The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published in 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 width="600" height="130" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" src="//www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=json/56305"></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?