Category Archives: Research

Ideological Disgust and Authoritarianism

(This article represents an initial laying-out of some thoughts I’m having about an emerging research interest. If you have comments or suggestions to make about this line of work, or if you are a psychologist interested in collaborating on this type of project, please do get in touch).   We are living in times of… Read More »

ISPP 2017 – My Thoughts on Day 1

I’m currently in Edinburgh for the conference of the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP 2017) – the annual convention where the great and the good of political psychological research gather to share their latest research findings. While I’m waiting for my talk on Sunday morning (for delegates – 8:30am in the Playfair Reception Room), I… Read More »

Evidence for Collective Munchausen Syndrome?

There was a paper recently published in the journal Psychological Science, which I think scientifically demonstrates an issue that we’re currently witnessing in society in terms of a widespread complex of victimhood.