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Tag Archives: psychology

Aug
19
2017

A More Social Software Engineer

That Google memo business has got me thinking. The author got himself into trouble for a bunch of reasons (too much logos and not enough pathos for a start) but I thought the core of his argument, restated to be … Continue reading

Nov
16
2013

Moral Instincts Don’t Scale

Excellent idea that I never thought of before… The first half of this bloggingheads video is about Paul Bloom experiments showing how very young babies have a well-developed moral sense. In the second half of the video, Paul & Bob … Continue reading

Mar
30
2012

The Righteous Mind

Love bloggingheads.tv. Love Jonathon Haidt. Love evolutionary psychology. Inevitable that I would love this. And I did.

Oct
18
2008

The banality of heroism

Philip. Zimbardo talks about the Stanford Prison Experiment, the Milgram Experiment, Abu Ghraib and what it takes to be a hero. Horrifying and inspiring.

Jun
8
2008

Don’t chew so loud

“I can’t allow my husband to go grocery shopping with me because whenever we get to the salad dressing aisle he has to shake each bottle of salad dressing whose solid contents have settled to the bottom. Italian dressings and … Continue reading