- The Psychology of Politics: A lecture by Professor Glenn D Wilson | Gresham College
A thoroughly fascinating lecture that discusses how political affiliations are informed by both genes and the environment.
- Why It Took Social Science Years to Correct a Simple Error About ‘Psychoticism’ | New York Magazine
“What should we make of all of this? Partly, of course, this is a story of conflicting personalities, of competitiveness between researchers, of academics acting — let’s be frank — like dicks”.
- Google, democracy and the truth about internet search | The Guardian
How fake news has become our reality, courtesy of Google.
- How Do Liberal and Conservative Attitudes About Obedience to Authority Differ? The Surprising Result of My Study | The Huffington Post
“Rather than thinking of liberals and conservatives as being fundamentally different psychological breeds, I now think of them as competing teams. Liberal versus conservative is like Yankee fans versus Red Socks fans. Each has its own flag to which it pledges allegiance. And each side has its own authorities to which it demands obedience”.
- The Perils of Empathy | The Wall Street Journal
Why it’s better to be compassionate rather than empathetic.