Are our brains wired to hate?
Is social media to blame for an increase in hateful abuse?
What can we do with hate on the rise to turn the tide?
Drawing on twenty years of pioneering research – as well as his own experience as a hate-crime victim – our guest, a world-renowned criminologist explores one of the pressing issues of our age.
We welcome the author of The Science of Hate: How prejudice becomes hate and what we can do to stop it.
Find Matt here: https://hatelab.net
00:01:12 Matt’s Hate Crime Origin Story
00:11:15 The Benefit of Criminology as an Intersectional Discipline
00:16:12 Criminology is Based on a study of Prejudices
00:26:35 Intergroup Hate, A Hierarchy of Hatred
00:34:29 Gordon Alport and Push v Pull Prejudice
00:45:43 Statistics of Hate