Psychology

Immix Quartet performing

If Music Be…

My absence from these pages has been a produce of many forces. Paradoxically, pandemic-related lockdown has made access through the […]

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Jennifer Richeson

Jennifer Richeson on Perceptions of Racial Inequality

There is inequality in the United States, a fact most people accept and which data certainly bears out. But how bad do you think that inequality is, say, based on comparing the wealth held by the average Black person in America and the average white person?

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Video: Two Psychologies of COVID-19

In this 44-minute video, Stephen Reicher addresses what he sees as the two psychologies of COVID, working through the lens of social identity theory.

10 months ago
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The Sociology of Psychologies: What is It and Why Does It Matter?

Throughout the 20th century, psychological knowledge managed to break free from the confines of academic debates and clinical practice, defining, by the early 21st century at the latest, how we think about who we are, how we feel, what our goals in life are, how we form relationships with others, and how society’s institutions operate

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Tear gas released at US Capitol

Harnessing the Power of a Mob

David Canter considers what the mob attack on the U.S. Capitol in Washington tells us about the power inherent in a crowd.

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