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After neurodiversity

30 mins | Sep 12, 2021
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Psydiversity: beyond identity politics and traditional institutions. The pandemic and economic fallout have led to the rise of identity politics, a loss of trust in traditional institutions, and social divisions between attitudes toward the virus. Senior research fellow at Queen Mary, University of London, Bonnie Evans, looks at the need to embrace a new model of the mind: enter psydiversity.  This concept accepts that minds are entangled with the societies around them and can’t be moored to neuroscientific verities – which are a byproduct of the time as well. Thus, Psydiversity would move us beyond an unhealthy reliance on the knowledge monopoly of the neurosciences and address the difficulties of stretching neurodiversity to cover all human differences.

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