With the death of Roger Ailes, we are focused on the contributions of news to political polarization. Now we have liberal fake news to contend with. Here we examine the role of perception in our polarized politics.
The self-destructiveness of white conservative middle class Republican voters is staggering. Can they ever be dissuaded? Why do they do it? All of my many articles addressing this baffling phenomenon gathered under one convenient heading.
Gaslighting. It’s terribly popular to accuse the Ol’ Pussy Grabber of being a gaslighter, but what is he doing exactly? Is it on purpose with malice aforethought or is it accidental? Is it habit? Let’s expose the Ol’ Pussy Grabber…
Tired of arguing with your favorite drunk uncle and getting no where? Wonder what is going on in that inebriated head of his? An fMRI study sheds some light on why political beliefs are so difficult to change. But, there are some recommendations that may help!
We live in an extraordinarily stupid era. Where does the stupid come from? Why are we being governed by such stupidity?
The massacre in Orlando, the anniversary of Newtown, the sit-in on the floor of the House: why does the pro-gun lobby have such a strangle hold on government? Science can explain it and recommend some actions to take.
Trolls have always been creepy and aggressive and destructive whether they are featured in Norse fairy tales, DnD adventures, or on the Internet. Find out what drives these super creeps to ruin everyone’s fun!
How did Trump become a thing? Read about how Daniel Kahneman and risk assessment can be used to explain how Obama made Trump possible. Thanks Obama!
Originally posted on Daniel Katz, Ph.D.:
Twenty-five years ago, author and activist Jonathan Kozol published what remains one of the most important examinations of…