Why relaxing is so much work.
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Using science to increase cooperation, reduce polarization and extremism, and create positive change
Dylan Selterman Ph.D.
Progressive activists need a good lesson in moral perception and social psychology.
If we want to get more people to accept the COVID-19 vaccine, we need to shift the rhetoric about it.
New research suggests that it's inaccurate to frame anti-immigration attitudes as unequivocally racist. The data suggest something more complicated.
Buddhism offers ideas that are useful for personal coping and societal harmony.
We all need to reexamine our assumptions about why people vote the way they do.
A new docudrama purports to reveal the supposed horrors of social media, but the science suggests otherwise.
Is "cancel culture" really something new? Probably not.
Curious how to dismantle racism? Start by dismantling traditional schooling models.
COVID is forcing us to confront irrational fears about technology.
Can sports help combat racial prejudice?
Are you having vivid dreams during the pandemic quarantine? You're not alone.
To defeat COVID-19, we must recognize our interconnectedness. We can do that while leaving room for the ingenuity of individuals.
Part 1: How do you decide who to vote for? "Electability" may not be very useful.
Surveys show that Americans are not very polarized. So then why does it feel like we are?
How well do you know what the average Democratic and Republican voters think?
Dylan Selterman, Ph.D., is a Senior Lecturer in the Psychology Department at the University of Maryland, College Park. He teaches courses and conducts research on personality traits, happiness, relationships, morality/ethics, game theory, political psychology, and more.