Pit Bull Politics

Pit Bull Politics

Politicians openly attacking each other, accusatory campaign ads, and yelling matches in the legislature: this is not your grandmother's Washington. But are aggression and politics inextricably linked? Has the tone among our nation's leaders always lacked civility?

Politics as a Video Game

By George Davis
Both politics and video games can reinforce the libido

Happy Elephants and Miserable Donkeys

By Nathan A Heflick Ph.D.
Why are Conservatives Typically Happier than Liberals?

Digital Politics in a Multicultural World

By George Davis
History can be a treasure or a trap

Why Do Women Leaders Get a Bad Rap?

By Gabriela Cora M.D., M.B.A.
An assertive woman? Many would sooner call her aggressive.

Passive Aggression & Politics: A Perfect Marriage

By Signe Whitson L.S.W.
Are politics and passive aggression the perfect couple?

Triggering the "Warrior Gene" in a Villain or Hero

By Carolyn Kaufman Psy.D.
Is coldblooded aggression due to nature, nurture, or both?


By Renee Garfinkel Ph.D.
What Does It Take To Be A Traitor?

How a Bully Is Made

By Victoria Costello
My sweet once shy boy had turned into a monster.

America's Dysfunctional-Family Foreign Policy

By Renee Garfinkel Ph.D.
Does the television show Sister Wives mean America is becoming polygamous?

Political Slander is Nothing New

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Dirty campaigning has been going on in the U.S. for centuries.

The Trauma of Change: Healthcare Reform and the Angry American

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
Change can be scary, stressful, and sometimes, traumatic.

4 Psychological Processes That Are Ruining America

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
What's (psychologically) wrong with America?

What it Costs You When Politicians Procrastinate?

By Bill Knaus Ed.D.
How procrastination contributes to fiscal crises and national stagnation.

Dropping The "F" Bomb: FAT

By Pamela Madsen
When did the word "Fat" become more loaded then "Sexual Predictors"?

Analogue Politics in a Digital World

By George Davis
Does President Obama have a digital mind

Conservative myths about godless Europe

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Godless Europe debunks key conservative ideas

Do Both Obama and McCain Have Anger Problems?

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
Do both Obama and McCain have an anger problem?

Who Will Protest Against the DSM Harm?

By Paula J. Caplan Ph.D.
Integrity, Concern, and Action is needed for DSM Protest