Tag Archives: Psychology

Chellis Glendinning :
Psychohistory in the Age of Trump

Comparisons between Nazi Germany and Trump´s U.S.-in-process abound these days. By Chellis Glendinning | The Rag Blog | June 21, 2017 CHUQUISACA, Bolivia — As befits the times, I have been studying Nikolaus Wachsmann´s KL: A History of the Nazi … finish reading Chellis Glendinning :
Psychohistory in the Age of Trump

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Don Swift : Paranoid Politics and the Legitimacy Crisis

Graphic from Framing the Dialogue. Inset images below from NeoRepublica and Pushed to the Left.Paranoid politics:How the legitimacy crisis helps the Republicans The growing lack of confidence in government and democracy occurred most with white, blue-collar people. The extent to … finish reading Don Swift : Paranoid Politics and the Legitimacy Crisis

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Don Swift : Cultural Cognition, Collective Memory, and Tea Party Republicanism

Image from Religion Nerd.Cultural cognition, collective memory, and Tea Party Republicanism The right-wing information machine is very adept at wiring for its followers a collective memory that filters out contradictory information. By Don Swift | The Rag Blog | July … finish reading Don Swift : Cultural Cognition, Collective Memory, and Tea Party Republicanism

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IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Ways of Knowing

Cartoon by Piraro. Image from Sandwalk.Ways of Knowing The whole thing is about life perpetuating itself, about what we will do, how we will act, in different situations. By Bill Meacham | The Rag Blog | June 27, 2012 Each … finish reading IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Ways of Knowing

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Webb Dreyer : Chris Mooney Dissects the Republican Brain

Author and Rag Radio guest Chris Mooney, shown researching the Republican brain. Photo illustration by James Retherford / The Rag Blog.Rag Radio:Chris Mooney dissects the Republican brain By Thorne Webb Dreyer | The Rag Blog | May 11, 2012 Chris … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Webb Dreyer : Chris Mooney Dissects the Republican Brain

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Chris Mooney : The Republican Brain on ‘The Republican Brain’

Image from Grist.The Republican Brain on ‘The Republican Brain’ (And how my conservative critics prove the point) By Chris Mooney / Truthout / May 3, 2012 Chris Mooney, author of The Republican Brain: The Science of Why They Deny Science … finish reading Chris Mooney : The Republican Brain on ‘The Republican Brain’

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Lamar W. Hankins : Republican Mind is Terrible Thing to Waste

Congressman Paul Ryan: A terrible thing to waste. Image from rrstar.com. A Republican mind isa terrible thing to waste By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | May 2, 2012 “The GOP has become an insurgent outlier in American … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Republican Mind is Terrible Thing to Waste

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SCIENCE / AFP : Brain Structure Differs in Liberals, Conservatives

Illustration by Yakobchuk Vasyl / The Independent.It’s all in your head! New study shows liberals have more gray matter in a part of the brain related to understanding complexity, while the conservative brain is bigger in the section linked to … finish reading SCIENCE / AFP : Brain Structure Differs in Liberals, Conservatives

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Don Swift : Narcissism and the ‘Weeper of the House’

René Magritte’s “The False Mirror” (1928).A crying matter:Reflecting on the ‘Weeper of the House’ Narcissism speaks to problems of the heart or soul. By Don Swift / The Rag Blog / December 28, 2010 Speaker-designate John Boehner’s inclination to cry … finish reading Don Swift : Narcissism and the ‘Weeper of the House’

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Marc Estrin : Our Better Angels May Have Fled

Our better angels may have fled By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / December 6, 2010 “In each event — in the living act, the undoubted deed — there, some unknown but still reasoning thing puts forth the molding … finish reading Marc Estrin : Our Better Angels May Have Fled

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Marc Estrin : Spanking Your Inner Child

Inner Child. Image from Integral Options Cafe.Have you spankedyour inner child today? By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / November 7, 2010 I’m just beginning the week run of rehearsals and performances in the pit orchestra for Peter Pan. … finish reading Marc Estrin : Spanking Your Inner Child

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Marc Estrin : Holocaust Thinking in America I: The Authoritarian Personality

What is the limit of obedience? Illustration of the setup of a Milgram experiment (see below). Created by Wapcaplet in Inkscape / Wikimedia Commons.Holocaust thinking in America I:The Authoritarian Personality My Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / September 30, … finish reading Marc Estrin : Holocaust Thinking in America I: The Authoritarian Personality

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