Podcast on Cohesion with Anna Baumert (in German)

Cohesion is the glue of every life together. About civil courage, the group decisions of baboons and the cooperation of bacteria.

June 28, 2021

Civil courage is essential for cohesion in a society. But under what conditions do people decide to intervene? And what kind of people are they? What distinguishes them from others who remain silent and look the other way? Psychologist Anna Baumert looks into this. One aspect: anger.  People who get angry more quickly are also more likely to intervene when others are threatened, Baumert says.

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