Interdisciplinary Social Sciences’s Updates

  • Is Social Psychology Biased Against Republicans?

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    newyorker.com | Article Link | by Maria Konnikova

    On January 27, 2011, from a stage in the middle of the San Antonio Convention Center, Jonathan Haidt addressed the participants of the annual meeting of th..

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  • At the Far Ends of a New Universal Law

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    quantamagazine.org | Article Link | by Natalie Wolchover

    Imagine an archipelago where each island hosts a single tortoise species and all the islands are connected — say by rafts of flotsam. As the tortoises..

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  • Moral Time: Does Our Internal Clock Influence Moral Judgments?

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    3quarksdaily.com | Article Link | by Jalees Rehman

    Does morality depend on the time of the day? The study "The Morning Morality Effect: The Influence of Time of Day on Unethical Behavior"published..

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  • A War Is Long Over, but Many Still Seek to Learn Its Lessons

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    www.nytimes.com | Article Link | by Steven Erlanger

    Salzburg, Austria — Margaret MacMillan, who has written one of the best recent histories of the origins of World War I, finds the curren..

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  • How To Cite Social Media Using MLA and APA

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    edudemic.com | Article Link | by Jeff Dunn

    YouTube has progressed beyond cat videos. Twitter is more than just sharing what you’re eating for dinner. All of the major social networks are keystones of..

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  • Outlook: Gloomy

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    aeon.co | Article Link | by Jacob Burak

    I have good news and bad news. Which would you like first? If it’s bad news, you’re in good company – that’s what most people pick. But why?

    Negative events affect us..

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  • The Return of Radical Empiricism

    scientiasalon.wordpress.com | Article Link | by Massimo Pigliucci

    “All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.” So wrote Immanuel Kant in his Cri..

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  • How to choose?

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    aeon.co | Article Link | by Michael Schulson

    In the 1970s, a young American anthropologist named Michael Dove set out for Indonesia, intending to solve an ethnographic mystery. Then a graduate..

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  • As Data Overflows Online, Researchers Grapple With Ethics

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    nytimes.com | Article Link | by Vindu Goel

    Scholars are exhilarated by the prospect of tapping into the vast troves of personal data collected by Facebook, Google, Amazon and a host of s..

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  • No Free Lunch: The Links Between Agriculture and Despotism

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    mashable.com | Article Link | by Simon Powers

    For hundreds of thousands of years humans lived in hunter-gatherer societies, eating wild plants and animals. Inequality in these groups is thought..

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