Why trigger warnings don't help

From Sunday Morning, 11:44 am on 1 March 2020

Advocates for trigger warnings have made quite specific psychological claims about their benefits, especially for enabling people to brace themselves emotionally for what lies ahead, but Dr. Christian Jarrett has studied a wealth of recent research and doesn't believe we are able to brace ourselves emotionally when distressing material is involved.

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