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Raj Persaud in conversation - the podcasts

Dec 3, 2019

The Calculus of Happiness: How a Mathematical Approach to Life Adds Up to Health, Wealth, and Love

Oscar Fernandez

How math holds the keys to improving one's health, wealth, and love life

 What’s the best diet for...

Nov 27, 2019

In his illuminating new book, Douglas McWilliams argues that inequality is largely driven not by a conspiracy of the rich, as Thomas Piketty suggests, but by technology and globalization that have led to the paradox of rising inequality even as worldwide poverty drops. But what are the implications of this...

Oct 1, 2019

The Seven Deadly Sins of Psychology: A Manifesto for Reforming the Culture of Scientific Practice

Chris Chambers

Why psychology is in peril as a scientific discipline—and how to save it
Psychological science has made extraordinary discoveries about the human mind, but can we trust everything its practitioners are...

Sep 4, 2019


David Sellu was a surgeon with a distinguished record extending over forty years.

In 2010, a patient died under his care in a private hospital. There followed a sequence of extraordinary events that led to David being prosecuted and convicted for the patient's death and sent to prison. His licence to...

Jul 3, 2019

David Taylor is Director of Pharmacy and Pathology at the Maudsley Hospital, Professor of Psychopharmacology at King’s College, London and Honorary Professor at the Institute of Psychiatry.

David is also the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology and Head of Pharmaceutical...