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Reflections on the interface of science and ideology
Robert D. Mather Ph.D.
During the Cold War, the United States Navy used The Communist Manifesto in teaching leadership. This example of viewpoint diversity is useful for today's campus climate.
In 1960, Barry Goldwater made observations about the differences between Liberals and Conservatives that were later supported by Jonathan Haidt's work on moral foundations.
Social psychological commentary of CBS News data that shows four categories of support for Donald Trump.
Recent articles in The Atlantic, Politifact, and National Review disagreed on whether or not the executive order on immigration and refugees was consistent with previous policy.
Commentary on a new finding that, compared to liberals, conservatives were more receptive to believing false negative information regarding hazards.
Recent media coverage has questioned the utility of research on implicit biases. This article responds to criticisms of the IAT.
A conservative social psychologist explains his vote for Donald Trump.
Music leaving AM radio for FM radio and the Fairness Doctrine repeal contributed to the rise of conservative radio.
A new conservative website stirs up concern among liberal faculty members and is under scrutiny for obstructing viewpoint diversity.
Haidt's moral foundations and the principle of similarity are applied to the Pantsuit movement.
Voters arrive at their decision to vote for a candidate in different ways. After the election, we should respect the decisions of others as coming from different perspectives.
Despite the recent fears of CTE, football remains a valuable tool for developing youth.
Although liberal professors outnumber conservative professors in higher education, their ideological influence is limited.
Recent research suggests that the average grip strength of men in America has decreased in the past 30 years.
The police will be there for you on your worst day. Will you be there for them on theirs?
Highlights recent psychological science-based analyses of Donald Trump.
Social psychological processes of the hostile media phenomenon and group polarization have played substantial roles in the recent evolution of American Politics.
Social psychology is uniquely positioned to be a model for diversifying science.
Social psychology needs conservative scientists to communicate effectively to conservative decision makers.
Following empirical research into the underrepresentation of conservatives in social psychology, a conservative perspective can inform the development of empirical theories.
Recent empirical research has shown that there are very few conservative social psychologists, and it has been suggested that this lack of diversity is harmful to the field.
Robert D. Mather, Ph.D., is an experimental social psychologist at the University of Central Oklahoma. He conducts research on the social cognitive factors of interpersonal processes.