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Letter/Observer Forum

Is Viewpoint Diversity Inherently Good for Psychological Science?

The Presidential Column by Jonathan Haidt and Lee Jussim, “Psychological Science and Viewpoint Diversity,” (Observer, February 2016) was meant to be controversial, but I question whether it was controversial in […]... More>

Political Polarization on Twitter Depends on the Issue

While people tend to share political information with those who have similar ideological preferences, new research shows that Twitter is more than just an “echo chamber.” ... More>

Social Interaction and Extremism

In a study published in the European Journal of Social Psychology, researchers explored the role social interaction plays in how people accept radicalism. ... More>

Is Racism Just a Form of Stupidity?

Is Racism Just a Form of Stupidity?

I think that a lot of us are shying away from an obvious truth, that the kind of blatant racial prejudice we are witnessing in Ferguson, Missouri, has everything to […]... More>