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Robert Epstein
Research psychologist and author, American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology

Robert Epstein is a senior research psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology in California. A PhD of Harvard University, he is the author of 15 books and more than 250 scientific and mainstream articles, as well as the former editor-in-chief of Psychology Today.

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Essay/Neuroscience
The empty brain

Your brain does not process information, retrieve knowledge or store memories. In short: your brain is not a computer

Robert Epstein

Essay/Digital Culture
The new mind control

The internet has spawned subtle forms of influence that can flip elections and manipulate everything we say, think and do

Robert Epstein

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