Dr. Ian Hughes’ remarkable career and credentials span from his background as a scientist, psychotherapist, writer and government policy advisor in science and technology.
Having graduated with a Ph.D. in atomic physics, Ian has worked in some of the top international research laboratories. He has helped establish a Department of Creative Technologies and has also co-founded a program that brings together scientists and journalists, making science more accessible to the public.
Ian’s talk: “How Dangerous Personality Disorders are Destroying Democracy” ties together his background in science, psychology and, political science. In it, he outlines how a small proportion of people with dangerous personality disorders cause most of the suffering in our world.
His book “Disordered Minds: How Dangerous Personality Disorders are Destroying Democracy” is to be released in September 2018 and will also explore similar themes.