Meet the people – a lesson in asking the public the right question…

Understanding public opinion is always worthwhile but can be fraught with danger. David Kernohan examines the unexpected policy impact of a recent poll and discusses why a huge part of the art and science of survey design is choosing the right questions to ask. https://wonkhe.com/meet-the-people-a-lesson-in-asking-the-public-the-right-question/

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The science of influencing people: six ways to win an argument

Psychological studies show that people fail to notice the logical fallacies in an argument if the conclusion supports their viewpoint; if they are shown contrary evidence, however, they will be far more critical of the tiniest hole in the argument. This phenomenon is known as “motivated reasoning”. A high standard of education doesn’t necessarily protect […]

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Wealth and COVID-19

On 15th June 2020, I took part in the first PyroTalks NanoConference and presented ResourceRush – a six minute run through resources to help you through the current pandemic. Here is part 3 of the key resources shared. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on wealth across the world. The Wealth Report by […]

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