Bloomberg vs. Democrats
In Episode 18, George and Gil discuss Bloomberg's entry into the 2020 Democratic primary and what it means.
Some Jedi Mind Tricks
In Episode 8, George and Gil discuss six cognitive illusions/effects used by advertisers, marketers, and propagandists to influence public opinion. These include: The Clustering Illusion: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clustering_illusion The Social Proof Principle: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_proof The Reciprocity Principle: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reciprocity_(social_psychology) The Authority Bias https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Authority_bias The ...
Trump's Dangerous Metaphor / Cambridge Analytica
In Episode 7 of FrameLab, Dr. Lakoff and Gil discuss the central metaphor of Trump's presidency: "the President is the Nation." They also discuss Cambridge Analytica and how it represents a cognitive science approach to political communication. Plus: Audience Q&A. ...
Trump, Evangelicals, Fascism, Torture, Propaganda: Q + A #1
In Episode 5, Dr. Lakoff and Gil Duran answer listener questions. Topics include: Trump Evangelicals; Conservatism's #1 Rule; Fascism; Capitalism vs. Socialism; the American Idea; Biconceptualism; How the Government Frames Issues Like Torture, and more.