Tag: Conformity

Censuring Republicans is a symptom of groupthink

The GOP Censuring of Those Who Voted For Impeachment is a Symptom of Groupthink


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The recent spat of censuring the Congressional Republicans who voted for impeachment really really shows how deeply the GOP has plunged into groupthink. And, they aren’t letting go of it any time soon.

Psychological Causes of Trump

Gaslighting, Groupthink, and Cognitive Dissonance: The Perfect Storm resulting in Trump’s #COVID19 Infection


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How could anyone, much less an entire political party and their supporters, be so stupid so as to deliberately spread the coronavirus during the middle of a pandemic? How can we possibly explain this behavior? Extreme behaviors take extreme psychological phenomena to explain. Here’s the perfect storm of cognitive and social psychological explanations.

The Effects of Mere Exposure to Hate Speech

Hate Begets Hate


Why shouldn’t we be telling racist, xenophobic, misogynist jokes? Trump and the transphobic panic is making the USA a much more dangerous and harsher place to live. Prejudice Norm Theory explains why.

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The Truth Has Never Been Clearer

The Truth about Autism and how Autistics have been given some enhanced traits! #ActuallyAutistic

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Reflections of a Francophile

OU Psychology and Counselling

Blog for the School of Psychology and Counselling at the Open University

Tales from the Conspiratum 3

Understanding the sinister agenda being forced upon us

The Psy of Life

Understanding the psychology that drives our politics

Homeless on the High Desert

Burn the flag? Hell yes... the Confederate Flag

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