason to believe in a coming singularity. The fact that you can visualize a future in your imagination is not evidence that it is likely or even possible. Look at domed cities, jet-pack commuting, underwater cities, mile-high buildings, and nuclear-powered automobiles--all staples of futuristic fantasies when I was a child that have never arrived. Sheer processing power... See More
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Noam Chomsky, Linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist

agrees Carbon Tax
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John O'Keefe, American british neuroscientist, 2014 nobel laureate in physiology or medicine

disagrees Brexit
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Karalyn Patterson, British neuropsychologist

disagrees Brexit
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Nicola Clayton, Professor of comparative cognition

disagrees Brexit
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Linda Papadopoulos, British psychologistcanadian psychologist

disagrees Brexit
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Til Wykes, Clinical psychologist

disagrees Brexit
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Noam Chomsky, Linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist

disagrees Brexit
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Noam Chomsky, Linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist

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Ben Carson, American neurosurgeon

disagrees Clinton over Trump
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James Dobson, Evangelical christian psychologist, author, and radio broadcaster.

disagrees Clinton over Trump
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