Demolishing Schools After a Mass Shooting Reflects Humans’ Deep-Rooted Desire for Purification Rituals
Recommended Reading / June 28th, 2022 / By "The Conversation" Contributor
After the recent shooting in Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, which claimed the lives of 19 children and two teachers, some local residents want the school demolished.
Reducing Polarization: Learn That the Other Side Thinks of You More Positively Than You Expect
Recommended Reading / February 22nd, 2021 / By Rolf Hendriks
From the Center This viewpoint is from a writer rated Center. As friendships and family relationships continue to strain or break over political disagreements, Americans are learning firsthand about a new kind of political polarization: affective polarization . Affective polarization is...
The Psychology of Polarization And How We Can Overcome Our Prejudices
Bias / September 4th, 2019 / By Kelly Murphy
Editor's Note: This piece originally appeared on Bridge Alliance . The polar vortex may have retreated for the winter months ago, but the political polarization within the United States certainly has not. Just as meteorologists provide scientific explanations for our frozen toes, social...