A Paranoid World?

Clinical Psychologist Richard Bentall talks about the difference between extreme belief and delusion, exploring the social and psychological roots of paranoia, and what separates paranoia, conspiracy theories and extreme beliefs, in this new video from the Institute of Arts and Ideas.

Click here to watch Richard Bentall’s talk.

The Institute of Art and Ideas runs an online ideas platform IAI.TV and has been described as “Europe’s answer to TED” (Total Politics) that features debates, talks, articles and courses from the world’s leading thinkers.