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social psychology


  • The Psychology of Election Denial

    by Robert Brent Toplin

    The Republican response to the election results is a lesson in the mental mechanics of cognitive dissonance. 



  • How Civilization Broke Our Brains

    The anthropologist James Suzman's book evaluates the ravages of modern capitalist civilization – in particular, the institution of work –  on individual and collective psychology. 



  • The Politics of White Anxiety

    by Jonathan M. Metzl

    Appeals to the fears and resentments of White voters are a predictable part of our politics. Why does it remain difficult to fight those appeals?