The Economist Asks
The Economist Asks
Oct 22, 2020
The Economist Asks: Brené Brown
30 min

The Texan research professor, podcaster and adviser to CEOs explains how to preserve mental health in the covid-19 era. Anne McElvoy asks what her study of isolation shows about the effects of pandemic restrictions. Brown explains the effects of fear during lockdowns and how our neurobiology makes us seek a sense of control. She argues the benefits of executives showing their vulnerable side and cautions against the comforting certainties offered by politicians. And, is this a podcast, pausecast or squeezecast?


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