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Nov 24, 2021

Dr Ian Robertson is a clinical psychologist and neuroscientist. He is the Founding Director of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, a Professor of Psychology at Trinity and Co-Director of the Global Brain Health Institute. Previously, he was a Senior Scientist at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit at the University of Cambridge.


Robertson is a leading expert on stress and wellbeing, having published over 250 scientific articles in journals and has written several books on the mind, exploring stress, confidence and power. His latest book focuses on the science behind confidence. 


This podcast is in two parts released this week and next. Today he talks to us about fascinating topics like “the Winner Effect” and “The Loser Effect”, how to breed success in the brain and different types of power and how these can affect our behaviours if we’re not aware of them.