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Why is there no revolution?

Why do people accept inequality, and sometimes even support policies that perpetuate inequality? In this post, Isabella Lanza Turner explores the issue from the perspective of System Justification Theory.

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Autonomy and Developmental Trajectories of Transgender Adolescents

Gender identity is a crucial process in developmental trajectories. In the case of transgender adolescents, they may face regular discrimination and limitations. Taking the perspective of Personality Psychology gives way for new arguments in favor of granting adolescents more autonomy to decide about their own identity pathways.

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We rely on algorithms all the time, and assume that the underlying systems that inform the results they give are objective. But are they?

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How Do Children Experience the Pandemic?

The Corona pandemic is affecting all of us, however, children may be affected the most. This article deals with what they are struggling with, how they are coping, and what we can do to help them go through this extremely challenging time.

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The Disillusioning Reality of Obama’s Not-So-Post-Racial America

The first-ever presidency of a Black man was often conceived of as the long-awaited end of racial discrimination in the United States. In their wide-eyed optimism, many White Americans trivialized the systemic injustices that Black individuals continue to face and deemed policies in favor of racial equality no longer necessary.

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Behind the Words – From Spam Detection to Clinical Application of Text Analysis

Written text might yield more information than the explicit meaning of words. In fact, the choice of words and the structure of a text can be informative regarding the emotional state and personality of the author. Utilizing this information might be useful in clinical psychology. For example, what would happen if we were able to identify depressed people, just from their language style?

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Why is there no revolution?

Why do people accept inequality, and sometimes even support policies that perpetuate inequality? In this post, Isabella Lanza Turner explores the issue from the perspective of System Justification Theory.

Read More

Autonomy and Developmental Trajectories of Transgender Adolescents

Gender identity is a crucial process in developmental trajectories. In the case of transgender adolescents, they may face regular discrimination and limitations. Taking the perspective of Personality Psychology gives way for new arguments in favor of granting adolescents more autonomy to decide about their own identity pathways.

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In algorithms we trust: The illusion of objectivity and the dangerous reality of implicit bias

We rely on algorithms all the time, and assume that the underlying systems that inform the results they give are objective. But are they?

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How Do Children Experience the Pandemic?

The Corona pandemic is affecting all of us, however, children may be affected the most. This article deals with what they are struggling with, how they are coping, and what we can do to help them go through this extremely challenging time.

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