The Leonard Lopate Show Published by The Leonard Lopate Show Please Explain: Brainwashing Listen 33 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/56305/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Brainwashing has been used throughout history to manipulate, coerce, and torture. Dominic Streatfeild is the author of Brainwash: The Secret History of Mind Control. Oxford research scientist Dr. Kathleen Taylor is the author of Brainwashing: The Science of Thought Control. Have you ever been brainwashed? When did you realize what was happening?