Adam Alter, PhD

In his expansive conversation with Nicholas Strouse, author and social scientist, Adam Alter, PhD discuss his book, Drunk Tank Pink: And Other Unexpected Forces That Shape How We Think, Feel, and Behave. The exchange explores insightful and “uncomfortable” observations about Human Nature. Why do we have stereotypes? How is it that both turpitude and inspiration arise from our associations with sounds, names, and colors? In his frank commentary, Dr. Alter asks us to “think about our thinking”… and tolerate the discomfort of being aware of tendencies and traits that seem unethical, but simultaneously inevitable.

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The Participant Observer is a WFC GROUP production. It was recorded at the WFC Group studios, in Westport CT. Post-production is by Justin Gibbs, at the Rayhound Production Company studio.7

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