This is one of a series of films from Rebel Wisdom on the science and psychology of polarisation. We recommend to start with the introduction film here:

Dr Stephen Porges is a scientist, and creator of the hugely influential ‘polyvagal theory’. Together with Peter Levine, he revolutionised the understanding of human connection, trauma and personal growth.

His work is also fundamentally important to understand how conversations break down, how we get psychological safety, and the roots of polarisation and division.

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