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Overcoming ideological inertia and the psychology of system justification.
The Social Justice Lab on November 22, 2022
Right-wing authoritarianism and social dominance orientation play distinct roles when it comes to attitudes about corrupt people and intentions.
The Social Justice Lab on November 17, 2021
Understanding the "two faces of oppression" through the theories of social dominance and systems justification.
The Social Justice Lab on October 21, 2021
Are conservatives in the U.S. more likely than others to be drawn into paranoid styles of thinking and conspiracy theories and, if so, why? Political psychologists weigh in.
The Social Justice Lab on July 19, 2021
Why are so many Filipinos locked into a dominance-submissive embrace with authoritarian leaders?
The Social Justice Lab on July 17, 2021
Does the idea of "precarious manhood" contribute to aggressive politics?
The Social Justice Lab on July 15, 2021
Social psychology has never seen anyone like Jim Sidanius (1945-2021). We may never see anyone like him again.
The Social Justice Lab on July 8, 2021
New research suggests that political conservatism—not party affiliation—is the strongest predictor of skepticism toward science.
The Social Justice Lab on June 9, 2021
We are motivated to defend the status quo because doing so serves underlying psychological needs for certainty, security, and social acceptance.
The Social Justice Lab on June 7, 2021
Socially and economically disadvantaged people sometimes rebel against the systems that harm them, but they often don't. Is it because they think they'll reach the top someday?
The Social Justice Lab on May 26, 2021
The duty of a social scientist is to the truth about human thriving, not to the middle of the road, to Swiss-style neutrality, or to the far right.