Click here to check out the social psychology network - it includes all things social psychological plus general career information.
Click here to read Madeline Rose's suggestions for applying to graduate programs in social work.
For those of you who are considering graduate programs in personality and social psychology, you might find this website from the Society of Personality and Social Psychology useful.
You might find the following two podcasts intriguing:
- Grady, C. (August 3, 2017). Why we love personality quizzes, even when we know they are meaningless. Vox.com.
- Dingal, J. (May 30, 2017). How the self-esteem craze took over American. Science of Us.
- Markus, H.R. (2016). What moves people to action? Culture and Motivation, 8, 161-166.
- March, S. (May, 2012). Is Facebook Making Us Lonely? The Atlantic.
- If you would like to see where various countries stand on Hofstede's cultural dimensions, please click here.
- Wilson, E.O. (April 2, 2012). Biologist E.O. Wilson on why humans, like ants, need a tribe. Newsweek.
- Temple, J. (February 26, 2012). Jury's out on Zamzee, other forms of gamification. San Francisco Chronicle.
- Grant, A. (June 4, 2016). Unless you're Oprah, "be yourself" is terrible advice. New York TImes.
Stress and coping
Stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination
- Nordell, J. (May 7, 2017). Is this how discrimination ends? Atlantic Monthly.
- Reshamvala, S. (December 2016). Peanut Butter, Jelly & Racism. Video explanation of implicit bias from the New York Times.
- Badger E. (October 5, 2016). We're all a little biased, even if we don't know it. New York Times.
- Corey, B. & Hoffman, J. (October 12, 2016). Lesson in the delicate art of confronting offensive speech. New York Times.
- Scott, S. (2015). A hard look at how we see race. Stanford Magazine.
- Are we born racist? Blog by Rudy Mendoza-Denton (U.C. Berkeley)
- Lots (and lots) of information about "stereotype threat".
- On line demonstration of game theory and trust
- Salas, E., Tannenbaum, S. I., Kozlowski, S. J., Miller, C. A., Mathieu, J. E., & Vessey, W. B. (2015). Teams in Space Exploration: A New Frontier for the Science of Team Effectiveness. Current Directions In Psychological Science (Sage Publications Inc.), 24(3), 200-207. doi:10.1177/0963721414566448
- NPR RadioLab discussion of social dilemmas
- New York Times story about the origins of waterboarding (CIA
decision-making could be viewed as a form of groupthink)
- Osherow, N. Making Sense of the Nonsensical: An Analysis of Jonestown
- A New York Times "op doc" about Penn State and Joe Paterno.
Attraction, Close Relationships
Heather Smith, Ph.D.
Course Project 2
Course Project 3
prejudice reflection assignment